Paul Rudd, the acclaimed Hollywood star, became famous with his portrayal of Ant Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
However, hardcore fans are aware that the actor played a small but important role in the iconic sitcom of the 90s friends.
Opening on his character of Mike Hannigan [Phoebe Buffay’s husband] sure Variety’S Actors on actors Rudd told Chris Evans how he felt like an “accessory” in the series.
“In something like Friends, the series was about them, but it’s an interesting thing to be a part of. I was only there for a little bit. ”
“I said to myself:” I’m like an accessory in this series. This is not Mike Hannigan. ” But there is a very interesting feeling of being part of something that has this kind of profound impact on pop culture, “he said.
He had previously knocked down Subway how the original plan was for him to appear on only two episodes of the sitcom but due to his impeccable chemistry with costar Lisa Kudrow, he ended up filming 18 episodes.
“I have great memories but I do so many episodes? It was news for me, “he said.
“It was never the original idea. I only signed for two episodes, but they kept writing more and had more ideas for this character, so it was certainly exciting – but it was a strange phenomenon to work with this group of people very well. established and highly regarded known all over the world. world. “