Dec. 28th, 1973
Bedford, New Hampshire, USA
Seth Meyers' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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- Eventually, the road took him to Amsterdam, where he was the writer and co-star of a two-person comedy show called "Pick-ups and Hiccups" that he and Jill Benjamin staged five nights a week in a 200-seat theater. With Amsterdam as his home base, he did versions of the show in London and Edinburgh--even Singapore--but it was during a brief run at the Chicago Improv Festival that he caught the eye of a _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) casting director. He was invited to New York for a try-out, then a follow-up, and then he was hired.
- Brother of 'Josh Meyers (I)' (qv), a cast member of _"MADtv" (1995)_ (qv).
- He commutes to _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) by subway from his apartment in the West Village. Once he gets there, it's hard to leave. There is a constant, break-neck pace to producing a live, weekly television show. Seth has already found that necks are not the only thing that can be broken--your spirit is also on the line every day.
- He sees three distinct Windows of Rejection, which refers to the fact that ideas on SNL have three different opportunities to get rejected before being aired.
- Promoted to full cast member status of _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) in August 2003 along with 'Jeff Richards (III)' (qv) and 'Will Forte' (qv).
- In 2006, he was promoted to Weekend Update co-anchor on _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) with 'Amy Poehler' (qv).
- An avid Boston Red Sox fan, he donated his Celebrity Poker Showdown winnings to the Jimmy Fund. The Jimmy Fund is a Boston area charity specializing in children's cancer treatment. The Jimmy Fund has been associated with the Red Sox for over 50 years.
- After graduating from Manchester West High School in Manchester, New Hampshire, he earned a degree from Northwestern University, then he took his act on the road. He worked with the traveling troupe of a group called Boom Chicago.