In June 2007, Segel was asked by Apatow to join stars Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann in the successful comedy Knocked Up, which grossed over $140 million dollars domestically and won the People's Choice Award for Favorite Movie Comedy. In 2009, Segel rejoined Rudd in Paramount's I Love You, Man for writer/director/producer John Hamburg (Meet the Parents); the film grossed $78.9 million worldwide.
Re-collaborating with Stoller in 2010, Segel wrote and co-produced the film Get Him to the Greek, where Jonah Hill and Russell Brand reunited as co-stars in a spin-off of Forgetting Sarah Marshall. The film grossed $88.3 million worldwide and won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Comedy. In 2011 Segel joined Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake as co-star in the comedy film Bad Teacher, which has gone on to make over $200 million worldwide. Segel's feature film credits also include Slackers, The New Jersey Turnpikes, S.L.C. Punk, Can't Hardly Wait and Dead Man on Campus.
On the television front, Segel stars as Marshall in CBS's hit comedy series How I Met Your Mother, one of Time magazine's Ten Best Shows of 2005. But it was his recurring role as Eric on the Apatow-produced FOX series Undeclared (one of Time's Ten Best Shows of 2001) that first brought him a following among TV viewers. Previously, in 1999, Segel portrayed Nick Andopolis on Apatow's Emmy award-nominated NBC series Freaks and Geeks it was their first collaboration that led to many more.
Segel currently resides in his hometown of Los Angeles.
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Jason Segel Facts
|Birth Name||Jason Jordan Segel|
|Birthday||January 18, 1980 (43)|
|Birthplace||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Height||6' 5" (1m96) How tall is Jason Segel compared to you?|