Armisen has directed music videos for bands like The Helio Sequence.
Armisen has also done impressions of political figures such as Hugo Chávez, Vicente Fox, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Barney Frank, George H. Bush, Queen Elizabeth II, Ben Bernanke, Muammar al-Gaddafi, Mike Gravel, Saddam Hussein, Hosni Mubarak and Michael Bloomberg.Armisen has landed several minor yet memorable roles that were defined by an interviewer as "feral foreigners" in comedy films such as Eurotrip, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Deck the Halls, The Ex, The Promotion, The Rocker, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny and Confessions of a Shopaholic.Armisen stars in the IFC sketch series Portlandia alongside Carrie Brownstein (of Sleater-Kinney); the first season debuted on January 21, 2011.He also drummed in the performance and was a backup singer.In late 2014, Armisen was featured on the popular comedy web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee with host Jerry Seinfeld.In the Cartoon Network series The Looney Tunes Show, Armisen voices Speedy Gonzales.Armisen, along with Carrie Brownstein, appeared on the Simpsons episode "The Day the Earth Stood Cool", in which they play The Simpsons' new neighbors, who encourage everyone to be cool like them. you sort of withdraw and you sort of get into all the things you think make you weird, like ' I'm really into playing XBOX . [or my] record collection.' You sort of disappear into the things that you think are just your hobbies." "It must be so shocking to the woman because you're this guy who is so super-attentive in the beginning . "I feel bad for everyone I've gone out with," Armisen said. He was previously married to English singer and songwriter Sally Timms from 1998 to 2004, but told Stern their marriage was "more for her green card." PHOTOS: Hollywood's ugliest divorces Shortly after splitting from Moss, Armisen began dating his costar Abby Elliott. The coworkers ended things on "so-so terms." Though Elliott, 25, has since left the show, Armisen said, "Once in a while, it would kind of be a little weird at work, but I have to say for the most part it was fine. and you are like the best boyfriend in the beginning, and then you become the worst boyfriend," Stern explained.He also appeared in video segments on Blue Man Group's How to be a Megastar Tour 2.0.Armisen occasionally writes for Pitchfork Media and interviewed Cat Power for that company.