Seth MacFarlane is an American animator, writer, producer, actor, singer, voice actor, and director. He is best known for creating the animated sitcoms Family Guy, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show, for which he also voices many of the shows' various characters. He recently starred, directed, and wrote the comedies Ted and Ted 2 and now stars in the new Fox Star Trek parody The Orville. He has received 3 Emmy awards for his performance in Family Guy.