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Leslie Mann began her career at 18, appearing in a number of television commercials. In 1996, she appeared in The Cable Guy, followed with performances in Freaks & Geeks, Sam Weisman‘s George of The Jungle alongside Brendan Fraser, Big Daddy with Adam Sandler, Orange County opposite Jack Black, and The 40-Year-Old Virgin with Steve Carell.
In 2007, Leslie Mann starred alongside Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd in Judd Apatow’s comedy Knocked Up, which grossed more than $218 million worldwide. Her performance in the film garnered her rave reviews as well as a “Best Supporting Actress” nomination from the Chicago Film Critics Association. The film won the People’s Choice Award for “Favorite Movie Comedy”, was named one of AFI’s “Top Ten Films of the Year”, and received a nomination from the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for “Best Comedy”.
In 2009, Leslie Mann reunited with her Big Daddy co-star Adam Sandler and Knocked Up co-star Seth Rogen for Apatow’s Funny People. This film was named to many of the year’s top ten lists including The New Yorker and The New York Times. Elle writer Mickey Rapkin said that “[Mann] owns the second half of 2009’s Funny People, where her character does the most unlikely thing a woman can do in a major studio picture: has an affair with an ex-boyfriend on a whim.” That same year, Mann also starred in Burr Steers‘ successful comedy 17 Again opposite Zac Efron and Matthew Perry, which grossed over $125 million worldwide.
She was also seen in the indie hit I Love You Phillip Morris alongside Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor. The film premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and upon release was met with critical acclaim including a nomination for a 2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Award in the category of “Best Comedy”. Mann also starred alongside Elizabeth Banks in the film What Was I Thinking?, based upon the book by Barbara Davilman and Liz Dubelman, which was filmed in 2009 but never released.Mann at the 84th Academy Awards on February 26, 2012
In 2011, Leslie Mann starred opposite Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman in David Dobkin‘s comedy The Change-Up.  In addition, she lent her voice to “Linda”, the main human character in Carlos Saldanha‘s animated film Rio, which garnered over $484 million worldwide and also featured vocal performances by Jamie Foxx and Anne Hathaway, as well as to Jonah Hill‘s animated FOX television series Allen Gregory as the title character’s second-grade teacher.
Leslie Mann continued her voice performance work in 2012 with her role in ParaNorman, an animated 3D, stop-motion film from Chris Butler and Sam Fell.
In December 2012, she appeared opposite Paul Rudd in Judd Apatow’s This Is 40, the sequel to Knocked Up. The movie reunited the trio from the film, with Leslie Mann and Rudd reprising their characters. The film was written and directed by Judd Apatow, and included the couple’s two daughters in the cast. In contrast to Knocked Up, This Is 40 centered squarely on Mann’s character and her family. An early response on Mann’s performance from Elle Magazine states that “[she] doesn’t just walk off with scenes—she steals the show”. Mann was nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy by the Broadcast Film Critics Association for This Is 40.
In 2013, Mann appeared in Sofia Coppola‘s The Bling Ring, with Emma Watson. Inspired by actual events, the film follows a group of fame-obsessed L.A. teenagers who burgled celebrity homes by tracking their whereabouts on the internet.
In 2014, she narrated “Women in Comedy”, an episode of season 2 of Makers: Women Who Make America.