Cast Of Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live is undoubtedly one of the most popular American television shows of recent times. The talk show was first aired on the channel ‘NBC’ back in 1975 and since then 42 seasons, consisting of more than 800 episodes in total, have been aired so far. Here’s more about the cast of ‘Saturday Night Live’. The makers of the show also received several awards, thanks to its popularity. These accolades include approximately 50 ‘Primetime Emmy Awards’ and several ‘Writer’s Guild Of America’ awards. As per a report published in 2016, around 145 actors and comedians have been a part of ‘Saturday Night Live’ since its inception. Scroll down to learn more about the cast of ‘Saturday Night Live’. Noted comedians like Dan Aykroyd and Morwenna Banks have been the popular faces of the show during the 1970’s and 80’s. Popular comedian and acclaimed Hollywood actor Ben Stiller also enjoyed a short stint with the popular television show. Jason Sudeikis, Casey Wilson, Noel Wells, Kristen Wiig, Brooks Wheelan and Cecily Strong are a few talented artistes who have been a part of the ‘Saturday Night Live’ show.
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Eddie Murphy
(Actor, )
Eddie Murphy
79
Birthdate: April 3, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Actor and comedian, Eddie Murphy, is one of the highest-grossing actors in the United States. Beginning his career as a comedian on the TV show Saturday Night Live, he went on to become a bankable movie actor. Also a singer, he has released many studio albums. He has been awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

 2 
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
(Actress and Comedian Known for Her Work in 'Saturday Night Live' and the TV Sitcom 'Seinfeld')
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
63
Birthdate: January 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, United States

An actress and comedian, Julia Louis-Dreyfus has won more Screen Actors Guild Awards and more Emmy Awards than any other artist in American television history. In 2016, she was named in Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list. In 2018, she was presented with America's highest comedy honor - The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

 3 
Will Ferrell
(Actor & Comedian)
Will Ferrell
54
Birthdate: July 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Irvine, California, United States

Will Ferrell rose to fame in the mid-1990s when he acted in a comedy show Saturday Night Live. He then went on to act in a series of comedy films such as Talladega Nights, Step Brothers and The Other Guys.  He’s considered part of the ‘Frat Pack’, essentially meaning Hollywood comic actors who emerged in the late 1990s and 2000s.

 4 
Chris Rock
(Ranked No. 5 on Rolling Stone's List of the 50 Best Stand-Up Comics of All Time)
Chris Rock
86
Birthdate: February 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Andrews, South Carolina, United States

A high-school drop-out, Chris Rock worked at restaurants before stepping into stand-up comedy. He gained fame with SNL and earned his first role through Eddie Murphy. Known for voicing Marty in the Madagascar franchise, Chris also created the series Everybody Hates Chris and was voted Comedy Central’s fifth-greatest stand-up comedian.

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 5 
Andy Samberg
(Actor, Comedian and Former Cast Member of Comedy-Sketch Show 'Saturday Night LIve')
Andy Samberg
64
Birthdate: August 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States

The actor, comedian, writer and musician, Andy Samberg, is a member of the comedy music group The Lonely Island and has also acted in several films like Hot Rod, That's My Boy and Palm Springs. Plus, he has starred in television sitcoms like the Brooklyn Nine-Nine and has been part of Saturday Night Live as a featured player.

 6 
Rob Schneider
(Stand-up Comedian & Veteran of The Comedy Series 'Saturday Night Live')
Rob Schneider
41
Birthdate: October 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

A multifaceted personality, Rob Schneider is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director. Beginning his career with the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, he proceeded to act in films, first appearing in supporting roles and then graduating to starring roles. He is an outspoken critic of childhood vaccinations. His daughter, Elle King, is a popular musician.

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 7 
Samuel Burl Kinison
(Comedian)
Samuel Burl  Kinison
30
Birthdate: December 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yakima, Washington, United States
Died: April 10, 1992
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 8 
Seth Meyers
(Host of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' and Former Cast Member of 'Saturday Night Live;)
Seth Meyers
20
Birthdate: December 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Seth Adam Meyers is best known as the host of Late Night with Seth Meyers. He was a writer and cast member of Saturday Night Live and won several awards for his work, including a Peabody Award and an Emmy. He also hosted SNL’s Weekend Update segment.
 9 
Gilda Radner
(Comedian)
Gilda Radner
175
Birthdate: June 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: May 20, 1989
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 10 
Molly Shannon
(Actress and Comedian Best Known for Her Film ‘Other People’)
Molly Shannon
27
Birthdate: September 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States

Molly Shannon is an American comedian and actress who contributed immensely to the success of Saturday Night Live between 1995 and 2001. As an actress, she received the Film Independent Spirit Award for her portrayal of Joanne Mulcahey in the 2016 comedy-drama film, Other People. Also an author, Molly Shannon released her first children's book, Tilly the Trickster, in 2011.

 11 
Jane Curtin
(Actress)
Jane Curtin
5
Birthdate: September 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Jane Curtin is an American comedian and actress. Dubbed the Queen of Deadpan, Curtin won two consecutive Emmy Awards for playing Allison Lowell in the sitcom Kate & Allie. In 1986, she was named in the Top Prime Time Actors and Actresses of All Time list. She has also hosted events like the Emmy Awards and Golden Globe Awards.

 12 
Lorne Michaels
(Creator and Producer of 'Saturday Night Live')
Lorne Michaels
6
Birthdate: November 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Lorne Michaels is a Canadian-American television producer, comedian, and screenwriter. He is credited with creating and producing one of the most popular American TV sketch comedy and variety shows, Saturday Night Live. With 91 nominations for Primetime Emmy Awards under his belt, Lorne Michaels holds the record for having the most nominations by an individual in the award show's history.

 13 
Ana Gasteyer
(Actress)
Ana Gasteyer
10
Birthdate: May 4, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 14 
Dennis Miller
(Talk Show Host)
Dennis Miller
12
Birthdate: November 3, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
 15 
Garrett Morris
(Actor & Comedian Who Was Part of the Original Cast of the Sketch Comedy Program 'Saturday Night Live')
Garrett Morris
7
Birthdate: February 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Garrett Morris is best known as part of Saturday Night Live, where he played characters such as Chico Escuela and the News for the Hard of Hearing translator. He also played Uncle Junior on The Jamie Foxx Show and Earl Washington in 2 Broke Girls.
 16 
Laraine Newman
(Actor, Television actor)
Laraine Newman
6
Birthdate: March 2, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)