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Mikey Day      

Comedian, Actor, Writer & Cast Member on "Saturday Night Live"

Mikey Day is an actor, comedian and writer. He is currently one of the cast members on "Saturday Night Live." A native of Orange County, California, Day studied theater at the University of California, Los Angeles, and is a Groundlings alumnus.

He went on to write for several television shows. He joined Saturday Night Live as a writer in its 39th season, became a featured player in its 42nd, and was promoted to a repertory player beginning with its 44th.

Day began his career with the Groundlings, a Los Angeles-based improvisational theater group. With the Groundlings, Day and Michael Naughton wrote and co-starred in David Blaine Street Magic, a parody of magician David Blaine, portrayed by Mitch Silpa. The video, posted to YouTube, was once one of the most-viewed videos on the site.

Day was an original cast member on the Nick Cannon's improvisational comedy series "Wild 'n Out" on MTV. He played various characters in the Groundling stage show Groundlings, In The Study, With The Candlestick in early 2009 and directed Groundlings Space Camp. Day wrote for Showtime's "The Underground" in 2006.

Day starred in NBC's "Kath & Kim" remake, wrote for and co-produced the Cartoon Network show "Incredible Crew," and wrote for Adult Swim's "Robot Chicken" in 2014. Day hosted a recurring segment parodying TMZ from 2010 to 2013 on "The Jay Leno Show" and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Day was a featured cast member of NBC variety show "Maya & Marty," alongside Maya Rudolph, Martin Short, and Kenan Thompson. He also served as one of the show's co-head writers.

Day was hired as a writer for "Saturday Night Live" in 2013 for its 39th season. He became a featured player in its 42nd season, and was promoted to a repertory player beginning with its 44th.

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