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Kate McKinnon        

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

Kate McKinnon appears as a featured player on "Saturday Night Live," having joined the cast in April 2012. She has entertained viewers with her notable impressions of Ann Romney, Ellen DeGeneres and Penelope Cruz as well as her standout Weekend Update turns as artist Cecilia Giminez and Russian meteor witness Olga Povlatsky. McKinnon's work on "SNL" landed her on Forbes' "30 Under 30" list for 2012.

Prior to "SNL," McKinnon performed with numerous Harold and Maude Teams at New York's Upright Citizens' Brigade Theatre, becoming beloved by the New York comedy community for the three one-woman shows she wrote and performed at the UCB, "Disenchanted," "Best Actress" and "Kate McKinnon On Ice." McKinnon studied theatre at Columbia University.

McKinnon is a native of Sea Cliff, Long Island and is currently living in New York City.

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

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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

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