Nice Guy. Mr Perfect. Even "The nicest person on the planet", according to Stephen Colbert. It's an obvious pattern of association Paul Rudd is aware of and has nothing against, but is there another description the actor prefers? It's not Marvel Cinematic Universe's Ant-Man, nor Netflix's Living With Yourself, or even his new role in the upcoming Ghostbusters this summer.
"I'm pleased and proud that I've been able to sustain a career that's gone in some directions I would never have predicted. There are a lot of incredibly talented people in the world, much more than me, and I've been lucky enough to do this, which is humbling," he says. For his take on comedy, the money he's owed, and what he really wants to be known for, grab a copy of Esquire Singapore's January issue at all good newsstands and book stores now.
Editor-in-Chief: Norman Tan
Photography: Charlie Gray
Stylist: Kristen Ingersoll
Story: Adrienne Westenfeld