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Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen

Actor, comedian, and writer.

 

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Rogen and his writer bride met back in 2004 when he was a writer on "Da Ali G Show." When he was on "Conan" last November he opened up about popping the question to Miller a couple months before, in September.

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It's a happy ending for this funnyman! Life & Style can exclusively reveal that actor and writer Seth Rogen, 28, has proposed to his longtime girlfriend, writer and actress Lauren Miller, also 28.

"He surprised her with the proposal," a friend of Seth's tells Life & Style. "She'd started giving up hope that he would ever pop the question." Seth asked Lauren - whom he's been dating since 2004 - to be his bride just last week, after the two returned from visiting family in Boston.

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He has hosted the annual celebrity charity Night at Sardi’s event for the Alzheimer's Association.

Seth uses Edward Norton's Crowdrise site to raise money for charity.

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But Rogen doesn't feel uncomfortable with Miller's mother and described her as "easy to be around."

"I understand that she's going through something that I can't even conceive of what it's like to go through," Rogen said.

Besides providing emotional support for Miller, he has also given financial help to her family for medical and other expenses.

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Source: CNN.com

Seth Rogen may be known for starring in some raunchy comedies, but there's one issue he doesn't take lightly: Alzheimer's disease.

The condition hits close to home because of his future mother-in-law, who is only 59 and has already had it for several years. And now Rogen, who has no family history of the disease, has become passionate about supporting his fiancee's family and spreading awareness of Alzheimer's.

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"I guess it's a kind of a goal for any actor to be the lead of a movie," he says from the set of The Pineapple Express, his reunion with fellow Freak James Franco (Spider-Man 3). "Not for ego reasons, but because it is creatively the biggest challenge."

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SETH ROGEN COMBS THE COMIC-book store like he's on a mission. He starts at one end of Golden Apple in Hollywood and methodically works his way down the aisles, scanning the shelves for The Authority and other favorites. The clerks give Rogen a "what's up, dude" nod. They recognize him — not because his shaggy curls and cherubic face have been plastered on movie billboards across America all summer, but because Rogen is a regular. He's been coming to Golden Apple on a weekly basis since he was a teenager.

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Although Rogen did not get many auditions following "Undeclared," he was not particularly bothered about that fact, as he fancied himself more a writer than an actor anyway. In fact, Rogen long attributed his nervous laughter to his own awkwardness and discomfort with being an actor. (even years later, the crew of "Knocked Up" would assemble a reel of all his nervous giggles). While Rogen remained unattached project-wise, Apatow constantly subjected Rogen and his writing partner and childhood friend, Evan Goldberg, to impossible writing tasks.

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Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Rogen began his acting career at an early age. By the age of eleven, he was acting in plays in Chinatown, Vancouver, and at age 13, his mother would drive him to a local club, Yuk Yuk's, to do his stand-up comedy routine. Rogen recalled to the A.V. Club that the stand-up routine was actually his parents' idea. "I knew I just loved comedy, and I think it was my parents who initially brought up the notion of me trying to do stand-up. I think I actually tried writing jokes just at home, just kind of sitting around. But it seemed like a very real way to step into the world of comedy. I felt I could do it, so why not?"

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Born April 15, 1982, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; son of Mark Rogen, a non-profit organizer and a social worker.

Actor on television, including: Freaks and Geeks, 1999-2000; North Hollywood, 2001; Dawson's Creek, 2003; Undeclared, 2001-03; Early Bird, 2005; Help Me Help You, 2005; American Dad, 2006. Film appearances include: Donnie Darko, 2001; Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, 2004; The 40-Year-Old Virgin, 2005; You, Me, and Dupree, 2006; Knocked Up, 2007; Superbad, 2007; Funny People, 2009; The Green Hornet, 2011; 50/50, 2011; Take This Waltz, 2011. Voice actor in films and video games, including: Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie, 2004; Shrek the Third, 2007; The Spiderwick Chronicles, 2008; Horton Hears a Who!, 2008; Kung Fu Panda, 2008; Monsters vs. Aliens, 2009; Kung Fu Panda 2, 2011; Paul, 2011.

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