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Aidy Bryant      

Actress & Comedian, Known for "SNL" & "Shrill"

Aidy Bryant is an actress and comedian, best known as Annie in the television show Shrill and as a cast member on the late-night variety series Saturday Night Live, beginning in season 38. For her work on the series, she has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards, including for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

Bryant began her improv career after she graduated from Columbia College, and began touring with the musical improv group Baby Wants Candy. 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.

Bryant made her debut as a featured player on Saturday Night Live on September 15, 2012. 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 also made an uncredited cameo appearance in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. She has made guest appearances on programs such as Broad City, Documentary Now!, The Awesomes, and Girls. In 2016, Bryant had a recurring role as Alice in the Louis C.K. series Horace and Pete. In 2017, Bryant provided the voice of main character D.D. Danger on the animated series Danger & Eggs.

In 2014, Bryant, Eli Bruggemann, Chris Kelly, Sarah Schneider, and Kate McKinnon were nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for the "Home for the Holiday (Twin Bed)". The music video sketch aired on December 21, 2013. She won the award for Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the 2015 EWwy awards which honor performances that were snubbed by the Emmys. In 2018, Bryant received a nomination at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

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Aidy Bryant on Plus-Size Style and Her Custom Emmys Dress

Saturday Night Live star Aidy Bryant recently added her voice to the mix, tweeting that having cool clothes for all sizes “seems like a fairly basic request,” and ...

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The Adorable Rise of Aidy Bryant, SNL's Next Big Thing. Armed with a new short film, an arc on Girls, and one of the most refreshing attitudes in the business, ...

Kate McKinnon and Aidy Bryant Save Christmas on SNL

Ah, it's the most beautiful time of year! Kate McKinnon and Aidy Bryant busted out their classic '70s cop characters, Les Dykawitz and Chubbina Fatzarelli, ...

7 Household Products Aidy Bryant Can't Live Without

Not the JAR brooch or the Louis XV chair, but the ground coffee and the noise machine. We asked SNL comedian Aidy Bryant which items she can't live without .

Lorne Michaels, Aidy Bryant Adapting Lindy West Memoir 'Shrill' as ...

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