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Danny McBride
Danny McBride
Birth name

Daniel Richard McBride

Born on

December 29, 1976

Gender Male


Eye color Brown
Hair color Brown
Role in
Despicable Me
Voice Actor for Fred McDade
Years active 2003-present

Danny McBride (born December 29, 1976) is the voice actor of Fred McDade, Gru's next door neighbor.


In 2006, McBride played Fred Simmons in the low-budget comedy film The Foot Fist Way, which he co-wrote with friends and frequent collaborators Jody Hill and Ben Best. He wrote and starred in the HBO original comedy series Eastbound & Down (also a collaboration with Hill and Best), the misadventures of Kenny Powers, a washed up former major league baseball pitcher with anger management issues. In 2010, he signed an endorsement deal with K-Swiss shoes and played the eponymous roadie in the Tenacious D music video for "Roadie" in 2012. Danny has also appeared in:

  • All the Real Girls
  • Hot Rod
  • Land of the Lost
  • 30 Minutes or Less
  • Pineapple Express
  • Tropic Thunder
  • Observe and Report
  • Due Date
  • Your Highness
  • This Is the End


  • His mom was his inspiration for acting because of watching her put on puppet shows for their church.


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