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. In 2018, he began playing Oscar in the Amazon series Forever.
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. In 2014, he began a relationship with Orange Is the New Black star Natasha Lyonne.