Fred Armisen

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Hattiesburg, MS
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/04/1966, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Fred Armisen Fast Facts:
  •  Grew up on Long Island and also spent part of his childhood in Brazil.
  • Began his career in music; was a drummer in the '90s punk-rock group Trenchmouth and in the Blue Man Group's Chicago show.
  • Fred Armisen's Guide to Music and SXSW, a video he created at the 1988 South By Southwest music conference became a cult hit and helped him transition into comedy.
  • Has directed music videos for bands such as Helio Sequence and Tigers & Monkeys.
  • Founded ThunderAnt.com, a website featuring comedy sketches he creates with Sleater-Kinney guitarist Carrie Brownstein.
  • Stated on an episode of Real Time with Bill Mahr that he is an atheist.
  • Fred Armisen Relationships:
  • Sally Timms - Ex-wife
  • Elisabeth Moss - Ex-wife
  • Abby Elliott - Ex-significant Other
  • Hildegardt Gemer - Mother
  • Fred Armisen Awards:
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended the School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

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