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Cecily Strong        

Actress, Comedian, "Saturday Night Live" Cast Member & Former Co-Anchor of "Weekend Update"

Cecily Legler Strong is an American actress and comedienne who has been a cast member of "Saturday Night Live" since 2012. Raised in Oak Park, IL, Strong graduated from the Chicago Academy for the Arts. Strong attended California Institute for the Arts graduating with a BFA in theater. After college, she received training and experience working with The Groundlings, Second City, and Improv Olympic.

Prior to the start of season 39, it was announced that she would become co-anchor of Weekend Update, beside existing anchor Seth Meyers, who was slated to leave the show around Christmas break of that season. In January 2020, it was announced that Strong would be leading Schmigadoon!, her own series on the streaming platform Apple TV + which is to be produced by Lorne Michaels.

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