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Maya Rudolph          

Actress, Comedian & Former SNL Cast Member

Maya Rudolph is an actress, comedian, and singer. In the mid-1990s, she first gained prominence as a member of the alternative rock band The Rentals and later joined The Groundlings improv troupe. In 2000, she joined the cast of the NBC late-night sketch comedy series "Saturday Night Live" and has since made several cameo appearances. Aside from "SNL," she is also known for her roles in films such as 50 First Dates, A Prairie Home Companion, and Idiocracy.

After leaving "Saturday Night Live" in 2007, Rudolph has starred in films such as Grown Ups, Bridesmaids, Grown Ups 2, Inherent Vice, Sisters, CHiPs, Wine Country, and Disenchanted. She has also demonstrated her voice acting skills in animated films like Shrek the Third, Big Hero 6, and The Angry Birds Movie. Rudolph starred in the NBC sitcom "Up All Night" and co-hosted the variety show "Maya & Marty" with Martin Short. She has also made appearances in various television shows, including "City of Angels," "Chicago Hope," "Kath & Kim," and "The Simpsons," and voices a character in Netflix's "Big Mouth."

For her recurring portrayal of Vice President Kamala Harris on "Saturday Night Live," she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. She also received three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for playing the Judge in the comedy series "The Good Place." Outside of acting, Rudolph is the co-owner of a production company called Animal Pictures with Natasha Lyonne and has been the spokesperson for M&M's. She continues to make contributions to the film and television industry, with her most recent work being her executive production and starring role in the comedy series "Loot" in 2022.

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Maya Rudolph and Quibi Emerge as Big Winners on Night 4 of Creative Arts Emmys (Full Winners List)
Night 4 of the Creative Arts Emmys was headlined by Quibi winning prizes at TV’s top awards. The short-form content producer went home with two statuettes on Thursday night, both of which went to actors from the series “#FreeRayshawn.” Legendary “Matrix” star Laurence Fishburne won his third individual Emmy for his portrayal of Lt. Steven Poincy, and then the very next award went to “Hamilton” alumna Jasmine Cephas Jones for playing Tyisha.
Maya & Marty Premiere: How Maya Rudolph Is Making Her Dreams ...
Maya Rudolph is living the dream. Her dream to be exact. The Saturday Night Live veteran has teamed up with comedy legend Martin Short for the appropriately ...
Maya Rudolph Joins Melissa McCarthy Comedy 'Life of the Party ...
Rudolph will play McCarthy's neurotic best friend. ... Maya Rudolph is reteaming with her Bridesmaids co-star Melissa McCarthy for New Line's college-set ...
Maya Rudolph Pays Tribute to 'Most F--king Incredible' Prince ...
'SNL' veteran Maya Rudolph's cover band Princess plays emotional, funky tribute show to "our hero ... the most f--king incredible Prince" in Austin.
Maya Rudolph Says She and Her Kids 'Have a lot of Living Room ...
Rudolph is "usually told to sit down and watch" as her children perform.
Watch: Maya Rudolph Nails Rachel Dolezal Impression on 'Late Night'
For everyone lamenting the fact that “Saturday Night Live” is on hiatus while the Rachel Dolezal controversy rages on, Maya Rudolph has answered your wishes  ...
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Maya Rudolph nailed her Beyoncé impression at Tulane's graduation
Maya Rudolph gave the graduation speech for the Tulane class of 2015 on Saturday, and ended the speech with a phenomenal rendition of the "Star Spangled Banner."
Actress Maya Rudolph to deliver Tulane's 2015 commencement ...
Maya Rudolph, the actress and comedian of "Saturday Night Live" and " Bridesmaids" fame, has been chosen to deliver the keynote speech at Tulane ...
Maya Rudolph Perfectly Impersonates Beyonce During Saturday ...
Maya Rudolph reprised her Beyonce impersonation during Sunday's Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary special — watch the hilarious skit here.
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