Fred Armisen Profile
Fred Armisen is an actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician from the United States. From 2002 to 2013, he was a member of the cast of Saturday Night Live. Armisen co-created and co-starred in the IFC sketch comedy series Portlandia with his comedy partner Carrie Brownstein.
Fred Armisen Age
Armisen is 54 years old as of 2021. He was born Fereydun Robert “Fred” Armisen on 4 December 1966 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 4 December every year.
Fred Armisen Height
Armisen stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches(1.75 m).
Fred Armisen Family
Armisen was born in New York and spent a brief period of his childhood in Brazil. His mother, educator Hildegardt Mirabal Level, was born in the Venezuelan town of San Fernando de Apure, and he has relatives from both San Rafael de Atamaica and Apure. Fereydun Herbert “Fred” Armisen, an IBM employee, was born in Soltau, Lower Saxony, Germany, to a German mother and Park Yeong-in, a Korean-born father. Armisen mistook his paternal grandfather for a Japanese man for most of his life.
Fred Armisen Natasha Lyonne Wife
From 1998 to 2004, Armisen was married to English singer and songwriter Sally Timms, and from 2009 to 2011, he was married to actress Elisabeth Moss. Moss characterized up their time together this way: “”It was incredibly terrible, dreadful, and horrible,” said Armisen, who added, “He’s so excellent at performing impersonations.” But it is his portrayal of a typical guy that he excels at.” He dated artist Alice Lancaster, who painted a painting of him called Fred Armisen: Portrait of a Sociopath after they broke up.
Fred Armisen Net Worth
Armisen has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Quick Facts About Fred Armisen
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Fred Armisen SNL
In 2002, Armisen joined the cast of Saturday Night Live. In 2004, he was promoted to a repertory player. He opted to depart the show after 11 years as a cast member. Armisen was the third-longest-serving cast member (after Seth Meyers and Darrell Hammond) when he left the show in 2013, and he appeared in the second-most sketches (856) of any cast member. Since then, Armisen has made several cameo appearances on the show, notably hosting the season 41 finale with musical guest Courtney Barnett on May 21, 2016. The following is a brief list of significant Saturday Night Live sketches in which Armisen has appeared.
Fred Armisen Big Mouth
In the Netflix animated comedy Big Mouth, Armisen has a recurrent voice role (2017-present). He played Elliot Birch, Nick’s loving father who tells him improper stories on a regular basis. On September 29, 2017, Netflix published the first season, which consisted of ten episodes, and on October 5, 2018, the second season was released. The third season began on February 8, 2019, with a Valentine’s Day special episode, and ended on October 4, 2019, with the rest of the third season. Netflix renewed the series for a sixth season in July 2019. On December 4, 2020, the fourth season was released, and on November 5, 2021, the fifth season was released.
Fred Armisen Obama
Beginning on February 23, 2008, Armisen played Barack Obama as a recurrent character in Season 33 and Season 34 episodes as the Democratic presidential candidate (Season 33), the Democratic nominee, President-elect, and President (Season 34). Jay Pharoah took over as Obama in Season 38, replacing Armisen.
Fred Armisen Portlandia
Armisen and Carrie Brownstein (of Sleater-Kinney) co-starred in the IFC sketch series Portlandia, which premiered on January 21, 2011. In 2012, 2013, and 2014, Armisen was nominated for Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his work on Portlandia.
In 2019, he was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for Standup for Drummers. He’s also earned two Peabody Awards, one for his work on Saturday Night Live’s political satire cast in 2008 and another for his work on Portlandia in 2011. He co-created and co-stars in the Spanish-language sitcom Los Espookys, which he also writes and executive produces.
Fred Armisen one-man shows
Armisen is a member of ThunderAnt, a comic duet with Carrie Brownstein of Sleater-Kinney. The team specializes in funny short sketches on self-employed people including one-man shows, feminist bookstores, and cycling rights advocates.
Fred Armisen Parks and Recreation
Another appearance on television was in the 2009 episode “Sister City” of Parks and Recreation. Armisen portrays Speedy Gonzales in the Cartoon Network series The Looney Tunes Show (2011–2014). He wrote, produced, and starred in the IFC mockumentary series Documentary Now! with fellow Saturday Night Live alums Bill Hader and Seth Meyers, which premiered in 2015.
Fred Armisen Forever
Armisen appeared as Oscar Hoffman, a dentist and June’s husband who dies after skiing into a tree in Forever, an American comedy-drama streaming television series. He is content with his normal and uninteresting existence and is unaware of how restless his wife has gotten in their mundane existence.
Forever follows Oscar and June, a married couple who live in suburban Riverside, California, and lead a comfortable but routine life. They’ve been having the same discussions, eating the same meals, and enjoying wonderful holidays at the same lake cottage for the past 12 years. June persuades Oscar to take a ski trip to shake things up, and the two find themselves in unexpected territory.
Fred Armisen EuroTrip
Armisen appeared as Creepy Italian Gu in EuroTrip, a 2004 American sex comedy. After graduating from high school, Thomas’ girlfriend dumps him. To find her in person, he decides to fly to Europe with his best buddy Cooper Harris. The two make friends with a Manchester United hooligan group and meet fraternal twins who are touring Europe. Scotty and Cooper are searching for Mieke in Rome when they mistakenly ring the bell that heralds the Pope’s death. Jenny and Cooper succumb to their desires and have sex in the plane’s restroom. The Absinthe Green Fairy laments his lack of a sex life towards the end of the film.
Fred Armisen Band
Armisen played drums in a local band in Valley Stream, New York, with his high school buddies in 1984, but the group disbanded soon after. He came to Chicago in 1988 to play drums for the punk rock band Trenchmouth, and he later worked as a background drummer for Blue Man Group in the 1990s. Armisen performed drums on three tracks from Les Savy Fav’s Let’s Stay Friends in 2007, as well as tunes from Matthew Sweet’s Modern Art in 2011 and Wandering Lucy’s Leap Year in 1996. As of February 24, 2014, Armisen is the bandleader and frequent drummer of the 8G Band, the house band for Late Night with Seth Meyers.
Fred Armisen Drummer
As of February 24, 2014, Armisen is the bandleader and frequent drummer of the 8G Band, the house band for Late Night with Seth Meyers. Armisen appeared in the Blue Man Group’s “How to Be a Megastar Live!” as a singer, percussionist, and humorous actor. He portrayed a television salesman who advertised the Megastar Rock Manual. He was also a backup singer and played the drums during the show.
Fred Armisen Carrie Brownstein
Armisen is a member of ThunderAnt, a comic duet with Carrie Brownstein of Sleater-Kinney. The team specializes in funny short sketches on self-employed people including one-man shows, feminist bookstores, and cycling rights advocates. Armisen and Carrie Brownstein (of Sleater-Kinney) co-starred in the IFC sketch series Portlandia, which premiered on January 21, 2011.
Fred Armisen Movies
- 2007 – Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters
- 2008 – Baby Mama
- 2009 – Confessions of a Shopaholic
- 2010 – Cop Out
- 2011 – The Smurfs
- 2012 – The Dictator
- 2013 – The Smurfs 2
- 2014 – Salad Days
- 2015 – Addicted to Fresno
- 2016 – Zoolander 2
- 2017 – The Little Hours
- 2018 – Game Over, Man!
- 2019 – Jay and Silent Bob Reboot
- 2020 – All Together Now
- 2021 – How It Ends
- 2022 – Untitled Mario film
Fred Armisen TV Shows
- 2021 – Shrill
- 2021 – Schmigadoon!
- 2021 – Centaurworld
- 2020 – Curb Your Enthusiasm
- 2020 – Miracle Workers
- 2020 – Central Park
- 2020 – Elena of Avalor
- 2020 – Mapleworth Murders
- 2020 – Moonbase 8
- 2020 – Sarah Cooper: Everything’s Fine
- 2019–present – Los Espookys
- 2019 – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
- 2019 – At Home with Amy Sedaris
- 2019 – Superstore
- 2019 – The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show
- 2018–2021 – Final Space
- 2018 – Splitting Up Together
- 2018 – Forever
- 2018 – Fortune Rookie
- 2017–present – Big Mouth
- 2017–2018 – Nature Cat