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.
Armisen at the 2014 Imagen Foundation Awards
|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|
|Associated acts||Carrie Brownstein, The 8G Band, Trenchmouth|
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.
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- "Portlandia". The Peabody Awards. Retrieved 2017-01-24.