Bobby Moynihan

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Bobby Moynihan
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BornRobert Michael Moynihan, Jr.[1]
(1977-01-31) January 31, 1977 (age 36)
Eastchester, New York, U.S.
Years active2002–present
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Bobby Moynihan
Bobby Moynihan.jpg
BornRobert Michael Moynihan, Jr.[1]
(1977-01-31) January 31, 1977 (age 36)
Eastchester, New York, U.S.
Years active2002–present

Robert Michael "Bobby" Moynihan, Jr. (born January 31, 1977)[2] is an American actor and comedian who is currently a cast member on Saturday Night Live.


Life and career[edit]

Moynihan was born and raised in Eastchester, New York to parents Irene and Robert Sr. He graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1999 with a BFA in Theater. At Eastchester High School he was a part of the tech club and the players club.

Before joining the cast of SNL, Moynihan had been performing as an improvisational comedian with the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater (UCBT) in New York City for nearly ten years. At UCBT he was a member of the improv sketch groups "Police Chief Rumble" and "The Stepfathers". Moynihan was also part of the sketch-comedy trio "The Buffoons" with comedians Charlie Sanders and Eugene Cordero. The trio performed regularly at UCBT for many years and were a featured act at Montreal's "Just For Laughs" Comedy Festival in 2007.

Moynihan has also frequently performed with the Derrick Comedy sketch group and appeared in many of their popular internet videos and various projects. He also filmed a supporting role in the group's feature film Mystery Team, which premiered at Sundance in 2009 before a limited theatrical release.

In the summer of 2008, Moynihan had a supporting role in the popular web-series The Line, an online video project funded by Lorne Michaels' production company, directed by SNL head writer Seth Meyers, and starring SNL cast members Bill Hader and Jason Sudeikis. He acted as a sketch regular on Late Night with Conan O'Brien for a number of years and was a contributing writer on MTV's Human Giant, and in years past, he often submitted scripts to SNL with comedy partner Charlie Sanders. Moynihan has also acted in a number of comedy shorts for the website, including their recent web-series Every Week on Entourage where he plays "Turtle" from Entourage.

During the summer of 2008, Moynihan gained a bit of recognition when he was featured in a national television ad campaign for ESPN Radio with Yankees broadcaster Michael Kay.[3][4] In the summer of 2009, Moynihan starred in the music video for Colbie Caillat's single, "Fallin' For You".[5] He also appeared in three of The Lonely Island's music videos; Boombox, Shy Ronnie 2 and Threw It On The Ground. He made a memorable guest appearance as the drug addicted Conrad Bellingham on Mercy. He also appeared in the films The Invention of Lying, When in Rome, and Certainty.

Recurring characters on SNL[edit]


YearTitleRoleOther Notes
2002Economics 101C.D.
2004Jump CutsThe Beef(1 episode)
2005Empire SquareRabbit(voice) (US Version)
2006Late Night with Conan O'BrienVarious(2006–2008)
2007Bronx World TravelersGlider(3 episodes, 2007–2008)
2008Saturday Night LiveVarious(2008–present)
2009Charlie On ParoleEx-Con
Mystery TeamJordy
The Electric CompanySkeleckian Gravity Spray Spokesperson(1 episode)
The Invention of LyingAssistant
ChowderJam(1 episode)
Saturday Night Live Weekend Update ThursdayVarious(4 episodes)
MercyConrad Bellingham(1 episode)
2010When in RomePuck
2012The Brass TeapotChuck
Happy EndingsCorey(1 episode)
Revenge for Jolly!Bobby
Ugly AmericansJerry "The Fire Ant" McMillan(1 episode)
30 RockStewart Derr(1 episode)
GirlsThadd(1 episode)
PortlandiaRobert(1 episode)
2013The Delivery ManAleksy
Grown Ups 2Male Cheerleader
Monsters UniversityChet Alexandervoice only


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