Robert Smigel

Actor · Writer · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 78
Robert Smigel is an American actor, humorist, puppeteer, comedian and writer known for his Saturday Night Live "TV Funhouse" cartoon shorts and as the puppeteer and voice behind Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. He also co-wrote the Hotel Transylvania films and You Don't Mess with the Zohan, both starring Adam Sandler.

Robert Smigel is an American actor, humorist, puppeteer, comedian and writer known for his Saturday Night Live "TV Funhouse" cartoon shorts and as the puppeteer and voice behind Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. He also co-wrote the Hotel Transylvania films and You Don't Mess with the Zohan, both starring Adam Sandler.

Birth Name

Robert M. Smigel

Born

Sunday, 07 February 1960

Actor Filmography

Let's Be Real Jared Kushner 2020
Tournament of Laughs Triumph, The Insult Comic Dog 2020
The King of Staten Island Male Pharmacy Owner 2020
Marriage Story Mediator 2019
The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin Triumph the Insult Comic Dog 2019
Peyton's Places Carl Wollarski 2019
The Masked Singer Self - Guest Panelist 2019
The Week Of ER Doctor 2018
Too Funny to Fail: The Life & Death of The Dana Carvey Show Himself 2017
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Nominee 2016
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Actor Filmography

Let's Be Real Jared Kushner 2020
Tournament of Laughs Triumph, The Insult Comic Dog 2020
The King of Staten Island Male Pharmacy Owner 2020
Marriage Story Mediator 2019
The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin Triumph the Insult Comic Dog 2019
Peyton's Places Carl Wollarski 2019
The Masked Singer Self - Guest Panelist 2019
The Week Of ER Doctor 2018
Too Funny to Fail: The Life & Death of The Dana Carvey Show Himself 2017
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Nominee 2016
'85: The Greatest Team in Football History Himself 2016
The Do-Over Doctor 2016
Hotel Transylvania 2 Marty (voice) 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self (as Triumph the Insult Comic Dog), Self, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (archive footage), Self - Guest (as Triumph the Insult Comic Dog) 2015
The Jim Gaffigan Show Cory 2015
Live from New York! Himself - Featuring 2015
Pixels White House Reporter #2 2015
Misery Loves Comedy Himself - Interviewee 2015
Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs Himself / Triumph the Insult Comic Dog 2015
The Jack and Triumph Show Triumph, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog 2015
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (as Triumph the Insult Comic Dog) 2015
Delivery Triumph the Insult Comic Dog 2014
The Meredith Vieira Show Himself 2014
Park Bench with Steve Buscemi Triumph the Insult Comic Dog 2014
Comedy Underground with Dave Attell Triumph the Insult Comic Dog 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Re-enacting Stage Fall, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog / Self 2014
@midnight Triumph the Insult Comic Dog - Guest Appearance 2013
This Is 40 Barry 2012
Hotel Transylvania Marty (voice) 2012
The Aquabats! Super Show! Krampus (voice), Krampus 2012
New Girl Chaplain 2011
Portlandia Jarvis 2011
Bob's Burgers Security Guard, Yuli, Night Security Guard 2011
Conan Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (voice), Triumph the Insult Comic Dog / Alan Dershowitz, Himself - Guest (as Triumph the Insult Comic Dog), Triump the Insult Comic Dog 2010
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien Triumph the Insult Comic Dog 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2009
The Gong Show with Dave Attell Himself - Celebrity Judge 2008
You Don't Mess With the Zohan Yosi 2008
Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education Triumph the Insult Comic Dog 2008
Root of All Evil Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (as Robert Smigal) 2008
IFC News: 2008 Uncut Triumph, The Insult Comic Dog 2007
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry Mailman 2007
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Palpatine Parody / Ray (voice) 2007
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse Various Voices (archive sound) 2006
Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found Himself 2005
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: The Best of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Triumph the Insult Comic Dog 2004
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley Carl Wollarski 2003
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary Special Triumph the Insult Comic Dog 2003
Last Comic Standing Triumph the Insult Comic Dog 2003
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (voice) (as Triumph the Insult Comic Dog) 2002
Punch-Drunk Love Walter the Dentist 2002
Crank Yankers John Tierney (voice), Lawer (voice), Samir (voice) 2002
Aqua Teen Hunger Force One Hundred 2000
TV Funhouse Rocky, Xabu 2000
Little Nicky Beefy (voice) 2000
Curb Your Enthusiasm Yari 2000
SpongeBob SquarePants Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (voice) (as Triumph the Insult Comic Dog) 1999
LateLine Pearce Dummy 1998
The Wedding Singer Andre 1998
Tomorrow Night Mailroom guy #1 (glasses) 1998
ShortCuts Clive Barnes 1998
The View Triumph the Insult Comic Dog 1997
The Daily Show Self, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog 1996
The Dana Carvey Show Various Characters, Various Characters / Bob Dole 1996
Happy Gilmore IRS Agent 1996
Howie Mandel's Sunny Skies Phillip 1995
Billy Madison Mr. Oblaski 1995
Space Ghost Coast to Coast Triumph the Insult Comic Dog 1994
Wayne's World 2 Concert Nerd 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Himself, Lips of Bill Clinton / Lips of Bob Dole, Lips of Bill Clinton, Lips of George W. Bush (voice), Rev. Jeremiah Wright (voice), Ronald Reagan / Lips of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Saddam Hussein, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (voice), Triumph the Insult Comic Dog / Lips of Bill Clinton / Lips of George W. Bush / Lips of Al Gore / Lips of Bob Dole / Lips of Arnold Schwarzenegger / Lips of Don King / Various, Lips of Bill Clinton / Lips of Roy, Howard Dean / Al Sharpton / Joe Lieberman, Lips of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lips of Bill Clinton & Sammy Sosa (voice), Lips of Bill Clinton (voice), Lips of Bill Clinton / Lips of Al Pacino, Arnold Schwarzenegger / John Kerry / George W. Bush, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Clinton / Bob Dole, Bill Clinton / Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, George W. Bush, Himself / Various 1993
Superman 50th Anniversary The Brainwave 1988
Saturday Night Live Various Voices (voice), Various / Various Voices, Dr. Bighead (voice), (credit only), (voice), Various (voice), Carl Wollarski, Hank Fielding, Bighead (voice), Boris Yeltsin (voice), Alan Dershowitz, Albert Einstein (voice), (segment "Ray of Light") (voice), Lorne Michaels (voice), Michael Powell (TV Funhouse) (voice), Narrator (voice), Pothead Theater announcer (voice), Religetables News Anchor (voice), Various (voice) / Lorne Michaels, Various (voice) / Mexican Father, Various (voice) / Thomas Mesereau / Scientist / Elephant Man Bones, Various Voices (credit only) / Various, Various Voices (voice) / Al Gore, Various Voices (voice) / Director, Various Voices (voice) / Elephant Man Bones, Various Voices (voice) / Heteroy, Various Voices (voice) / John McCain / Rudolph Giuliani, Various Voices (voice) / Lorne Michaels, Various Voices (voice) / Santa Claus, Various Voices (voice) / Various, Darwin (voice) / Pat Robertson, Geppetto (voice), Various 1975

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2018 Emmy Outstanding Variety Special (Live) Nominated
2016 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special Nominated
2015 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special Nominated
2013 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series Nominated
2013 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special Nominated
2013 Emmy Outstanding Interactive Program Won
2011 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special Nominated
2008 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
2003 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
2002 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Won
2002 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
2001 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
2000 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
1997 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1991 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1990 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1989 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program Won
1987 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
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