The Hangover Cast

Sunday, May 1 by Isabel Prontes

To get a good view of some of Hollywood's newest crop of comedic talent, all one has to do is take a look at a list of "The Hangover" cast. "The Hangover" is a wacky comedy that was released in the summer of 2009. The plot of the movie is centered around four male friends and a crazy, unforgettable bachelor party in Las Vegas, which involves a stripper's baby, a marriage, a tiger, Mike Tyson, a lot of debauchery and various other antics. The hit film features a large cast that includes everyone from blonde bombshell Heather Graham to hilarious character actor Ken Jeong.

  1. Bradley Cooper is a tall leading-man type who has been one of the rising stars of the past few years. In "The Hangover," Bradley Cooper plays the laid-back and cool Phil. The Philadelphia-born actor, who has been linked romantically to actress Renee Zellweger, is most known for his turns in films such as "Wedding Crashers," "Valentine's Day," "All About Steve," "He's Just Not That Into You," "The Rocker" and "Yes Man."
  2. Justin Bartha portrays the missing groom Doug in the film, and is a Michigan-reared actor that has in the past been a tabloid fixture due to his romance with actress and entrepreneur Ashley Olsen. Justin Bartha first made his cinematic splash in the early 2000s, and is known for movies including "Failure to Launch," "Gigli," "Holy Rollers" and "National Treasure."
  3. Ed Helms is a comic actor who has a strong television background due to "The Office" and John Stewart's "The Daily Show." In "The Hangover," Ed Helms portrays Stu, a doctor who is hopelessly mistreated by a demanding wife. Ed Helms' resume includes films such as "Semi-Pro," "Evan Almighty," "Confessions of a Shopaholic" and "Meet Dave"
  4. Zach Galifianakis is an irreverent and bearded stand-up comedian/actor who has become a breakout sensation in recent years. The actor, who is on Greek descent, plays Alan, who is the sister of Doug's fiancee. Zach Galifianakis is known for his parts in movies such as "Due Date," "Into the Wild," "Up in the Air" and "Dinner for Schmucks."
  5. Heather Graham is a sultry actress who has been a Hollywood fixture since her teen years in the 1980s. In "The Hangover," the Milwaukee-born actress portrays a sweet stripper and mother named Jade, who, while drunk marries Stu in a classic Las Vegas chapel. Heather Graham's best known movies include "Boogie Nights," "From Hell," "Anger Management" and "Austin Powers."
  6. Ken Jeong is a versatile Korean-American actor who in the film portrays the temperamental gangster Leslie Chow. The North Carolina-bred actor (who also happens to be a doctor) is known for numerous comedic movies including "Knocked Up," "Stepbrothers," "Couples Retreat," "Pineapple Express" and "Role Models."

-Isobel Prontes