Most famous as a cast member on NBC's "Saturday Night Live", comedian Fred Armisen is also a musician and actor. Armisen's film credits include "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy", "Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny", and "Fast Track".
Lena Dunham and Fred Armisen on Twitter, 'SNL' and working together
"It is an honor just to be nominated," insisted both Lena Dunham, the creator and star of "Girls," and "Portlandia's" Fred Armisen, when Variety caught up with the Emmy comedy nominees recently. While they were clearly delighted with each other's noms, the actors said they were content to simply enjoy the attention, along with the Aug. 25 ceremony.Fred Armisen Harasses Innocent New Yorkers For Heineken (Exclusive Video)
UPDATED: The comedian called a payphone across the street from New York City?s Comedy Cellar to see who would venture into the unknown. read moreEmmys 2014: Fred Armisen on ?Portlandia? and His First Acting Nom
By Rebecca Strassberg | Posted July 30, 2014, 1:01 p.m. Despite ?Portlandia?s? two Emmy wins and additional four nominations prior to 2014, Fred Armisen still didn?t expect his nomination for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series this year.Fred Armisen Partners With Heineken on 'Ringing Payphone' Social Experiment (Exclusive Video)
UPDATED: The comedian called a payphone across the street from New York City?s Comedy Cellar to see who?d venture into the unknown. read moreFred Armisen Partners With Heineken on 'The Payphone' Social Experiment (Exclusive Video)
UPDATED: The comedian called a payphone across the street from New York City?s Comedy Cellar to see who would venture into the unknown. read moreFred Armisen on Emmy noms: 'It really is an honor'
Grateful for place in TV history and ability to ''hang out with my best friends'' at workFred Armisen is a bonehead surgeon from ?John Hopskins, the hospital?
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Getting nominated for an Emmy is a crapshoot, but winning is even more random and strange, since you only get to submit one episode to showcase all your skills. Emmy voters will be sitting down and watching screeners to help decide their votes. Fred Armisen, Portlandia Episode Title: "Pull-Out King" Episode Description: Portland, man. As we previously covered, weird Emmy rules mean anyone in a ...Fred Armisen: ?Saturday Night Live? was smart to increase the diversity of its cast
The comedian talks to Salon about season 5 of "Portlandia," life post-SNL, and his typically wacky new Heineken adFred Armisen, Manny Coto and Daisy Fuentes to Be Honored at 2014 Imagen Awards
The 2014 Imagen Awards will honor Fred Armisen, ?24? executive producer Manny Coto and former MTV personality Daisy Fuentes. Armisen, of ?Saturday Night Live? and ?Portlandia? fame, will take home the Norman Lear Writer's Award. Coto, who also wrote and exec produced Showtime's ?Dexter,? will receive Imagen's Creative Achievement Award. Fuentes, who hosts Telemundo's ?La Voz Kids,? will receive ...
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Fred is of German, Japanese, and Venezuelan descent.
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