Seth Rogen has emerged to lead a new generation of comedic actors, writers and producers. He recently voiced the title character in Greg Mottola’s sci-fi comedy Paul and Mantis in Jennifer Yuh’s Kung Fu Panda 2. Earlier in the year, he starred in the action/comedy film The Green Hornet,directed by Michel Gondry and co-written by Rogen and his writing partner, Evan Goldberg. The film grossed over $225 million worldwide. Previously, Rogen starred in the dark comedy Observe and Report, opposite Anna Faris, and voiced B.O.B. in the 3-D animated phenomenon Monsters vs Aliens, which grossed nearly $370 million at the worldwide box office.
Rogen began his career doing standup comedy in Vancouver at 13 years of age. After moving to Los Angeles, he landed supporting roles in Judd Apatow’s critically acclaimed network television comedies, “Freaks and Geeks” and “Undeclared.” The latter series hired Rogen as a staff writer when he was still just 18 years old. For his writing on “Da Ali G Show,” Rogen was nominated for an Emmy Award® in 2005 for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy.
In 2005, Rogen co-starred in Judd Apatow’s comedy The 40 Year Old Virgin, which opened No. 1 at the box office and grossed more than $175 million worldwide. In 2007, he headlined Apatow’s Knocked Up alongside co-stars Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann. The comedy grossed more than $140 million domestically. Later that year, Rogen was seen in another summer blockbuster, Superbad, a semi-autobiographical comedy that he co-wrote with Evan Goldberg.
The year 2008 was another busy year for Rogen. He started by giving voice to the character of Mantis in Kung Fu Panda, a family film that earned more than $626 million worldwide. Next was another No. 1 box-office hit in the action-comedy Pineapple Express, which Rogen co-wrote with Goldberg and starred in, opposite James Franco and Danny McBride. Rogen was next seen in Kevin Smith’s Zack and Miri Make a Porno, opposite Elizabeth Banks.
Other film credits include Funny People, Step Brothers, Horton Hears a Who! and Drillbit Taylor.Seth is also starring in Sarah Polley’s Take This Waltz, opposite Michelle Williams. Rogen also wrapped production on the comedy My Mother’s Curse opposite Barbara Streisand which will be released in November, 2012.
Filmography Seth Rogen
My Mother's Curse (2012)
50/50 by Jonathan Levine (2012)
Observe and Report by Jody Hill, Gary Jones (II)(2011)
Kung Fu Panda 2 by Jennifer Yuh (2011)
Take This Waltz by Sarah Polley (2011)
Paul by Greg Mottola (2011)
The Green Hornet by Michel Gondry (2011)
Funny People (2009)
Monstres contre Aliens by Rob Letterman, Conrad Vernon (2009)
Brit Reid Zack and Miri Make a Porno by Kevin Smith (2008)
Fanboys by Kyle Mann (2008)
Pineapple Express by David (2008)
Horton by Jimmy Hayward (2008)
SuperGrave by Greg Mottola(2007)
En cloque, mode d'emploi by Judd Apatow (2007)
Shrek le troisième by Chris Miller (2007)
Toi et moi... et Duprée by Anthony Russo (2006)
40 ans, toujours puceau by Judd Apatow (2005)