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12/18/2012 10:48 am ET

'SNL' Star Fred Armisen On His Mother's 'Spanish Accent' And His Latin Roots

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As the co-creator and co-star of "Portlandia" and the second-longest running cast mate on "SNL", Fred Armisen draws plenty of inspiration from his Latino roots. The half-Venezuelan comedian is known for creating hilarious and insanely popular characters on the NBC franchise, including the Dominican talk show host Manuel Ortiz and the timbales-playing Fericito, also known for his catch phrase, “I’m just kiddin.’”

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