Saturday Night Live cast member who became known for his impression of President Barack Obama. He and Carrie Brownstein co-created the Emmy-nominated IFC sketch series Portlandia, which premiered in 2011.
He became known for his comedic impersonations of such celebrities as Steve Jobs and Prince.
He appeared in Anchorman with Will Ferrell.
He attended New York's School of Visual Arts and later pursued a career as a rock drummer. He began his comedy career by performing on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and Crank Yankers.
He was married for six years to British singer and songwriter Sally Timms. He married actress Elisabeth Moss in 2009; the couple divorced in 2011.