Fred Armisen

Fred Armisen, born Fereydun Robert Armisen is an American Film Actor, Television Actor, Writer, Musician, Producer and Comedian.

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Fred Armisen


Born: December 4, 1966 in Hattiesburg, Missouri

Spouse: Elisabeth Moss (m. 2009-2011), Sally Timms (m. 1998-2004)

Children: None

Education: School of Visual Arts, Valley Stream Central High School

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Height: 5′ 9″ (1.73 m)


Fred Armisen is best known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2002 until 2013, Armisen is also the bandleader and frequent drummer for the Late Night with Seth Meyers house band, the 8G Band. He is the co-creator and co-star of the IFC sketch comedy series Porlandia and has appeared in movies such as Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), Baby Mama (2008) and Easy A (2010).

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.


Like Mike (2002)

Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003)

Euro Trip (2004)

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)

Looking for a Thrill (2005)

Kiss Me Again (2006)

Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)

Deck the Halls (2006)

The Ex (2006)

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie for Theaters (2007)

The Promotion (2008)

Baby Mama (2008)

Christmas on Mars (2008)

The Rocker (2008)

Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)

Post Grad (2009)

Gavin McInnes Is a F**cking A**hole (2009)

Cop Out (2010)

Presidential Reunion (2010)

Our Family Wedding (2010)

Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)

Easy A (2010)

Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell (2011)

The Smurfs (2011)

The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol (2011)

The Dictator (2012)

The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow (2013)

The Smurfs 2 (2013)

UNSTAGED: Kings of Leon directed by Fred Armisen (2013)

My Depression: The Up and Down and Up of It (2014)

Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas (2014)

7 Days in Hell (2015)

Fresno (2015)

The Damned: Don’t You Wish That We Were Dead (2015)

George and the Vacuum (2015)

Staten Island Summer (2015)

Looney Tunes: Rabbits Run (2015)

Phantom Boy (2015)

A Town, a Gangster, a Little Festival (2015)

Zoolander 2 (2016)

Ordinary World (2016)

The Little Hours (2017)

Take the 10 (2017)

Band Aid (2017)

The House of Tomorrow (2017)

Battle of the Sexes (2017)

The LEGO Ninjago Movie (2017)