|Birth name||Fereydun Robert Armisen|
|Born||December 4, 1966|
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, U.S.
|Medium||Stand-up, television, film, music|
|Genres||Observational comedy, character comedy, sketch comedy, musical comedy, deadpan, satire|
(m. 1998; div. 2004)
(m. 2009; div. 2011)
|Notable works and roles||Saturday Night Live|
Late Night with Seth Meyers
|Genres||Punk rock, indie rock, art rock, musical comedy|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, drums|
Fereydun Robert "Fred" Armisen (born December 4, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician. He is best known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2002 until 2013.
He is also known for his movie roles in EuroTrip, Anchorman, and Cop Out. Armisen is also known for his works in IFC sketch comedy series Portlandia.
For his work on Portlandia, Armisen was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series in 2012, 2013 and 2014 and for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2014.
He has also won two Peabody Awards, one in 2008 as part of the Saturday Night Live political satire cast and one in 2011 for Portlandia.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Phawker (May 8, 2014). "Fredlandia: The Nicest Punk In Show Biz". Retrieved September 1, 2015.
- ↑ "Fred Armisen profile". TVGuide.com. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
- ↑ "Talking to Fred Armisen About 'SNL', 'Portlandia', And Being Part of A Comedy Collective". Splitsider. June 28, 2013. Archived from the original on February 23, 2016. Retrieved June 29, 2013.
- ↑ "Fred Armisen: Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved July 4, 2013.
- ↑ "Saturday Night Live Political Satire 2008". The Peabody Awards. Retrieved 2017-01-24.
- ↑ "Portlandia". The Peabody Awards. Retrieved 2017-01-24.
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