Fred Armisen Bio, Age, Movies, Wife, Uncle Fester, SNL 2023, Ethnicity, Super Mario, Height, Net Worth

Fred Armisen
Fred Armisen

Fred Armisen Biography

Fred Armisen is a famous American actor, comedian, writer, producer and musician who gained fame as a co-creator of the IFC sketch comedy series called Portlandia. He also worked on the famous Documentary New alongside Bill Hader and Seth Meyers also on IFC. Fred also made various appearances on Saturday Night Live from 2002 to 2013. In 2023, Fred made an SNL comeback after collaborating with co-star Jenna Ortega by recreating The Parent Trap Sketch on the show. Fred’s most recent roles are in films and TV series like Wednesday (2022), Easy A, Forever and Portlandia.

Armisen was born in the suburbs of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA to a working-class family of Hispanic-German -Korean ethnicity. He also spent the majority of his early teenage life in Brazil before his parents finally settled in Long Island, New York. Fred attended and finished his high school education in New York where he schooled together with former SNL star Jim Breuer. He then graduated with a degree in theatre arts from the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, New York. Additionally, Fred grew up thinking that his paternal family is of Japanese ancestry. However, his paternal grandfather, Ehara Masami was born and raised in the small town of Ulsan, Korea before moving to Germany.

Fred first began his career as a drummer for a local band based in Valley, Stream, New York back in 1984. He then moved to Chicago after the band parted ways in 1988. Fred landed a gig to play drums with the Blue Man Group. He was able to write and produce three albums for the band. He is still an active musician who recently performed at the 2021 Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island. Fred balanced his music career by trying out his luck in television and film.

He did various appearances as Andy Kaufman’s impression on the Late Night show with Conan O’Brien which earned him commercial success. In 2003, Fred began appearing on Saturday Night Live by playing various celebrity impressions like Barack Obama, Prince, Steve Jobs and many more. From there, Fred began playing supporting roles in films like Eurotrip, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, The Rocker and Confessions of a Shopaholic which boosted his Hollywood fame. Armisen is now set to voice the Cranky Kong Chacater in the Super Mario Bros Movie set to be released in April 2023.

Fred Armisen Age

Fred is 57 years old as of 2023. He was born Fereydun Robert Armisen on December 4, 1966, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States. In addition, Armisen celebrates his birthday on December 4th every year. His zodiac birth sign is Sagittarius.

Fred Armisen Height

Armisen stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.73m). He also weighs approximately 68 kilograms (150 Ibs). Additionally, Fred’s body type is slim and his hair color is black. Armisen’s eye color is Hazel.

Fred Armisen Ethnicity

Armisen is an American citizen by birth. He was born in Mississippi but grew up in Long Island, New York to a family of mixed ethnicities. Therefore, Armisen is of mixed Hispanic-German and Korean ethnicity and ancestry.

Fred Armisen Family

Fred is the son of his parents Fereydum Armisen (father) and Hildegardt Mirabal Level (mother). Mirabal is a schoolteacher who was born in Venezuela but grew up in Apure. His father on the other hand was an IBM employee who was born in Soltau, Germany to a German mother and father of Korean ancestry.

Fred’s grandfather was born in Ulsan Korea and studied as a professional dancer at the Tokyo Imperial University before moving to Germany and settling in the United States. The famous SNL comedian also grew up as the only child in his family. Therefore, Fred has no siblings.

Fred Armisen Wife Natasha Lyonne

Fred was previously dating accomplished American actress Natasha Lyonne. The two began their relationship back in 2014 but they split in 2022. Lyonne was the one who confirmed the rumors about their break up in 2022. Prior to his relationship with Natasha, Fred was in a long-term relationship with actress Elisabeth Moss from early 2009 to 2011. He also married his first ex-wife Sally Timms from 1998 to 2004. Armsen does not have kids from his relationships.

Fred Armisen Uncle Fester on Wednesday

Armisen stunned his fans across the globe after he decided to take on the electric and shaved head role of Uncle Fester on Netflix’s Addams Family Spin-off, Wednesday. Uncle Wester is Wednesday’s close relative who visits her during her schooling days. Wednesday’s role is played by Jenna Ortega who is set to also produce the show’s second season.

Fred Armisen Super Mario Movie

The Super Mario Bros. Movie is a famous upcoming 2023 animated film based on a famous Nintendo video game of the same name. The movie is also a collaboration between Illumination and Nintendo. The storyline of the movie follows Mario as the main character who gets ready to square off and fight against a very powerful Bowster in order to put an end to his crazy plans to take over the world. Super Mario is set to be released on April 5, 2023. Armisen voices the Cranky Kong character alongside Khary Payton who voices the Penguin king character and Keegan-Michael Key who voices the Toad.

Fred Armisen Net Worth

Fred has an estimated net worth that ranges from $1 million to $8 million dollars. Armisen’s main source of income is his career as a comedian and actress,

Fred Armisen Movies and TV Shows

  • Saturday Night Love (2023)
  • Brooklyn 99
  • Los Espookys (2019-2022)
  • Portlandia (2011-2018)
  • Wednesday since 2022
  • Big Mouth since 2017
  • Euro Trip (2004)
  • The Super Mario Bros Movie (to be released in 2023)