Seth Meyers

Comedian, Actor
A talented comedian and writer thoroughly grounded in improv comedy, Seth Meyers made his name on "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975- ). Added to the show in 2001, Meyers had a meteoric rise behind-the-camera to become ... Read more »
Born: 12/28/1973 in Bedford, New Hampshire, USA


Actor (33)

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2013 - 2015 (TV Show)


Portlandia 2015 (Tv Show)


The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)


Billy on the Street 2014 (Tv Show)


Celebrity Poker Showdown 2003 - 2004, 2006 - 2007, 2009 - 2014 (Tv Show)


Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 2014 (Tv Show)

Special Appearance

Saturday Night Live 1975 - 1976, 2000 - 2001, 2003 - 2014 (Tv Show)


Spin City 1975 - 1976, 2000 - 2001, 2003 - 2004, 2006 - 2007, 2009 - 2014 (Tv Show)


The Awesomes 2012 - 2014 (TV Show)


Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday 2008 - 2013 (TV Show)


The Late Show With David Letterman 2008 - 2013 (Tv Show)


The Mindy Project 2012 (Tv Show)


2011 ESPY Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)


I Don't Know How She Does It 2011 (Movie)

Chris Bunce (Actor)

New Year's Eve 2011 (Movie)

Griffin Byrne (Actor)

The Marriage Ref 2011 (Tv Show)


Tina Fey: Mark Twain Prize 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)


The 2010 Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)


The 2010 ESPY Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)


The 2009 ESPY Awards 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)


Journey to the Center of the Earth 2008 (Movie)

Professor Alan Kitzens (Actor)

Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist 2008 (Movie)

Drunk Guy(in Yugo) (Actor)

Spring Breakdown 2007 (Movie)

William (Actor)

American Dreamz 2006 (Movie)

Chet Krogl (Actor)

Perception 2006 (Movie)

Steven (Actor)

See This Movie 2006 (Movie)

Jake Barrymore (Actor)

Red Nose Day (TV Show)

Writer (4)

Saturday Night Live 1975 - 2016 (TV Show)


The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Source Material

The Women of SNL 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)


Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash 2008 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Producer (4)

Documentary Now! 2015 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

MacGruber 2010 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Saturday Night Live Sports Extra '09 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Consulting Producer

Hot Rod 2007 (Movie)



A talented comedian and writer thoroughly grounded in improv comedy, Seth Meyers made his name on "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975- ). Added to the show in 2001, Meyers had a meteoric rise behind-the-camera to become the show's co-head writer alongside Tina Fey. After her departure, he not only became the sole head writer, but also Amy Poehler's co-anchor of "Weekend Update." The newsdesk proved a perfect fit for Meyers's dry wit, and his innocent good looks and low-key, cerebral humor meshed hilariously with Poehler's more manic, go-for-broke intensity. When Poehler left the show, Meyers took over "Weekend Update" on his own, visibly relishing the high-pressure position. Credited with writing Tina Fey's immortal Sarah Palin-skewering sketches, the award-winning Meyers left his mark on American pop culture history. While his success on "SNL" proved to be quieter than many of his flashier contemporaries, Meyers earned a loyal fanbase and proved his chops both in front of and behind the camera, setting himself up for a lengthy comedy career that hit a new phase when he began hosting "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (NBC 2014- ).


Alexi Ashe

Married on Martha's Vineyard

Rashida Jones Actor

Rumored to have briefly dated

Josh Meyers Actor

Born Jan. 8, 1976; cast member of Fox series "MADtv" and "That '70s Show"

Larry Meyers

Worked for GE Trade Finance

Hilary Meyers



West High School

Manchester , New Hampshire

Northwestern University

Evanston , Illinois



Created and wrote faux-documentary series "Documentary Now!" starring Fred Armisen and Bill Hader


Replaced Jimmy Fallon as host of "Late Night"


Appeared on the daytime talk show "LIVE! with Kelly" as Kelly Ripa's guest co-host


Cast in the ensemble romantic comedy "New Year’s Eve," directed by Garry Marshall


Acted opposite Sarah Jessica Parker in "I Don't Know How She Does It"


Made a cameo as a drunk guy in "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist"


Played a professor in "Journey to the Center of the Earth"


Co-starred in Paul Weitz's political satire "American Dreamz"


Starred in "See This Movie," a "mockumentary" about a documentary filmmaker making a movie for the 2003 Montreal Film Festival


Sold the pitch "Key Party" to Paramount Pictures as a potential starring vehicle


Joined NBC's "Saturday Night Live" as a featured player; joined Amy Poehler in anchoring the "Weekend Update" and became head writer in 2006; earned Emmy (2008, 2009) nominations for Outstanding Writing


Appeared on an episode of "Spin City" (ABC)


Wrote and co-starred in the comedy show "Pick-ups and Hiccups"; staged with Jill Benjamin five nights a week

Performed with Chicago’s Improv Olympic

Worked with the traveling improv group Boom Chicago Theatre, where he performed in Chicago, London, Amsterdam, Edinburgh and Singapore

Created, co-wrote and produced animated superhero series "The Awesomes," starring his brother Josh Meyers

Bonus Trivia


During his "Saturday Night Live" tenure, Meyers became best known for his "Weekend Update" routines with Bill Hader's "nightlife correspondent" Stefon; in the final appearance of the character during Hader's last show, the two characters were married.


Meyer's writing skills extend beyond television; along with fellow "SNL" castmate Bill Hader, he wrote a Spider-Man one-shot comic.


On "Late Night with Seth Meyers," often took a few minutes between the monologue and the first comedy piece to tell an unscripted personal story, often involving his wife Alexi and/or their Italian greyhound Frisbie.


Became a passionate fan of the Dutch national football team while living in Amsterdam in 1998; once broke an iPad on the air during a taping of "Late Night with Seth Meyers" when he found out they lost a World Cup qualifying match. Also supported West Ham United, Boston Red Sox and Pittsburgh Steelers.


During the summer of 2015, Meyers changed the opening format of "Late Night": instead of beginning with a standard talk-show monologue, he opened the show sitting at his desk for a topical news brief similar to "Weekend Update" or "The Daily Show."


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