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Leslie Mann

Mann in Berlin, August 26, 2009
Born Heather Alexandra Mann
March 26, 1972 (1972-03-26) (age 37)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1989–present
Spouse(s) Judd Apatow (1997–present), 2 children

Leslie Mann (born March 26, 1972)[1] is an American actress best known for her roles in comedic films, many of which are collaborations with her husband, Judd Apatow.


Life and career

Mann was born Heather Alexandra Mann in San Francisco, California[2] and graduated from Corona del Mar High School.[3] She began her career at the age of 17, with appearances in television commercials. In 1995, Mann was chosen from an open audition of 500 candidates for her first big movie role in The Cable Guy (1996). Since then, she has appeared in films such as She's the One, George of the Jungle, Big Daddy, Stealing Harvard, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Drillbit Taylor and 17 Again. In 2009, Mann reunited with her Cable Guy co-star Jim Carrey in the film I Love You Phillip Morris,[4], as well with Big Daddy co-star Adam Sandler and Knocked Up co-star Seth Rogen in Funny People.[5] Mann is set to star alongside Elizabeth Banks in What Was I Thinking?, based upon the book by Barbara Davilman and Liz Dubelman.[6]

Personal life

Mann is married to producer Judd Apatow with whom she has two daughters, Iris and Maude. She met Apatow on the set of The Cable Guy (1996), which he co-wrote and produced. Since then she has frequently worked with her husband.

Mann's daughters Iris and Maude appeared in both Knocked Up and Funny People as the daughters of the characters played by Mann in those films.


Year Film Role Notes
1991 Virgin High 'Squiggle' Girl
1996 Bottle Rocket Sorority Girl Uncredited
Cosas que nunca te dije Laurie
She's the One Connie
Last Man Standing Wanda
Cable Guy Robin Harris
1997 George of the Jungle Ursula Stanhope
1999 Big Daddy Corinne Maloney
2000 Timecode Cherine
2001 Perfume Camille
2002 Orange County Krista
Stealing Harvard Elaine Warner
2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin Nicky
2007 Knocked Up Debbie Nominated – Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
2008 Drillbit Taylor Lisa
2009 17 Again Scarlett O’Donnell (Adult)
Funny People Laura
Shorts Mom Thompson
2010 I Love You Phillip Morris Debbie


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