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Fred Armisen

Born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Fred Armisen was raised on Long Island, New York, where he began his career as a rock drummer in the 1980s. Joining the cast of Saturday Night Live in 2002 was his big break into acting and writing, most notably as co-creator and co-star of the sketch comedy series Portlandia.

Known For

Credits

Cast Credits

Fallout (2024)
Guest starring as DJ Carl
Carol & The End of the World (2023)
Guest starring as Guest Performer
Royal Crackers (2023)
Guest starring as Brent
Unstable (2023)
Guest starring as Leslie (5 episodes)
Agent Elvis (2023)
Guest starring as Charles Manson
History of the World, Part II (2023)
Guest starring as Glorp
  • Episode 1x04: IV (Mar 7, 2023) [Co-Star]
Wednesday (2022)
Guest starring as Uncle Fester
This Fool (2022)
Guest starring as Richard Rowell
Our Flag Means Death (2022)
Guest starring as Geraldo (3 episodes)
Super Pumped (2022)
Guest starring as Erich England
Toast of Tinseltown (2022)
Guest starring as Russ Nightlife (5 episodes)
Baking It (2021)
Guest starring as Fred Armisen
Do, Re & Mi (2021)
Guest starring as Juan Peacock (25 episodes)
Centaurworld (2021)
Starring as Splendib (5 episodes)
Starring as Message Bird
Starring as Malandrew
Guest starring as Bimbam
Guest starring as Kittentaur
Guest starring as Malandrew (2 episodes)
Guest starring as Message Bird (2 episodes)
Guest starring as Teacher Birdtaur
Guest starring as Guard
Guest starring as Human Man
Schmigadoon! (2021)
Guest starring as Reverend Howard Layton (5 episodes)
HouseBroken (2021)
Guest starring as Oliver Smalls
Cinema Toast (2021)
Guest starring as Rick
Moonbase 8 (2020)
Starring as Dr. Michael "Skip" Henai (6 episodes)
  • Episode 1x06: Beef (Nov 8, 2020)
  • Episode 1x05: Move the Base (Nov 8, 2020)
  • Episode 1x04: Visitors (Nov 8, 2020)
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Mapleworth Murders (2020)
Guest starring as Brody Bcbillan (2 episodes)
Guest starring as Belk Bcbillan
Central Park (2020)
Guest starring as Esposito
Guest starring as Zoom Abramovich
The At-Home Variety Show (2020)
Guest starring as Fred Armisen
Bless the Harts (2019)
Guest starring as Leslie
Los Espookys (2019)
Guest starring as Uncle Tico (12 episodes)
What We Do in the Shadows (2019)
Guest starring as Doctor Tom
Shrill (2019)
Guest starring as Bongo (2 episodes)
  • Episode 3x08: Move (May 7, 2021)
  • Episode 3x06: Sorry (May 7, 2021)
Miracle Workers (2019)
Guest starring as Percival Forthwind
Star Wars: Resistance (2018)
Guest starring as Lechee
Forever (2018)
Starring as Oscar (7 episodes)
Splitting Up Together (2018)
Guest starring as Dr. Rydacto
Barry (2018)
Guest starring as Nestor
Final Space (2018)
Starring as KVN (36 episodes)
Guest starring as Key Guardian
Guest starring as Queen of Galang-22
At Home with Amy Sedaris (2017)
Guest starring as Maximiliano
Big Mouth (2017)
Starring as Elliot Birch (54 episodes)
Starring as Ghost of Prince
Starring as Bus Driver
Starring as Man talking to Woman
Starring as Bob
Starring as Lee Daniels
  • Episode 3x06: Duke (Oct 4, 2019)
Starring as Lawyer
Comrade Detective (2017)
Guest starring as Orzan
The Gong Show (2017)
Guest starring as Judge
Elena of Avalor (2016)
Guest starring as TBA
Lady Dynamite (2016)
Guest starring as Miss Cookie Wolf
Superstore (2015)
Guest starring as Kyle
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015)
Guest starring as Itchy Cat
Blunt Talk (2015)
Guest starring as TBD
Documentary Now! (2015)
Starring as Various Characters (11 episodes)
Difficult People (2015)
Guest starring as Garry Epstein (2 episodes)
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)
Guest starring as Fred Armisen (2 episodes)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)
Guest starring as Robert Durst (5 episodes)
Guest starring as Robertina Durst
The Last Man on Earth (2015)
Guest starring as Karl (4 episodes)
Long Live the Royals (2014)
Guest starring as Gavin (4 episodes)
Guest starring as Additional Voices (4 episodes)
Guest starring as Brody
Guest starring as Longfellow
Deadbeat (2014)
Guest starring as Dead Janitor
Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014)
Starring as Band-Leader (531 episodes)
Guest starring as Art Aficionado (3 episodes)
Guest starring as Fred Armisen
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)
Guest starring as Fred Armisen (15 episodes)
Super Fun Night (2013)
Guest starring as Brian Headfoot
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Guest starring as Melipnos (4 episodes)
The Awesomes (2013)
Guest starring as Dr. Jeffry Kaplan (4 episodes)
Hollywood Game Night (2013)
Guest starring as Fred Armisen
Out There (2013)
Starring as Terry Rosachristas
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (2012)
Guest starring as Fred Armisen
Comedy Bang! Bang! (2012)
Guest starring as Fred Armisen
House of Lies (2012)
Guest starring as Vincent
Talking Dead (2011)
Guest starring as Fred Armisen (2 episodes)
New Girl (2011)
Guest starring as Brandon
  • Episode 5x04: No Girl (Jan 26, 2016)
Up All Night (2011)
Guest starring as Gideon Kirk
7 Minutes in Heaven (2011)
Guest starring as Fred Armisen
Portlandia (2011)
Starring as Fred
Bob's Burgers (2011)
Guest starring as Tommy
Conan (2010)
Guest starring as Fred Armisen (5 episodes)
Modern Family (2009)
Guest starring as Langham
Archer (2009)
Guest starring as Gustavo Calderon (5 episodes)
Watch What Happens Live (2009)
Guest starring as Fred Armisen (2 episodes)
Parks and Recreation (2009)
Guest starring as Raul
30 Rock (2006)
Guest starring as Raheem Haddad
Guest starring as Frank Stand-In (2 episodes)
Guest starring as Telethon Woman (2 episodes)
Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000)
Guest starring as Poncho
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
Guest starring as Wally
The Simpsons (1989)
Guest starring as Terrence (2 episodes)
Independent Spirit Awards (1986)
Starring as Host
Guest starring as Fred Armisen
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Starring as Fred Armisen (27 episodes)
Guest starring as Fred Armisen (21 episodes)

Crew Credits

This Fool (2022)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Moonbase 8 (2020)
Show crew as Creator
  • Episode 1x01: Dry (Nov 8, 2020)
Show crew as Executive Producer
  • Episode 1x01: Dry (Nov 8, 2020)
Episode crew as Writer (6 episodes)
  • Episode 1x06: Beef (Nov 8, 2020)
  • Episode 1x05: Move the Base (Nov 8, 2020)
  • Episode 1x04: Visitors (Nov 8, 2020)
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Los Espookys (2019)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Show crew as Creator
Episode crew as Writer
Forever (2018)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Documentary Now! (2015)
Show crew as Creator
Show crew as Executive Producer
Portlandia (2011)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Episode crew as Writer (32 episodes)
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