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Andy Samberg

Samberg (left) with an anonymous person on the set of Hot Rod.
Pseudonym Ardy
Born August 18, 1978 (1978-08-18) (age 29)
Berkeley, California, United States
Medium Internet, Stand-up, television, film
Nationality American
Genres Sketch comedy
Situational comedy
Notable works and roles Various in
Saturday Night Live;
Various in
Awesometown

Rod Kimble in Hot Rod Image File history File linksMetadata Picture_221. ... Hot Rod is a Paramount Pictures movie written by Pam Brady and directed by Akiva Schaffer; starring Andy Samberg, Sissy Spacek, Jorma Taccone, Will Arnett, Danny R. McBride, Ian McShane, Isla Fisher, and Bill Hader. ... For other uses, see Alias. ... is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in Northern California, in the United States. ... Richard Pryor hits the money line A stand-up comedian or stand-up comic is someone that performs in comedy clubs, usually reciting a fast paced succession of amusing stories, short jokes and one-liners, typically called a monologue. ... This article is about motion pictures. ... In English usage, nationality is the legal relationship between a person and a country. ... Comedy may be divided into multiple genres based on the source of humour, the method of delivery, and the context in which it is delivered. ... Sketch Show redirects here. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... This article is about the American television series. ... The Lonely Island: Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer. ... Hot Rod is a Paramount Pictures movie written by Pam Brady and directed by Akiva Schaffer; starring Andy Samberg, Sissy Spacek, Jorma Taccone, Will Arnett, Danny R. McBride, Ian McShane, Isla Fisher, and Bill Hader. ...

Website TheLonelyIsland.com
Emmy Awards
Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics
2007 Dick in a Box from Saturday Night Live

Andy Samberg (born August 18, 1978) is an Emmy-winning American stand-up comic, songwriter, and member of comedy group The Lonely Island. He is a cast member on Saturday Night Live and has appeared on Premium Blend and Arrested Development, as well as Late Night with Conan O'Brien, the Daily Show With Jon Stewart, and the Late Show with David Letterman. Samberg played the lead role in the 2007 film Hot Rod. An Emmy Award. ... The 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on Sunday, September 16, 2007 and were televised live on FOX and CTV at 8:00 p. ... Justin Timberlake in the Dick in a Box video. ... This article is about the American television series. ... is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... An Emmy Award. ... B. J. Novak in a stand-up comedy routine at Olde English sketch comedy in June 2007. ... The Lonely Island: Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer. ... This article is about the American television series. ... Premium Blend is a show on Comedy Central which features a well-known stand up comedian as an emcee who introduces four or five lesser known comedians looking for a big break on television. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Late Night with Conan OBrien is an Emmy Award-winning American late night talk show that is syndicated worldwide. ... The Daily Show (currently The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) is a Peabody and Emmy Award-winning American satirical television program produced by and airing on Comedy Central. ... Late Show redirects here. ... 2007 has been referred to, by film and media critics, as the year of the threequels, a nickname referring to both the 2004 summer movie season and several film franchises which premiered or had installments released in 2004, which appear again this year: Spider-Man 3, Shrek the Third, Ocean... Hot Rod is a Paramount Pictures movie written by Pam Brady and directed by Akiva Schaffer; starring Andy Samberg, Sissy Spacek, Jorma Taccone, Will Arnett, Danny R. McBride, Ian McShane, Isla Fisher, and Bill Hader. ...

Contents

Biography

Personal life

Samberg was born David Andrew J. Samberg in Berkeley, California to a photographer father and an elementary school teacher mother.[1] He is Jewish, and his maternal grandfather, Alfred J. Marrow, served as the executive chair of the American Jewish Congress.[2] Samberg attended Willard Middle School, Berkeley High School, Tisch School of the Arts at New York University where he majored in film, and the University of California, Santa Cruz. Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in Northern California, in the United States. ... A photographer at the Calgary Folk Music Festival Paparazzi at the Tribeca Film Festival A photographer is a person who takes a photograph using a camera. ... For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ... The American Jewish Congress is a civil rights body formed both to protect the civil rights of Jewish Americans, as well as to act as a conduit for pro-civil rights activities in the American Jewish community. ... Berkeley High School is the only public high school in Berkeley, California. ... Tisch School of the Arts (known more commonly as Tisch or TSOA) is one of the 15 schools that make up New York University (NYU). ... New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in New York City. ... “UCSC” redirects here. ...


The Lonely Island

Main article: The Lonely Island

The Lonely Island (which also includes Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone) has a popular website where sketches and music are available for download. Samberg played the role of Jesse Miller in The O.C. parody The 'Bu, the group's popular contribution to Channel 101. They also made a pilot for Fox called Awesometown and have written for various award shows, most notably the 2004 and 2005 MTV Movie Awards. The Lonely Island: Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer. ... Akiva Schaffer is a writer for Saturday Night Live and a member of The Lonely Island, a sketch comedy group that includes SNL featured player Andy Samberg and SNL writer Jorma Taccone. ... Jorma C. Taccone (born March 19, 1977) is an American writer for Saturday Night Live, Emmy-winning songwriter and member of the Lonely Island, a sketch comedy group that includes SNL featured player Andy Samberg and SNL writer Akiva Schaffer. ... The O.C. was an American teen drama television series that originally aired on FOX in the United States from August 5, 2003, to February 22, 2007, running a total of four seasons. ... In contemporary usage, a parody (or lampoon) is a work that imitates another work in order to ridicule, ironically comment on, or poke some affectionate fun at the work itself, the subject of the work, the author or fictional voice of the parody, or another subject. ... The Channel 101 logo Channel 101 is a short film festival (usually monthly) in Los Angeles created by Dan Harmon and Rob Schrab where participants submit a short film in the format of a pilot under five minutes in length. ... FOX redirects here. ... The 2004 MTV Movie Awards was hosted by Lindsay Lohan and featured performances by Beastie Boys, D12, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs. ... The 2005 MTV Movie Awards was hosted by Jimmy Fallon and featured performances by Mariah Carey, Eminem, Foo Fighters, and Yellowcard. ...


Saturday Night Live

On September 13, 2005, the Lonely Island website confirmed that Samberg would be joining Saturday Night Live as a featured player, while Schaffer and Taccone would join the show's writing staff. While his live sketch roles were limited in his first year, he has appeared in many non-live sketches, including commercial parodies and various other filmed segments. For the December 17, 2005 show, he and Chris Parnell starred in the Digital Short "Lazy Sunday," a rap performed by two white Manhattanites on a quest to see The Chronicles of Narnia film. The short quickly became an Internet phenomenon and garnered Samberg significant media and public attention. This article is about the American television series. ... Thomas Christopher Chris Parnell (born February 5, 1967 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an actor and comedian who was a Saturday Night Live cast member in 1998-2001 and 2002-2006. ... The opening title that appears before most shorts. ... Lazy Sunday title screen For the single by Small Faces, see Lazy Sunday (song). ... For other uses, see Manhattan (disambiguation). ... An Internet phenomenon occurs when something becomes extremely popular, often quite suddenly, through the word-of-mouth and self-publishing made feasible by the Internet. ...


Samberg produced many more Digital Shorts in the following months. Their subject matter varied from a young Chuck Norris; a hardcore gangsta rapping and self-parodying Natalie Portman; a parody commercial for lettuce in which he and Will Forte took large bites out of heads of lettuce during lulls while discussing a friend's death; a game of spotting doppelgängers that results in Samberg being suddenly and illogically shot by friends when he cannot be told apart from a large homeless man (portrayed by Horatio Sanz); a shooting spree among friends (a spoof of a season finale of The O.C.), featuring Shia LaBeouf; and a tribute song to his brother-in-law, Roy (played by SNL writer Bryan Tucker). Carlos Ray Chuck Norris (born on 10 March 1940) is an American martial artist, action star, Hollywood actor, and recently, an internet phenomenon, who is best known for playing Cordell Walker on Walker, Texas Ranger. ... For the Ice T album, see Gangsta Rap (album). ... Natalie Portman (‎; born June 9, 1981) is a Golden Globe-winning, Academy Award-nominated Israeli-American actress. ... Binomial name L. Vit. ... Orville Willis Will Forte IV (born June 17, 1970) is an American actor, writer, and comedian best known for appearing on the television show Saturday Night Live, where he has been a cast member since 2002. ... For other uses, see Doppelgänger (disambiguation). ... Horatio Sanz (born June 4, 1974[1]) is an American comedian and actor, known as a former cast member of Saturday Night Live. ... Shia Saide LaBeouf[1] (pronounced SHY-uh luh-BUFF, IPA: [2]; born June 11, 1986) is a Daytime Emmy Award-winning[3] American actor and comedian. ...


In December 2006, Samberg followed up this music video with a spoof on early 1990s R&B/new jack swing fare with "Dick in a Box," a duet with Justin Timberlake. It is a Christmas song about two men (Timberlake and Samberg) giving their lovers a box with their genitalia inside as presents, going so far as to explain how to create the gift. The style of the video and the musical performance is reminiscent of early 1990s R&B sex ballads made popular by acts like Jodeci, Jon B., Bell Biv DeVoe, Color Me Badd, and R. Kelly. Dick in a Box won Samberg a Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics, shared with Timberlake, Taccone, Shaffer and Katreese Barnes.[3] In the premiere of SNL's 33rd season, he made a Digital Short about falling in love with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, with cameos from Jake Gyllenhaal and Adam Levine. R&B redirects here. ... New Jack Swing, or swingbeat[1], is a hybrid style popular from the late-1980s into the mid-1990s, which fuses hip-hop with rhythms, samples and production techniques with the urban contemporary sound of R&B. The new jack swing style developed as many previous R&B styles did... Justin Timberlake in the Dick in a Box video. ... Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981[1]), sometimes known as JT, is an American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. ... Jodeci is an American musical group, whose repertoire included R&B, soul music, and new jack swing. ... Jon B. Jon B. (born Jonathan David Buck November 11, 1974 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island) is a Grammy nominated American R&B singer and songwriter. ... Bell Biv DeVoe was a successful splinter group of New Edition that consisted of three previous members, Ricky Bell (also known as Slick), Michael Bivins (also known as Biv), and Ronnie DeVoe (also known as R.D.). // Bell Biv DeVoe began to take shape in the late 80s, but not... Color Me Badd were a male R&B vocal group which was formed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, US. The members are Bryan Abrams (born November 16, 1969), Mark Calderon (born September 27, 1970), Kevin Thornton (born June 17, 1969) and Sam Watters (born July 23, 1970). ... R. Kelly (born Robert Sylvester Kelly on January 8, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American R&B and pop singer, songwriter, record producer, and occasional rapper. ... The Creative Arts Emmys are a class of Emmy Awards presented in recognition of technical and other similar achievements in American television programming. ... The President of Iran is the head of government. ...  [1] (born October 28, 1956)[2] is the sixth and current President of the Islamic Republic of Iran. ... Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal[1] (born December 19, 1980) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. ... Adam Noah Levine (born March 18, 1979) is an American musician; he is the lead singer and guitarist for the pop group Maroon 5. ...


A new Digital Short was shown on the October 13, 2007 episode of SNL titled "People Getting Punched Just Before Eating," which included cameos by the Foo Fighters and Jon Bon Jovi. March 8, 2008 debuted a new short film with Samberg about to save Amy Adams from a mugger while singing only to be beaten and humilated by his adversary. This article is about the band. ... Jon Bon Jovi (born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr. ...


Samberg was promoted to repertory status at the beginning of SNL's 32nd season (September 30, 2006). Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


SNL creator Lorne Michaels put a clause in Samberg's SNL contract stating that he is not allowed to cut his hair while he is a cast member on SNL, as Samberg's hair is a part of his image.


Recurring characters on SNL

  • The Out-Of-Breath Jogger, a marathon runner who spouts historic events while exhausted.
  • Kuato, the mutant from Total Recall who lives in Danny's (Bill Hader) stomach.
  • T Shane, new co-host of "Deep House Dish" (replacing Rachel Dratch's character Tiara).
  • Blizzard Man, a supposed hardcore white rapper who dresses in clothing styles from the early 1990s. He delivers his lines in an over-the-top, upbeat, crooner-based style, rapping about hardcore things in a naïve and matter-of-fact fashion.

For other uses, see Total recall (disambiguation). ... William Bill Hader (born June 7, 1978) is an American comedian and repertory player on Saturday Night Live. ... Since the beginning of Saturday Night Live, the show has been something of an anti-television show, turning the medium on its head with endless fake commercials and parodies of TV shows themselves. ... Rachel Susan Dratch (born February 22, 1966) is an American actress and comedian, perhaps best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 1999 to 2006. ... Hardcore hip hop is a form of hip hop music characterized by confrontation and aggression in its subject matter, heavy beats, raw sampling and production, or any combination thereof. ... Although hip hop is a primarily music oriented culture, the political significance of race sometimes comes into play, with accusations of cultural appropriation against non-black-- typically white and Asian-- performers, and charges of racism and self-stereotyping against black performers. ... Left To Right, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Dean Martin Crooner is an epithet given to a male singer of a certain style of popular songs, dubbed pop standards. ...

Celebrity impersonations

Samberg's celebrity characters include Jack Johnson, Prince Harry, Conor Oberst (from the band Bright Eyes), David Blaine, James Blunt, David Bryan, Michael Sessions, Chuck Norris, Ken Mehlman, Kevin Federline, Dustin Diamond, Howard K. Stern, Aaron Carter, The Muppets' Swedish Chef, Dylan Sprouse from the Disney sitcom The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (Dylan's brother, Cole, was played by host Shia LaBeouf), Josh Drimmer (the naked guy from Times Square), Sanjaya Malakar, Zac Efron, and Diablo Cody. Jack Hody Johnson (born May 18, 1975) [1] is a Hawaii-born musician, filmmaker, and surfer who has achieved commercial success and a dedicated following from the release of his debut album, Brushfire Fairytales in 2001 all the way up to his latest album; Sing-A-Longs and Lullabies for... Prince Henry of Wales (Henry Charles Albert David; born 15 September 1984), commonly known as Prince Harry, is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales and his first wife, the late Diana, Princess of Wales. ... Conor Mullen Oberst (born February 15, 1980) is an indie singer best known for his work in Bright Eyes. ... Bright Eyes is a band consisting of singer-songwriter/guitarist Conor Oberst, multi-instrumentalist/producer Mike Mogis, Nate Walcott, and a rotating lineup of collaborators drawn primarily from Omahas indie music scene. ... David Blaine (born David Blaine White on April 4, 1973 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.) is an American illusionist and stunt performer. ... James Blunt (born James Hillier Blount, February 22, 1974) is an English singer-songwriter whose debut album, Back to Bedlam, and single releases — especially the number one hit Youre Beautiful — brought him to fame in 2005. ... David Bryan Rashbaum, better known as David Bryan (born 7 February 1962) is a musician and plays keyboards for Bon Jovi. ... Michael Sessions (born September 22, 1987) is the mayor of Hillsdale, a city of about 8,200 people in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Carlos Ray Chuck Norris (born on 10 March 1940) is an American martial artist, action star, Hollywood actor, and recently, an internet phenomenon, who is best known for playing Cordell Walker on Walker, Texas Ranger. ... Kenneth Brian Mehlman (born August 21, 1966, Baltimore, Maryland) is an American attorney who was chairman of the Republican National Committee from 2005 to 2007. ... Kevin Earl Federline (born March 21, 1978), is an American back-up dancer, model, actor, and rapper. ... Dustin Diamond (born Dustin Neil Diamond on January 7, 1977 in San Jose, California) is an actor, musician and stand-up comedian best known for his role as Samuel Screech Powers on the television show Saved by the Bell. ... For the American radio and TV personality, see Howard Stern. ... Aaron Charles Carter[1] (born December 7, 1987)[1] is the younger brother of singer Nick Carter. ... For the slang term, see Muppet (slang). ... The Swedish Chef and an early version of Rizzo the Rat, on display in the Smithsonian Institution. ... Dylan Thomas Sprouse and Cole Mitchell Sprouse (born August 4, 1992) are American identical twins brother actors. ... The Suite Life of Zack & Cody is an American childrens television series that airs on the Disney Channel. ... Shia Saide LaBeouf[1] (pronounced SHY-uh luh-BUFF, IPA: [2]; born June 11, 1986) is a Daytime Emmy Award-winning[3] American actor and comedian. ... Sanjaya Joseph Malakar (Bengali: সঞ্জয় মালাকার , IPA pronunciation: )[1] (born Sanjaya Shekar Malakar on September 10, 1989) was a finalist on the sixth season of American Idol. ... Zachary David Alexander Efron(born October 18, 1987) is an American actor. ... Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper Diablo Cody is the pseudonym of Brook Busey-Hunt, a Los Angeles-based writer and blogger (originally from Chicago via Minneapolis) originally known for her yearlong foray in the stripping and peep show circuits of Minneapolis, candidly chronicled on...


TV Commercials

Samberg appeared in a Super Bowl XLII Pepsi commercial featuring Justin Timberlake. He played a transvestite wearing a blonde wig in the window as Justin Timberlake is being dragged up the side of the building.[4]


References

  1. ^ Grant, Lee. "The three amigos", SignOnSanDiego, 2007-08-03. Retrieved on 2007-08-06. 
  2. ^ Bloom, Nate. "Celebrity Jews", j., 2007-08-02. Retrieved on 2007-08-06. 
  3. ^ http://www.emmys.org/downloads/2007/59ptemmys_noms.pdf
  4. ^ defamer.com

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NAME Samberg, Andy
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Samberg, David Andrew J.
SHORT DESCRIPTION American comedian
DATE OF BIRTH August 18, 1978
PLACE OF BIRTH Berkeley, California, United States
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH
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