Here's what the cast of 'You People' looked like when they started their acting careers
"You People" premiered on Netflix on January 27.
The romantic comedy stars Jonah Hill, Eddie Murphy, Lauren London, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and more.
See what the film's cast looked like when they started their acting careers.
Jonah Hill, who plays Ezra Cohen in "You People," was in his early twenties when he nabbed his first leading role in "Superbad."
Although Hill started acting in 2004, according to IMDb, his earliest notable role came in 2007 when he starred alongside Michael Cera in the teen comedy.
Since then, the actor has worked on films including "The Wolf of Wall Street," "21 Jump Street," "Sausage Party," and "Don't Look Up."
He's also served as a producer on several films and television shows, including "You People" and the Netflix miniseries "Maniac," in which he also starred.
Lauren London, who stars as Amira Mohammed in the flick, landed her first film role in the 2006 comedy-drama film "ATL."
London also had roles in "This Christmas" in 2007, "I Love You, Beth Cooper" in 2009, and "Madea's Big Happy Family" in 2011.
Before working on "You People," she also played the wife of Michael B. Jordan's John Kelly in the 2021 thriller "Without Remorse."
Amira's father Akbar is played by Eddie Murphy, who skyrocketed to fame after joining the cast of "Saturday Night Live" at age 19.
Murphy is credited with bringing new life to the comedy show in his four seasons as a cast member, according to Esquire.
He has 71 acting credits on IMDb and has worked in film, television, and voice acting. His most notable films include "Shrek," "Mulan," "The Nutty Professor," "Coming to America," and "Beverly Hills Cop."
Murphy served as a writer and producer on many of his projects and was also awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2015.
Before Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who plays Ezra's mom Shelley, landed on "Seinfeld," she spent three seasons as a cast member on "Saturday Night Live."
Still, the actress is best known for her breakthrough role as Elaine Benes on the 1990s sitcom.
Louis-Dreyfus also had small roles in the 1989 holiday classic "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" and the 1997 film "Deconstructing Harry."
She went on to star in the CBS sitcom "The New Adventures of Old Christine" and the HBO series "Veep," for which she won six Emmys for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series.
Nia Long plays Amira's mother Fatima in "You People," but she started her career in the 1990s in with roles in "Boyz n the Hood" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air."
Although she's best known for playing Will Smith's love interest on "Fresh Prince," she's also starred in several drama and action television series, such as "Empire" and "NCIS: Los Angeles."
Long also starred alongside "Euphoria" actress Storm Reid in the thriller film "Missing," which was also released in 2023.
Ezra's father Arnold is played by David Duchovny, who made a name for himself in the sci-fi series "The X-Files" in the 1990s.
The actor is also known for his role as Hank Moody in the comedy series "Californication."
Duchovny is also the only actor to win a Golden Globe for best actor in a television series in both the comedy and drama categories, according to his website. He won the awards in 1997 for "The X-Files" and in 2008 for "Californication."
Molly Gordon, who plays Ezra's sister Liza, made her first film appearance in 2001, but her career hit a stride around 2015.
According to IMDb, she had a small part in the drama film "I Am Sam," starring Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Dakota Fanning.
Since then, Gordon earned roles in "Orange is the New Black," "Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty," and the 2019 film "Booksmart."
Travis Bennett, who portrays Amira's brother Omar, made his first TV appearance on "Workaholics" in 2011.
Originally a member of Tyler the Creator's music collective Odd Future under the name "Taco," Bennett was featured in several music videos and an Odd Future comedy show.
In 2021, he told Complex about his desire to "shake the Taco away" as he transitioned into acting. He now stars alongside rapper and comedian Lil Dicky as Elz on the FXX comedy "Dave."
Amira's uncle, EJ, is played by Mike Epps, who started his acting career in movies like "Next Friday" and "Dr. Dolittle 2."
Epps went on to earn small parts in major movies and television shows like "The Boondocks" in 2006 and "The Hangover" in 2009, according to IMDb. He starred alongside Queen Latifah, Loretta Devine, and rapper T.I. in the 2019 comedy film "The Trap."
The actor also portrayed legendary comedian Richard Pryor twice in his career: first for the 2016 Nina Simone biopic "Nina," and again for the HBO sports drama "Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty" in 2022.
La La Anthony makes an appearance as Amira's cousin Shaela, but she started her acting career in the 2001 film "Two Can Play That Game."
After making her film debut and leaving her role as an MTV video jockey on "Total Request Live," Anthony went on to play
She also played Keke in rapper Drake's music video for "In My Feelings" in 2018.
Andrea Savage, who plays Becca, started her career with small television roles before working on the 2008 films "The Grand" and "Step Brothers."
Savage also worked on the 2010 movie "Dinner for Schmucks," and had several multi-episode arcs on shows like "Veep," "Tulsa King," and the TruTV comedy series "I'm Sorry," which she also created, per IMDb.
"You People" is the first film for Sam Jay, who plays Ezra's podcasting cohost Mo. She worked on several TV series starting in 2015.
Jay, who has been a writer on "Saturday Night Live" since 2017, earned acting credits on several comedy shows from "Broad City" to "Shrill," which was developed by her "SNL" colleague Aidy Bryant, according to IMDb.
Deon Cole plays Demetrius in "You People," but his career as a writer and actor took off in the 1990s and 2000s.
Cole worked on comedy sketches for two of comedian Conan O'Brien's late-night television shows from 2009 to 2014, according to IMDb.
He is best known for his roles on comedy shows like "Angie Tribeca," "Black-ish," and "Grown-ish."
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