Cyril Figgis, voiced by Chris Parnell, is the M/V Seamus’ self-appointed First Mate, and he won’t let anyone forget it. He’s annoying and needy and possibly secretly sleeping with Lana. Why is it a secret? We all know why.
Parnell is widely recognized for his work as a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 1998-2006, where he was a part of many memorable sketches and video shorts. He also played the recurring role of "Dr. Leo Spaceman” on seven seasons of NBC’s 30 Rock and played "Fred Shay” on over three seasons of ABC’s Suburgatory.
In addition to his work on FXX’s Archer, Parnell is the voice of many animated characters including “Jerry” on Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty, "Mr. Peabody" on DreamWorks TV Animation’s The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show for Netflix, “Snoot” on DreamWorks TV Animation’s The Dawn of the Croods for Netflix, “Migs” on Disney’s Elena of Avalor, and various characters on the PBS animated series Nature Cat and Wordgirl. In 2016 he also made appearances on Inside Amy Schumer, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Another Period and The Spoils Before Dying. He can currently be seen in the Freeform series Grown-ish, ABC’s Black-ish spin-off, as “Dean Parker,” and also in the CBS series Happy Together as “Wayne.”
Parnell’s previous film work includes Life of the Party, Battle of the Sexes, Sisters, Anchorman 2, The Five Year Engagement, 21 Jump Street, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, Hot Rod and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. He had his feature film debut in 1996 in Jingle All the Way, playing a toy store salesman opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Parnell is originally from Memphis, Tennessee, and studied acting at the North Carolina School of the Arts.