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Andy Samberg has starred as one of the repertory players on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" since 2005. Andy Samberg is also the host of Discovery Channel's "Shark Week" for 2011.

With a diverse range of comedic talents, Andy Samberg has emerged as a captivating and hilarious leading man on screens both big and small. As an Emmy Award-winning writer, Samberg is achieving as much success behind the scenes as he is on screen. Samberg, along with his Lonely Island partners Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone,
Andy Samberg in "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"
Andy Samberg Brooklyn Nine-Nine
released their highly anticipated sophomore album "Turtleneck and Chain" in 2011.

Samberg will soon start production on Sean Anders' "I Hate You, Dad," co-starring Adam Sandler and James Caan as well as "Celeste and Jesse," written by and co-starring Rashida Jones. Samberg can also be seen in summer 2011 in Will Gluck's "Friends with Benefits," opposite Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis, and Mark Mylod's "What's Your Number?" opposite Anna Faris. Samberg was recently seen in the feature film, "I Love You, Man" (2009), starring Paul Rudd and Jason Segel.

While a mainstay in sketches, Samberg, along with "SNL" writers Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, is best known for the innovative series of "SNL Digital Shorts."

The trio—who are childhood friends from Berkeley, California—brought viewers absurdist shorts running the gamut from faux music videos, featuring Natalie Portman performing an expletive-laden rap and "Iran So Far Away," a love song to Iranian President Mahmoud Amadinejad to recurring shorts like the hastily assembled sci-fi series "Laser Cats" or most recently the "Japanese Office" with Ricky Gervais and Steve Carell.

"Lazy Sunday"—a collaboration between "SNL" alum Chris Parnell and the trio—was an undeniable online phenomenon that amassed over one million hits on YouTube.com within days of airing on "SNL." The short "burrowed its way into the nation's cultural consciousness" (The New York Times, 12/27/05) and sparked its own legion of Internet imitations and was the short that established the group's staying power.

Samberg and company were awarded a 2007 Emmy for "Outstanding Original Music & Lyrics" for their digital short with pop sensation Justin Timberlake—"D*** in a Box." In addition, the trio received a Wired Magazine "Rave Award" in 2006, alongside geneticists and fellow online pioneers.

Samberg made his feature film debut in "Hot Rod." The film was produced by "SNL" executive producer Lorne Michaels, and directed by Schaffer and co-starred Taccone, as well as Oscar winner Sissy Spacek, Ian McShane, Isla Fisher, Danny McBride and fellow "SNL" castmate Bill Hader. Samberg also lends his voice in the animated film "Space Chimps" alongside "SNL" castmate Kenan Thompson.

Starting out in Los Angeles, Samberg worked with Schaffer and Taccone as "The Lonely Island," whose short films were showcased on the popular "untelevised television network" show and website: Channel 101.com. Some of their popular shorts included the "O.C." parody, "The 'Bu," and their full length pilot, "Awesometown."

Andy Samberg lives in New York City.

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Age: 38 years old
Birthday: August 18, 1978
Height: 5' 10"
Nickname: Ardy
Full Name / Real Name: David Andrew Samberg
Birthplace: Berkeley, CA

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greg says:
Adam Samberg is so cute.
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