Getting to Know Maria Bello

What’s on her iPod: Right now, I’m listening to a compilation I call Renew. It has songs from Amy Winehouse, Sheryl Crow, Madonna, and Melissa Etheridge -- a bunch of wonderful, powerful female singers who inspire me. And I listen to Bruce Springsteen every day.

When she travels, she brings: A cashmere throw. I use it for a blanket. I also use this balm from Target called Boots Mediterranean Olive Almond & Sage Wonderbalm. I put it on my lips, face, hands -- everywhere. I just put it on when we were talking, actually!

Favorite TV show: I have two, Lost and Deadliest Catch. Favorite roles: Natalie [Belisario] in The Cooler and Evy [O’Connell] in The Mummy.

Can’t live without: My son.

Favorite city: New York. I lived there for seven years. I love the energy, the people, the earthiness of it, the changeability of it. I feel at home there. When my son goes away to college, I’ll probably move back to New York, at least part-time.

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Keep Your Friends Close …

And if you’re Judd Apatow, keep them even closer. The writer/director/producer has a loyal go-to crew of actors who appear in many of his projects, including his latest flick, Pineapple Express, due out August 8 and starring James Franco and Seth Rogen. Here, we’ve charted some of Apatow’s biggest hits and the usual suspects who star in them. By Jessica Jones

JAMES FRANCO
SETH ROGEN
JASON SEGEL
MARTIN STARR
JAY BARUCHEL
STEVE CARELL
WILL FERRELL
PAUL RUDD
JONAH HILL
LESLIE MANN
JOHN C. REILLY
BILL HADER
KRISTEN WIIG