Bobby Moynihan is an American actor and comedian best known as a regular cast member on the comedy sketch show Saturday Night Live, joining the cast in 2008.
Moynihan plays the crowd favourite Drunk Uncle on Weekend Update as well as other original characters such as Anthony Crispino, a secondhand news anchor who misguidedly reports anything but the truth. His impressions include Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Guy Fieri, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Newt Gingrich.
Moynihan's other television credits include memorable guest spots on HBO's Girls and ABC's Happy Endings. He also voiced the lead role in the animated comedy Chozen on FX, produced by the creative team behind Eastbound & Down and Archer.
On film, Moynihan had a supporting role in the Adam Sandler comedy Grown Ups 2 and voiced the character Chet in Pixar's Monsters University. He can also be seen in the Vince Vaughn comedy The Delivery Man, and appears in the films Staten Island Summer and Neighbors, starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron.
Moynihan's past screen credits include The Invention of Lying, co-directed by and starring Ricky Gervais, When in Rome, with Kristen Bell and Josh Duhamel and Mystery Team, an indie from Internet sketch group Derrick Comedy that premiered at Sundance in 2009.
In addition to creating The Sidecar, an original web series for Above Average that premiered in 2012, Moynihan lends his voice to the Hulu original animated series The Awesomes, created by fellow SNL cast member Seth Meyers.
Moynihan is a fixture at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York, where he continues to perform regularly at the signature weekly Assssscat show. He is also a co-founder of the sketch group Buffoons with friends Charlie Sanders and Eugene Cordero. The group's antics, reminiscent of The Three Stooges, were a hit at Montreal's Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in 2007.
Moynihan graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1999. He hails from Eastchester, NY and lives in New York City.