Seth Meyers is an American actor, voice actor, screenwriter, producer, television host and comedian best known as a former head writer for NBC's Saturday Night Live and for hosting its news parody segment Weekend Update.
Meyers began his TV career with Saturday Night Live in 2001, where he was a cast member for 13 seasons. He acted as head writer for nine seasons and Weekend Update anchor for eight seasons.
In 2011, Meyers won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for host Justin Timberlake's musical monologue. He also garnered 10 additional Emmy nominations for his work as a writer in television.
A graduate of Northwestern University, he studied and performed at ImprovOlympic before moving on to the Boom Chicago Theater in Amsterdam, Holland. His acclaimed show, Pick-Ups and Hiccups with partner Jill Benjamin, toured Europe and eventually caught the eye of SNL.
Meyers also executive produces and lends his voice to Hulu's animated superhero show The Awesomes. The show premiered in August 2013 and quickly became a runaway hit before being picked up for a second season.
Meyers hosted the 2010 and 2011 ESPY Awards on ESPN and headlined the 2011 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner to rave reviews.
In 2014 he began hosting his own talk show on NBC, Late Night with Seth Meyers. Named one of the 2014 TIME 100, Time magazine's 100 most influential people, he also hosted the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.