Forever the supporting man, Jason Alexander seems to have adapted George's philosophy, "My father was a quitter. My grandfather was a quitter. I was raised to give up." Give up hope of being the lead, that is. Luckily, he looks great in yellow.
While all evil henchmen hitch their wagons to individuals with nefarious plans to bring down the world, nobody has a more effective diabolical mastermind to follow than Jeff Garlin. Serving as eternal lackey to Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm, Jeff has played a part in some of the most destructive ploys to ever hit the outer Los Angeles area.
Rachael Harris is a perpetual scene-stealer as the sister/best friend/wife/coworker, but never really gets to own the spotlight. Watch out, Gru, if she decides she's had enough, your minion might just become your next nemesis.
Marine Corps Lt. Col. Riggle, Reporting for Minionship
Rob Riggle may have earned a Combat Action Ribbon for his service in Kosovo and Afghanistan with the United States Marines... but in true minion form, he's still consistently outshined by Will Ferrell's poop jokes.
Whenever Hollywood needs a wacky assistant or zany best friend, it comes knocking at Judy Greer's door. Should Gru decide to get married, need important financial documents destroyed, or a shoulder to cry on, Judy is his girl.