Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane

 

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Seth Woodbury MacFarlane (/məkˈfɑːrlɪn/; born October 26, 1973)[1] is an American actor, producer, and singer, working primarily in animation and comedy, as well as live-action and other genres. MacFarlane is the creator of the TV series Family Guy (1999–2003, 2005–present) and The Orville (2017–present), and co-creator of the TV series American Dad! (2005–present) and The Cleveland Show (2009–2013). He also wrote, directed, and starred in the films Ted (2012), its sequel Ted 2 (2015), and A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014).

MacFarlane is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, where he studied animation.[2] Recruited to Hollywood, he was an animator and writer for Hanna-Barbera for several television series, including Johnny Bravo, Cow and Chicken, Dexter's Laboratory, I Am Weasel, and Larry & Steve. He made several guest appearances on TV series such as Gilmore Girls, The War at Home and FlashForward. In 2008, he created his own YouTube series titled Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy. He won several awards for his work on Family Guy, including four Primetime Emmy Awards and an Annie Award. In 2009, he won the Webby Award for Film & Video Person of the Year. He occasionally speaks at universities and colleges throughout the United States, and is an active supporter of gay rights.

MacFarlane has performed as a singer at several venues, including Carnegie Hall and the Royal Albert Hall. MacFarlane has released four studio albums, in the same vein of his musical idol Frank Sinatra, beginning with Music Is Better Than Words in 2011. He has been nominated for four Grammy Awards for his musical work. MacFarlane hosted the 85th Academy Awards in 2013 and was also nominated for Best Original Song for the song "Everybody Needs a Best Friend" from Ted.

MacFarlane served as executive producer of the Neil deGrasse Tyson-hosted Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, an update of the 1980s Cosmos series hosted by Carl Sagan. MacFarlane was instrumental in providing funding for the series, as well as securing studio support for it from other entertainment executives.[3]

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In Full Swing
 
In Full Swing is the fourth studio album by Seth MacFarlane.
Have You Met Miss Jones?
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Have You Met Miss Jones?
Almost Like Being In Love
Song
Almost Like Being In Love is a song by musical artist Seth MacFarlane, released on August 25, 2017.
That Face
Song
That Face is a song by musical artist Seth MacFarlane, released on August 18, 2017.

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Popular Songs5

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Films13

Minor Film Appearances & References5

TV Shows67

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Other Music-Related Relationships8

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Seth MacFarlane: Moving from acting into music is 'very hard'
  –  December 26, 2017
Seth MacFarlane has said it was 'very ... it's oftentimes greeted with folded arms and a scowl," MacFarlane said. The actor-singer cited the example of Will Smith, who ventured in acting after a successful music career. "For that reason, you see a lot ...
Moving from acting into music is 'very hard': Seth MacFarlane
  –  December 26, 2017
The actor-singer cited the example of Will Smith, who ventured in acting after a successful music career. London: Seth MacFarlane has said it was "very, very hard" for him to start his music career. The actor-director had made the switch from the movie ...
Kate Hudson & Sia Step Out for Seth MacFarlane's Holiday Party
  –  December 12, 2017
Kate Hudson and Sia walked arm-in-arm while checking out Seth MacFarlane‘s holiday bash! The 38-year-old actress and the 41-year-old singer were spotted attending the event over the weekend in Beverly Hills, Calif. Kate sparkled in a plunging sequined ...
Seth MacFarlane: Moving from acting into music is 'very hard'
  –  December 26, 2017
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Moving from acting into music is 'very hard': Seth MacFarlane
  –  December 26, 2017
The actor-singer cited the example of Will Smith, who ventured in acting after a successful music career. London: Seth MacFarlane has said it was "very, very hard" for him to start his music career. The actor-director had made the switch from the movie ...
Seth MacFarlane: Moving from acting into music is 'very hard'
  –  December 24, 2017
The Hollywood star has successfully made the switch from the movie business into the music industry, and he has even received a Grammy Award nomination for his fourth studio album, 'In Full Swing' - but Seth insists it's not been an easy jump to make.

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