Fred Armisen
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"Fred Robert Armisen" is an American actor, voice actor, screenwriter/writer, Television producer/producer, television director/director, singer, musician, and comedian.

Widely known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2002 until 2013, Armisen has portrayed characters in comedy films, including EuroTrip, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy/Anchorman, and Cop Out (2010 film)/Cop Out. With his comedy partner Carrie Brownstein, Armisen is the co-creator and co-star of the Independent Film Channel/IFC sketch comedy series Portlandia (TV series)/Portlandia. Armisen founded, a website that features the comedy sketches created with Brownstein, and is the bandleader for the Late Night with Seth Meyers house band, "The 8G Band".

For his work on Portlandia, Armisen was nominated for an Emmy Award for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series/Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series in 2012, 2013 and 2014 and for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series/Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2014.

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When I was growing up, records meant everything to me.

I know I'm going to be happy way later in the future, knowing that's the way I conducted myself.

It was like, here comes a joke. Here's the joke. I just told a joke!

I think it comes off better on stage.