'Wet Hot American Summer' All-Star Roll Call: Then and Now

How the comedy MVP cast became huge since making the 2001 cult hit

Judah Friedlander
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Judah Friedlander

Character: Ron von Kleinenstein, wayward husband
Pre-WHAS: Wet Hot American Summer wasn't Friedlander's first motion picture, but his minute or so of screen-time here was something of a departure for the highly conceptual comedian, who'd spent the previous decade delivering deadpan jokes on stage while wearing trucker hats and thick glasses.
Post-WHAS: Friedlander has continued to focus on stand-up, though he's had a few prominent roles over the past 15 years — including as a great turn as comedy writer Frank Rossitano on Tina Fey's sitcom 30 Rock.

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