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Fred Armisen was born on December 4, 1966 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA as Fereydun Robert Armisen. He is known for his work on Portlandia (2011), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) and Easy A (2010). He was previously married to Elisabeth Moss and Sally Timms. See full bio »

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Nominated for 13 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Portlandia Music Department
Easy A Pastor
The Dictator Waiter / Minister


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  Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) (composer - 307 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (musician - 301 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (musical director - 264 episodes, 2014 - 2017)
- Jason Sudeikis/Andrea Martin/Jan Bohmermann/Lucius (2017) ... (composer: theme music)
- Chris Evans/Mandy Patinkin/Michelle Branch/Jonathan Mover (2017) ... (composer: theme music)
- Ice-T/Freida Pinto/Julio Torres/Jonathan Mover (2017) ... (composer: theme music)
- Chelsea Handler/Jake Johnson/Craig Finn/Jonathan Mover (2017) ... (composer: theme music)
 2011-2016 Portlandia (TV Series) (composer - 59 episodes)
- Noodle Monster (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- Lance Is Smart (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- First Feminist City (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- Family Emergency (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- TADA (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
 1999 Fred (TV Series) (composer: incidental music)
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Other Works:

Super Bowl TV commercial, "Hug Fest," directed by Craig Gillespie, with Bruce Willis and Fred Armisen for Honda. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site | Thunder Ant

Alternate Names:

M. Fred Armisen | Loss Cat


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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I try to maintain a high level of coolness. Which means I've gotta look at lot of magazines. I've gotta look at a lot of ads to see what people want to wear. See more »


Was high school friends with fellow "SNL" cast member Jim Breuer. See more »



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