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About Al Franken
Al Franken is an American politician, comedian, writer, radio talk show host and actor who first gained fame in the 1970s writing and performing on the American sketch comedy and variety television show Saturday Night Live. From 2004 to 2007, he hosted the radio talk show The Al Franken Show. He was elected the United States Senator from Minnesota during the 2008 Minnesota U.S. Senate Election. Throughout his career, he has written several books, including the popular 2003 satirical book Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them.
He was born to Phoebe and Joseph Franken. He married Franni Bryson in 1975. The marriage produced a daughter named Thomasin and a son named Joe.
He won a Grammy Award for the audiobook version of the book Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them.
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And I think that being able to make people laugh and write a book that's funny makes the information go down a lot easier and it makes it a lot more fun to read, easier to understand, and often stronger. So there's all kinds of advantages to it.Al Franken
The biases the media has are much bigger than conservative or liberal. They're about getting ratings, about making money, about doing stories that are easy to cover.Al Franken
The next thing I am doing is moving back home to Minnesota and getting involved in politics. I'm looking at a run for Senate in 2008, but in the meantime I am focused on knitting together the progressive network in the upper Midwest.Al Franken
The thing that interests me least about the radio business is the radio business. But I've had to learn a little bit about it. It's not rocket science: You get ratings, that's good.Al Franken
We need to be pro-science we have to go back to science.Al Franken
Well, a lot of politics is communicating with people, and obviously comedy has something to do with that. I've been a producer and led people. Also, being a comedian, you're under pressure.Al Franken
Al Franken's Popularity
Al Franken is a famous American actor and politician, who was born on May 21, 1951. As a person born on this date, Al Franken is listed in our database as the 27th most popular celebrity for the day (May 21) and the 48th most popular for the year (1951).
People born on May 21 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Al Franken is the 1024th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Al Franken's birthday, Al Franken is the 6980th most famous American and ranks 266th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
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