How 'Ted' Brought Seth & Norah Together

by 10:14 AM PDT, October 18, 2012
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Seth MacFarlane is best known for creating FOX's animated hit Family Guy, but his directorial debut of Mark Wahlberg's comedy Ted this year also established his film-making credentials. In this clip from the Sundance Channel's series Iconoclasts, Seth opens up about his career and reveals why he tapped singer/actress Norah Jones to appear in Ted.

"I think Seth is someone who does what he believes in and doesn't want to be boxed in," explained Norah, who had a cameo in Ted and also sang Everybody Needs A Best Friend on the film's soundtrack.

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For his part, Seth said he's admired Norah's work for years and couldn't wait to work with her. "There's a handful of people that I've run into in my career that I just kind of want to keep working with over and over again, and Norah is one of those people. She can do everything."

Watch the video to also hear Seth talk about how his early childhood prepared him for his career and be sure to watch his full interview on Iconoclasts -- airing Tuesday October 23 at 8:00 p.m. on Sundance Channel.

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