Jorma Taccone Biography

Jorma Taccone
Jorma Taccone
  • Born March 19, 1977

Jorma Christopher Taccone (/ˈjɔːrmə təˈkoʊni/; born March 19, 1977) is an American actor, comedian, director, writer, producer, record producer and musician. Taccone is one third of the sketch comedy troupe The Lonely Island along with childhood friends Andy Samberg and Akiva Schaffer. In 2010, he co-wrote and directed the SNL spin-off film MacGruber, which was his directorial debut. Taccone directed his second feature alongside Schaffer, the musical comedy Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, which he also co-wrote and co-starred with Schaffer and Samberg.\n', '

Taccone was born in Berkeley, California, the son of Sue Ellen and Tony Taccone, who is the artistic director of the Berkeley Repertory Theatre. His father is of half Italian and half Puerto Rican descent. He is a graduate of UCLA Film School. Jorma\'s brother, Asa Taccone, is a member of the band Electric Guest. He is married to Marielle Heller, with whom he has a son (born December 12, 2014), and lives in New York City.\n', '

In Fall 2005, Samberg, Taccone, and Schaffer joined the staff of NBC\'s late night variety show Saturday Night Live. Since then, The Lonely Island has been responsible for creating more than 100 SNL Digital Short films including the YouTube favorites "Lazy Sunday" (featuring Chris Parnell), "Jizz in My Pants", "I\'m on a Boat" (featuring T-Pain) and the Emmy-winning "Dick in a Box" (featuring Justin Timberlake). Taccone produces much of the music for The Lonely Island including Lazy Sunday, "Dick in a Box" and many other tracks that appear on The Lonely Island\'s first album Incredibad which was released February 2009. As a director, Taccone is responsible for the SNL shorts MacGruber, Business Meeting, Sloths, Giraffes, and others. He also directed a MacGruber Pepsi commercial spot for the 43rd Super Bowl which aired February 1, 2009.\n', '


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