Andy Samberg

Andy Samberg
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Samberg in 2016
Born
David A. J. Samberg

(1978-08-18) August 18, 1978 (age 43)
Alma materNew York University (BA)
OccupationActor, comedian, writer, producer, musician
Years active2000–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2013)
Children1
RelativesAlfred J. Marrow (adoptive grandfather)
Tammy Baldwin (third cousin)
Comedy career
MediumFilm, Internet, music, television
GenresImprovisational comedy, sketch comedy, physical comedy, anti-humor, musical comedy
Websitethelonelyisland.com

Andy Samberg (born David A. J. Samberg;[1] August 18, 1978)[2] is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and musician. He is a member of the comedy music group the Lonely Island and was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2005 to 2012, where he and his fellow group members are credited with popularizing the SNL Digital Shorts.[3]

Samberg has starred 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–present), and Storks (2016).

From 2013 to 2021, he starred as Jake Peralta in the Fox, and later NBC, police sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine for which he also produced. For his work on the show, he was awarded a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2013.[4]

  1. ^ Barlow, Eve (May 3, 2016). "Andy Samberg talks wanting to get naked on Game of Thrones and his new movie". Time Out New York. Retrieved May 8, 2019. ... he was born, as David A.J. Samberg—he changed it to Andy at the age of five ...
  2. ^ "Andy Samberg". Biography.com. Retrieved May 8, 2019.
  3. ^ "2007 Emmy Winners: The complete list". Daily News (New York). September 17, 2007. Retrieved December 22, 2008.
  4. ^ Rowe, Sian (January 3, 2014). "Andy Samberg: from Dick in a Box guy to daft detective". TheGuardian.com. Retrieved April 11, 2018.

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