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Alan Ruck Biography

Birth Name:
Alan Douglas Ruck
Birth Place:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Fast Facts

  • Made his Broadway debut in 1985, originating the role of Don Carney in Neil Simon's Biloxi Blues, which costarred Matthew Broderick
  • Breakout role was hypochondriacal high-school student Cameron Frye in the 1986 Broderick comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • Before landing a part on Michael J
  • Fox's hit sitcom Spin City in 1996, he starred in several short-lived, early-'90s TV comedies, including Fox's The Edge, CBS' Daddy's Girls and the WB's Muscle
  • Was nominated in 2005 for the Washington Theatre Awards Society's Helen Hayes Award for outstanding lead actor, nonresident production, for his performance as Leo Bloom in the Tony-winning The Producers


  • Emma Ruck -- Daughter
  • Vesper Vivianne Ruck -- Daughter
  • Claudia Stefany -- Ex-wife
  • Larkin Zouey Ruck -- Son
  • Sam Ruck -- Son