Bobby Moynihan

Bobby Moynihan

Moynihan in 2010
Born (1977-01-31) January 31, 1977
Eastchester, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor/Comedian
Years active 2002–present

Robert "Bobby" Moynihan (born January 31, 1977)[1] is an American actor, voice actor, and comedian, best known for his work on Saturday Night Live, where he has been a cast member since 2008.

Early life

Moynihan was born and raised in Eastchester, New York, to parents Julie and Robert, Sr. He attended Eastchester High School and the University of Connecticut, from which he received a degree in theater.


Moynihan 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 mid-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.[2][3] In the summer of 2009, Moynihan starred in the music video for Colbie Caillat's single, "Fallin' For You".[4] 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. Moynihan also voiced the titular character in the FX animated comedy Chozen, which aired for one season in 2014. In 2015 he was a featured character, Lenny, in the romantic comedy film Slow Learners (original title Bad Boys, Crazy Girls). He also voices Panda in an animated Cartoon Network TV show that premiered in 2015 called We Bare Bears. In 2016, Moynihan appeared in a commercial for Pizza Hut's Bacon Stuffed Crust Pizza.

Recurring characters on SNL

Celebrity Impressions

Personal life

Moynihan is an avid reader of comics, and once invited comics creators Dave Johnson, J. Scott Campbell and Amanda Conner to the same Saturday Night Live after-party to which co-star Taran Killam invited his Illegitimates co-writer Marc Andreyko and members of the IDW Publishing staff, which Andreyko characterized as a "mini-comic con."[5]

In August 2016, Moynihan married his longtime girlfriend and Broadway actress, Brynn O'Malley.


Year Title Role Other notes
2002 Economics 101 C.D.
2009 Charlie on Parole Ex-Con Short
Mystery Team Jordy
The Invention of Lying Assistant
2010 When in Rome Puck
2011 Certainty Roddy
2012 The Brass Teapot Chuck
Revenge for Jolly! Bobby
2013 Monsters University Chet Alexander Voice
Grown Ups 2 Male Cheerleader
Delivery Man Aleksy
2014 Adult Beginners Paul
Bread and Butter Daniel Lodgen
Annie Guy in Bar
2015 Inside Out Forgetter Bobby Voice cameo
Ted 2 Himself Cameo
Staten Island Summer Skootch
Underdogs Rip/The Moustachio Twins/Dr. Gregory Chan, D.D.S. Voice
Sisters Alex
2016 The Secret Life of Pets Mel Voice
Brother Nature Todd Dotchman
Albert Albert Voice, TV movie
2017 The Nut Job 2 The Mayor Voice
The Book of Henry John Post-production
Why We're Killing Gunther Donnie Filming
Year Title Role Other notes
2004 Jump Cuts The Beef 1 episode
2005 Empire Square Rabbit Voice (US version)
2006–2008 Late Night with Conan O'Brien Various
2007–2008 Bronx World Travelers Glider 3 episodes
2008–present Saturday Night Live Various
2008–2012 Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday Various 4 episodes
2009 The Electric Company Skeleckian Gravity Spray Spokesperson Episode: "Gravity Groove"
Chowder Jam Voice; Episode: "The Grape Worm"
Mercy Conrad Bellingham Episode: "I Believe You Conrad"
2012 Happy Endings Corey Episode: "You Snooze, You Bruise"
Ugly Americans Jerry "The Fire Ant" McMillan Voice; Episode: "Journey to the Center of Twayne"
30 Rock Stewart Derr Episode: "Murphy Brown Lied to Us"
Girls Thadd Episode: "She Did"
Portlandia Robert Episode: "Winter in Portlandia"
2013 Sesame Street Quacker Duck Man Episode: "Porridge Art"
Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zarfonius Voice; Episode: "Storage Zeebles"
2013–2015 The Awesomes Various voices 26 episodes
2013–2016 Comedy Bang! Bang! Fourvel 4 episodes
2014 Chozen Chozen Voice; 10 episodes
Playing House Danny Episode: "Spaghetti and Meatballs"
Drunk History Grover Cleveland Episode: "First Ladies"
2014–2016 Jake and the Never Land Pirates King Crab Voice; 4 episodes
2015–present We Bare Bears Panda Bear Voice; 30 episodes
2015 The Jack and Triumph Show Mr. Hardgraves Episode: "Siri"
The Simpsons Tyler Boom Voice; Episode: "Cue Detective"
2015–present Nature Cat Hal Voice; 19 episodes
2016 Netflix Presents: The Characters Chuck Episode: "Lauren Lapkus"


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