Seth Rogen

(Seth Aaron Rogen)

Seth Rogen
Seth Rogen
  • Born: April 15, 1982
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Profession: Actor, Stand-up Comedian, Writer, Producer, Director









Seth Aaron Rogen is a Canadian-American actor, stand-up comedian, writer, producer, and director. He began his career performing stand-up comedy during his teenage years. While still living in his native Vancouver, he landed a supporting role in Judd Apatow's series Freaks and Geeks. Shortly after he moved to Los Angeles for his role, Freaks and Geeks was officially cancelled after one season due to low viewership. Rogen later got a part on sitcom Undeclared, which also hired him as a writer.

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A TV show is constant work, which is the great thing about it. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
After every single take, I laugh. It's my own awkwardness and discomfort about being an actor.
As soon as I realized you could be funny as a job, that was the job I wanted. Humor
Good comedy doesn't have to be a comedy idea.
I am lazy, but for some reason, I am so paranoid that I end up working hard.
I didn't think I'd ever be an actor.
I don't make the best movies in the world, but at times, I do feel like I'm adding something to the cinematic community. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I don't weigh myself.
I eat well, and I exercise.
I feel like if I won an award and I was giving my speech and the music started, that's all I'd remember, the humiliation I felt when the music started. It would mar the entire experience for me. Music, Chants & Rapps
I feel much more comfortable as a writer than an actor. I feel like I am a much better writer than I am an actor.
I first did standup at a lesbian bar. I didn't know it was a lesbian bar at the time, but the lesbians loved me. I was huge among the lesbians and am to this day. I'm thrilled with the lesbian support. Time
I grew up in Vancouver, man. That's where more than half of my style comes from.
I guess it's a kind of a goal for any actor to be the lead of a movie. Not for ego reasons, but because it is creatively the biggest challenge.
I honestly don't love the Cheech and Chong movies, I've got to say. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I know most people don't like their jobs very much and don't get a lot of personal satisfaction from their jobs. That's something that I really do get a lot of.
I love cold weather. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I mean, I love Comic-Con. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I mean, where I come from, 'communism' is not a terrible word.
I remember, when I was an up-and-coming comic, how annoyed I would be when the famous guys would show up and just take everyone's spots. Fame
I think when you do comedy, you play by a different set of rules. No one really wants you to be in that good shape. Being in good shape implies a level of vanity that isn't necessarily funny. Humor
I was in high school when Will Ferrell was first on 'Saturday Night Live', and I remember thinking, 'Man, that guy is the funniest guy ever.'
If you ask most high schoolers who Bruce Lee is, they will say that it someone they sit next to in English class.
I'll vote for whoever is the Democrat. That's all I need to know.
I'm a complete coward in real life. Life
I'm intimidated anytime I work with someone who's directly outside my very insulated group of friends. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I'm not entirely comfortable saying I'm an actor, because it seems like a very weird, almost dorky thing to say you are.
I'm not one of those actors where filmmakers that I admire ask me to be in their movies. I meet them at parties and they're nice to me, but they never ask me to work with them. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I'm not really a goal-oriented guy.
I'm not the most in-tune guy with what is getting nominated and winning awards in general.
I'm not the most romantic guy, although I do try. Romantic
I'm proud to say that I've never had a normal job. I started doing stand-up when I was in high school, purely as a measure to never get a proper job.
I'm so good at procrastinating.
It is always exciting when you find someone who is really enthusiastic about being half of a comedy team.
It's my mission to sue the MPAA and take them down. I don't know how to go about doing that. But to me, it seems like it's something that has to be taken care of.
I've seen a lot of movies get made where no one has control. No one likes it. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
Life, as I see it, is R-rated. Life
Luckily, I think, I never really wanted to be famous, I just wanted to make movies. Fame ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
Marriage can be expensive, and if I lose millions then it'll be the best millions I've spent. Families, Children & Parenting
Most comedy comes out of misery.
Most people I work with are older than me and the main thing I've learnt is that everyone is a dumb as an 18-year-old. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
My characters come from a good place.
My high school years were exactly like 'Superbad.'
My mom drives me crazy sometimes, but I have a good relationship with her.
My mom's a social worker, and my dad works in non-profit organisations. Families, Children & Parenting
People constantly make pop-culture references. That's why it's called popular culture, because people are aware of it and reference it constantly.
People recognise me and come up to me sometimes, but I'm not like George Clooney.
Really, if I'm honest, sci-fi is where my sensibility instinctively goes - I'm a big comic-book fan.
The current Babe Ruth of improv? Sacha Baron Cohen. He's pretty amazing.
The good thing about L.A. is that there's always someone more famous 100 yards away from me. Fame
There is a certain security in having a great supporting cast.
To me all men are boy-men. I don't know any man that's actually mature.
To me, what separates a funny movie from a good movie is something personal. Humor
Trying to constantly get yourself into movies is extremely stressful and sometimes just impossible. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
With me, I probably work a lot more than people assume I do, but people don't realize how much work goes into writing and producing and making a movie. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
You don't have to put dresses in a movie to make girls like it.
You don't often see fight scenes with people who have no idea how to fight.
You look at CG sometimes and its terrible. You look at CG sometimes and its great.