SETH ROGEN (Paul) was recently seen in Judd Apatow's Funny People,
starring opposite Adam Sandler. He also starred in the dark comedy Observe and
opposite Anna Faris, taking on the role of the mall security guard Ronnie. The
directed by Jody Hill. Up next for Rogen was the 3D animation phenomenon
vs Aliens. Rogen voiced B.O.B. and was joined by Paul Rudd, Reese Witherspoon
Rainn Wilson. The film was released by DreamWorks Animation and grossed nearly
$370 million at the worldwide box office.
Rogen has emerged leading a new generation of comedic actors, writers and
producers. Nominated for an Emmy Award in 2005 for Outstanding Writing for a
Variety, Music or Comedy for Da Ali G Show, Rogen began his career doing
comedy in Vancouver, Canada, at 13 years of age. After moving to Los Angeles,
landed supporting roles in two of Judd Apatow's critically acclaimed network
comedies, Freaks and Geeks and Undeclared, the latter of which Rogen was also
on as a staff writer at the age of 18. Shortly after, Apatow guided Rogen toward
In 2005, Apatow cast Rogen in the hit feature comedy The 40-Year-Old Virgin,
which opened No. 1 at the box office, where it remained at the top perch for two
weekends in a row. The film went on to gross more than $175 million worldwide
helped put Rogen on the map as a future film star. The film was named one of the
Most Outstanding Motion Pictures of the Year by AFI and took home Best Comedy
Movie at the 11th annual Critics' Choice Awards. Rogen was a co-producer on the
In 2007, Rogen headlined the summer comedy Knocked Up, with co-stars
Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann; the film grossed more than $140
domestically. Once again paired with Apatow, Rogen was also an executive
the project distributed by Universal Pictures.
Later that year Rogen was seen in another summer blockbuster, Superbad (a
semi-autobiographical comedy), that he co-wrote and executive produced with
partner Evan Goldberg. The film grossed more than $120 million domestically for
The year 2008 was another busy one for Rogen. He started by lending his voice
as Mantis alongside Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman and Angelina Jolie in the Academy
AwardÂ®-nominated Kung Fu Panda, which has earned more than $626 million
worldwide. Rogen immediately followed Kung Fu Panda with another No.1 box-office
hit, the action-comedy Pineapple Express, a film he co-wrote with Evan Goldberg
starred in, opposite James Franco and Danny McBride. Sony Pictures released the
August and it went on to earn more than $100 million worldwide. Rogen was next
in Kevin Smith's Zack and Miri Make a Porno, released by The Weinstein Company
October, starring opposite Elizabeth Banks.
His other film credits include Horton Hears a Who! and Drillbit Taylor. He can
currently be seen in the action film The Green Hornet (Sony Pictures), directed
Michel Gondry, in which Rogen again teams up with co-writing partner Evan
He also recently completed work on Live With It, Take This Waltz and Kung Fu
Rogen currently resides in Los Angeles.
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