Repertory Player Bio
Aidy Bryant returns for her tenth season as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live.”
Since her debut season, Bryant has entertained viewers with her slew of characters, including the recurring “Girlfriends Talk Show” sketch, Carrie Krum on “Weekend Update” and numerous music videos. Bryant received an Emmy Award nomination for writing the musical digital short “(Do It on My) Twin Bed.” She was nominated in 2018 and 2021 for an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Bryant was also nominated in 2021 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on the critically acclaimed Hulu series “Shrill,” which she starred in, wrote and executive produced.
Bryant began studying improv in her hometown of Phoenix. She graduated from Columbia College in Chicago while simultaneously completing the iO improv training program. An ensemble member of the Second City E.T.C. stage, she has also performed at iO Chicago and the Annoyance Theatre. She performed around the world with the musical improv group “Baby Wants Candy.”
Bryant has appeared in “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” “Portlandia,” “Documentary Now!” and “Broad City,” and had recurring roles on “Girls” and “Horace and Pete.” She appeared in Judd Apatow and Kumail Nanjiani’s “The Big Sick” and Amy Schumer’s “I Feel Pretty.” She voiced the character of D.D. Danger in Amazon’s Emmy-winning animated children’s series “Danger & Eggs.”