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Actors in the Most Judd Apatow Movies

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List RulesActors 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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  • 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
    • Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America

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  • Seth Rogen
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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
    • Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada

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  • Jonah Hill
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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
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America

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  • Bill Hader
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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
    • Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America

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