Fred Armisen biography
Fred Armisen is a famous American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician who rose to fame as the co-creator of the IFC sketch comedy series Portlandia. He also worked on the famous New Documentary alongside Bill Hader and Seth Meyers also at IFC. Fred also made several appearances on Saturday Night Live from 2002 to 2013. In 2023, Fred returned to SNL after collaborating with co-star Jenna Ortega in recreating The Parent Trap Sketch on the show. Fred’s most recent roles are in movies and TV series like Wednesday (2022), Easy A, Forever and Portlandia.
Armisen was born in the suburbs of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA, into a working-class family of Hispanic-German-Korean ethnicity. He also spent most of his teenage years in Brazil before his parents finally settled in Long Island, New York. Fred attended and completed high school in New York, where he studied alongside the former SNL star. Jim Breuer. He then majored in performing arts from the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, New York. Furthermore, Fred grew up thinking that his paternal family is of Japanese descent. However, his paternal grandfather Ehara Masami was born and raised in the small town of Ulsan, Korea before moving to Germany.
Fred began his career as a drummer for a local band based in Valley, Stream, New York in 1984. He then moved to Chicago after the band broke up in 1988. Fred landed a gig playing drums with the Blue Man Group. He was able to write and produce three albums for the band. He is still an active musician having recently performed at the 2021 Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island. Fred balanced his music career by trying his luck in television and film.
He made several appearances as the impression of Andy Kaufman on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, which brought him commercial success. In 2003, Fred began appearing on Saturday Night Live performing various celebrity impressions such as Barack Obama, Prince, Steve Jobs and many more. From there, Fred began playing supporting roles in films such as Eurotrip, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, The Rocker and Confessions of a Shopaholic, which increased his fame in Hollywood. Armisen is now set to voice Cranky Kong Chacater in the Super Mario Bros movie, which will be released in April 2023.
Fred Armisen age
Fred is 56 years as of 2022. He was born Fereydun Robert Armisen in December 4, 1966, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, U.S. Furthermore, Armisen celebrates his birthday on the 4th of December every year. Your zodiac birth sign is Sagittarius.
Height of Fred Armisen
Armisen stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.73m). It also weighs approx. 68 kg (150 pounds). Furthermore, Fred’s body type is skinny and his hair color is black. Armisen’s eye color is Hazel.
Fred Armisen Ethnicity
Armisen is an American citizen by birth. He was born in Mississippi but grew up on Long Island, New York in a family of mixed ethnicities. Armisen is of mixed Hispanic-German and Korean ethnicity and descent.
Fred Armisen family
Fred is his parents son Fereydum Armisen dad and Hildegardt Mirabal level (mother). Mirabal is a teacher who was born in Venezuela but grew up in Apure. Her father, on the other hand, was an IBM employee born in Soltau, Germany to a German mother and father of Korean descent.
Fred’s grandfather was born in Ulsan Korea and studied as a professional dancer at Tokyo Imperial University before moving to Germany and settling in the United States. The famous SNL comedian also grew up as an only child in his family. Therefore, Fred has no siblings.
Fred Armisen Wife Natasha Lyonne
Fred previously dated the talented American actress Natasha Lyonne. The two started their relationship in 2014 but broke up in 2022. Lyonne was the one who confirmed the breakup rumors in 2022. Prior to his relationship with Natasha, Fred had a long-term relationship with actress Elisabeth Moss from early 2009 to 2011. He also married his first ex-wife Sally Timms from 1998 to 2004. Armsen has no children from his relationships.
Fred Armisen Uncle Fester on Wednesday
Armisen stunned his fans the world over after he decided to take on the electric, shaved-head role of Uncle Fester in Netflix’s Addams Family Spin-off Wednesday. Uncle Wester is Wednesday’s close relative who visits her during her school days. Wednesday’s role is played by Jenna Ortega, who is also set to produce the show’s second season.
Fred Armisen Super Mario Movie
The movie Super Mario Bros. is a famous 2023 animated film based on a famous Nintendo video game of the same name. The film is also a collaboration between Illumination and Nintendo. The film’s plot follows Mario as the main character as he prepares to face and fight a very powerful Bowster in order to put an end to his crazy plans for world domination. Super Mario is scheduled to be released on April 5, 2023. Armisen voices the character Cranky Kong alongside Khary Payton who voices the character Penguin King and Keegan-Michael Key who voices Frog.
Fred Armisen Net Worth
Fred has an estimated net worth that ranges from $1 million to $8 million dollars. Armisen’s main source of income is his career as a comedian and actress,
Fred Armisen Films and TV Shows
- Saturday Night Love (2023)
- Brooklyn 99
- Los Espookys (2019-2022)
- Portlandia (2011-2018)
- wednesday since 2022
- Boca Grande since 2017
- Euro Travel (2004)
- The Super Mario Bros Movie (to be released in 2023)