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Akiva Schaffer


Akiva Schaffer was born on December 1, 1977 in Berkeley, California, USA as Akiva Daniel Schaffer. He is a writer and director, known for Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016), Saturday Night Live (1975) and The Lego Movie (2014). He has been married to Liz Cackowski since 2010. They have two children. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Saturday Night Live
(2005-2014)
The Lego Movie
The Lego Movie Soundtrack
(2014)
The Watch
The Watch Director
(2012)

Filmography

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 2018 Alone Together (TV Series) (creator)
 2015 Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (TV Special) (written by)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (13 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (writer - 95 episodes, 2005 - 2011) (written by - 6 episodes, 2007 - 2009) (additional sketch - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2014)
- Andy Samberg/St. Vincent (2014) ... (additional sketch)
- Justin Timberlake (2013) ... (additional sketch)
- Justin Timberlake/Lady Gaga (2011) ... (writer)
- Ed Helms/Paul Simon (2011) ... (writer)
- Tina Fey/Ellie Goulding (2011) ... (writer)
 2008-2009 Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer Edition (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #2.3 (2009) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.2 (2009) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.1 (2009) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... (writer)
 2009 2009 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 2008 The Lonely Island: We Like Sportz (Video short) (uncredited)
 2008 Extreme Movie (written by)
 2005 Awesometown (TV Short)
 2005 The Lonely Island: Lazy Sunday (Video short)
 2005 Channy Awards (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2005 Channy Awards (2005) ... (writer)
 2005 B.P.D. (TV Short) (creator) / (writer)
 2005 2005 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
  The 'Bu (TV Series short) (creator - 11 episodes, 2003 - 2005) (writer - 8 episodes, 2003 - 2005)
- Episode #2.3 (2005) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.2 (2005) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.1 (2005) ... (creator)
- We Didn't Do the 'Bu This Month (2005) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (2004) ... (creator) / (writer)
 2004 Channel 101 (TV Movie) (segment "Football Town", as The Dudes)
 2004 The Lonely Island: Just 2 Guyz (Video short) (written by)
 2004 G-Phoria 2004 (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 2004 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 2004 Football Town (Short) (writer)
 2003 Ignition Buzz TV Countdown (TV Series short) (creator) / (writer)
 2003 Nintendo Cartoon Hour (Short) (writer)
 2003 Regarding Ardy (TV Movie) (creator - as The Dudes)
 2002 Stork Patrol (Short) (writer)
 2001 White Power (TV Short) (creator - as Kiv)
 2001 Ka-Blamo! (Short) (writer)
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Other Works:

Album (as the Lonely Island), "Incredibad," Universal Republic Records 179 690, 2009. See more »

Official Sites:

The Lonely Island

Alternate Names:

The Dudes | Kiv | The Lonely Island

Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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Trivia:

Received a Grammy nomination (as member of The Lonely Island) for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for the song "I'm on a Boat" (feat. T-Pain) in 2010. See more »

Nickname:

Kiv

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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