|Alex Moffat Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||March 25, 1982|
Alex Moffat is an American actor, director, writer, and comedian. He is best known as a cast member of the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live. He joined as the featured member in the 42nd season on October 1, 2016, alongside Melissa Villaseñor and Mikey Day, and was promoted to the repertory player in September 2018.
Alexander Everett Moffat
Chicago, Illinois, United States
New York City, New York, United States
Alex attended North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, Illinois, United States, and graduated in 2000. He then enrolled in Denison University in Granville, Ohio, United States, and graduated in 2004.
After college, he studied acting at The Second City Training Center in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Actor, Comedian, Director, Writer
- Others – Joseph Francis Nagle (Maternal Grandfather), Irene Mary Skarbek (Maternal Grandmother), Joseph F. Nagle (Maternal Great-Grandfather), Helen D. Wahlers (Maternal Great-Grandmother), Julius/Julian Skarbek (Maternal Great-Grandfather), Mary Plecka/Pleozka (Maternal Great-Grandmother)
Alex Moffat is represented by –
- William Morris Endeavor (WME) Entertainment (Talent Agent, Commercial, Personal Appearance) in Beverly Hills, California, United States, and New York City, New York, United States
- Paonessa Talent Agency (Talent Agent Television) in Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein (Legal Representative) in Los Angeles, California, United States
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Alex Moffat has dated –
- Caroline Rau (2017-Present) – He married Caroline Rau, a fellow comedian, in 2017.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of German and Polish descent on his maternal side, and of Scottish descent on his paternal side.
He has endorsed brands such as Natural Light Beer.
Alex Moffat Facts
- His father went to North Allegheny High School in Wexford, Pennsylvania, United States.
- Alex began his career as an improviser. He performed comedy at venues such as The Second City, Annoyance Theatre, Zanies Comedy Club, iO Chicago, The Annoyance Theatre, and ImprovOlympic.
- While he was working at The Second City, he was hired to perform on one of the ships of the Norwegian Cruise Line. Onboard the ship, Alex performed alongside Cecily Strong, who became a cast member of Saturday Night Live in 2012.
- Alex played a lot of football, basketball, and baseball as a teenager. In college, he played basketball for one semester but never went higher than the college JV squad.
- Alex has a funny story – he only played 1 college basketball game because he came down with food poisoning the same day. His score was 5 turnovers and 0-for-1 shooting.
- To pay the bills, he played on the acrobatic dunk team, Acrodunk, for the Chicago Bulls basketball team. They were called ‘Danny and the Elevators’ a reference to Benny the Bull, Chicago Bulls‘ mascot.
- He applied for Acrodunk intoxicated while he was browsing the “Talent Gigs” section of Craigslist.
- Growing up, his 2 favorite basketball players were Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles. He had the chance to appear on the court alongside them as part of Acrodunk.
- For his acting debut as Ben in the movie Uncle John (2015), he was nominated for “Best Actor” at the Midwest Independent Film Festival that year.
- Some of the people he did impressions of are Casey Affleck, Anderson Cooper, Billy Bush, Steve Doocy, Al Franken, Chris Harrison, Egils Levits, Paul Manafort, Enrique Peña Nieto, Chuck Schumer, Adam Schiff, and Brady Skjei.
- He gained prominence for 2 characters he invented for Saturday Night Live named Guy Who Just Bought a Boat, and Film Critic Terry Fink that uses a drug named LSD.
- Alex has played Eric Trump, Donald Trump‘s son, on Saturday Night Live. He is also mistaken for Eric in real life but takes it as a compliment.
- Alex doesn’t have a social media presence and doesn’t want one. Pete Davidson, his Saturday Night Live co-star, created an Instagram account for Alex under the handle “moffatpics”.
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