Release of his memoir, "God, If You're Not Up There, I'm F*cked: Tales of Stand-up, Saturday Night Live
(1975) and Other Mind-altering Mayhem".
1 Print Biography |
2 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
By the time you get on the air on 'Saturday Night Live' you're so tired you can't even remember why you wanted to be a comic, or what you ever thought was funny. But when you get that huge first laugh in this famous place, and there are literally millions of people watching, and you're affecting what they do that night, you can't get higher. It can't get better.
In his memoir, Hammond revealed that he never felt like a full member of the SNL cast because unlike his colleagues, he would not participate in writing sketches, but be asked to concentrate on impressions needed for the upcoming show. This is why he hardly ever made an appearance during the good-nights in his later seasons.