Andy Dick Biography
Andy Dick whose birth name is Andrew Roane Dick was born in Charleston, South Carolina on December 21, 1965.He is an American comedian, actor, musician, and television and film producer. Best known as a comic, he is also known for his eccentric behavior, drug addiction, and sexual misconduct allegations and arrests.Dick learned that the way to keep people’s attention was to make them laugh.
He began honing his comedic skills by giving a spontaneous stand up routine during freshman orientation and eventually won the race for Homecoming King with the slogan, “Don’t vote for a jock, vote for A. Dick.” His first regular television role was on the short lived but influential Ben Stiller Show. In the mid-1990s, he had a long running stint on NBC’s News Radio and was a supporting character on Less than Perfect. He briefly had his own program, The Andy Dick Show on MTV. He is noted for his outlandish behavior from a number of Comedy Central Roasts and other appearances.
By his early twenties, Dick was doing stand up or improv every night of the week, but still worked various day jobs to support his then-wife, Ivonne, and their young son. Dick states that he has struggled with drug and alcohol abuse over the years and has entered into rehab programs 20 times in an effort to become sober. He is a proponent of sober living.
Andy Dick Age
Andy who was born in Charleston, South Carolina is the the adopted son of the late Allen and Sue Dick, he is currently 53 years old since he was born on December 21, 1965 as of 2019.
Andy Dick Height and Weight
The American comedian, actor, musician Andy stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm which is above the American standard height of male actors while his body weight is 62 kg or 143 pounds as of 2019.
Andy Dick Education
He attended Lassiter High School, which was being temporarily housed at George Walton Comprehensive High School in Cobb County, Georgia. Dick appeared in numerous theater productions during his high school year. He was elected homecoming king his senior year in 1983. He graduated from Joliet West High School in 1984. While in high school, he tended to use his surname as a joke; and one day, he dressed in a homemade superhero costume and presented himself at school as Super Dick. After high school, Dick joined Chicago’s Second City, attended Columbia College Chicago, and took improv comedy classes at iO Theater.
Andy Dick Family
He was adopted at birth by Allen and Sue Dick, and named Andrew Roane Dick. He was brought up Presbyterian. His father was in the Navy. Dick and his brood lived in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New York, and Yugoslavia before settling in Illinois. Andy Dick Photo
Andy Dick Wife
Dick was married to Ivone Kowalczyk from 1986 to 1990, with whom he has a son, Lucas. He also has a son and a daughter with Lena Sved. in his interview in 2006 with The Washington Post, he said he is bisexual.
Andy Dick Career
Dick started his TV comedy career as a cast member on the sketch comedy program The Ben Stiller Show, which aired on the Fox Network from September 1992 to January 1993. Prior to this, Dick starred in an advertisement for the original Sonic the Hedgehog game in 1991. In 1993, on the third night of David Letterman’s new CBS show, Dick appeared as Donnie the CBS Page Who Likes to Suck Up, during which he gave a watch to Letterman. The host then handed him a pencil, prompting Dick to cry and then walk backstage to much applause.In 2001, his colleagues and producers, including himself, developed a show on MTV called The Andy Dick Show. The series ended in 2003 after three seasons. In 2004, he starred in a satirical reality television show, also on MTV, called The Assistant.
One of his earliest film roles was a fictional version of himself the film adaptation of video game Double Dragon. In 1993, Dick played himself in the mockumentary The Making of And God Spoke. He also starred alongside MTV comedian Pauly Shore in the 1994 war comedy film In the Army Now. In 2000, he made a cameo role in the motion picture Dude, Where’s My Car?. That same year, he also appeared in the teenage comedy film Road Trip, playing a motel clerk. In 2001, Dick made a cameo in Ben Stiller’s comedy Zoolander as Olga the Masseuse. His feature film directing debut was the 2006 film Danny Roane First Time Director. In late December 2008, Dick announced on his official website that he had finished writing a script for a film starring his alter-ego Daphne Aguilera titled, Daphne Aguilera Get Into It.
In 1998, he lent his voice to the villain Nuka in the Disney direct-to-video animated film The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride and provided the voice of Boingo for the Hoodwinked! movies. In November 2016, Dick reprised his role as Nuka for The Lion Guard TV series. In 1999, he featured as the voice of Dilbert’s assistant in the Dilbert animated series. Dick provides the voice of Maurice from the radio station WCTR’s segment “Gardening with Maurice” in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and he provided the voice of Aunt Beth in the 2006 video game Marc Eckō’s Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure. He also was the voice of Dylan in The Reef.
Andy Dick Net Worth
Andy is an American actor and comedian in addition to being an actor and comedian, he is also a musician, producer, and voice over artist. Andy is probably most widely recognized for his work on multiple television series, including The Ben Stiller Show, News radio , Less Than Perfect, and his own show, The Andy Dick Show. He has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2019.