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Fast Facts

  • Was a writer for sitcoms including 3rd Rock from the Sun and That '70s Show, as well as The Late Show with David Letterman, for which he received an Emmy nomination in 1998.
  • Alumnus of the famed Los Angeles comedy troupe the Groundlings.
  • Signed on as a regular Saturday Night Live cast member in 2002, replacing Will Ferrell as the resident George W. Bush impersonator.
  • Provided the voice of Abraham Lincoln on MTV's animated comedy series Clone High.
  • Wrote and starred in the 2007 feature film The Brothers Solomon, a comedy costarring Will Arnett and SNL cast mates Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader.

Awards

  • 1998, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program: Nominee
  • 2014, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Male: Nominee
  • 2016, Writers Guild Awards — Episodic Comedy: Nominee
  • 2015, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Critics' Choice Television Awards — Best Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Writers Guild Awards — New Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Patricia Forte — Mother
  • Michele Forte-Purdie — Sister

College

  • Attended University of California, Los Angeles, CA

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Details

  • Birth Place: Lafayette, CA
  • Profession: Actor, Writer, Comedian

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