NAME _ Al Franken
AGE-BIRTHDATE _ 58; May 21, 1951.
HOMETOWN _ Born in New York City; Raised in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
EDUCATION _ Bachelor's degree in government from Harvard University.
EXPERIENCE _ Writer and performer on "Saturday Night Live," 1975-1980 and 1985-1995. Author of several books, including "Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations" (1996) and "Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right" (2003). Host of "The Al Franken Show" on Air America Radio, 2004-2007.
FAMILY _ Wife Franni. Two adult children, daughter Thomasin and son Joe.