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Ego Nwodim returns to "Saturday Night Live" for her third season.

Nwodim graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in biology. She was a mainstay at Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles and performed as a New Face at the 2016 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. She was featured in the 2016 CBS Diversity Showcase and in 2017 wrote and performed her first-ever one-woman show, "Great Black Women ... and Then There’s Me," for a sold-out run in Los Angeles.  

A 2019 Variety Comedy Impact honoree, Nwodim’s recent credits include IFC’s "Brockmire," "Shrill" for Hulu and the independent film "The Broken Hearts Gallery."

She is from Baltimore and her birthday is March 10.

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