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Kate McKinnon        

Emmy Award-Winning Comedian & Cast Member of "Saturday Night Live"

Kate McKinnon is Emmy Award-winning comedian, actress, musician and cast member on “Saturday Night Live.” McKinnon is known for her spot-on impressions of Hillary Clinton, Justin Bieber, Lindsey Graham, Ellen DeGeneres, Kellyanne Conway and Robert Mueller. McKinnon began experimenting with accents when she was in fifth grade.

McKinnon is also known for her film roles as Dr. Jillian Holtzmann in the supernatural comedy Ghostbusters (2016), Mary Winetoss in the comedy Office Christmas Party (2016), Pippa in the comedy Rough Night (2017), and Morgan in the action comedy *The Spy Who Dumped Me * (2018).

In both 2016 and 2017, McKinnon won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

McKinnon, who is originally from Sea Cliff, Long Island, is the first openly lesbian cast member on “SNL.” She holds a degree in theatre from Columbia University, where she co-founded a Tea Party, a comedy troupe that focuses on musical improv.

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Kate McKinnon talks film debut and her favorite 'Saturday Night Live'

Kate McKinnon knows her way around a hyper-intense lady. On Saturday Night Live, the comedian has made a name for herself going all-in on characters that ...

Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig Chosen for Female Ghostbusters Cast

Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon have been chosen for Paul Feig's upcoming all-female Ghostbusters reboot.

Emmys 2015: 'Saturday Night Live's' Kate McKinnon On Her ...

Just a few hours after tucking in for the morning following a "Ghostbusters" night shoot, "Saturday Night Live's" Kate McKinnon was woken up by her phone ...

Hillary Clinton on Watching Kate McKinnon's 'SNL' Impression: "It's An Out-Of-Body Experience"

Hillary Clinton stopped by Ellen for a show that airs on Monday and told host Ellen DeGeneres that watching Kate McKinnon play her on Saturday Night Live is "like an out-of-body experience," especially in person.

Kate McKinnon cries during first Emmy win - Business Insider

It's been a big year for Kate McKinnon. The comedian broke out in a huge way for her supporting role in this summer's "Ghostbusters," stealing nearly every ...

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