“Detective Lieutenant Figgis,” voiced by Chris Parnell, is the unscrupulous cop who wants to see Archer dead or in jail. Not only because Archer’s snooping is making it harder for Figgis to take bribes from gangsters, but also because Archer slept with his wife a few years ago. No matter how hard Figgis tries to put it behind him, his partner keeps bringing it back up.
Parnell is well known 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 played the recurring role of "Dr. Leo Spaceman” on seven seasons of NBC’s 30 Rock, and played "Fred Shay” over three seasons on ABC’s Suburgatory.
Currently, 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. Last year he made appearances on Inside Amy Schumer, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Another Period and The Spoils Before Dying. Parnell can next be seen in the upcoming Amazon series Highston as “Wilbur Liggetts,” as well as Comedy Central’s Drunk History and IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang!. Parnell also recently finished shooting on the Melissa McCarthy/Ben Falcone feature, Life of the Party.
Previous film work includes 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. Parnell had his feature film debut in 1996 in Jingle All the Way, playing a toy store salesman opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger. He’s from Memphis, TN, and studied acting at the North Carolina School of the Arts.