Leslie Mann (born November 11, 1972 is an American actress.
Mann was born in San Francisco, California. She started out doing commercials
at 17 years old, and beat out 500 other actresses in an open audition
for her role in The Cable Guy. She has starred in films such as George
of the Jungle, Big Daddy, The 40 Year-Old Virgin and Knocked Up. Mann
is married to the writer-director, Judd Apatow, with whom she has two
daughters, Iris and Maude. She met Apatow on the set of The Cable Guy
(1996), which he produced. Her co-star, Jim Carrey, likened her looks
to Marlene Dietrich.
The brightest rising stars gathered in Hollywood last night for the
Breakthrough of the Year Awards.
Scrubs star Donald Faison hosted the event at the Music Box at the
Fonda on Hollywood Blvd. Donald, who dates Jessica Simpson’s former
assistant Cacee Cobb, gave Simpson’s new man Tony Romo his seal of approval
on the red carpet saying, “He’s a great guy.”
Josh Duhamel presented a Breakthrough Award to his Transformers co-star
Megan Fox who looked scorchingly sexy in a Dolce & Gabbana corset dress.
Also on hand were the Superbad boys, Jonah Hill and McLovin’ himself,
Christopher Mintz-Plasse, who lamented that he wasn’t old enough to
drink the special Cabo Wabo cocktail of the night named after his character.
Heroes Masi Oka revealed on the red carpet that his co-star Milo Ventimiglia
was “the maestro” and advises him on everything from dealing with the
press to picking up chicks.