Chris Parnell

Chris Parnell

Highest Rated: 84% Kabluey (2007)

Lowest Rated: 0% Labor Pains (2009)

Birthday: Feb 05, 1967

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, USA

With his everyman looks and highly professional announcer's voice, comedic actor Chris Parnell was often cast as a utility player on the venerable variety show "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975- ), until he and fellow cast member Andy Samberg took the world by storm with their hilarious rap parody, "Lazy Sunday" (2005). Up to that point, Parnell had delivered laughs in a number of recurring characters like Merv "The Perv" Watson while offering a wide array of celebrity impressions that included Eminem, George W. Bush, Tom Brokaw and Lance Bass. Of course, he naturally appeared in films with other "SNL" alum, including Tim Meadows' "Ladies Man" (2000) and Will Ferrell's "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" (2004). After eight years on "SNL," however, Parnell was fired by Lorne Michaels in 2006 due to budget cuts, becoming the first to ever be fired twice by the producer following a previous dismissal early in his career. He moved on to appear in a number of smaller films like "Hot Rod" (2007) and "Kabluey" (2008) while guest starring on a number of shows, most notably as a recurring player on "30 Rock" (NBC, 2006-2013). Although his highest-profile gig came as the voice of priggish secret agent Cyril Figgis in the spy comedy "Archer" (FX 2010- ), Parnell nonetheless remained a constant comedic presence on screen.


Highest Rated Movies



83% 86% Finding 'Ohana Unknown (Character) - 2021
No Score Yet 53% Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend Junior (Character) - 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Name Without a Place Jerry Sundall (Character) - 2019
57% 36% Slice Mayor Tracy (Character) - 2018
62% 48% Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation Stan/Fish Man (Voice) $167.5M 2018
47% 37% Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Walter (Character) $46.7M 2018
38% 40% Life of the Party Mr. Truzack (Character) $52.8M 2018
21% 73% Austin Found Alan Dickinson (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet 67% Elena and the Secret of Avalor Migs (Voice) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Better Half Daniel (Character) - 2015
71% 52% Break Point Jay LaRoche (Character) - 2014
35% 54% Escape From Planet Earth Hammer (Voice) - 2013
45% 72% Hotel Transylvania Fly (Voice) $167.9M 2012
57% 44% The Dictator News Anchor (Character) $59.6M 2012
64% 51% The Five-Year Engagement Bill (Character) $28.6M 2012
84% 82% 21 Jump Street Mr. Gordon (Character) $138.4M 2012
No Score Yet 33% Answer This! Brian Collins (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 20% Hollywood & Wine Peter West (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 28% The Dogfather Brian Franks (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 38% Kung Fu Magoo Cole Fusion (Voice) - 2010
0% 30% Labor Pains Jerry Steinwald (Character) - 2009
32% 48% Paper Man Peter (Character) $15.4K 2009
No Score Yet 60% Eavesdrop Terrence (Character) - 2008
31% 41% Harold Coach Vanderpool (Character) - 2008
40% 43% The Grand Harold Melvin (Character) $114.7K 2008
39% 64% Hot Rod Barry Pasternack (Character) $13.9M 2007
52% 41% I'm Reed Fish Ralph (Character) $2.2K 2007
74% 57% Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Theo (Character) $18.3M 2007
84% 65% Kabluey Frank (Character) $83.4K 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sunny & Share Love You Kevin Keith Baker (Character) - 2007
68% 62% Ira and Abby Dr. Ron Silverberg (Character) $220.2K 2006
66% 86% Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Garth Holiday (Character) $84.1M 2004
35% 44% Looking for Kitty Guy Borne (Character) $3.2K 2004
No Score Yet 56% Anchorman: Wake Up, Ron Burgundy -- The Lost Movie Garth Holliday (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet 25% National Lampoon's Barely Legal Mr. Ronald Greitzer (Character) $26.3K 2003
No Score Yet 72% Evil Alien Conquerors Du-ug (Character) - 2002


No Score Yet 46% grown-ish Dean Parker (Character) 2018-2021
No Score Yet 62% Family Guy Smarmy (Guest Voice) 2019-2020
90% 85% Archer Cyril Figgis (Voice) 2010-2020
82% 49% Bless the Harts Ian David Cole (Guest Voice) 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mapleworth Murders Ben Canelli (Character) 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Elena of Avalor Jaquins Migs (Voice) 2016-2020
94% 93% Rick and Morty Jerry (Voice) 2019-2020 2017 2013-2015
74% No Score Yet Will & Grace Dr. DiLorenzo (Guest Star) 2020
No Score Yet 86% The Goldbergs Harrison Whitby (Guest Star) 2019-2020
No Score Yet 39% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet The $100,000 Pyramid Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Match Game Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Larry King Now Guest 2019
53% 76% Happy Together Wayne (Character) 2018-2019
No Score Yet 33% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2018 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Elena of Avalor: Adventures in Vallestrella Jaquins Migs (Voice) 2017
84% 70% Great News Gerald (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hollywood Game Night Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dawn of the Croods Snoot (Voice) 2015-2017
92% 55% black-ish Dean Parker (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show Mr. Peabody (Voice) 2015-2017
No Score Yet 80% Drunk History Unknown (Guest Star) 2013-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet StoryBots Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
91% 89% Bob's Burgers Unknown (Guest Voice) 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sofia the First Zacharias (Guest Voice) 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet WordGirl Narrator 2007-2015
No Score Yet 91% Comedy Bang! Bang! Unknown (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero The Judge (Guest Star) 2015
95% 94% Brooklyn Nine-Nine Geoffrey Hoytsman (Guest Star) 2015
69% 75% Benched Mitch (Guest Star) 2014
20% 61% Bad Judge Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
100% 92% Garfunkel and Oates Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
91% 90% Suburgatory Fred Shay (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Tom and Jerry Show Unknown (Character) 2014
78% 93% 30 Rock Dr. Leo Spaceman (Guest Star) 2006-2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Saturday Night Live Unknown (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
2012 2008 1998-2006 1991
92% 95% Curb Your Enthusiasm Hank (Guest Star) 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Love Bites Unknown (Guest Star) 2011
43% No Score Yet Mad Love Unknown (Guest Star) 2011
100% No Score Yet Funny or Die Presents Cast (Character) 2010-2011
No Score Yet 91% Robot Chicken Unknown (Guest Voice) 2011
36% No Score Yet Glenn Martin, DDS Unknown (Guest Voice) 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Guest 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bonnie Hunt Show Guest 2010
89% 96% Better Off Ted Walter Palmer (Guest Star) 2010
64% No Score Yet Miss Guided Vice Principal Bruce Terry (Character) 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ed Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet 94% Friends Bob (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Hughleys Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murphy Brown Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
89% 94% Seinfeld NBC Executive (Guest Star) 1997


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