Robert Smigel Poster


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Overview (3)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameRobert M. Smigel
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Robert Smigel was born on February 7, 1960 in New York City, New York, USA as Robert M. Smigel. He is a writer and producer, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), Punch-Drunk Love (2002) and This Is 40 (2012). He is married to Michelle Saks Smigel. They have three children.

Spouse (1)

Michelle Saks Smigel (? - present) ( 3 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Voices dog with a Hungarian accent; ie. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog

Trivia (10)

In 2000, Smigel was sued by Pets.com because they claimed his Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) character, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, made comments about Pets.com's TV sock puppet dog.
Father of Daniel Smigel and twin boys.
On Saturday Night Live (1975), he wrote sketches such as The Superfans, The McLaughlin Group, The Sinatra Group, and The William Shatner Star Trek Convention.
Was in a Chicago improv troupe called "All You Can Eat" for several years.
His father is a dentist, who introduced tooth bonding to the public.
Born on the same day as James Spader.
Longest-running writer on Saturday Night Live (1975); he's been writing for the show since 1985.
He's a friend and frequent collaborator of Adam Sandler, having worked with the comedian six times starting with Saturday Night Live (1975), Billy Madison (1995), Happy Gilmore (1996), The Wedding Singer (1998), Little Nicky (2000) and Punch-Drunk Love (2002). Smigel had written with Sandler or appeared with him on Saturday Night Live (1975) while playing small roles in Sandler's films.
Infamous for making TV Funhouse segments on Saturday Night Live (1975) like "The Ambigously Gay Duo," "The New Adventures Of Mr. T," "Michael Jackson," and the now banned "Conspiracy Theory Rock" (What if real life companies buy out other companies).
Dropped out of Cornell University in 1981 to pursue writing and performing.Graduated from NYU in 1983.

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