Andrew Samberg or Andy Samberg is the stage name of an American actor and comedian. Further reading: Andrew Samberg on Wikipedia Andy Samberg (Andrew David Samberg, born August 18, 1978) is a comic actor and singer, whose videos with the trio "Lonely Island" have appeared on Saturday Night Live.
His collaborators are Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, with frequent appearances by pop singer Justin Timberlake. As an actor, he stars in the NBC comedy police series Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013-2017).
In 2012, Samberg delivered the Class Day speech at Harvard University, and starred with Adam Sandler in That's My Boy and Hotel Transylvania as the main character, Jonathan, a role he reprised for its sequels Hotel Transylvania 2 and Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation.
and led to Samberg winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2014 for his role as Peralta.
Samberg became a featured player on Saturday Night Live in part because of the work he had done on his sketch comedy website The Lonely Island.com, which helped them land an agent and eventually get hired at Saturday Night Live.
Prior to joining its cast, Samberg was (and remains) a member of the comedy troupe The Lonely Island, along with Taccone and Schaffer.
Samberg has had lead voice roles in the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs franchise (2009-2013), the Hotel Transylvania film series (2012-2018) and Storks (2016).
In September 2005, Samberg joined Saturday Night Live as a featured player along with Schaffer and Taccone as the show's writing staff.
Though his live sketch roles were limited in his first year, he appeared in many prerecorded sketches including commercial parodies and various other filmed segments.
In a 2019 episode of Finding Your Roots, hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr., Samberg discovered that his mother Marjorie, who was adopted, is the biological daughter of a Sicilian father (Salvatore Maida) who immigrated in 1925, and a German Jewish refugee mother (Ellen Philipsborn), who had come to the U. He was obsessed with the show and his devotion to comedy was frustrating to teachers, who felt he was distracted from his schoolwork.
Samberg graduated from Berkeley High School in 1996, where he became interested in creative writing and has stated that writing classes "were the ones that [he] put all [his] effort into...
Samberg starred in Sleater-Kinney's "No Cities to Love" video along with other celebrities such as Fred Armisen, Ellen Page, and Norman Reedus.