HBO's new series Euphoria features a cast of seriously talented young adults, including Zendaya and rising stars Hunter Schafer and Sydney Sweeney. The show also features another breakout performance: Maude Apatow, who plays Rue's (Zendaya) best friend, Lexi Howard. If the name rings a bell, it's probably because she's hardly the only Apatow in show business - but if the series premiere was any indication, this 21-year-old is poised to become a star in her own right.
Apatow's dad is producer, director, and screenwriter Judd Apatow, and he's kind of a big deal in Hollywood. The founder of Apatow Productions has produced and developed hit TV series including Freaks and Geeks and Girls, and he's the director of beloved comedy films The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, and Trainwreck. Apatow's mom is actress Leslie Mann, who has appeared in a slate of films and often collaborates with her