17 Facts About Andy Samberg


Andy Samberg is a member of the comedy music group The Lonely Island alongside childhood friends Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone.


Andy Samberg was a cast member and writer for the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live from 2005 to 2012, where he and his fellow group members are credited with popularizing the SNL Digital Shorts.


Andy Samberg was born in Berkeley, California on August 18,1978.


Andy Samberg's mother, Marjorie "Margi", is a retired teacher, who taught at John Muir Elementary School, and his father, Joe Samberg, is a photographer.


Andy Samberg attended Chabot Elementary School with his future Brooklyn Nine Nine co-star Chelsea Peretti.


Andy Samberg became an online star and made his own comedy videos with his friends Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone.


Andy Samberg became a featured player on Saturday Night Live in part because of the work he had done on his sketch comedy website TheLonelyIsland.

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Andy Samberg appeared in numerous theatrical films, commercials, music videos, and hosted special events, including the 2009 MTV Movie Awards.


In 2012, Andy Samberg delivered the Class Day speech at Harvard University, and he starred with Adam Sandler in That's My Boy.


In September 2012, Andy Samberg played Cuckoo in the BAFTA nominated BBC Three series Cuckoo; and, in 2013, he landed the role of Detective Jake Peralta in Fox's police sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which first aired on September 17 of the same year.


Andy Samberg hosted the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards on September 20,2015.


Andy Samberg starred in Sleater-Kinney's "No Cities to Love" video along with other actors such as Fred Armisen, Elliot Page, and Norman Reedus.


In September 2005, Andy Samberg joined Saturday Night Live as a featured player and writer.


On June 1,2012, Andy Samberg's spokesperson announced that Andy Samberg had left the show.


Andy Samberg returned to the show to host the Season 39 finale in 2014 and to host the 40th anniversary special's Digital Short.


Andy Samberg once described himself as a "superfan", and they met at one of her concerts.


Andy Samberg, who grew up in the East Bay, is a fan of the Oakland Athletics and the Golden State Warriors.