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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 ... See full bio »

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Known For

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother Marshall Eriksen
(2005-2014)
Despicable Me
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(2010)
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
(2008)
The Muppets
(2011)

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3 Interviews | 9 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

{On his full-frontal performance in Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)] I drank a lot to get me through that. I remember just pacing up and down, drunk, with these voices in my head saying, "Jason, what are you doing?" I'm a little nervous, I won't get a date anymore, they won't be satisfied with what they saw. See more »

Trivia:

Was chosen for the role of Marshall Eriksen in How I Met Your Mother (2005) because of his work on the short lived television show Freaks and Geeks (1999) of which creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas were huge fans. See more »

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Often sings in his performances See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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