|Fred Armisen Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8½ in|
|Date of Birth||December 4, 1966|
Fred Armisen is an American comedian, writer, actor, musician, and producer whose notable work includes featuring on Saturday Night Live from 2002 to 2013. He has more than 500k followers on Instagram.
Fereydun Robert Armisen
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
Comedian, Actor, Musician, Writer, Producer
- Father – Fereydun Herbert Armisen
- Mother – Hildegardt Mirabal Level
Punk Rock, Art Rock, Musical Comedy, Indie Rock
Vocals, Guitar, Drums, Bass Guitar
- Skene! Records
- East West Records
5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm
66 kg or 145.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Fred has dated –
- Sally Timms (1997-2004) – Fred was married to musician Sally Timms from 1998 to 2004.
- Janeane Garofalo (2004)
- Martha Plimpton (2005-2006)
- Petra Haden (2007-2008)
- Elisabeth Moss (2008-2011) – On October 25, 2009, Armisen tied the knot with The Handmaid’s Tale star Elisabeth Moss. However, their marriage lasted only until May 2011.
- Carrie Brownstein – RUMOR
- Abby Elliott (2010-2011)
- Natasha Lyonne (2014-2022) – Armisen started dating actress Natasha Lyonne in 2014. In April 2022, it was revealed that the couple had broken up after being together for almost 8 years.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Asian, White, and Latino)
He has German and Korean ancestry on his father’s side and is of Venezuelan descent on his mother’s side.
His repertoire of doing numerous accents
Fred Armisen Favorite Things
- Song – Cybele’s Reverie by Stereolab
- Place in the World – Poland
- Music Album – Ram by Linda and Paul McCartney
- Drummer – Keith Moon
- Guitarist – Lindsey Buckingham
- Prince Album – Sign O’ the Times
Source – Us Magazine
Fred Armisen Facts
- He is the band leader and drummer of The 8G Band – which is the house band of the Late Night with Seth Meyers talk show.
- Fred’s paternal grandfather Masami Ehara-Kuni, who was considered to be Japanese was, in reality, of Korean descent. He performed as a dancer and choreographer in Nazi Germany while working as a secret spy for the Emperor of Japan.
- Among his popular celebrity impressions on Saturday Night Live are Barack Obama, Prince, Queen Elizabeth II, and Steve Jobs.
- He has set up real tombstones in his backyard. He actually wanted to live near a cemetery.
- He doesn’t like taking vacations or off days. Even when has nothing to do, he tries to do one task which is work-related.
- He is allergic to avocados.
- He has no favorite baseball teams.
- Elsa Lanchester was his celebrity crush.
- He once desired to buy Paramount/Viacom. But, he didn’t get how that would be done.
- Fred doesn’t like to hear mountain-climbing stories.
- He also hates the sun and the beach.
- Haunted Mansion at Disneyland is his biggest phobia.
- Fred’s biggest pet peeve is shipwrecks.
- Fred avoids those restaurants that are overcrowded.
- Fred has always been a fan of American painter and illustrator Joe Coleman.
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