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Funny People is a 2009 American dark comedy-drama film written, co-produced and directed by Judd Apatow.wikipedia
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Judd Apatow

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Funny People is a 2009 American dark comedy-drama film written, co-produced and directed by Judd Apatow.
He is the founder of Apatow Productions, through which he produced and developed the television series Freaks and Geeks, Undeclared, Funny or Die Presents, Girls, Love, and Crashing and directed the films The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Knocked Up (2007), Funny People (2009), This Is 40 (2012), Trainwreck (2015), May It Last: A Portrait Of The Avett Brothers (2017), and The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling (2018).

Seth Rogen

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It stars Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana, Jason Schwartzman, and Jonah Hill and follows a famous comedian who is diagnosed with a terminal disease and tries to fix the relationships in his life. The event was open to the general public and featured acts by Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Aziz Ansari, Sarah Silverman, David Spade, and Patton Oswalt, with Sandler, Rogen, and Ansari performing as their characters in the film.
Universal Pictures subsequently cast him as the lead in Apatow's films Knocked Up and Funny People.

Adam Sandler

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It stars Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana, Jason Schwartzman, and Jonah Hill and follows a famous comedian who is diagnosed with a terminal disease and tries to fix the relationships in his life. The event was open to the general public and featured acts by Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Aziz Ansari, Sarah Silverman, David Spade, and Patton Oswalt, with Sandler, Rogen, and Ansari performing as their characters in the film.
He has ventured into more dramatic territory with his roles in Punch-Drunk Love (2002), Spanglish (2004), Reign Over Me (2007), Funny People (2009), The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017), and Uncut Gems (2019), all of which earned him critical praise.

Leslie Mann

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It stars Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana, Jason Schwartzman, and Jonah Hill and follows a famous comedian who is diagnosed with a terminal disease and tries to fix the relationships in his life.
She has appeared in numerous films including The Cable Guy (1996), George of the Jungle (1997), Big Daddy (1999), Timecode (2000), Perfume (2001), Stealing Harvard (2002), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Knocked Up (2007), 17 Again (2009), Funny People (2009), I Love You Phillip Morris (2009), Rio (2011), The Change-Up (2011), This Is 40 (2012), The Bling Ring (2013), The Other Woman (2014), Vacation (2015), How to Be Single (2016), and Blockers (2018).

Eminem

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Rapper Eminem, comedian Ray Romano, musician James Taylor, MADtv member Nicole Parker, and newcomer Bo Burnham also appeared in small roles.
Eminem has made cameo appearances in the films The Wash (2001), Funny People (2009), and The Interview (2014), and the television series Entourage (2010).

Nicole Parker

Rapper Eminem, comedian Ray Romano, musician James Taylor, MADtv member Nicole Parker, and newcomer Bo Burnham also appeared in small roles.
She has appeared in films such as Meet the Spartans (2008), Disaster Movie (2008), Funny People (2009), and Wonder Park (2019).

Jonah Hill

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It stars Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana, Jason Schwartzman, and Jonah Hill and follows a famous comedian who is diagnosed with a terminal disease and tries to fix the relationships in his life.
He next starred in Judd Apatow's third directorial feature, Funny People (2009), which also starred Adam Sandler, Eric Bana and Seth Rogen.

Aubrey Plaza

She also starred in the films Mystery Team (2008), Funny People (2009), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Monsters University (2013), Life After Beth (2014), Dirty Grandpa (2016), Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016), The Little Hours (2017), Ingrid Goes West (2017), An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn (2018) and Child's Play (2019).

Aziz Ansari

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The event was open to the general public and featured acts by Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Aziz Ansari, Sarah Silverman, David Spade, and Patton Oswalt, with Sandler, Rogen, and Ansari performing as their characters in the film.
This led to acting roles in feature films, including Funny People; I Love You, Man; Observe and Report; and 30 Minutes or Less.

Maude Apatow

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She rose to prominence for her roles as the daughter of her real-life mother's characters in her father's films Knocked Up (2007), Funny People (2009), and This Is 40 (2012).

James Gadson

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Musicians Jon Brion, Sebastian Steinberg, and James Gadson appear in the film as members of George's jam band.
He has a brief appearance in the Adam Sandler 2009 movie Funny People as a member of the jam band that Sandler's character hires to play with him.

Eric Bana

It stars Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana, Jason Schwartzman, and Jonah Hill and follows a famous comedian who is diagnosed with a terminal disease and tries to fix the relationships in his life.
Bana also co-starred with Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen in Judd Apatow's third directorial feature, about stand-up comics, titled Funny People, marking Bana's first appearance in an American mainstream comedy.

Carla Gallo

Undeclared alum Carla Gallo had a cameo in the film as a character on Yo Teach!, the television show within the film that Mark stars in, while Justin Long and Apatow regular Ken Jeong have cameos in the film as characters in movies for which George is famous.

Torsten Voges

Torsten Voges is a German actor who appeared in The Big Lebowski, Funny People and two Rob Zombie films: The Lords of Salem as Count Gorgann and Death-Head in 31.

Sarah Silverman

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The event was open to the general public and featured acts by Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Aziz Ansari, Sarah Silverman, David Spade, and Patton Oswalt, with Sandler, Rogen, and Ansari performing as their characters in the film. Dave Attell, Sarah Silverman, Norm Macdonald, Paul Reiser, Tom Anderson, Charles Fleischer, George Wallace, and Andy Dick made cameo appearances as themselves in the roles of George's fellow comedians.

Tom Anderson

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Dave Attell, Sarah Silverman, Norm Macdonald, Paul Reiser, Tom Anderson, Charles Fleischer, George Wallace, and Andy Dick made cameo appearances as themselves in the roles of George's fellow comedians.
Anderson made a cameo appearance in the 2009 American comedy-drama film Funny People starring Adam Sandler.

Steve Bannos

Bannos appeared in the films Spy, The Heat, Bridesmaids, Funny People, Superbad, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Drillbit Taylor, Pineapple Express, and Unaccompanied Minors; and TV appearances in Love (TV series), Mike & Molly, Days of Our Lives, Eagleheart, The Mentalist and Without a Trace.

Paul Reiser

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Dave Attell, Sarah Silverman, Norm Macdonald, Paul Reiser, Tom Anderson, Charles Fleischer, George Wallace, and Andy Dick made cameo appearances as themselves in the roles of George's fellow comedians.

Ray Romano

Rapper Eminem, comedian Ray Romano, musician James Taylor, MADtv member Nicole Parker, and newcomer Bo Burnham also appeared in small roles.

Bo Burnham

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Rapper Eminem, comedian Ray Romano, musician James Taylor, MADtv member Nicole Parker, and newcomer Bo Burnham also appeared in small roles.
In May 2009, viral marketing began appearing for Funny People, in which Burnham stars in a NBC sitcom called Yo Teach! In the promo, Burnham stars opposite Jason Schwartzman, as a student in the latter's English class.

Dave Attell

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Dave Attell, Sarah Silverman, Norm Macdonald, Paul Reiser, Tom Anderson, Charles Fleischer, George Wallace, and Andy Dick made cameo appearances as themselves in the roles of George's fellow comedians.
Attel had a cameo appearance in the Judd Apatow film Funny People which starred Adam Sandler (an old friend of Attell's from his New York University days).

Andy Dick

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Dave Attell, Sarah Silverman, Norm Macdonald, Paul Reiser, Tom Anderson, Charles Fleischer, George Wallace, and Andy Dick made cameo appearances as themselves in the roles of George's fellow comedians.

Norm Macdonald

Dave Attell, Sarah Silverman, Norm Macdonald, Paul Reiser, Tom Anderson, Charles Fleischer, George Wallace, and Andy Dick made cameo appearances as themselves in the roles of George's fellow comedians.

Justin Long

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Undeclared alum Carla Gallo had a cameo in the film as a character on Yo Teach!, the television show within the film that Mark stars in, while Justin Long and Apatow regular Ken Jeong have cameos in the film as characters in movies for which George is famous.