Bobby Moynihan as Albert

Bobby Moynihan voices Albert, a tiny Douglas fir tree with big dreams, in Nickelodeon’s original animated holiday TV movie, Albert.

Moynihan is a cast member on Saturday Night Live, currently on his ninth season with the show. He is best known for his original characters Drunk Uncle on “Weekend Update,” Riblet, Kirby the Astronaut, and Anthony Crispino. Viewers may also recognize him from his impressions of Guy Fieri, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Newt Gingrich.

His numerous voice credits include the role of Panda in We Bare Bears, Nature Cat, and several roles on The Awesomes. Additionally, he has guest starred on The Simpsons, Girls, Portlandia and Comedy Bang! Bang!.

His recent film credits include: The Secret Life of Pets, SistersInside Out, and Monsters University and upcoming films include: Brother NatureThe Book of Henry and Why We’re Killing Gunther.


Sasheer Zamata as Maisie
Sasheer Zamata voices Maisie, the persistently positive palm tree, and Albert’s right-hand, in Nickelodeon’s original animated holiday TV movie, Albert.

Zamata is a comedian, actress, writer and current cast member on Saturday Night Live. She has appeared on Transparent and Inside Amy Schumer, lent her vocal talents to Call of Duty and Lucas Bros. Moving Co., and can be seen on the big screen in Yoga Hosers. Her upcoming roles include: Sleight, The Outdoorsman, and Deidre and Laney Rob A Train.

Listed in Cosmopolitan's “13 Funny Women to Watch” (2014) and Complex Magazine's “Women in Comedy You Should Be Paying Attention to Right Now” (2015), she has performed stand up at numerous comedy festivals including Bonnaroo, SXSW, Moontower Comedy Festival, and more.

Zamata also serves as ACLU's Celebrity Ambassador for Women's Rights.


Judah Friedlander as Gene
Judah Friedlander voices Gene, the abrasive and blisteringly honest weed, in Nickelodeon’s  original animated holiday TV movie, Albert.

Friedlander has been a stand-up comedian since 1989 and is known today as being one of the funniest, most original, creative, provocative and socially conscious comics. He has won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Comedy Series for his role as Frank Rossitano in the television series 30 Rock and earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for his role as the genuine nerd, Toby Radloff, in American Splendor, which won Best Film at Sundance in 2003.  Additional television appearances include: The Daily Show, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Sesame Street, and film credits Meet The Parents, Wet Hot American Summer and Zoolander.

The funnyman has also recently authored two books: “How to Beat Up Anybody” and his satirical and profound book of drawings and cartoons, “If the Raindrops United.” 

He also has a feature length stand-up performance film and album out soon called America Is the Greatest Country in the United States and stars in The Onion’s upcoming short form web series, Judah vs. The Machines.


Rob Riggle as Cactus Pete
Rob Riggle voices Cactus Pete, the tough and prickly cactus determined to stop Albert and all things Christmas, in Nickelodeon’s original animated holiday TV movie, Albert.

Kansas native Rob Riggle is an actor, comedian, writer, producer and director who has been a staple in comedic films for over 15 years.  Riggle began his comedy career in 1997 in New York City at Upright Citizens Brigade, while still on active duty in the Marine Corps, where his efforts eventually earned him a spot on the comedy mecca, Saturday Night Live.

His most recent film credits include: Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life and Absolutely Anything, adding to his impressive resume with notable roles in Let’s Be Cops, The Other Guys, Dumb & Dumber To, Big Miracle, Step Brothers, 21 Jump Street and 22 Jump Street. Riggle has also earned an Emmy nomination for his voice over work on Disney’s Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice and further lent his vocal talents to popular animated films Hotel Transylvania 2 and The Lorax.

While establishing his place on the big screen, Riggle has also remained a mainstay in television. Known for his four-year stint as a correspondent on the multiple Emmy Award-winning show, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, he is currently a host on Fox NFL Sunday and can also be seen on NTSF:SD:SUV::. Additional television credits include: 30 Rock, The Office, Arrested Development, Modern Family, The League and New Girl.

Up next, Riggle will step into a more dramatic role in independent drama, Midnight Sun. He also recently wrapped production on Pantelion Film’s comedy, How to Be a Latin Lover, and will soon be seen in the Netflix comedy, The True Memoirs of an International Assassin, releasing in November.
He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.




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