Saturday Night Live in Order From Best to Worst by Year

Birthdates & More on each cast member plus rating that they deserve.

***** = Beyond Perfection
****1/2 = Excellent
**** = Very Good
***1/2 = Good
*** = Not Bad
**1/2 = Not Funny but Acceptable
** = Awful or Can't Remember
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“ Lorne Michael Lipowitz
November 17, 1944 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1975-1980 *****
1985-1990 ***1/2
1990- **1/2

Producer, Writer ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Duncan Dickie Ebersol
July 28, 1947 in New York City

1981-1985 *****

Producer ” - TheDeadGodfather
Dan Aykroyd
Writer, Ghostbusters
Daniel Edward Aykroyd was born on July 1, 1952 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to Lorraine Hélène (Gougeon), a secretary from a French-Canadian family, and Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd, a civil engineer who advised prime minister Pierre Trudeau. Aykroyd attended Carleton University in 1969, where he majored in Criminology and Sociology...
“ Daniel Edward Aykroyd
July 1, 1952 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

1975–1979 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
John Belushi
John Belushi was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on January 24, 1949, to Agnes Demetri (Samaras) and Adam Anastos Belushi, a restaurant owner. His father was an Albanian immigrant, from Qytezë, and his mother was also of Albanian descent. He grew up in Wheaton, where the family moved when he was six...
“ John Adam Belushi
January 24, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois - March 5, 1982 (age 33) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California (acute cocaine and heroin intoxication)

1975–1979 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Chevy Chase
Chevy Chase was born Cornelius Crane Chase in Lower Manhattan, New York, to Cathalene Parker (Browning), a concert pianist and librettist, and Edward Tinsley "Ned" Chase, an editor and writer. His parents both came from prominent families, and his grandfathers were artist and illustrator Edward Leigh Chase and admiral Miles Browning...
“ Cornelius Crane Chase
October 8, 1943 in Woodstock, New York

1975–1976 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jane Curtin
Actress, Kate & Allie
Jane Therese Curtin was born September 6th, 1947. Years later, a 27-year-old Jane Curtin auditioned for a comedy variety show. which turned out to be the the thing that would first expose her to fame, Saturday Night Live. Jane won the audition against Mimi Kennedy, a tough competitor. Also in the same year (1975), she married Patrick Lynch...
“ Jane Therese Curtin
September 6, 1947 in Cambridge, Massachusetts

1975–1980 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Garrett Gonzalez Morris
February 1, 1937 in New Orleans, Louisiana

1975–1980 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Laraine Newman
Actress, WALL·E
Laraine Newman is a founding member of The Groundlings. After seeing her in The Groundlings, Lorne Michaels cast her in a Lily Tomlin Special and later as an original cast member of Saturday Night Live. She has worked from directors ranging from Woody Allen to Guillermo del Toro. She has a thriving animation career and has written for the food magazine One For The Table...
“ March 2, 1952 in Los Angeles, California

1975–1980 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Gilda Radner
Gilda Radner was one of the great comic geniuses of the 20th century, ranked up with Lucille Ball and other comedy legends of the highest caliber. She was born on June 28, 1946, in Detroit, Michigan, the younger of two children of Henrietta (Dworkin), a legal secretary, and Herman Radner, a businessman...
“ Gilda Susan Radner
June 28, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan - May 20, 1989 (age 42) in Los Angeles, California (ovarian cancer)

1975–1980 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Steve Martin
Writer, The Jerk
Steve Martin was born on August 14, 1945 in Waco, Texas, USA as Stephen Glenn Martin to Mary Lee (née Stewart; 1913-2002) and Glenn Vernon Martin (1914-1997), a real estate salesman and aspiring actor. He was raised in Inglewood and Garden Grove in California. In 1960, he got a job at the Magic shop of Disney's Fantasyland...
“ Stephen Glenn Martin
August 14, 1945 in Waco, Texas


Host 1976 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Bill Murray
Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, and writer. The fifth of nine children, he was born William James Murray in Wilmette, Illinois, to Lucille (Collins), a mailroom clerk, and Edward Joseph Murray II, who sold lumber. He is of Irish descent. Among his siblings are actors Brian Doyle-Murray, Joel Murray...
“ William James Murray
September 21, 1950 in Wilmette, Illinois

1977–1980 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Eddie Murphy
Edward Regan Murphy was born April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, to Lillian (Laney), a telephone operator, and Charles Edward Murphy, a transit police officer who was also an amateur comedian and actor. After his father died, his mother married Vernon Lynch, a foreman at a Breyer's Ice Cream plant...
“ Edward Regan Murphy
April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York

1980–1984 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Joe Piscopo
Joe Piscopo was cast on Saturday Night Live in 1980 as part of an overall replacement of the original cast. However his team of players was not up to par in comedy and was quickly replaced except for him and Eddie Murphy. Together they dominated the show for the next three years. Since then he's appeared in movies & TV infrequently. In the '80s he was treated for thyroid cancer.
“ Joseph Charles John Piscopo
June 17, 1951 in Passaic, New Jersey

1980–1984 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Tim Kazurinsky
Tim Kazurinsky is an American actor and screenwriter known for his tenure as a writer and cast member on Saturday Night Live (1981-1984) and for playing Officer Carl Sweetchuck in the "Police Academy" film franchise. Notable screenwriting credits include "About Last Night..." (1986) and "For Keeps?" (1988)...
“ Timothy J. Kazurinsky
March 3, 1950 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania

1981–1984 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Phil Hartman
Phil Hartman was born Philip Edward Hartmann on September 24, 1948, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. His surname was originally "Hartmann", but he later dropped the second "n". He was one of eight children of Doris Marguerite (Wardell) and Rupert Loebig Hartmann, a salesman. He was of German, Irish, and English descent...
“ Phillip Edward Hartmann
September 24, 1948 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada - May 28, 1998 (age 49) in Encino, California (homicide)

1986–1994 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Mike Myers
Michael John Myers was born in 1963 in Scarborough, Ontario, to Alice E. (Hind), an officer supervisor, and Eric Myers, an insurance agent. His parents were both English, and had served in the Royal Air Force and British Army, respectively. Myers' television career really started in 1988, when he joined Saturday Night Live...
“ Michael John Myers
May 25, 1963 in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

1989–1995 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Chris Kattan
Christopher Lee Kattan was born in Sherman Oaks, California, to model Hajni Joslyn and actor Kip King. Chris moved to Mt. Baldy when he turned five, and resided there until the age of fifteen, when he moved to Bainbridge Island, Washington for high school. After he graduated from high school...
“ Christopher Lee Kattan
October 19, 1970 in Los Angeles, California

1996–2003 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ June 7, 1978 in Tulsa, Oklahoma

2005–2013 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jason Sudeikis
Daniel Jason Sudeikis was born on September 18, 1975 in Fairfax, Virginia, and as a child, moved with his family to Overland Park, Kansas. His mother, Kathryn (née Wendt), was formerly a travel agent at Brennco/President of the American Society of Travel Agents and his father, Daniel Joseph Sudeikis...
“ Daniel Jason Sudeikis
September 18, 1975 in Fairfax, Virginia

2005–2013 ***** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ March 13, 1954 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

1981–1984 ****1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Mary Gross
Mary Gross was born March 25, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, to Virginia Ruth and William Oscar Gross. She is often associated with her run on Saturday Night Live, from 1981-85, and other characters she plays on television and film including, Janis Zuckerman in Feds, Annie Herman in Troop Beverly Hills...
“ Mary Margaret Gross
March 25, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois

1981–1985 ****1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jim Belushi
James Adam Belushi was born June 15, 1954, in Chicago, to Agnes Demetri (Samaras) and Adam Anastos Belushi, a restaurant owner. His father was an Albanian immigrant, from Qytezë, and his mother was also of Albanian descent. The third of four children - his brother was John Belushi - he grew up in Wheaton...
“ James Adam Belushi
June 15, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois

1983–1985 ****1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Dana Carvey
One of SNL's most talented alumni, comedian Dana Carvey reigned supreme during his six-season run creating some of the show's most memorable characters, including "Church Lady", "Garth" of Wayne & Garth fame, Grumpy Old Man and bodybuilding "Hans" of Hans & Franz notoriety. So it is quite bewildering that this sharp and witty writer...
“ Dana Thomas Carvey
June 2, 1955 in Missoula, Montana

1986–1993 ****1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ November 18, 1953 in St. Louis, Missouri

1986–1995 ****1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Chris Rock
Christopher Julius Rock was born in Andrews, South Carolina and raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Rosalie (Tingman), a teacher and social worker for the mentally handicapped, and Julius Rock, a truck driver and newspaper deliveryman, whose own father was a preacher. Rock has been in stand-up comedy for several decades...
“ Christopher Julius Rock III
February 7, 1965 in Andrews, South Carolina

1990–1993 ****1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ James E. Breuer
June 21, 1967 in Valley Stream, Long Island, New York

1995–1998 ****1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ December 26, 1954 in Naples, Campania, Italy

1981–1982 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ April 13, 1957 in Cedar Falls, Iowa

1982–1985 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Actress, Seinfeld
Julia Louis-Dreyfus was born on January 13, 1961, in the New York City borough of Manhattan, to Judith (LeFever), a special needs tutor and author, and Gérard Louis-Dreyfus, a billionaire businessman. Her parents divorced when she was young, and she spent her childhood in Washington, D.C., and New York. She met her husband, Brad Hall, while in college...
“ Julia Elizabeth Scarlett Louis-Dreyfus
January 13, 1961 in New York City

1982–1985 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Billy Crystal
Billy Crystal was born on March 14, 1948 in Long Beach, Long Island, New York. He is the youngest of three sons born to Helen (Gabler) and Jack Crystal. His father was a well-known concert promoter who co-founded Commodore Records and his mother was a homemaker. His family were Jewish immigrants from Russia...
“ William Edward Crystal
March 14, 1948 in Long Beach, Long Island, New York

1984–1985 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Christopher Guest
U.S.-born actor, director, writer, musician, and composer best known for his mockumentaries, poking fun at heavy metal music, small town theatre, dog shows, folk music and film-making itself, Christopher Haden-Guest was born February fifth, 1948, in New York City. His mother, Jean Pauline (Hindes), was a vice president of casting at CBS...
“ Christopher Haden-Guest
February 5, 1948 in New York City

1984-1985 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Martin Hayter Short
March 26, 1950 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

1984–1985 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Nora Dunn
Nora Dunn got her start working at the famous Second City comedy troupe, where she was eventually spotted by Saturday Night Live casting directors, and she joined the SNL cast (among them Joan Cusack, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Michael Hall, Jon Lovitz, Dennis Miller, Randy Quaid, Terry Sweeney...
“ April 29, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois

1985-1990 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Jonathan M. Lovitz
July 21, 1957 in Tarzana, California

1985–1990 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Randy Quaid
Randy Quaid is an Academy Award-nominated actor, for his performance in The Last Detail (1973). Hal Ashby directed Quaid in the role of Meadows opposite Jack Nicholson and Otis Young. Quaid is a great and much admired actor that has been recognized by Hollywood and the worlds finest directors, Midnight Exspress...
“ Randall Rudy Quaid
October 1, 1950 in Houston, Texas

1985-1986 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jan Hooks
Jan Hooks is better remembered for her five-year run on Saturday Night Live (1986-91) on the series she impersonated actress ranging from Bette Davis, to Ann-Margret, to Sally Kellerman, to Jodie Foster. After she left the show, she was proposed by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason to replace Jean Smart on CBS's Designing Women...
“ Janet Vivian Hooks
April 23, 1957 in Decatur, Georgia - October 9, 2014 (age 57) in New York City (throat cancer)

1986-1991 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Victoria Jackson
Victoria was raised in a Bible-believing, piano-playing, gymnastic home with no TV. Her dad was a gym coach so she competed in gymnastics from age 5 to l8. Was a cheerleader and a homecoming queen. Attended Florida Bible College; received gymnastic scholarship to Furman University, attended Auburn University one year and ended up in Hollywood...
“ August 2, 1959 in Miami, Florida

1986–1992 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Alec Baldwin
Raven-haired, suavely handsome and prolific actor Alec Baldwin was born on April 3, 1958 in Massapequa, New York, and is the oldest, and easily the best-known, of the four Baldwin brothers in the acting business (the others are Stephen Baldwin, William Baldwin and Daniel Baldwin). Alexander Rae Baldwin III is the son of Carol Newcomb (Martineau) and Alexander Rae Baldwin...
“ Alexander Rae Baldwin III
April 3, 1958 in Massapequa, Long Island, New York


Host 1990 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Rob Schneider
Robert Michael "Rob" Schneider (born October 31, 1963) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director. A stand-up comic and veteran of the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, Schneider has gone on to a successful career in feature films, including starring roles in the comedy films Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Hot Chick, and Grown Ups.
“ Robert Michael Schneider
October 31, 1963 in San Francisco, California

1990–1994 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Julia Sweeney
Actress, Pulp Fiction
Benevolent, sweet-faced, actress and comedienne Julia Sweeney, who was born in 1959 in Spokane, Washington, is normally identified with one single, highly unappetizing androgynous character. This sniveling, chunky-framed, springy-haired, plaid shirt-wearing, grotesque-looking character named Pat was the basis of many hilarious sketches that toyed with revealing his/her true gender...
“ Julia Anne Sweeney
October 10, 1959 in Spokane, Washington

1990–1994 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Tracy Jamal Morgan
November 10, 1968 in Bronx, New York

1996-2003 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Chris Parnell
Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Chris Parnell enrolled at Germantown High School where he took drama and auditioned for every play. In 1985, when he was a senior at Germantown, he was voted "Most Talented" by his classmates. Right after graduating high school, Chris attended North Carolina School of Arts in Winston-Salem...
“ Thomas Christopher Parnell
February 5, 1967 in Memphis, Tennessee

1998–2001+2002–2006 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Rachel Dratch
Rachel Dratch grew up in Lexington, Massachusetts. After graduating from Dartmouth College with a degree in Drama and Psychology, she moved out to Chicago, where she studied with Del Close at Improvolympic. She was on the house team, "Victim's Family", with Adam McKay. Rachel went on to tour with the Second City Touring Company and eventually advanced to the Second City Mainstage...
“ Rachel Susan Dratch
February 22, 1966 in Lexington, Massachusetts

1999–2006 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Amy Poehler
Actress, Inside Out
Amy Meredith Poehler was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to high school teachers Eileen Frances (Milmore) and William Grinstead Poehler. Her brother is comedian Greg Poehler. She is of Irish (from her mother) and English, Irish, German, and Portuguese (from her father) descent. Amy was first involved...
“ Amy Meredith Poehler
September 16, 1971 in Burlington, Massachusetts

2001-2008 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ December 4, 1966 in Valley Stream, Long Island, New York

2002-2013 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Will Forte
Forte was age 32 before he came to the public's attention on Saturday Night Live, but had been working in comedy since 1997. Forte is the son of artist Patricia (Stivers) and financial broker Orville Willis Forte III (divorced), and has one older sister, Michelle. A creative and artistic child, he was an athlete (football and swimming) in high school and voted Best Personality at Acalanes High School...
“ Orville Willis Forte IV
June 17, 1970 in Alameda County, California

2002-2010 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Andy Samberg
Andy Samberg was born in Berkeley, California, to Marjorie (Marrow), a teacher, and Joe Samberg, a photographer. With Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, Samberg is one of three Los Angeles, California-based writer-performer-filmmakers--all childhood friends--dubbed the Lonely Island, whose short films were showcased on the popular untelevised television network show and Web site Channel
“ Andrew David Samberg
August 18, 1978 in Berkeley, California

2005–2012 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Kristen Wiig
Actress, The Martian
Kristen Carroll Wiig was born on August 22, 1973 in Canandaigua, New York, to Laurie J. (Johnston), an artist, and Jon J. Wiig, a lake marina manager. She is of Norwegian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, before settling in Rochester...
“ Kristen Carroll Wiig
August 22, 1973 in Canandaigua, New York

2005–2012 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Abby Elliott
Abby Elliott is the first second-generation cast member on Saturday Night Live. Her father is Chris Elliott, who was featured on the show during the 1994-1995 season. She is also the granddaughter of veteran comic Bob Elliott, from the "Bob and Ray Show". Before coming to "Saturday Night Live", Elliot worked with current SNL cast member Michaela Watkins at LA's Groundling's Theater...
“ Abigail Elliott
June 16, 1987 in New York City

2008-2012 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ October 24, 1980 in Alexandria, Virginia

2008-2009 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ November 18, 1981 in Tehran, Iran

2009-2014 **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Vanessa Bayer
Vanessa Bayer was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, where she attended Orange High School. She is best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live. In 2004, she graduated from the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School for Communication. During her college career, she worked as an intern for Sesame Street and Late Night with Conan O'Brien.
“ Vanessa Polster Bayer
November 14, 1981 in Cleveland, Ohio

2010- **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Jared Antonio Farrow
October 14, 1987 in Chesapeake, Virginia

2010- **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ September 7, 1967 in Memphis, Tennessee

2014- **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Sasheer Zamata Moore
May 6, 1986 in Indianapolis, Indiana

2014- **** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ January 1, 1943 in Lorain, Ohio

1979–1980 ***1/2
1985–1986 ***1/2

Father Guido Sarducci ” - TheDeadGodfather
Joan Cusack
Actress, Working Girl
Actress Joan Cusack was born in New York City, New York, and is the daughter of Nancy (née Carolan) and Dick Cusack. Her father was an advertising executive, writer and actor, and her mother was a math teacher. Her siblings - Susie Cusack, John Cusack, Ann Cusack and Bill Cusack also act. Her family is of Irish descent...
“ Joan Mary Cusack
October 11, 1962 in New York City

1985-1986 ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ March 23, 1960 in Queens, New York

1985–1986 ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Damon Wayans
An outrageous cueball-domed comedian of film and television satire, fortified by a dazzling, sly smile, New York-born Damon Wayans is the third of ten children of Elvira Alethia (Green), a social worker and singer, and Howell Wayans, a supermarket manager. He grew up humbly in the Fulton Housing Projects...
“ Damon Kyle Wayans
September 4, 1960 in New York City

1985-1986 ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ November 29, 1965 in Brooklyn, New York

1991–1995 ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Timothy Meadows
February 5, 1961 in Highland Park, Michigan

1991-2000 ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Will Ferrell
John William Ferrell was born in Irvine, California, to Betty Kay (Overman), a teacher, and Roy Lee Ferrell, Jr., a musician. His parents were originally from Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. A graduate of the University of Southern California, Ferrell became interested in performing while a student at University High School in Irvine...
“ John William Ferrell
July 16, 1967 in Irvine, California

1995-2002 ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Cheri Oteri
Actress, Liar Liar
Cheri Oteri was born on 19th September 1962, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She grew up in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, graduating from Archbishop Prendergast High School, then moved to Los Angeles when she was 25, where she worked in Promotions for A&M records for 4 years, and joined up with the Groundlings...
“ Cheryl Ann O'Teari
September 19, 1962 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1995-2000 ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon was born in 1974 in Brooklyn, New York, to Gloria (Feeley) and Jimmy Fallon. He is of Irish, German, and Norwegian descent. He was raised in Saugerties, New York, which is in upstate New York. He has performed stand up, impressions and characters across the country, in some of the biggest comedy clubs...
“ James Thomas Fallon Jr.
September 19, 1974 in Brooklyn, New York

1998-2004 ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Horatio Sanz
Horatio Sanz was born on June 4, 1969, in Santiago, Chile, and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He was one of the Upright Citizen Brigade's founding members and performed with Chicago's Second City comedy troupe. When he joined the cast of Saturday Night Live as a featured player at the beginning of the 24th season (September 26...
“ June 4, 1969 in Santiago, Chile

1998-2006 ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ July 30, 1970 in Bronx, New York

2001-2003 ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Finesse Mitchell
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Mitchell graduated from the University of Miami and is a distinguished member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. He is also a former student-athlete who was a walk-on for the National Champion Hurricanes football team. In March of 2015 SNL/Saturday Night Live alum Finesse...
“ June 12, 1972 in Atlanta, Georgia

2003–2006 ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Kenan S. Thompson
May 10, 1978 in Atlanta, Georgia

2003- ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ January 31, 1977 in Eastchester, New York

2008- ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Taran Killam
Taran Killam was born on April 1, 1982 in Culver City, California, USA as Taran Hourie Killam. He is an actor, known for Saturday Night Live, The Heat and 12 Years a Slave. He has been married to Cobie Smulders, since September 8, 2012. They have two children.
“ Taran Hourie Killam
April 1, 1982 in Culver City, California

2010- ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ December 23, 1986 in San Antonio, Texas

2013-2014 ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Pete Davidson
Pete Davidson is an American comedian and actor who is a featured player on Saturday Night Live, as of September 2014. He was raised on Staten Island, New York, and is the son of Amy (Waters) and Scott Davidson. Pete's father, a firefighter, died during the 9/11 attacks. Davidson attended St. Joseph High School...
“ November 16, 1993

2014- ***1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer was born in 1943 in Los Angeles, California. His film debut was with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Abbott and Costello Go to Mars, followed by The Robe. Probably best known for his Saturday Night Live gigs, his NPR satire program "Le Show" and The Simpsons, where he plays 21 characters...
“ Harry Julius Shearer
December 23, 1943 in Los Angeles, California

1979-1980 ***
1984-1985 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ March 21, 1958 in Santa Barbara, California

1982–1984 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ June 10, 1954 in Alexandria, Virginia

1984–1985 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ July 13, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois - August 21, 1994 (age 40) in Markham, Illinois (breast cancer)

1985-1986 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Chris Farley
Actor, Tommy Boy
Christopher Crosby Farley was born on February 15, 1964, in Madison, Wisconsin, to Mary Anne (Crosby) and Thomas Farley, who owned an oil company. Among his siblings are actors Kevin P. Farley and John Farley. He was of Irish heritage. Farley studied theatre and communications on Marquette University...
“ Christopher Crosby Farley
February 15, 1964 in Madison, Wisconsin - December 18, 1997 (age 33) in Chicago, Illinois (accidental opiate/cocaine intoxication and coronary atherosclerosis)

1990-1995 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
David Spade
Comic brat extraordinaire David Spade was born on July 22, 1964, in Birmingham, Michigan, the youngest of three brothers. He is the son of Judith J. (Meek), a writer and editor, and Wayne M. Spade, a sales rep, and is of German, English, Irish, and Scottish descent. Raised in both Scottsdale (from age four) and Casa Grande...
“ David Wayne Spade
July 22, 1964 in Birmingham, Michigan

1990-1996 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ September 15, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois

1991-1992 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Siobhan Fallon Hogan
Actress, Forrest Gump
Siobhan Fallon Hogan has been seen in several blockbusters over the past twenty years. She is playing Arlene Moran, Sheriff Arnold Pope's (Terrence Howard) secretary in FX's Wayward Pines by M. Night Shyamalan, Chad Hodge and Blake Crouch. The redheaded character actress has had many memorable roles in film and television...
“ May 13, 1961 in Syracuse, New York

1991-1992 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Melanie Hutsell
Actress, Bridesmaids
Melanie Hutsell was born in Maryville, Tennessee, right at the foothills of the Smokey Mountains near Dollywood. She was shy as a little girl, but would slowly come out of her shell as the years went by. When Melanie was asked by her Freshman English teacher to perform a soliloquy from "Romeo and Juliet"...
“ August 2, 1968 in Maryville, Tennessee

1991–1994 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Adam Sandler
Adam Richard Sandler was born September 9, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York, to Judith (Levine), a teacher at a nursery school, and Stanley Alan Sandler, an electrical engineer. He is of Russian Jewish descent. At 17, he took his first step towards becoming a stand-up comedian when he spontaneously took the stage at a Boston comedy club...
“ Adam Richard Sandler
September 9, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York

1991-1995 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Norm MacDonald
Actor, Dirty Work
MacDonald was born Norman Gene MacDonald in Québec City, Québec on October 17, 1959. He began his career in stand-up comedy. MacDonald's first job was writing for The Dennis Miller Show and then Roseanne. While writing for Roseanne, he was noticed by Lorne Michaels, who liked Norm's stand up, and gave him his job on Saturday Night Live...
“ Norman Gene MacDonald
October 17, 1963 in Québec City, Québec, Canada

1993-1998 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Molly Shannon
Molly Shannon has become one of Hollywood's most sought-after talents on television and the silver screen. Shannon spent six seasons as a member of the repertory company on Saturday Night Live (1995 - 2010), primarily known for the eclectic characters she created, such as Mary Katherine Gallagher, Sally O'Malley...
“ Molly Helen Shannon
September 16, 1964 in Shaker Heights, Ohio

1995-2001 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Ana Gasteyer
Ana Gasteyer is best known for her incomparable work on Saturday Night Live. During her six-year stint, she created some of the most famous SNL characters including middle school music teacher Bobbie Moughan-Culp, NPR radio host Margaret Jo, Lilith Fair poetess Cinder Calhoun, as well as spot-on impressions of Martha Stewart, Celine Dion and Hillary Rodham Clinton...
“ Ana Kristina Gasteyer
May 4, 1967 in Washington, D.C.

1996-2002 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Maya Rudolph
Actress, Bridesmaids
Maya Rudolph was born in Gainesville, Florida, on July 27th, 1972, to Dick Rudolph, a music producer, and soul singer Minnie Riperton. Her mother was African-American and her father is Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Lithuania, Russia, Germany, and Hungary). In 1973, Maya, her parents, and her older brother...
“ Maya Khabira Rudolph
July 27, 1972 in Gainesville, Florida

2000-2007 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Michaela Watkins
Michaela is currently a main company member of The Groundlings in Los Angeles. Before moving to Los Angeles, Michaela pursued a life in regional theater. She received her BFA from Boston University School For the Arts. Her father is a math professor at Syracuse University, and her mother teaches Latin in the Boston area.
“ Michaela Suzanne Watkins
December 14, 1971 in Syracuse, New York

2008-2009 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Jenny Sarah Slate
March 25, 1982 in Milton, Massachusetts

2009-2010 *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Kate McKinnon Berthold
January 6, 1984 in Sea Cliff, New York

2012- *** ” - TheDeadGodfather
Al Franken
Al Franken is best known for nearly two decades of work on Saturday Night Live. During that time he wrote, performed in and produced hundreds of sketches, including "Daily Affirmations with Stuart Smalley" and "The Final Days," a piece about the last days of Richard Nixon's presidency. A noted political commentator and satirist...
“ Alan Stuart Franken
May 21, 1951 in New York City

1977–1980 **1/2
1985–1986 **1/2
1987–1995 **1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business. Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr. and actress Elsie Downey (née Elsie Ann Ford)...
“ Robert John Downey Jr
April 4, 1965 in New York City

1985-1986 **1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Anthony Michael Hall
Anthony Michael Hall was born in West Roxbury, Massachusetts. His parents are Mercedes Hall, an actress-blues and jazz singer, and Larry Hall, who owned an auto body shop. His stepfather is a show-business manager. His sister, Mary Christian, is also a performer. He has Irish and Italian ancestry...
“ Michael Anthony Thomas Charles Hall
April 14, 1968 in West Roxbury, Massachusetts

1985-1986 **1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ November 3, 1953 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1985–1991 **1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ June 13, 1969 in Jamestown, New York

1994-1995 **1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Darrell Hammond
Comedian Darrell Hammond was born in Melbourne, Florida, to Margaret Evelyn (Helms) and Max Carey Hammond. A Saturday Night Live cast member from 1995 to 2009 - the longest tenure of any SNL cast member - Hammond was one of the sketch TV show's strongest and funniest performers. As well as being part of skits where he had chemistry with other cast members...
“ Darrell C. Hammond
October 8, 1955 in Melbourne, Florida

1995–2009 **1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Mark McKinney
Mark was born to Russell, a Canadian diplomat, and Chloe, an architectural writer, McKinney. Since his dad was a diplomat Mark and his siblings spent most of their childhood traveling with him. Mark's younger brother, Nick, is also a comedian and appeared on the short lived Comedy Central sketch comedy show The Vacant Lot...
“ Mark Douglas Brown McKinney
June 26, 1959 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

1995–1997 **1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Tina Fey
Elizabeth Stamatina Fey was born in 1970 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, just west of Philadelphia, to Xenobia "Jeanne" (Xenakes), a brokerage employee, and Donald Henry Fey, who wrote grant proposals for universities. Her mother is Greek, born in Piraeus, while her father had German, Northern Irish, and English ancestry...
“ Elizabeth Stamatina Fey
May 18, 1970 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania

1998-2006 **1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Seth Adam Meyers
December 28, 1973 in Bedford, New Hampshire

2001-2014 **1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ May 7, 1987 in Phoenix, Arizona

2012- **1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ February 8, 1984 in Springfield, Illinois

2012- **1/2 ” - TheDeadGodfather