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Al Franken (Alan Stuart Franken)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
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 also produced and starred in the NBC sitcom LateLine (1998) and wrote two books about politics, including "Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot." A graduate of Harvard, Franken lives in Minnesota with his wife and two kids. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself - Host

Grateful Dead: Dead Ahead 1981

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Character: Himself - Minnesota Senate Challenger

Glenn Beck 2009

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Character: Himself

The Young Turks 2005

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Character: Himself

Earth to America 2005

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Character: Himself - Host 1985-1990

SNL: 25 Years of Music 1999

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Character: Himself - Presenter

The Annual 1995 ShoWest Awards 1995

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Character: Paul Flum

One More Saturday Night 1986

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Character: Baggage Handler #1

Trading Places 1983

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Character: Himself

Harvard Man 2001

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Character: Pong Player #1

Candice Bergen/Esther Phillips 1975

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Character: Pong Player on the Right

Robert Klein/ABBA, Loudon Wainwright III 1975

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Character: Player on the Left

Richard Pryor/Gil Scott-Heron 1975

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Character: Himself - Franken and Davis

Elliott Gould/Anne Murray 1976

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Character: Pong Player

Eric Idle/Joe Cocker/Stuff 1976

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Character: Voice of Senator / Dr. Alan S. Franken

Dick Cavett/Ry Cooder 1976

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4
Character: Passerby / Worker

Live from Mardi Gras 1977

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Character: George Jessel / Various

Steve Martin/The Kinks 1977

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3
2
Character: Patron / extra

Shelley Duvall/Joan Armatrading 1977

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Character: Mr. Arkansas

Steve Martin/Jackson Browne 1977

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2
Character: Himself

Buck Henry/Sun Ra 1978

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2
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Character: Cardinal / Brad Gunderic / Solider

Steve Martin/Blondie 1979

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10
Character: Solider / Himself

Bea Arthur/The Roches 1979

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5
Character: Henry Kissinger / Barry / Delivery Man

Ted Knight/Desmond Child & Rouge 1979

2
Character: Himself

Teri Garr/The B-52's 1980

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3
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Character: ICM Narrator

John Larroquette/Timbuk-3 1987

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Character: Himself / announcer

Steve Martin/Sting 1987

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0
Character: Sen. Paul Simon

Carl Weathers/Robbie Robertson 1988

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Character: Himself / Pat Robertson

Judge Reinhold/10,000 Maniacs 1988

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2
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Character: Ben Wasserman

Quincy Jones & Co. 1990

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Character: Himself

Tom Hanks/Aerosmith 1990

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3
Character: Stuart Smalley / Announcer

Michael J. Fox/Black Crowes 1991

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Character: Himself / Various / Stuart Smalley

Rosie O'Donnell/James Taylor 1993

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2
2
Character: Himself / Various

Steve Martin/Eric Clapton 1994

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Character: Various / Stuart Smalley

Marisa Tomei/Bonnie Raitt 1994

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0
Character: Himself / Various

Roseanne/Green Day 1994

3
Character: Himself / Various

Alec Baldwin/Beastie Boys 1994

0
Character: Himself / Various

George Foreman/Hole 1994

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Character: Himself / Various

David Hyde Pierce/Live 1995

0
Character: Himself / Various

Paul Reiser/Annie Lennox 1995

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Character: Himself / Various

Bob Saget/TLC 1995

2
Character: Himself

Danny DeVito/R.E.M. 1999

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10
Character: Jerome Weisner

From the Earth to the Moon 1998

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

Saturday Night Live 25 1999

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Character: Himself

The Fifth Estate 1981

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Character: Himself

ABC Late Night 1973

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Character: Himself - Senator, Minnesota

Terms and Conditions May Apply 2013

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Character: Himself - Senator

Incarceration in the United States 0

1
Character: Himself - Convention Speech

Will Smith/Usher 0

1
Character: Himself

Alan Page 0

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Character: Himself

Al Franken 0

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Character: Himself

Al Franken/Mike Novacek 0

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Character: Himself

Alex in Wonderland 0

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Character: Himself

Episode #3.12 0

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Character: Himself

Episode #8.20 0

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Character: Himself - Interviewee

Al Franken, Political Humorist 0

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Character: Himself - Interviewee

Al Franken/Political Commentator 0

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Character: Himself

Majestic-12 0

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Writing

Character: Paul Flum

One More Saturday Night 1986

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2
Character: Pong Player #1

Candice Bergen/Esther Phillips 1975

2
Character: Pong Player on the Right

Robert Klein/ABBA, Loudon Wainwright III 1975

4
2
Character: Player on the Left

Richard Pryor/Gil Scott-Heron 1975

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0
Character: Himself - Franken and Davis

Elliott Gould/Anne Murray 1976

0
Character: Pong Player

Eric Idle/Joe Cocker/Stuff 1976

7
Character: Voice of Senator / Dr. Alan S. Franken

Dick Cavett/Ry Cooder 1976

3
4
Character: Passerby / Worker

Live from Mardi Gras 1977

6
Character: George Jessel / Various

Steve Martin/The Kinks 1977

4
3
2
Character: Patron / extra

Shelley Duvall/Joan Armatrading 1977

3
Character: Mr. Arkansas

Steve Martin/Jackson Browne 1977

3
3
4
2
2
Character: Himself

Buck Henry/Sun Ra 1978

3
2
2
Character: Cardinal / Brad Gunderic / Solider

Steve Martin/Blondie 1979

3
10
Character: Solider / Himself

Bea Arthur/The Roches 1979

13
5
Character: Henry Kissinger / Barry / Delivery Man

Ted Knight/Desmond Child & Rouge 1979

2
Character: Himself

Teri Garr/The B-52's 1980

2
3
2
0
Character: ICM Narrator

John Larroquette/Timbuk-3 1987

0
Character: Himself / announcer

Steve Martin/Sting 1987

0
0
Character: Sen. Paul Simon

Carl Weathers/Robbie Robertson 1988

0
Character: Himself / Pat Robertson

Judge Reinhold/10,000 Maniacs 1988

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2
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2
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Character: Ben Wasserman

Quincy Jones & Co. 1990

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Character: Himself

Tom Hanks/Aerosmith 1990

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2
3
Character: Stuart Smalley / Announcer

Michael J. Fox/Black Crowes 1991

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Character: Himself / Various / Stuart Smalley

Rosie O'Donnell/James Taylor 1993

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2
2
Character: Himself / Various

Steve Martin/Eric Clapton 1994

1
Character: Various / Stuart Smalley

Marisa Tomei/Bonnie Raitt 1994

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0
Character: Himself / Various

Roseanne/Green Day 1994

3
Character: Himself / Various

Alec Baldwin/Beastie Boys 1994

0
Character: Himself / Various

George Foreman/Hole 1994

0
Character: Himself / Various

David Hyde Pierce/Live 1995

0
Character: Himself / Various

Paul Reiser/Annie Lennox 1995

0
Character: Himself / Various

Bob Saget/TLC 1995

2
Character: Himself - Audience Member

Saturday Night Live 25 1999

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