Fred Armisen full name Fereydon Robert Armisen (born December 4, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician. From 2002 to 2013, he was the best-known member of the cast of Saturday Night Live. Armen founded and co-starred with his comedy partner Carrie Brownstein on the IFC sketch comedy series Portlandia. With Bill Hader and Seth Meyers, he co-produced and mocked the IFC series documentary Now! As well as John C. Appeared in the Showtime comedy series Moonbase 8 (2020–present) with Reilly and Tim Heidecker.
In the Netflix animated comedy Big Mouth, he has a recurrent voice part (2017–present). Armisen is the conductor and regular drummer for Late Night with Seth Meyers’ house band, The 8G Band, and developed ThunderEnt.com, a website that highlights comic routines he created with Brownstein.
Armisen has starred in satirical films including Eurotrip (2004), Anchorman (2005), Baby Mama (2008), and Easy A (2010). He has also guest starred on television programs such as 30 Rock, Parks and Recreation, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, New Girl, Broad City, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Difficult People, The Last Man on Earth, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Armisen was awarded the Emmy Awards in 2012, 2013 and 2014 for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series and Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his performances on Portlandia.
In 2019, he was awarded the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for Standup for Drummers. He has also received Honorary Peabody Awards, one in 2008 for his work on the political satire of Saturday Night Live and another in 2011 for his work on Portlandia. He was the founder and co-star of the Spanish-language sitcom Los Espuques, which he also writes and executive produces.
Fred Armen began his musical career in 1984, when he joined a band with several high school friends, but the group disbanded after a short time. Armison relocated to Chicago in 1988. Trenchmouth, a local punk rock band, was their first choice. He was a drummer with the Blue Man Group in the 1990s. Between 2007 and 2015, he worked on tracks for musicians such as Les Savvy Fave, Matthew Sweet and Wandering Lucy.
Armison’s focus shifted to acting during the late 1990s. He was still playing with Trenchmouth, but decided that acting would be better for him.
Armen started his television career in 1997 with Reverb Show. He was the show’s interviewer, and the show went on tour with him. Viewers were taken backstage, on stage, and even from the audience to see what was happening. Armen appeared in 82 episodes during the show’s four-year run.
He also ventured into film production around this time, releasing two short films. Armison landed a spot on Saturday Night Live in 2002. His ability was in humour, and he was liked so much that he was promoted to a regular cast two years later in 2004. He was a part of the program till 2013, and he appeared in 220 episodes.
Armison joined 8G as bandleader on Late Night with the Seth Meyers Show in 2014, the show’s house musician. Between 1984 and 2013, he published 26 albums with his songs. Two with the KGB, eleven with Trenchmouth, one with Crisis of Conformity, and two with Ian Rubish and The Bizarros.
Armen starred in 48 films between 1998 and 2018. Some were short films, while others, such as The X (2006), Baby Mama (2008), and Zoolander 2, were major features (2016). He played very small roles. He has also done voice work for cartoons, including the four Smurf movies and the role of Speedy Gonzales in Looney Tunes: Rabbit’s Run.
Armen has appeared in over 70 television episodes and shows. From variety and buzz shows to cartoons, sitcoms and television films, he has done it all. He did 30 episodes of Looney Tunes, which was one of his regular shows. Armen has also lent his voice to many video games.
Fred Armison was born on 4 December 1966 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States. His family relocated to New York shortly after his birth, where he grew up. His father was an IBM employee while his mother was a schoolteacher.
Armen attended Valley Stream High School in Manhattan’s School of the Visual Arts, but dropped out before graduating to pursue a career as a drummer in a rock band.
Family and marital status:-
Father: Fereydun Armisen
Mother: Hildegard Mirabali
Relationship Status: Divorced
Fred Armisen married English singer and songwriter Sally Timms in 1998. In 2004, the couple divorced. In 2009, he married actress Elisabeth Moss for the second time. They got divorced in 2011. Armisen was previously engaged to another actress, Natasha Lyonne.
His height is 5 feet 9 inches, his weight is 68 kg, his eyes are dark brown in color and his hair is also dark brown in color.
|profession||Actor, comedian, writer and producer|
|Date of birth||4 December 1966|
|birth place||Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States|
|height||5 feet 9 inches|
|family||father: fereydun armiesen
Mother: Hildegard Mirabali
Brothers): not known
Sister’s): not known
|wife husband||Elizabeth Moss (m. 2009–2011), Sally Timms (m. 1998–2004)|
|education||visual arts school
Valley Stream High School
|eye color||dark brown|
|net worth||USD 7 million (approx)|