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Then + Now: Alan Ruck from ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’

Alan Ruck Ferris Bueller's Day Off
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You remember him as Cameron, Ferris Bueller’s neurotic but lovable friend in the ’80s classic ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,’ but what’s Alan Ruck been up to since then?

Then:

Alan Ruck had previously starred with Matthew Broderick in Neil Simon’s stage play ‘Biloxi Blues’ a year before working with Broderick on the 1986 film ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.’ Ruck was actually 29 when he played the role of 17-year-old Cameron, Bueller’s put-upon friend whose dad had an awesome car.

Now:

Alan Ruck
Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images

In the ’90s, Ruck starred on TV shows like ‘Mad About You’ and ‘Spin City,’ the latter of which ran for six years. He’s also guest-starred on a ton of awesome shows like ‘Scrubs,’ ‘Fringe,’ ‘Justified,’ and ‘Bunheads.’

He hasn’t been in too many films, though he did have a cameo appearance in ‘The Happening,’ and he participated in the documentary ‘Don’t You Forget About Me,’ about the life of acclaimed writer/director John Hughes (who, of course, directed ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’).

Ruck is married to actress Mireille Enos of the AMC series ‘The Killing’ and the upcoming zombie flick ‘World War Z’ with Brad Pitt.

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