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Fred Armisen was born on December 4, 1966 in Valley Stream, Long Island, New York, USA as Fereydun Robert Armisen. He is known for his work on Saturday Night Live (1975), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) and Easy A (2010). He was previously married to Elisabeth Moss and Sally Timms. See full bio »

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Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live Various / Barack Obama / Prince / Garth / Larry King / David Paterson / Joy Behar / Lawrence Welk / Mahmoud Ahmadinejad / Mike Bloomberg / Mr. Vogelcheck / Queen Elizabeth / Stuart / Gene Simmons / Giuseppe / Liberace / Manuel Ortiz / Mike / Nicholas Fehn / Nuni Schoener / Randy Newman / Steve Jobs / Billiam / Billy Smith / Carlos Santana / DJ Dimitrios / David Gregory / George Carlin / Hosni Mubarak / Howie Mandel / Ice-T / Jonathan's girlfriend / Larry Seidlin / Muammer Kaddafi / Penny Marshall / Pep Walters / Regine / Tony Danza / gay guy from New Jersey / Ahmad Badawi / Alan Osmond / Alberto Gonzales / Ali Abdullah Saleh / Anton Chigurh / Artie Abrams / Atlanta Horns / Barney Frank / Big John Murray / Blue Man / Camilla Parker-Bowles / Chad Danforth / Charles Schumer / Cheech Marin / Chris Teigler / Claudius Templesmith / Contestant / Desi Arnaz / Detective Joe Smith / Elinda Nade / Eugene Levy / Fran Lebowitz / Frank Stein / Fred Armisen / Frondi / Fugly Betsy / Gael García Bernal / Gandalf / George Lopez / George Ross / Gunther Kelly / Harrison Ford / Himself - Guest / Himself - Host / Hope Hines / Hugo Chavez / Ian Rubbish / Joe Rogan / Joe Trippi / Joey Lawrence / John Harwood / John Quiñones / Jon Gilbert / Jose / Jose Cuervo / Kaddafi's Best Friend from Growing Up / Kim Jong-un's Best Friend from Growing Up / Leslie Burns / Lou / Lou Reed / Martin Scorsese / Max Detweiler / Michael R. Bloomberg / Mike Gravel / Mr. Bunting / Nouri al-Maliki / Nouriel Roubini / Omar Minaya / Osama Bin Laden / Osama bin Laden / Owen Schecter / Paulie Gualtieri / Paulie Walnuts / Pope Benedict XVI / President Moammar Gadhafi / Putin's Best Friends from Growing Up / Quentin Tarantino / Randall Meeks / Raúl Castro / Richie Inez Jr. / Ringo Starr / Robert Durst / Roger Brush / Rupert Murdoch / Sam Waterston / Seymour Hersh / Shaun / Simon / SkyBlu / Steve Van Zandt / Sushin / Svetlana / Thavakalai / The Falconer / The Harkin Brothers / Thom Yorke / Thomas Friedman / Tico Torres / Tom Sherak / Tony Sirico / Various - Lizardo / Vincente Fox / Warren Grabowski / rock and roll shorts guy
(2002-2016)
Late Night with Seth Meyers
Late Night with Seth Meyers Music Department
(2014-2016)
Easy A
Easy A Pastor
(2010)

Filmography

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 2016 S.B. Bound (post-production)
Driver
 2015-2016 Documentary Now! (TV Series)
Gene Allen / Arturo / Tom O'Halloran / ...
- Juan Likes Rice and Chicken (2016) ... Arturo
- Globesmen (2016) ... Tom O'Halloran
 2015-2016 Difficult People (TV Series)
Garry Epstein
- Blade Stallion (2016) ... Garry Epstein
- The Courage of a Soldier (2015) ... Garry Epstein
 2016 Geezer
Gary
 2011-2016 Portlandia (TV Series)
Various Characters / Candace / Nina / ...
- Noodle Monster (2016) ... Various Characters
- Lance Is Smart (2016) ... Nina
- First Feminist City (2016) ... Candace
- Family Emergency (2016) ... Various Characters
- TADA (2016) ... Various Characters
 2015-2016 Man Seeking Woman (TV Series)
Jesus / Tanaka
- Honey (2016) ... Jesus
- Sizzurp (2015) ... Tanaka (voice)
 2016 Zoolander 2
VIP
 2016 New Girl (TV Series)
Brandon
- No Girl (2016) ... Brandon
 2015 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
- Cake Pillow (2015) ... (voice)
 2013-2015 The Awesomes (TV Series)
Jeffrey Kaplan / Stage Manager
- The Dames of Danger (2015) ... Jeffrey Kaplan (voice)
- Awesomes for Hire (2015) ... Jeffrey Kaplan (voice)
- Pilot, Part 2 (2013) ... Stage Manager (voice)
 2015 Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series)
Richie Cornish - Musical Guest: Blue Jean Committee
- Bill Hader/Shepard Smith/Blue Jean Committee/Jimmy Chamberlin (2015) ... Richie Cornish - Musical Guest: Blue Jean Committee (uncredited)
 2015 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series)
Voice Over Cast
- Sex Ed (2015) ... Voice Over Cast (voice)
 2015 The Jim Gaffigan Show (TV Series)
Dr. Weiss
- Pilot (2015) ... Dr. Weiss
 2015/II Staten Island Summer
Victor
 2015 Deadbeat (TV Series)
Dead Janitor
- Good Will Haunting (2015) ... Dead Janitor
 2015 George and the Vacuum (Short)
George
 2015 Addicted to Fresno
Gerald
 2015 7 Days in Hell (TV Movie)
Edward Pudding
 2002-2015 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Barack Obama / Prince / ...
- J.K. Simmons/D'Angelo (2015) ... Fred Armisen (uncredited)
- Amy Adams/One Direction (2014) ... Garth / Raúl Castro (uncredited)
- Andy Samberg/St. Vincent (2014) ... Mr. Vogelcheck (uncredited)
- Melissa McCarthy/Imagine Dragons (2014) ... David Paterson (uncredited)
 2014 Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (TV Movie)
Chadwick (voice)
 2014 Mike Tyson Mysteries (TV Series)
Leprechaun
- Is Magic Real? (2014) ... Leprechaun (voice)
 2014 Every Morning (Short)
 2014 Modern Family (TV Series)
Langham
- Las Vegas (2014) ... Langham
 2014 Chozen (TV Series)
- In a Pickle (2014) ... (voice)
 2014 House of Lies (TV Series)
Vincent
- Comeuppance (2014) ... Vincent
 2013-2014 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series)
Melipnos / Mlepnos
- Pilot (2013) ... Mlepnos
 2014 Broad City (TV Series)
David the Baby
- What a Wonderful World (2014) ... David the Baby
 2014 Super Fun Night (TV Series)
Brian Headfoot
- Hostile Makeover (2014) ... Brian Headfoot
 2013 Tubbin' with Tash (TV Series)
Gardener
- Weird Al Yankovic & Tom Lennon (2013) ... Gardener
 2013 This One Time (TV Series)
- Fred Armisen (2013)
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game)
Hugh Harrison (voice)
 2013 The Smurfs 2
Brainy Smurf (voice)
 2013 The Smurfs 2 (Video Game)
Brainy (voice)
 2013 Out There (TV Series)
Terry
- Ace's Wild (2013) ... Terry (voice)
- Viking Days (2013) ... Terry (voice)
- Salem, My Salem (2013) ... Terry (voice)
- Joanie Loves Terry (2013) ... Terry (voice)
- Enter Destiny (2013) ... Terry (voice)
 2013 Kroll Show (TV Series)
Papi Jr
- Dine & Dash (2013) ... Papi Jr
 2013 Conan (TV Series)
Conan
 2013 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
Tommy
- Nude Beach (2013) ... Tommy (voice)
 2012 Unsupervised (TV Series)
Martin
- Reggie Dog Bites (2012) ... Martin (voice)
- My Brother Brian (2012) ... Martin (voice)
- Fires & Liars (2012) ... Martin (voice)
- Rich Girl (2012) ... Martin (voice)
 2012 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Terrence
- The Day the Earth Stood Cool (2012) ... Terrence (voice)
 2012 Vancouvria (TV Series)
Photo extra
- Big City Survival Class (2012) ... Photo extra
 2012 Fun World (Short)
Fred (voice)
 2008-2012 Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (TV Series)
Barack Obama / Voter / Mahmoud Ahmadinejad / ...
- Episode #3.2 (2012) ... Voter / Mahmoud Ahmadinejad / Paul
- Episode #3.1 (2012) ... Guy
- Episode #2.3 (2009) ... Joy Behar / Oates
- Episode #2.2 (2009) ... Barack Obama / David Paterson
- Episode #2.1 (2009) ... Various
 2012 The Dictator
Waiter / Minister
 2007-2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Frank 2.0 / Telethon Woman / Man Backstage / ...
- Live from Studio 6H (2012) ... Frank 2.0 / Telethon Woman / Man Backstage
 2012 Up All Night (TV Series)
Gideon Kirk
- Hey Jealousy (2012) ... Gideon Kirk
 2011 The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol (Short)
Brainy (voice)
 2011 The Smurfs
Brainy (voice)
 2010 Easy A
Pastor
 2010 Red Dead Redemption (Video Game)
Cyril Purvis (Blackwater Doctor) (voice)
 2008-2010 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (TV Series)
Sal & Al's Customer / K.J. Nutt
- Man Milk (2010) ... Sal & Al's Customer
- Pepperoni (2008) ... K.J. Nutt
 2010 Ugly Americans (TV Series)
Larry King
 2010 Presidential Reunion (Video short)
Barack Obama
 2010 Cop Out
Russian Lawyer
 2009 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
Raul
- Sister City (2009) ... Raul
 2009 Post Grad
Guacanator Pitchman
 2009 Confessions of a Shopaholic
Ryan Koenig
 2008 Blue Man Group: How to Be a Megastar 2.0 (TV Movie)
Rod Popeil
 2008 Bang Blow & Stroke (Video short)
Kerr
 2008 The Rocker
Kerr
 2008 Christmas on Mars
Noachis
 2008 Baby Mama
Stroller Salesman
 2008 Human Giant (TV Series)
Dr. Marker / Doctor
- Still Here, Man. Still Here. (2008) ... Dr. Marker
- Gas Guzzlers (2008) ... Doctor
 2008 The Promotion
Scott Fargas
 2005-2008 Squidbillies (TV Series)
Miguel / Hippie Killed with Chainsaw / Jesus
- Earth Worst (2008) ... Hippie Killed with Chainsaw (voice)
- Giant Foam Dickhat Trouble (2006) ... Jesus (voice)
- Office Politics Trouble (2005) ... Miguel (voice)
- Take This Job and Love It (2005) ... Miguel (voice)
 2004-2008 Aqua Teen Hunger Force (TV Series)
Robot Husband / Poncho
- Robots Everywhere (2008) ... Robot Husband (voice)
- Hypno-Germ (2004) ... Poncho (voice, as Loss Cat)
 2007 Tim and Eric Nite Live (TV Series)
Dr. Pat Gordon Hall
- Jay Leno/Slash (2007) ... Dr. Pat Gordon Hall
 2007 Yo Gabba Gabba! (TV Series)
Larry
- Treasure (2007) ... Larry
 2003-2007 Crank Yankers (TV Series)
Chip Douglas
- Episode #4.8 (2007) ... Chip Douglas (voice)
- Episode #4.7 (2007) ... Chip Douglas (voice)
- Episode #4.6 (2007) ... Chip Douglas (voice)
- Episode #4.5 (2007) ... Chip Douglas (voice)
- Episode #4.4 (2007) ... Chip Douglas (voice)
 2006 The Ex
Manny
 2006 Deck the Halls
Gustave
 2006 Freak Show (TV Series)
Various / Pastor Dan / Dane Cheff
- Mohel-Me-Not: Part 1 (2006) ... Various (voice)
- Mohel-Me-Not: Part 2 (2006) ... Pastor Dan (voice)
- Elections (2006) ... Dane Cheff (voice)
 2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
Security Guard
 2006 Griffin & Phoenix (uncredited)
 2006 Tom Goes to the Mayor (TV Series)
Phillip Priest
- Jeffy the Sea Serpent (2006) ... Phillip Priest (voice)
 2006 Kiss Me Again
Professor Szabo
 2005 Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo
Frenchman (uncredited)
 2004 Comedy Lab (TV Series)
Jeremy
- 12:21 (2004) ... Jeremy
 2004 Soundtracks Live (TV Movie)
Drummer
 2003 The Frank International Film Festival (Video short)
Frank
 2003 Melvin Goes to Dinner
Vesa
 2002 Like Mike
New Age Dad
 2002 Late World with Zach (TV Series)
Interpretive Bongos Wizard / Various Roles
 2002 Next! (TV Movie)
Various
 2001 Late Friday (TV Series)
Fericito / Father Fred
- Episode #1.12 (2001) ... Fericito
- Episode #1.8 (2001) ... Father Fred
 1999 Reverb (TV Series)
Interviewer
 1998 Guide to Music and South by Southwest (Short)
Various Characters
Show Show Music department (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (9 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (11 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (85 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (25 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial, "Maria's Talking Dog," with Maria Sharapova and Fred Armisen (performing the voice of Maria Sharapova's dog - voiceover), for the Canon Power Shot line of cameras. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

M. Fred Armisen | Loss Cat

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

Steve Jobs was a real rock star to me. I looked forward to his products like people look forward to albums. See more »

Trivia:

Was a drummer for the early '90s punk band Trenchmouth. See more »

Nickname:

Army

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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