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Alan Ruck Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Alan Douglas Ruck
Place Of Birth
Cleveland , USA
67 years old
Birth Date
July 1 1956

Alan Ruck Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Parma Senior High School , University of Illinois
Net Worth
Current Partner
Mireille Enos

About Alan Ruck

Alan Ruck is an American actor from Cleveland, Ohio, globally known for his performance in John Hughes's film 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off.'

The film hit the theater in 1986. Alan Ruck received global attention for his role as Cameron Frye, Bueller's best friend in Hughes's movie.

Alan Ruck appeared in several movies and television films. Alan Ruck, from Cleveland, Ohio, made his debut film role in 'Bad Boys' (1983). In the movie, he played the role of Carl Brennan, a friend of Sean Penn. The same year, Alan Ruck appeared as a student in 'Doctor Detroit.' Alan Ruck portrayed the role of Roger Jackson in 'Class.' After three years, Alan Ruck auditioned and got selected for the position of Cameron Frye in 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off,' which was the turning point of his acting career.


Besides film roles, Alan Ruck made his Broadway debut in 'Biloxi Blues' by Neil Simon. He worked with Matthew Broderick. After working together, Alan Ruck and Matthew Broderick instantly hit off and became friends.

Alan Ruck met actress and now his wife Mireille Enos in 2005 in the Broadway revival of 'Absurd Person Singular.' The two got married in 2008. They both have a daughter, Vesper, and a son, Larkin.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Alan Ruck's net worth?

Alan Ruck has a total net worth of approximately $10 million which he has earned through his successful acting career.

How much does Alan Ruck earn per year?

As of July 2022, how much Alan Ruck earns per year is not information available to the public.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Alan Ruck?

Alan Ruck stands at a tall height of 5 ft 10.5 in (179.1 cm).

How old is Alan Ruck?

Born on July 1, 1956, Alan is 66 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Alan Douglas Ruck was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to his father, who worked at a pharmaceutical and his mother, who was a school teacher. Alan Ruck went to Parma Senior High School in Parma, Ohio. In 1979, Alan Ruck went to the University of Illinois and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drama.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Alan Ruck's partner?

Alan Ruck is married to actress Mireille Enos.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

In 1985, after 'Biloxi Blues,' Alan Ruck soon got huge recognition in several theatres around the USA, including the Wisdom Bridge Theatre in Chicago. At the age of 30, Alan Ruck received huge recognition after playing the successful role of Cameron Frye in the movie 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off.' In 1989, Alan Ruck worked in the comedy movie 'Three Fugitives.' In the sequel of 'Young Gun,' Alan Ruck also played the role of Hendry William French' Young Guns II.' In 1994, Alan Ruck played the role of Captain John Harriman in 'Star Trek Generations.' Alan Ruck played his character successfully along with 'Generations' co-actor Walter Koenig and other Star Trek members in the fan film 'Of Gods and Men.'

Alan Ruck also appeared in the fifth episode of 'Grey's Anatomy.'

In 2018, Alan Ruck got the role of Connor Roy in the series 'Succession'.

Besides that, Alan Ruck also appeared in 'Speed,' 'Sierra Burgess Is a Loser,' 'Twister,' 'Spin City, 'Cheaper by the Dozen,' 'NCIS,' 'Fringe,' and 'The Exorcist,' and many more.

Charity Work

In June 2020, Alan Ruck and the other cast of the 'Ferris Buellers Day Off' reunited for a 45 minutes long charity special.

What awards has Alan Ruck won?

Alan Ruck won several awards. Ruck won the ING Summer Movie Awards (2019), Pena de Prata (2021), and Screen Actor Guild Awards (2022) for the TV drama 'Succession.'

Alan Ruck has also won the award of Mongolia Independent Film Festival (2012) for 'Close-Up.'

Alan Ruck also got nominated for 'The Loud House' in the Behind The Voice Actors Awards.

Other Interesting Alan Ruck Facts And Trivia

  • Alan Ruck has two children from his first marriage, a daughter Emma Ruck, and a son Sam Ruck.
  • According to Alan Ruck's date of birth, his zodiac sign is Cancer.

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