Fred Armisen


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Fred Armisen was born on December 4, 1966 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA as Fereydun Robert Armisen. He is known for his work on Portlandia (2011), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) and Saturday Night Live (1975). He was previously married to Elisabeth Moss and Sally Timms. See full bio »

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Nominated for 14 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Portlandia Music Department
(2011-2018)
Saturday Night Live Various / Barack Obama / Prince / Garth / Larry King / Mike Bloomberg / David Paterson / Joy Behar / Lawrence Welk / Mahmoud Ahmadinejad / Mr. Vogelcheck / Queen Elizabeth / Stuart / Billy Smith / Fericito / Gabe Fisher / Gene Simmons / Giuseppe / Gunther Kelly / Liberace / Mackey / Manuel Ortiz / Mike / Nicholas Fehn / Nuni Schoener / Randy Newman / Steve Jobs / Billiam / Carlos Santana / DJ Dimitrios / David Gregory / Frondi / George Carlin / Hosni Mubarak / Howie Mandel / Ice-T / Jonathan's girlfriend / Larry Seidlin / Leonard / Michael Bloomberg / Michael Wolff / Muammer Kaddafi / Penny Marshall / Pep Walters / Regine / Self / Tony Danza / gay guy from New Jersey / Ahmad Badawi / Alan Osmond / Alberto Gonzales / Ali Abdullah Saleh / Anton Chigurh / Artie Abrams / Atlanta Horns / Barney Frank / Bear / Big John Murray / Billie Jean King / 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 / Felix 900 Presenter / Fran Lebowitz / Frank Stein / Fred Armisen / Fugly Betsy / Gael García Bernal / Gandalf / George Lopez / George Ross / Harrison Ford / Hope Hines / Hugo Chavez / Ian Rubbish / Jardine the Belgian Michael Jackson impersonator / Joe Rogan / Joe Trippi / Joey Lawrence / John Harwood / John Oates / 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 / Nathan Walken / Nouri al-Maliki / Nouriel Roubini / Omar Minaya / Osama Bin Laden / Osama bin Laden / Owen Schecter / Paulie Gualtieri / Paulie Walnuts / Pocahontas' father / Pope Benedict XVI / President Moammar Gadhafi / Putin's Best Friends from Growing Up / Putin's Friend / Quentin Tarantino / Randall Meeks / Raúl Castro / Recep Tayyip Erdogan / Richard Wolffe / Richie Inez Jr. / Ringo Starr / Robert Durst / Roger Brush / Rupert Murdoch / Sam Waterston / Self - Audience Member Asking Questions / Self - Guest / Self - Host / Seymour Hersh / Shaun / Sidecar / 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 / Wylie Delmario / rock and roll shorts guy
(2002-2020)
Easy A Pastor
(2010)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Music department (4 credits)
 2020 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (music director - 1 episode)
- At Home Edition: Trevor Noah (2020) ... (music director)
  Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) (composer - 307 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (musician - 301 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (musical director - 264 episodes, 2014 - 2017)
- Jason Sudeikis/Andrea Martin/Jan Bohmermann/Lucius (2017) ... (composer: theme music)
- Chris Evans/Mandy Patinkin/Michelle Branch/Jonathan Mover (2017) ... (composer: theme music)
- Ice-T/Freida Pinto/Julio Torres/Jonathan Mover (2017) ... (composer: theme music)
- Chelsea Handler/Jake Johnson/Craig Finn/Jonathan Mover (2017) ... (composer: theme music)
 2011-2016 Portlandia (TV Series) (composer - 59 episodes)
- Noodle Monster (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- Lance Is Smart (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- First Feminist City (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- Family Emergency (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- TADA (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
 1999 Fred (TV Series) (composer: incidental music)
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Other Works:

Super Bowl TV commercial, "Hug Fest," directed by Craig Gillespie, with Bruce Willis and Fred Armisen for Honda. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site | Thunder Ant

Alternate Names:

M. Fred Armisen | Loss Cat

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

Sometimes 'Portlandia' can be pretty traditional. But the stuff I've always loved on 'SNL' has always been the weirdest stuff I've done. The stuff that went on at 10 to 1 in the morning. See more »

Trivia:

Fred had thought that his Korean paternal grandfather was Japanese, until he discovered his origins on the show Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012). His grandfather, known as Masami Ehara-Kuni, was a dancer and choreographer who performed in Nazi Germany during the 1930s and 1940s, and was also possibly a spy for the Allies. Masami was actually born Pak Yeong-In in Ulsan, Korea,... See more »

Nickname:

Army

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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