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JASON SEGEL (Horatio) also has three major films that will be released in 2011. The busy native of Los Angeles is currently in production on "The Muppets” feature film in which he's starring, co-writing and co-producing. In addition, Segel is the title character in the forthcoming edgy comedy "Jeff, Who Lives at Home” directed by the Duplass Brothers, Mark and Jay, also starring Susan Sarandon and Ed Helms. Segel stars opposite Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake in the Jake Kasdan-directed comedy "Bad Teacher,” which will be released next April.

Segel landed his first major picture starring role as Peter in Universal Pictures' "Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” which he also co-wrote. Released in April 2008, the film went on to make over $100 million worldwide. "Forgetting Sarah Marshall” propelled Segel to the ranks of the industry's most in-demand writers, and he, along with the film's director and co-writer Nicholas Stoller, signed with Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures to do "The Muppets.” (Segel had written a "Dracula" musical performed by puppets, which he ultimately incorporated into the film, emboldening him to pitch his concept for a Muppets movie.)

The success of "Forgetting Sarah Marshall” also led Segel to write, with Stoller, a spinoff film, "Get Him to the Greek,” reuniting Forgetting Sarah Marshall stars Jonah Hill and Russell Brand. The hit comedy, which grossed almost $100 million worldwide, was released in June 2010. Segel voiced a key role in the blockbuster animated film "Despicable Me,” toplining Steve Carell, and released earlier this year.

Previously, Segel starred opposite Paul Rudd in the 2009 box office hit "I Love You, Man,” and appeared in director Judd Apatow's smash hit comedy "Knocked Up,” starring Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann. His feature film credits also include "Slackers,” "The New Jersey Turnpikes,” "S.L.C. Punk,” "Can't Hardly Wait,” and "Dead Man on Campus.”

On the television front, Segel is in his sixth season staring as Marshall opposite Alyson Hannigan, Josh Radnor, and Neil Patrick Harris in the CBS hit comedy series "How I Met Your Mother.” It was his recurring role as Eric on "Undeclared,” the FOX series about college freshmen, named one of Time Magazine's Ten Best Shows of 2001, which first put Segel in the minds and hearts of television viewers.

In 1999, Segel portrayed Nick on "Freaks and Geeks,” Judd Apatow's Emmy® Award nominated television series for NBC. He played a lanky fun-loving freak dreaming of stardom as a rock-and-roll drummer, like his idol, John Bonham, of Led Zeppelin.

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