Samberg in 2016
David A. J. Samberg
August 18, 1978
Berkeley, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||UC Santa Cruz|
New York University (BA)
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, writer, television producer, musician|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Relatives||Alfred J. Marrow (grandfather)|
|Medium||Film, Internet, music, television|
|Genres||Improvisational comedy, sketch comedy, physical comedy, anti-humor, musical comedy|
Andy Samberg (born David A. J. Samberg; August 18, 1978) is an American comedian, actor, writer, TV producer, and musician. He is a member of the comedy music group The Lonely Island and was a cast member on Saturday Night Live (2005–2012), where he and his fellow group members have been credited with popularizing the SNL Digital Shorts.
Samberg has been in several films, including Hot Rod (2007), I Love You, Man (2009), That's My Boy (2012), Celeste and Jesse Forever (2012), Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016), and Palm Springs (2020). Samberg has had lead voice roles in Space Chimps (2008), the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs franchise (2009–2013), the Hotel Transylvania film series (2012–2021), and Storks (2016).
Since 2013, he has starred as Jake Peralta in the Fox, and later NBC, police sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine, for which he is also a producer. For his work on the show, he was awarded a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2013.
... he was born, as David A.J. Samberg—he changed it to Andy at the age of five ...