Andrew Dismukes

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Andrew Dismukes
BornAndrew Vincent Dismukes
(1995-06-21) June 21, 1995 (age 27)
Port Neches, Texas
🎓 Alma materUniversity of Texas at Austin
💼 Occupation
  • Comedian
  • writer
  • actor
📆 Years active  2013–present

Andrew Vincent Dismukes (born June 21, 1995)[1] is an American comedian. He has been a writer on Saturday Night Live since 2017 and a featured player since 2020, beginning with its forty-sixth season.[1]

Early life[edit]

Andrew Vincent Dismukes was born June 21, 1995, one of three children of Gregory and Lori Ann Dismukes. He hails from Port Neches, Texas, a small Gulf Coast city located near the Texas-Louisiana border.[1][2]

Dismukes graduated from Port Neches-Groves High School in 2013.[3] He attended the University of Texas at Austin, graduating in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Radio, Television and Film.[4] He is of Cajun descent.[5]

Career[edit]

Dismukes began performing stand-up in 2013, while a freshman in college, and was active in the Austin comedy scene.[4] He was the runner-up "Funniest Person in Austin" in 2016, a contest run by the Cap City Comedy Club.[6]

Following his graduation in 2017, he performed as part of the New Faces showcase at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival and was subsequently offered an audition for Saturday Night Live.[7] Dismukes was offered a writer's position and officially joined the writing staff at the beginning of season 43.[4] As part of the writing staff, he received an Emmy nomination for the Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series in 2018 and 2019.[8] After serving as a writer for three seasons with Saturday Night Live, Dismukes joined the cast as a featured player for its forty-sixth season.[2][9][10][11]

Filmography[edit]

Film and television work
Year Title Role Notes
2016 Inside Joke at Moontower Himself TV documentary
2018 Call Me Brother Tony/Brother Short film
2020–present Saturday Night Live Various characters Featured player; served as a writer 2017 - 2020

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Work Result Ref.
2018 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series Saturday Night Live Nominated [12]
2019 Nominated
2019 Writers Guild of America Awards Comedy/Variety Sketch Series Nominated [13]
2020 Nominated

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Andrew Dismukes Wiki: Facts about the New Comedian on "SNL"". September 17, 2020. Retrieved October 19, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Webb, Eric. "Andrew Dismukes, UT Austin alum, joins 'SNL' cast". Austin 360. Retrieved September 17, 2020.
  3. PA News (September 17, 2020). "Port Neches native joins cast of Saturday Night Live". Port Arthur News. Retrieved September 17, 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Speir, Marc (March 27, 2018). "It's Saturday Night!". Moody College of Communication. Retrieved September 17, 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  5. Andrew Dismukes FPIA Finals 2016 (video). May 31, 2016. Event occurs at 00:12–02:30.
  6. "Cap City Comedy Club". www.capcitycomedy.com. Retrieved September 17, 2020.
  7. Wright, Megh (July 24, 2017). "Just For Laughs Chooses Its 2017 New Faces". Vulture. Retrieved September 17, 2020.
  8. "Andrew Dismukes". Television Academy. Retrieved September 17, 2020.
  9. Burton, Bonnie (September 16, 2020). "Meet SNL's new cast members: Punkie Johnson, Lauren Holt and Andrew Dismukes". CNET. Retrieved May 17, 2021.
  10. Ryan, Patrick (September 16, 2020). "'SNL': Meet the three new cast members joining Season 46". USA TODAY. Retrieved May 17, 2021.
  11. MACIAS, TJ. "Say howdy to Andrew Dismukes, the Texan who is 'Saturday Night Live' new cast member". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Retrieved May 17, 2021.
  12. "Andrew Dismukes". Emmys.com. Retrieved May 16, 2021.
  13. "Andrews Dismukes". IMDB. Retrieved May 16, 2021.

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