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Fast Facts

  • Started his comedy career at the age of 13 with a stand-up class at a Vancouver gay bar.
  • Won second place at the Vancouver Amateur Comedy Contest when he was just 16.
  • Discovered by writer-producer Judd Apatow and subsequently cast in his acclaimed NBC drama, Freaks and Geeks, as well as Apatow's followup series, Undeclared.
  • Made his big-screen debut in 2001 with a small role in the cult sci-fi/drama Donnie Darko.
  • Worked as a writer for one season on Sacha Baron Cohen's HBO comedy series Da Ali G Show.
  • Often works with childhood friend Evan Goldberg, who co-wrote the 2007 comedy Superbad and executive-produced the Rogen-starring smash Knocked Up (2007).
  • Showed a different side to his acting in the 2011 comedy-drama 50/50 with his effectively funny-but-serious turn as the best friend of a cancer patient; Rogen also produced the film.
  • Active in efforts to combat Alzheimer’s disease.

Awards

  • 2005, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program: Nominee
  • 2012, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Feature: Nominee

Relationships

  • Sandy Rogen — Mother
  • Lauren Miller — Wife
  • Mark Rogen — Father

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Details

  • Birth Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Birthday: April 15, 1982, Aries
  • Profession: Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, Comedian

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