Firefly, Rogue One, Doom Patrol
Unfortunately Alan has had to postpone his appearance at Supanova’s Sydney and Perth events in June 2019. He sends his apologies and looks forward to visiting us again sometime in the near future.
Alan Tudyk is best known for his roles as Hoban “Wash” Washburne in the space western television series Firefly and movie Serenity (2005), and most recently as the sarcastic reprogrammed imperial security droid, K-2SO, in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Early in his acting career, Tudyk could be seen in stand-out supporting roles for several widely released features such as Patch Adams (1998) with Robin Williams, 28 Days (2000) with Sandra Bullock, Wonder Boys (2000) with Tobey Maguire and A Knight’s Tale with Heath Ledger (2001). Post-Firefly, he appeared as Steve the Pirate in Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004) with Ben Stiller, Sonny (the robot) in I, Robot (2004) with Will Smith, and Doc Potter in 3:10 to Yuma (2007) with Christian Bale. In 2010, he starred as well-meaning hillbilly Tucker McGee, whom, along with his friend Dale Dobson (Tyler Labine), is mistaken by a group of clueless college students as killers in the comedy-horror Tucker and Dale Vs. Evil.
He was equally active on television, having played Alpha in the TV series Dollhouse, opposite Eliza Dushku, Dale Maddox in the 2009 remake of V, starring Firefly-alum Morena Baccarin, Pastor Veal in Arrested Development, and co-starred on the ABC sitcom Suburgatory as Dr. Noah Werner, dentist and best friends to George (Jeremy Sisto).
As a voice artist Tudyk has he has portrayed several animated characters in film, including King Candy in Wreck-It Ralph (2012), which garnered him an Annie Award, Duke of Weselton in Frozen (2013), morally complex tech guru Alistair Krei in Big Hero 6 (2014), Duke Weasleton in Zootopia (2015), Knowsmore in Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) and several voices in the Ice Age films. He has the distinction of having portrayed several DC heroes: The Flash in Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Green Arrow in the video games Injustice: Gods Among Us and Infinite Crisis and the animated series Young Justice, as well as Superman in Justice League: War (2015). Additional video game titles he’s lent his voice to include Halo 3 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.
In 2015, Tudyk launched the Vimeo-distributed web series, Con Man, which he created with his Firefly co-star Nathan Fillion. Con Man follows the mis-happenings of Wray Nerely (Tudyk), the star of a much-beloved and swiftly canceled sci-fi TV series, Spectrum, and who is a frequent guest at sci-fi conventions and comic book store appearances. The show is filled with guest appearances from sci-fi favorites including Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers), Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica), Amy Acker (Person of Interest), Felicia Day (Geek and Sundry), Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings), and Fillion taking on the role of Jack Moore, the now successful, one-time captain on Spectrum.
Always active, Tudyk is currently co-starring as Mr. Nobody on the DC television series Doom Patrol, has returned to the role of Pastor Veal on Netflix’s Arrested Development, and continues his voice work as King River Butterfly on Star vs. the Forces of Evil. This year he will once again lend his voice talents to a Disney feature, this time as the voice of Iago in the live action Aladdin, opposite Will Smith.
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