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Fred Armisen

Fred Armisen is an American comedian, musician, and actor best known for his work as a cast member of SNL from 2002 until 2013. Armisen has also portrayed hilarious characters in such feature films as EuroTrip, Anchorman, and Cop Out. In addition to his work as on SNL, Armisen is part of the sketch comedy group Thunder Ants, and also is an accomplished musician, playing drums with such musical acts as Blue Man Group, Les Savy Fav, and Wandering Lucy. Armisen stars in the IFC sketch comedy series Portlandia, which he co-created with his comedy partner Carrie Brownstein.