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 and financial broker Orville Willis Forte III (divorced) and has one older sister, Michelle. A creative and artist child, in high school he...See full bio »
[on why he left SNL] I left because I had just turned 40, I'd been there for 8 years, my family was all in California, its a grueling schedule. It was such a delight to be on the show and a real family atmosphere, but it was just time to move on.
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