Paul Rudd: I'm "Sometimes, maybe" funny

Actor Paul Rudd, perhaps best known for a string of hugely successful movie comedies including "Role Models," "Anchorman" and "Knocked Up," doesn't view himself as a comedian.

"I've been lucky enough to get into some comedies," Rudd said. "I think after 'Anchorman' it kind of -- there's been a good run of them."

But does he think of himself as funny? "Sometimes, maybe," he said. "Not nearly as funny as the people that I've worked with."

Rudd co-stars with Jennifer Aniston in "Wanderlust," a new comedy about a Manhattan couple who find themselves in a hippie commune in the South.

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Rudd is known for his partnership with comedy director/producer Judd Apatow - whom he has worked with several times including "40-Year-Old Virgin." Rudd recalled that he eventually met Apatow when he learned his unorthodox email address.

"We met the first time on 'Anchorman,' which he produced," Rudd said. "But we had been touch a year or two before that through emails because we both had kind of an affinity for Steve Martin. I was at a dinner once and said, I've thought a great fake name was Gern Blanston from a Steve Martin record. Somebody said, 'That explains Judd's email address.' I emailed him when I got home. We kind of kept emailing each other for a year or so before we ever met."

For Rudd's full interview, which includes his views on cable TV, his nickname for Charlie Rose and more, watch the video in the player above.

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