Andrew Ryan Dick was born in Charleston, South Carolina on December 21, 1965 and has been adopted at birth by Allen and Sue Dick and was raised Presbyterian. As a child, Andy Dick and his adopted family moved a lot, living in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New York, Yugoslavia, and Illinois. He attended Lassiter High School, which was being temporarily housed at George Walton Comprehensive High School in Cobb County, Georgia.
Andy Dick was in numerous theater productions during high school and was elected homecoming king his senior year in 1983. While in high school, Dick tended to use to make fun of his own name and one day, he dressed in a homemade superhero costume and presented himself at school as "Super Dick".
Andy Dick graduated from Joliet West High School in 1984, and is a frie
nd of actor Anthony Rapp, whom he had known since childhood. After graduating from high school, he joined Chicago's Second City and attended Columbia College Chicago.
Andy Dick's first regular television role was on the short-lived but highly important “Ben Stiller Show”.
In the mid-1990s, he had a long-running stint on NBC's NewsRadio. After that he briefly had his own program, “The Andy Dick Show” on MTV, and he is famous for his outlandish behavior from a number of Comedy Central Roasts.
Why is Andy Dick famous?
Andy Dick is an American comedian, actor, musician and television and film producer and he is perhaps best known for portraying eccentric characters in films and television series, as well as his sensationalistic and controversial behavior related to different substance abuse, mostly alcohol .
Why do we like Andy Dick?
In 2009, Andy Dick appeared on “Sober House”, a Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew spin-off focusing on a sober living environment. Andy Dick approached Dr. Drew Pinsky to ask for help with his addictions and agreed to enter the Sober Living house in order to give up his addiction.
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