Jay Baruchel

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Date of Birth: April 9th 1982

One of his first major acting roles was on local television series My Hometown in 1996. From 1997–1998, he co-hosted Popular Mechanics for Kids with Elisha Cuthbert. After appearing briefly in Cameron Crowe's Oscar-winning Almost Famous, Baruchel won the role of Steven Karp on Judd Apatow's acclaimed yet short-lived television series Undeclared, where he starred alongside Seth Rogen, Carla Gallo, Charlie Hunnam, and Monica Keena. He then appeared with James Van Der Beek in Roger Avary's The Rules of Attraction.

Baruchel appeared in the films Knocked Up (which reunited him with Judd Apatow, Jason Segel, and Seth Rogen), I'm Reed Fish, and Just Buried and the Ben Stiller-directed Tropic Thunder alongside Jack Black, Nick Nolte, Steve Coogan and Robert Downey Jr. He co-starred with Seth Rogen in the 2007 pre-pre-production trailer Jay and Seth vs. The Apocalypse, a film created by Rogen and Evan Goldberg as a strategy to garner interest and funding. In 2008, he appeared briefly in Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist.

He stars in the forthcoming films She's Out Of My League (co-starring Alice Eve), How to Train Your Dragon, and a live-action Disney adaptation of The Sorcerer's Apprentice. He is developing a screenplay, The Goon, with Evan Goldberg, and will play Johnny Klutz, a character of his own creation, in a film of the same name.

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