GossipSloth

6 Facts About Fred Armisen

source
1

Fereydun Robert "Fred" Armisen is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and musician.

Fred Armisen Does Impressions - Scottish, Texan and More! by CTFORUM

source
2

Widely known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2002 until 2013, Armisen has portrayed characters in comedy films, including EuroTrip, Anchorman, and Cop Out.

Saturday Night Live is an American late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by d*ck Ebersol.

EuroTrip is a 2004 American teen comedy adventure film written by Alec Berg, David Mandel, and Jeff Schaffer, and directed by Schaffer.

Fred Armisen Has a Unique April Fool's Tradition by Late Night with Seth Meyers

source
3

With his comedy partner Carrie Brownstein, Armisen is the co-creator and co-star of the IFC sketch comedy series Portlandia.

Sketch comedy comprises a series of short comedy scenes or vignettes, called "sketches", commonly between one and ten minutes long.

Carrie Rachel Brownstein is an American musician, model, writer, actress, director, and comedian.

source
4

Armisen founded ThunderAnt.com, a website that features the comedy sketches created with Brownstein, and is the bandleader for the Late Night with Seth Meyers house band, The 8G Band.

source
5

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.

An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and corresponds to the Oscar, the Tony Award, and the Grammy Award.

source
6

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.

The George Foster Peabody Awards program, named for American businessman and philanthropist George Peabody, recognizes distinguished and meritorious public service by American radio and television stations, networks, online media, producing organizations, and individuals.

4 Facts About Condensation
11 Facts About Collection
10 Facts About the Legend of Zelda
3 Facts About History of Facebook
8 Facts About Nerve Tract
18 Facts About Korea
13 Facts About Urban Design
12 Facts About Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
10 Facts About the Persian Gulf
14 Facts About Charlottesville, Virginia
20 Facts About Michael Jordan
4 Facts About Political Prisoners
20 Facts About Newt Gingrich