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Actors in the Most Judd Apatow Movies 

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Updated April 3, 2020 10.1k views 53 items

List Rules Actors in films directed and/or produced by Judd Apatow

These are the actors who have been in the most Judd Apatow movies, ranked by number of appearances. Judd Apatow reinvented the R-rated comedy with his raunchy films. As a director, producer, and writer, Apatow has worked with some of the most famous comedic actors of his generation, and many actors he's worked with have gone on to write and produce movies of their own.

Who has worked with Judd Apatow the most? Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen have worked with Apatow the most, and his wife, Leslie Mann, is one of the top five actors who has most worked with him.

Judd Apatow also worked with two actors who have went on to have successful careers in dramas, as well as comedies. Jonah Hill appears in seven Apatow films including Superbad, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, and Get Him to the Greek. Other actors who frequently appear in Judd Apatow movies include Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller, and James Franco.

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Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Actors in the Most Judd Apatow Movies
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1. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
2. The 40-Year Old Virgin (2005)
3. Knocked Up (2007)
4. Walk Hard: The Dewy Cox Story (2007)
5. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
6. Year One (2009)
7. Wanderlust (2012)
8. This is 40 (2012)
9. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

Credits (Film): Clueless, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Romeo + Juliet, + more

Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

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Seth Rogen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Actors in the Most Judd Apatow Movies
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1. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
2. The 40-Year Old Virgin (2005)
3. Knocked Up (2007)
4. Superbad (2007)
5. Step Brothers (2008)
6. Pineapple Express (2008)
7. Funny People (2009)

Credits (Film): Donnie Darko, Superbad, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Kung Fu Panda, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, + more

Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Nationality: Canada

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Jonah Hill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actors in the Most Judd Apatow Movies
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1. The 40-Year Old Virgin (2005)
2. Knocked Up (2007)
3. Superbad (2007)
4. Walk Hard: The Dewy Cox Story (2007)
5. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
6. Funny People (2009) 
7. Get Him to the Greek (2010)

Credits (Film): Django Unchained, Superbad, How to Train Your Dragon, The Wolf of Wall Street, 21 Jump Street, + more

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

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Bill Hader is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Actors in the Most Judd Apatow Movies
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1. Knocked Up (2007) 
2. Superbad (2007)
3. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) 
4. Pineapple Express (2008) 
5. Year One (2009) 
6. This is 40 (2012) 

Credits (Film): Superbad, Men in Black 3, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Tropic Thunder, Knocked Up, + more

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

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