Aidy Bryant

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Aidy Bryant
Born (1987-05-07) May 7, 1987 (age 27)
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Occupation Actress/Comedian

Aidy Bryant (born May 7, 1987)[1] is an American, Emmy award-nominated,[2] actress and comedian.[1] She is a cast member on Saturday Night Live, beginning in season 38.[3]

Life and career[edit]

Bryant was born in Phoenix, Arizona where she graduated from Xavier College Preparatory in 2005. After Xavier, Bryant attended and graduated from Columbia College in Chicago.[1] She has performed with iO Chicago, The Second City and the Annoyance Theatre. She was a writer and ensemble member for both "Sky's the Limit, Weather Permitting" and "We're All In This Room Together" on the Second City e.t.c. Stage.[1]

Bryant, who currently resides in New York City, made her debut as a featured player on Saturday Night Live on September 15, 2012.[1][4][5] She was promoted to a repertory player during her second season on the show.

In 2013, Bryant appeared with a recurring role in the second season of IFC's Comedy Bang Bang, playing the show's segment producer.

Bryant made a small cameo appearance in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Celebrity impressions on SNL[edit]

Recurring characters on SNL[edit]

  • One of the students in the "Shallon" (Nasim Pedrad) sketches
  • Morgan, co-host of Girlfriends Talk Show who always gets shunned or ignored by her friend Kyra (Cecily Strong) in favor of the guest

Personal life[edit]

Bryant is dating comedian Conner O'Malley, who currently works as a writer on Late Night with Seth Meyers.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Cast Bios". Aidy Bryant. NBC. Retrieved September 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Aidy Bryant". Television Academy. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  3. ^ Metz, Nina (September 10, 2012). "Aidy Bryant, Tim Robinson, Cecily Strong join cast of 'SNL'". Chicago Tribune. 
  4. ^ Levin, Gary (September 10, 2012). "'Saturday Night Live' adds three new cast members". USA Today. 
  5. ^ "‘Saturday Night Live’ adds 3 performers for upcoming season after departures of Wiig, Samberg". The Washington Post (The Associated Press). September 10, 2012. 
  6. ^ Rackl, Lori (January 14, 2014). "‘Late Night’ heir Seth Meyers: ‘I would not be where I am today if it wasn’t for Chicago’ (VIDEO) - Voices". Chicago Sun-Times. Sun-Times Media Group. Retrieved June 16, 2014. 

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