Al Franken

Al Franken


5/21/1951, New York, New York

Birth Name

Alan Stuart Franken


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Al Franken was born on May 21, 1951. Originally from New York City, his family moved to a small, southern Minnesota town, Albert Lea, where his father opened a quilting factory. Despite his father's best efforts, the venture eventually failed. At the age of 6, Franken moved to…more


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  • former radio host, SNL, actor, comedian, Democrat

    I listened to Al on his radio show off and on and enjoyed it (even my being a Republican). Now he is running for Senate in Minnesota. I remember bits of him on Saturday Night Live and he did fine there. (Actually he received more than one Emmy award there.) I thought I saw him more than once in the movies, but on I only recall seen Trading Places where he was on. Hmm, well he does have talent. He obviously isn't my favorite, but he covers a lot of ground. He also has done USO tours which is a big plus. I may have seen him on TV with political satire (I don't recall the show, but not Politically Incorrect). If you are a Democrat, I would say you would love this guy!moreless