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Jason Segel

Multi-talented Jason Jordan Segel was born in Los Angeles, California, where he was raised by his parents, Jillian (Jordan), a homemaker, and Alvin Segel, a lawyer. His mother is of English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry, and his father is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. He was educated at St. Matthew's Parish School in Pacific Palisades, before moving on to Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles. During his education he showed an interest in acting and often performed in plays at the Palisades Playhouse.His major break came in 1999, when he was cast as Nick Andopolis in Judd Apatow's well-regarded series Freaks and Geeks (1999). Further TV and film roles followed, notably in How I Met Your Mother (2005) and Knocked Up (2007). His film breakthrough, however, came in 2008's hit Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) which he wrote and starred in. Segel also went on to co-write and star in The Muppets (2011).Segel is also a musician and songwriter, with his songs appearing in many projects including Freaks and Geeks (1999), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), I Love You, Man (2009), How I Met Your Mother (2005) and Get Him to the Greek (2010).


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Born:
Jan 18, 1980 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
14
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014-02-17

8 wins & 16 nominations.

Known For
Poster of How I Met Your Mother
Filmography
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
How I Met Your Mother Marshall Eriksen 208 episodes, 2005-2014 2005-09-19
American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Undeclared Eric 8 episodes, 2001-2003 2001-09-25
Alias Unknown 2001-09-30
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Freaks and Geeks Nick Andopolis 18 episodes, 1999-2000 1999-09-25
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-12
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11