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Al Franken

Al Franken is best known for nearly two decades of work on Saturday Night Live (1975). During that time he wrote, performed in and produced hundreds of sketches, including "Daily Affirmations with Stuart Smalley" and "The Final Days," a piece about the last days of Richard Nixon's presidency. A noted political commentator and satirist, Franken ...

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May 21, 1951 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Grateful Dead: Dead Ahead
Latest Project:
Movie Live from New York! 2015-06-12

Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 13 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Stuart Saves His Family
Poster of When a Man Loves a Woman
Poster of Saturday Night Live
Poster of Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley
Series A Football Life Unknown 2015
Movie By Any Means Necessary Himself 2015-03-18
Movie Live from New York! Unknown 2015-06-12
Movie SNL Sports Spectacular Unknown 2014
Series Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Unknown 2014
Movie Terms and Conditions May Apply Unknown 2013
Movie The Internet Must Go Unknown 2013
Movie Split: A Deeper Divide Unknown 2012
Series On the Verge Unknown 2012
Movie Saturday Night Live Backstage Unknown 2011-02-20
Movie Hot Coffee Unknown 2011
Movie Presidential Reunion Unknown 2010
Movie Saturday Night Live Presents: Sports All-Stars Unknown 2010
Movie Monologues Volume 1 Unknown 2010
Movie Saturday Night Live Sports Extra '09 Unknown 2009
Series Glenn Beck Unknown 2009-01-19
Movie Lord, Save Us from Your Followers Unknown 2008
Movie Split: A Divided America Unknown 2008
Movie Dean and Me: Roadshow of an American Primary Unknown 2008
Movie Saturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture Nation Unknown 2007
Movie Manufacturing Dissent Unknown 2007-10-19
Series The Fifth Estate Unknown 2006
Series Texas Monthly Talks Unknown 2006
Series Countdown w/ Keith Olbermann Unknown 2006
Movie Mr. Conservative: Goldwater on Goldwater Unknown 2006
Movie Al Franken: God Spoke Himself 2006-04-30
Movie ESPN 100: The Top 100 Sports Moments of 2004 Unknown 2005
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Series Book TV Unknown 2005
Movie One Nice Thing Himself 2005-05-01
Series The Young Turks Unknown 2005-12-12
Series Last Call with Carson Daly Unknown 2005
Movie Earth to America Unknown 2005
Series The Daily Buzz Unknown 2005
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jon Lovitz Unknown 2005
Movie Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found Unknown 2005
Series Dennis Miller Unknown 2005
Movie Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live Unknown 2005-02-20
Movie Bushisms Unknown 2004
Movie 101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments Unknown 2004-09-26
Movie Bush Family Fortunes: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy Unknown 2004-09-28
Series The Al Franken Show Unknown 2004-09-07
Movie 101 Biggest Celebrity Oops Unknown 2004-03-02
Movie Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism Unknown 2004-07-13
Movie There's Something About W Unknown 2004
Movie Indian Point: Imagining the Unimaginable Unknown 2004
Series Tanner on Tanner Unknown 2004-10-05
Movie How's Your News?: On the Campaign Trail Himself 2004-11-02
Movie Wellstone! Unknown 2004
Movie The First Amendment Project: Fox vs. Franken Unknown 2004
Series Mouthing Off: 51 Greatest Smartasses Unknown 2004
Movie The Manchurian Candidate Unknown 2004-07-30
Series The Belzer Connection Unknown 2003-09-09
Series Heroes of Jewish Comedy Unknown 2003
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Movie Brilliant But Cancelled Unknown 2002
Movie The Perfect Pitch Unknown 2002
Movie Comedy Central Presents: The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Chevy Chase Himself - Roaster 2002-12-01
Movie TV's Most Censored Moments Unknown 2002
Movie Harvard Man Unknown 2001
Movie Comedy Central Presents: The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Rob Reiner Unknown 2000
Series Politically Incorrect Unknown 2000
Series Clerks Unknown 2000-05-31
Movie Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash 2000 Himself 2000-11-05
Movie SNL: 25 Years of Music Himself - Host 1985-1990 1999-09-01
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-31
Movie Saturday Night Live 25 Himself - Audience Member 1999-09-25
Series Turn Ben Stein On Himself 1999-12-02
Series ESPN SportsCentury Unknown 1999-01-21
Movie ABC 2000: The Millennium Unknown 1999-12-31
Series 3rd Rock from the Sun Unknown 1999
Series LateLine Unknown 1998
Series The Howard Stern Radio Show Unknown 1998-08-22
Series From the Earth to the Moon Unknown 1998-04-05
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley Unknown 1998
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman Unknown 1998
Movie The Definite Maybe Unknown 1997
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Mental Engineering Unknown 1997
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-06
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series The O'Reilly Factor Unknown 1996-10-07
Movie The 67th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1995-03-27
Movie The Annual 1995 ShoWest Awards Unknown 1995
Series Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Unknown 1995
Movie Stuart Saves His Family Stuart Smalley 1995-04-12
Series Dennis Miller Live Unknown 1994-04-22
Movie When a Man Loves a Woman Unknown 1994-05-13
Series Howard Stern Unknown 1994-06-20
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Chevy Chase Show Unknown 1993
Series America Undercover Unknown 1993-03-05
Movie The 45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1993
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Best of Saturday Night Live: Special Edition Unknown 1992
Movie Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash Unknown 1992
Movie Indecision '92: The Democratic National Convention Unknown 1992
Movie Indecision '92: The Republican National Convention Unknown 1992
Series The Larry Sanders Show Unknown 1992-08-15
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams Unknown 1991
Movie MTV, Give Me Back My Life: A Harvard Lampoon Parody Unknown 1991
Movie Saturday Night Live Goes Commercial Unknown 1991
Movie Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Unknown 1989-09-24
Movie Superman 50th Anniversary Unknown 1988
Movie The 40th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1988
Movie The Best of Chevy Chase Unknown 1987
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie The Best of Dan Aykroyd Unknown 1986
Movie One More Saturday Night Unknown 1986
Series Larry King Live Unknown 1985-06-03
Movie The Best of John Belushi Unknown 1985
Movie Tab Lloyd: Investigative Reporter Unknown 1985
Movie Franken and Davis at Stockton State Unknown 1984
Series The New Show Unknown 1984-01-06
Series Jeopardy! Unknown 1984-09-10
Movie Trading Places Unknown 1983-06-08
Movie The Coneheads Unknown 1983
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Movie Steve Martin's Best Show Ever Unknown 1981
Movie Grateful Dead: Dead Ahead Unknown 1981
Series Newsnight Unknown 1980-01-30
Movie Mr. Mike's Mondo Video Unknown 1979-09-21
Movie Bob & Ray, Jane, Laraine & Gilda Unknown 1979
Movie All You Need Is Cash Unknown 1978
Movie The Paul Simon Special Unknown 1977
Movie Tunnel Vision Unknown 1976
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series ABC Late Night Unknown 1973-01-01
Series 60 Minutes Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14