Won 5 Primetime Emmys.
Another 13 nominations.
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Saturday Night Live
(TV Series) (writer - 290 episodes, 1975 - 2008) (written by - 9 episodes, 1975 - 1979) (additional sketch - 1 episode, 1995) (additional sketches - 1 episode, 1995)
(TV Series) (22 episodes, 1998 - 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 1998)
1 Print Biography |
4 Interviews |
235 Articles |
Franken & Davis | Franken and Davis | Al 'Bud' Franken | Sen. Al Franken | Senator Al Franken | Franken
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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[2/06, in interview with Jay MacDonald entitled "Fame & Fortune: Comedian Al Franken"] No, I grew up very middle class. My parents didn't make a lot of money. My dad was not a high school graduate - he didn't have a career as such, he was a printing salesman essentially for most of his working life."
Left Saturday Night Live
(1975) as a writer and featured cast member in 1995 after his request to be the Weekend Update news anchor was denied.