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Fred Armisen

  • Birthplace: Long Island, NY
  • Birthday: December 04

Fred Armisen is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer and musician.

He is best known for his work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2002 until 2013.

With his comedy partner Carrie Brownstein, Armisen is the co-creator and co-star of the 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.

Fred Armisen is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer and musician.

He is best known for his work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2002 until 2013.

With his comedy partner Carrie Brownstein, Armisen is the co-creator and co-star of the 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.

Armisen founded ThunderAnt.com, a website that features comedy sketches created with Brownstein, and is the bandleader and frequent drummer for the Late Night with Seth Meyers house band, The 8G Band.

Since 2019, Armisen has co-starred and acts as writer and executive producer on the acclaimed Spanish-language series Los Espookys, which he co-created.

 






 

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

14 Nominations No Emmys

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2019

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2018

  • Nominee
  • Fred Armisen, Executive Producer
  • Portlandia
  • IFC
  • Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2017

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Fred Armisen, Executive Producer
  • Portlandia
  • IFC
  • Broadway Video

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series - 2016

  • Nominee
  • Fred Armisen, Writer
  • Portlandia
  • IFC
  • Broadway Video for IFC

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series - 2016

  • Nominee
  • Fred Armisen, Writer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2016

  • Nominee
  • Fred Armisen, Executive Producer
  • Documentary Now!
  • IFC
  • Broadway Video for IFC

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2016

  • Nominee
  • Fred Armisen, Executive Producer
  • Portlandia
  • IFC
  • Broadway Video for IFC

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special - 2015

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2015

  • Nominee
  • Fred Armisen, Executive Producer
  • Portlandia
  • IFC
  • Broadway Video for IFC

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2014

  • Nominee
  • Fred Armisen, as Various characters
  • Portlandia
  • IFC

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series - 2013

  • Nominee
  • Fred Armisen
  • Portlandia
  • IFC
  • Broadway Video

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Fred Armisen, Writer
  • Portlandia
  • IFC
  • Broadway Video

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June 03, 2014
August 12, 2013
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