CAST
Vanessa Bayer
Repertory Player
Repertory Player
Taran Killam
Repertory Player
Repertory Player
Repertory Player
Jay Pharoah
Repertory Player
Repertory Player
Repertory Player
Featured Player
Michael Che
Weekend Update Co-Anchor
Pete Davidson
Featured Player
Leslie Jones
Featured Player
Colin Jost
Head Writer / Weekend Update Co-Anchor
Featured Player
Sasheer Zamata
Featured Player
Lorne Michaels
Creator

Sasheer Zamata

Featured Player

Sasheer Zamata returns to "Saturday Night Live" as a featured player for her second season.

During her first season, Zamata wowed audiences with her impressions of Michelle Obama, Rihanna and Solange Knowles. After graduating from the University of Virginia with a degree in drama, she moved to New York in 2009 and began performing improv and sketch at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.  She has also performed stand-up at colleges and festivals across the country. Zamata's web series "Pursuit of Sexiness" was named one Variety's Top 10 Web Series in 2013.

Zamata is from Indianapolis and currently lives in New York City. Her birthday is May 6.