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Chris Parnell

​Thomas Christopher "Chris" Parnell (born February 5, 1967) is an American comic actor best known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1998–2006 and currently for his recurring role as Dr. Leo Spaceman on NBC's Emmy Award-winning comedy series 30 Rock. Parnell is currently one of the lead voices on the FX animated comedy Archer. In 2010, Parnell starred alongside his former SNL castmate Horatio Sanz in the Comedy Central series Big Lake. After performing as a company player with The Groundlings for a number of years, Parnell was hired to join the cast of Saturday Night Live as a featured player on September 26, 1998, and was promoted to repertory player the following season. In the summer of 2001, budget cuts and hiring four new cast members required Lorne Michaels to dismiss two cast members; he chose to lay off Parnell and Jerry Minor over Horatio Sanz, Rachel Dratch, and Maya Rudolph. While on SNL, Parnell appeared in numerous sketches, and commercial parodies, and performed memorable impressions of various celebrities. One of his most popular sketches is Lazy Sunday, a rap video he shot with Andy Samberg about buying cupcakes and going to see The Chronicles of Narnia. He has also performed raps about hosts Jennifer Garner, Britney Spears, Kirsten Dunst and Ashton Kutcher. In the summer of 2006, Lorne Michaels announced that four cast members would be fired due to budget cuts, but he did not say who. On September 22, 2006 it was announced that three cast members had been fired: Parnell, Horatio Sanz, and Finesse Mitchell. This effectively made him the only SNL performer to have been fired twice by Lorne Michaels, though Parnell did say in a 2008 interview with The Sound of Young America podcast that he was okay with being let go this time, because he was considering leaving after that season anyway, but added that he probably would have stayed one last season if he was asked back. He had been with SNL for eight seasons; at the time only four people (Darrell Hammond, Tim Meadows, Kevin Nealon, and Al Franken) have been cast members longer. He has since made uncredited cameo appearances on the show, most recently in 2008 parodying newscasters Tom Brokaw, Jim Lehrer, and Bob Schieffer. Parnell and his former SNL castmate Horatio Sanz recently starred together in Big Lake, a 2010 sitcom on Comedy Central from executive producers Will Ferrell and Adam McKay. He also recently appeared as Dr. Drummer/Santa in the SyFy Holiday Special episode from the television show Eureka, which aired on December 7, 2010 (Season 4 Episode 10).


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Né:
Feb 5, 1967 Dans Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Crédits Movie / TV :
111
Apparu en premier:
Dans le movie It's a Small Life
Dernier projet:
Film Life of the Party 2018-05-11
Connu pour
Poster of Archer
Poster of Glenn Martin, DDS
Poster of 30 Rock
Poster of Présentateur vedette : La Légende de Ron Burgundy
Filmographie
Film Life of the Party None 2018-05-11
Film It's a Small Life Lyle 2018
Series The Big D Unknown 2018
Film Small Victories None 2018
Film Gorgeous Morons Professor Bradley Tate 2018
Film Life of the Party 2018-05-11
Film Big Box Carl 2018
Film The Big D R.J. Crockett 2017-07-01
Film Austin Found Alan Dickinson 2017-07-07
Film Battle of the Sexes None 2017-09-22
Series Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday Bob Schieffer / ... 2017-07-17
Series Big Lake Chris Henkel 2017-07-15
Film Farm Sluts Larry 2017-07-12
Film Austin Found Alan Dickinson 2017-07-07
Film Elena et le secret d'Avalor Migs (voice) 2016-11-20
Film Rhett & Link's Buddy System Vice Chairman of the Magic Association of the Americas 2016-10-19
Series Elena of Avalor Migs (voice) 2016-07-22
Series Elena of Avalor Migs 2016-07-22
Film Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Celebration 2015-02-15
Film Sisters Phil 2015-12-18
Film The Better Half Daniel 2015-06-01
Series The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show Mr. Peabody 2015-10-09
Series Highston Wilbur Liggetts 2015-11-05
Film The Ridiculous 6 Bank Manager 2015-12-11
Series Dawn of the Croods Snoot / ... 2015-12-24
Series Highston Wilbur Liggetts 2015-11-05
Film Break Point Jay LaRoche 2014-03-08
Series Benched Mitch 2014-10-28
Film The Maya Rudolph Show Himself 2014-05-19
Film Paper Man Peter 2014-05-01
Film Filthy Sean Hastings 2013-10-11
Series Rick and Morty Jerry Smith / ... 2013-12-02
Film 2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Animated Program / Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program / Outstanding Children's Program and Outstanding Individual in Animation 2013-09-21
Film Les Zévadés de l'espace Hammer (voice) 2013-02-14
Series Rick et Morty Jerry Smith (voice) 2013-12-02
Film Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Garth 2013-12-18
Film Hôtel Transylvanie Fly (voice) 2012-09-20
Film Hotel Transylvania Fly 2012-09-28
Series Electric City God Nation Judge / ... 2012-07-17
Film 5 ans de réflexion Bill 2012-04-27
Film 21 Jump Street Mr. Gordon 2012-03-16
Film Hollywood & Wine Peter West 2011-05-03
Film Answer This! Brian Collins 2011-05-01
Series Suburgatory Fred Shay 2011-09-28
Series Suburgatory Fred Shay 2011-09-28
Film Answer This! Brian Collins 2011-10-13
Film Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice Mr. Thistleton 2011-12-05
Series I Just Want My Pants Back 2011-08-28
Film Lutins d'élite : Méchants contre gentils Mr. Thistleton 2011-12-05
Series I Just Want My Pants Back JB 2011-08-28
Film The 19th Annual Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame Himself 2010-01-20
Series Big Lake 2010-08-17
Film Tom Brokaw's Greatest Generation Tom Brokaw 2010-08-29
Film The Dogfather Brian Franks 2010-03-12
Film Kung Fu Magoo Cole Fusion 2010-05-11
Film Un Chien dans la mafia Brian Franks 2010-04-12
Series Better off Ted Unknown 2009-03-18
Series Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire Narrator 2009-04-09
Film Labor Pains Jerry Steinwald 2009-07-09
Series Glenn Martin, DDS Unknown 2009-08-17
Series Archer Cyril Figgis (voice) 2009-09-16
Series Archer Cyril Figgis / ... 2009-09-17
Film Paper Man Peter 2009-06-15
Film Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler Dr. Edward Turlington (archive footage) 2009-04-18
Film En cloque mais pas trop Jerry Steinwald 2009-07-19
Film Eavesdrop Terrence 2008-08-01
Series Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday 2008-10-09
Series Miss Guided Vice Principal Bruce Terry 2008-03-18
Film Harold Coach Vanderpool 2008-07-13
Film Harold Coach Vanderpool 2008-07-11
Series Miss Guided Vice Principal Bruce Terry 2008-03-18
Film The Grand Harold Melvin 2007-06-07
Film I'm Reed Fish Ralph 2007-06-01
Film The Grand Harold Melvin 2007-06-07
Film Kabluey Frank 2007-06-25
Film Kabluey Frank 2007-06-25
Film Hot Rod Barry Pasternack 2007-08-03
Series WordGirl The Narrator / ... 2007-09-03
Series WordGirl 2007-09-07
Film Sunny & Share Love You Kevin Keith Baker 2007-07-21
Film Walk Hard Theo 2007-12-21
Film Hot Rod Barry Pasternack 2007-08-03
Film Ira & Abby 2006-01-01
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Film Saturday Night Live: The Best of Commercial Parodies 2006-05-23
Film I'm Reed Fish Ralph 2006-04-25
Film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Garth Holliday 2004-07-09
Film Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie Garth Holliday 2004-12-28
Film Looking for Kitty Guy Borne 2004-05-06
Film Présentateur vedette : La Légende de Ron Burgundy Garth Holladay 2004-07-09
Film Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie Garth Holliday 2004-12-28
Film Looking for Kitty Guy Borne 2004-05-06
Film Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special Simon Cowell / Joe Lieberman 2003-01-26
Film Evil Alien Conquerors Du-ug 2003-12-03
Film Sexe, Lycée et Vidéo Mr. Ronald Greitzer 2003-05-15
Film Bye Bye Love TV Emcee 2003-05-08
Film Evil Alien Conquerors Du-ug 2003-12-03
Film Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell Himself / Various (archive footage) 2002-09-28
Film The Ladies Man Phil Swanson 2000-10-13
Film Shadow of the Blair Witch Frank Parsons 2000-10-22
Series Ed Unknown 2000-10-08
Film Operation Cadaver 1998-01-22
Film I Binky: Bedwetter Stan 1998-01-09
Film Decade of Love Bobby Fastdancer 1997-04-01
Series The Jamie Foxx Show Unknown 1996-08-28
Film La course au jouet Toy Store Sales Clerk 1996-11-15
Series Friends Bob 1994-09-22
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Series Murphy Brown Unknown 1988-11-14
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11