Kevin Hart had a rocky start in comedy. He started doing stand-up and failed because he was trying to imitate his influencers like Chris Tucker. Eventually he developed his own unique style, cracking jokes about his upbringing with his loving, but intimidating mother and his father who was addicted to drugs. His 2011 Laugh At My Pain tour propelled the comedian to stardom. Now Kevin Hart is a household name, a business man, and a New York Times best seller.

In honor of his birthday today, here’s a list of 5 movies you might have forgot Hart starred in before everyone knew who he was.

1. The 40 Year Old Virgin

2. Little Fockers

3. Scary Movie 3

4. Death At A Funeral

5. Soul Plane