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Laraine Newman has an amazing resume as a voice-over artist. Her films include Up, Wall-E and Ice Age: The Meltdown.
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Gilda Radner won an Emmy for her role on SNL in 1977.
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Jane Curtain was the first female co-anchor on Weekend Update.
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Laraine Newman has appeared on many different TV series including Entourage, 7th Heaven, and According To Jim.
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Before joining SNL, Maya Rudolph (right) sang and played keyboards in a group called The Rentals.
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Amy Poehler was promoted from featured player to cast member in the middle of her first season on SNL. Eddie Murphy is the only other cast m…
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By Maya Rudolph's seventh season on SNL, she had performed as 14 different characters and impersonated 47 different celebrities.
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Amy Poehler is known for great impressions of Kelly Ripa, Sharon Osbourne, Avril Lavigne and Hilary Clinton on SNL.
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Some of Kristen Wiig's more popular characters include the Target cashier and "Aunt" Linda Poehler.
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Tina Fey was the very first woman to become head writer at SNL.
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Amy Poehler and Tina Fey became the first all-female team to host SNL's Weekend Update.
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During the 2008-2009 season of SNL, Kristen Wiig appeared in more sketches than any other member of the cast.
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Jan Hooks left SNL to take a role on Designing Women.
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Along with Jan Hooks, Nora Dunn was one of SNL's singing Sweeney Sisters.
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Kristen Wiig was featured on Entertainment Weekly's 25 Funniest Women in Hollywood list.
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Maya Rudolph is the daughter of soul sensation Minnie Ripperton.
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Cheri Oteri was discovered by a SNL casting rep while she was performing with The Groundlings.
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Amy Poehler counts Lily Tomlin, Gilda Radner and Lucille Ball as influences.
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Victoria Jackson performed on The Tonight Show 20 times before being cast on SNL.
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Molly Shannon wore a dress designed by SNL Wardrobe Department Head Dale Richards for her wedding.
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Jan Hooks now appears as Tina Fey's mom on 30 Rock.
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Ana Gasteyer is the first cast member of SNL to be pregnant while on the show.
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Molly Shannon starred in the movie Superstar, featuring her SNL character Mary Katherine Gallagher.
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Laraine Newman is one of the founders of The Groundlings, a highly influential comedy troupe in Los Angeles.