November 14, 1964 (58)
Patrick Warburton is an actor known for a variety of roles, from the dim-witted Puddy on “Seinfeld” to the iconic superhero The Tick in the eponymous series. Warburton’s breakout role came in the late 1990s with his portrayal of David Puddy on the hit sitcom “Seinfeld” alongside Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Wayne Knight. His performance as the lovable but clueless mechanic earned him a legion of fans and established him as a comedic talent to watch. Since then, he has appeared in numerous television shows and films, including “The Emperor’s New Groove,” “Family Guy,” and “Rules of Engagement.”
In addition to his work in front of the camera, Warburton has also lent his voice to several animated characters. He is perhaps best known for his role as the titular character in “The Tick,” a superhero parody that ran for three seasons. He has also provided voices for shows such as “Kim Possible,” “Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated,” and “The Venture Bros.”
He has worked alongside acclaimed actors such as Reese Witherspoon in “Legally Blonde 2” and Tim Allen in “Joe Somebody.”
Outside of his work in entertainment, Warburton is also an advocate for animal welfare and supports various non-profit organizations dedicated to the cause. He has been involved with The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, which provides a safe haven for retired circus and zoo elephants, and has also supported The Gentle Barn, an animal sanctuary that rescues and rehabilitates animals in need.