Birth Name: Andy Samberg
Birth Place: Berkeley, California, USA
Born David Andrew Samberg on Aug. 18, 1978, he was the son of photographer Ben Samberg and his wife, Margi, an elementary schoolteacher. Samberg's maternal grandfather, Alfred J. Marrow, was an industrial psychologist and noted civil rights leader who served as the executive chair of the American Jewish Congress. His grandson's childhood was steeped in popular culture - comic books, fantasy novels, science fiction movies and comedy records, with Jewish comedians like Mel Brooks being a particular favorite. He befriended a pair of like-minded students, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, at Willard Junior High, and the trio spent much of their time together concocting comedy sketches. After hig...
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