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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 16 June 1987New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameAbigail Elliott
Height 5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Abby Elliott is the first second-generation cast member on Saturday Night Live (1975). 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.

Since her arrival on SNL, she has skillfully portrayed Angelina Jolie, Chloë Sevigny and Joan Cusack.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: EndersJeesh

Spouse (1)

Bill Kennedy (3 September 2016 - present)

Trivia (5)

Daughter of Chris Elliott and Paula Niedert Elliott. Sister of Bridey Elliott.
Besides Saturday Night Live (1975), both Abby and her father, Chris Elliott, have had recurring roles on How I Met Your Mother (2005) - Chris as Lily's father and Abby as Ted's girlfriend, Jeanette.
She was the youngest woman to become a cast member on SNL.
Has the unique distinction of being the third generation of performers to appear on Saturday Night Live (1975). Her grandfather, Bob Elliott (of the comedy team Bob and Ray) appeared on Saturday Night Live show in December of '78 as well as a "Bob & Ray, Jane, Laraine & Gilda" in 1981 - essentially an episode of SNL featuring the three original female cast members of SNL and Bob & Ray. Her father, comedian Chris Elliott, was an SNL cast member during the '94-'95 season.
2008-2012: Cast member on Saturday Night Live (1975).

Personal Quotes (8)

I want to make people laugh.
I think you have to create your own stuff so I'm working on stuff for myself right now.
I'm young but I'm not stupid.
I never really wanted to write and wanted to focus on acting.
There are some different things I'm writing and developing, but I don't know where they'll go. They're fun stuff that I would be in and are written in my voice, for me.
I'm not a stand up at all, it's such a fear of mine. My sister does it, and she's really great at it.
My dad was so much fun growing up.
I don't know money, for instance I don't know the difference between $1 or $1000. I have no concept of that. "80k, I don't know what that means"

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