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Cecily Strong        

Actress and Saturday Night Live Cast Member

Cecily Strong is the co-anchor of SNL's "Weekend Update" alongside Seth Meyers.

Strong earned rave reviews for her Weekend Update character, "The Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation with at a Party," which Rolling Stone hailed as an "instant classic." Her recurring character of a ditzy porn star-turned-aspiring-pitchwoman that she plays alongside Vanessa Bayer has already become an audience favorite.

In Chicago, Strong improvised regularly at iO and served as an understudy for the Second City Main Stage and e.t.c. shows. She performed as a member of the Second City National Touring Company and has also appeared at the Chicago SketchFest, Chicago Just for Laughs, the New York Sketch Fest and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Seen in the feature film, "Staten Island Summer," Strong also voices several characters in "The Awesomes," the HULU original series created by Seth Meyers.

Cecily Strong was raised in Oak Park, Illinois, and has a BFA in theater from the California Institute of the Arts.

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