Fred Armisen

Fred Armisen

Birthplace: 
Long Island, NY
Birthday: 
December 04

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Fred Armisen is an American actor, writer, director, and producer who is best known for the various characters that he brings to life on Saturday Night Live.

Among his popular SNL personalities are politician Nicholas Fehn, Fericito, his New Jersey alter ego, Liberace, Creepy Italian Guy, Paul Lynde, and David Paterson. Throughout his career, Armisen has appeared on over 200 episodes of the popular late night television show.

Armisen has also held roles such as Ambiance Man, was the voice of Speedy Gonzales on The Looney Tunes Show, and plays a variety of different characters on Portlandia, of which he is the co-creator. His work on the show earned him a 2012 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.

Armisen has also held many roles on the big screen in films such as Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Easy A, Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny, and Eurotrip. He has guest starred on Modern Family, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, House of Lies, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Simpsons, and 30 Rock.





 

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

13 Nominations No Emmys

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

Photos

  • Colin Jost, Michael Che, Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen on stage at the 70th Emmy Awards. 

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  • Natasha Lyonne and Fred Armisen on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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  • Fred Armisen on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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  • Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys.

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  • Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein on the red carpet at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys.

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  • Bob Odenkirk and Fred Armisen at the 69th Emmys Governors Ball. 

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  • Natasha Lyonne and Fred Armisen on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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  • Fred Armisen on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.  

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  • Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein of Portlandia arrive at the 66th Emmys.

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  • Fred Armisen (l) of Portlandia, Natasha Lyonne (c) of Orange Is the New Black and Carrie Brownstein (r) of Portlandia at the 2014 Creative Arts Emmys ball.

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  • Carrie Brownstein (l) and Fred Armisen (c) present music director Don Was an award at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.

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  • Presenters Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.

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  • Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen of arrive for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.

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  • Fred Armisen
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  • Portlandia stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein with guest Jeff Goldblum
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  • Amy Poehler, Fred Armisen and Elisabeth Moss.
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  • Molly Shannon, Fred Armisen and Elisabeth Moss.
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  • Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen with SNL announcer and Hall of Fame inductee, Don Pardo.
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News

June 03, 2014
August 12, 2013