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Saturday Night Live

TELEVISION PROGRAM

Weekly sketch comedy program, conceived by Lorne Michaels, debuted on NBC in 1975.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Fred Armisen
Actor
4-Dec-1966   Saturday Night Live
Dave Attell
Comic
18-Jan-1965   Insomniac
Dan Aykroyd
Actor
1-Jul-1952   Saturday Night Live, Dr. Detroit
Jim Belushi
Comic
15-Jun-1954   According to Jim
John Belushi
Actor
24-Jan-1949 5-Mar-1982 Animal House
Jim Breuer
Comic
21-Jun-1967   Half-Baked
A. Whitney Brown
Comic
8-Jul-1952   SNL, The Daily Show
Hannibal Buress
Comic
4-Feb-1983   Stand-up comic, onetime SNL writer
Dana Carvey
Comic
2-Jun-1955   Saturday Night Live
Wyatt Cenac
Comic
19-Apr-1976   The Daily Show
Chevy Chase
Comic
8-Oct-1943   He is, you're not
Ellen Cleghorne
Comic
29-Nov-1965   Saturday Night Live
Stephen Colbert
Comic
13-May-1964   The Colbert Report
Billy Crystal
Comic
14-Mar-1947   When Harry Met Sally
Jane Curtin
Actor
6-Sep-1947   SNL, Third Rock from the Sun
Joan Cusack
Actor
11-Oct-1962   Grosse Pointe Blank
Larry David
Film/TV Producer
2-Jul-1947   Seinfeld co-creator, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Robert Downey, Jr.
Actor
4-Apr-1965   The Gingerbread Man
Brian Doyle-Murray
Comic
31-Oct-1945   SNL
Rachel Dratch
Actor
22-Feb-1966   Saturday Night Live
Nora Dunn
Comic
29-Apr-1952   SNL alumna
Christine Ebersole
Actor
21-Feb-1953   Rachel Gunn, RN
Chris Elliott
Comic
31-May-1960   The David Letterman Show
Jimmy Fallon
Comic
19-Sep-1974   Saturday Night Live
Chris Farley
Comic
15-Feb-1964 17-Dec-1997 Saturday Night Live
Will Ferrell
Comic
16-Jul-1967   Saturday Night Live
Tina Fey
Actor
18-May-1970   Liz Lemon on 30 Rock
Will Forte
Actor
17-Jun-1970   Saturday Night Live
Al Franken
Politician
21-May-1951   US Senator from Minnesota
Janeane Garofalo
Comic
28-Sep-1964   Actor, Comedian, Author, Activist
Ana Gasteyer
Actor
4-May-1967   Saturday Night Live
Kristin Gore
Relative
5-Jun-1977   Futurama, SNL writer
Mary Gross
Actor
25-Mar-1953   Saturday Night Live
Christopher Guest
Actor
5-Feb-1948   This Is Spinal Tap
Bill Hader
Actor
7-Jun-1978   Saturday Night Live
Anthony Michael Hall
Actor
14-Apr-1968   Sixteen Candles
Brad Hall
Actor
21-Mar-1958   Saturday Night Live
Rich Hall
Comic
1954   Creator of Sniglets
Darrell Hammond
Comic
8-Oct-1960   Saturday Night Live
Phil Hartman
Actor
24-Sep-1948 28-May-1998 Lionel Hutz, Troy McClure
Buck Henry
Comic
9-Dec-1930   Frequent SNL host
Jim Henson
Performance Artist
24-Sep-1936 16-May-1990 Creator of the Muppets
Jan Hooks
Comic
23-Apr-1957   Saturday Night Live
Victoria Jackson
Comic
2-Aug-1959   Saturday Night Live
Louis C. K.
Comic
12-Sep-1967   Lucky Louie
Mindy Kaling
Actor
24-Jun-1979   Kelly Kapoor on The Office
Chris Kattan
Actor
19-Oct-1970   Saturday Night Live
Tim Kazurinsky
Comic
3-Mar-1950   Saturday Night Live, Police Academy
Laura Kightlinger
Comic
13-Jun-1969   Comedienne
David Koechner
Actor
24-Aug-1962   SNL alumnus, character actor
Carol Leifer
Comic
27-Jul-1956   Comic inspired Seinfeld's Elaine
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Comic
13-Jan-1961   Elaine on Seinfeld
Jon Lovitz
Comic
21-Jul-1957   Yeaaaah, that's the ticket!
Norm MacDonald
Comic
17-Oct-1963   Former Weekend Update host on SNL
Meghan McCain
Blogger
23-Oct-1984   John McCain's daughter
Bruce McCulloch
Actor
12-May-1961   The Kids in the Hall
Michael McKean
Actor
17-Oct-1947   This Is Spinal Tap, SNL
Mark McKinney
Actor
26-Jun-1959   The Kids in the Hall
Tim Meadows
Comic
5-Feb-1961   Saturday Night Live
Seth Meyers
Actor
28-Dec-1973   Saturday Night Live
Lorne Michaels
Film/TV Producer
17-Nov-1944   Producer of Saturday Night Live
Dennis Miller
Comic
3-Nov-1953   SNL news anchor, born-again Republican
Jay Mohr
Comic
23-Aug-1970   Gary Unmarried
Paul Mooney
Comic
4-Aug-1941   Negrodamus
Tracy Morgan
Actor
10-Nov-1968   Saturday Night Live
Garrett Morris
Comic
25-Jan-1937   Saturday Night Live
Eddie Murphy
Comic
3-Apr-1961   Beverly Hills Cop
Bill Murray
Actor
21-Sep-1950   Meatballs, SNL alumnus
Mike Myers
Comic
25-May-1963   Austin Powers
Kevin Nealon
Comic
18-Nov-1953   Saturday Night Live
Laraine Newman
Comic
2-Mar-1952   Original member of Saturday Night Live
Don Novello
Comic
1-Jan-1943   Comic priest Father Guido Sarducci
Conan O'Brien
Talk Show Host
18-Apr-1963   Briefly hosted The Tonight Show
Bob Odenkirk
Comic
22-Oct-1962   Mr. Show
Cheri Oteri
Actor
19-Sep-1962   Saturday Night Live
Don Pardo
TV Personality
22-Feb-1918   Voice announcer
Chris Parnell
Actor
5-Feb-1967   Saturday Night Live
Joe Piscopo
Comic
17-Jun-1951   Saturday Night Live
Amy Poehler
Actor
16-Sep-1971   Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation
Randy Quaid
Actor
1-Oct-1950   Parents
Colin Quinn
Comic
6-Jun-1959   Tough Crowd, SNL
Gilda Radner
Comic
28-Jun-1946 20-May-1989 Saturday Night Live
Rob Riggle
Comic
21-Apr-1970   The Daily Show
Chris Rock
Comic
7-Feb-1965   Everybody Hates Chris
Charles Rocket
Actor
24-Aug-1949 7-Oct-2005 Saturday Night Live
Tony Rosato
Comic
26-Dec-1954   Second City
Maya Rudolph
Actor
27-Jul-1972   Saturday Night Live
Andy Samberg
Actor
18-Aug-1978   SNL, The Lonely Island
Adam Sandler
Comic
9-Sep-1966   The Wedding Singer, SNL alumnus
Horatio Sanz
Comic
4-Jun-1969   Yet another SNL fat guy
Herbert Sargent
Screenwriter
15-Jul-1923 6-May-2005 SNL writer
Akiva Schaffer
Film Director
1-Dec-1977   The Lonely Island
Rob Schneider
Comic
31-Oct-1963   Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo
Paul Shaffer
Musician
28-Nov-1949   David Letterman's bandleader
Molly Shannon
Comic
16-Sep-1964   Saturday Night Live
Harry Shearer
Comic
23-Dec-1943   Almost half the voices on The Simpsons
Martin Short
Comic
26-Mar-1950   SNL and Primetime Glick
Sarah Silverman
Comic
1-Dec-1970   The Sarah Silverman Program
Robert Smigel
Actor
7-Feb-1960   Triumph the Insult Comic Dog
G. E. Smith
Guitarist
27-Jan-1952   And the Saturday Night Live band
David Spade
Comic
22-Jul-1964   Rules of Engagement
Pamela Stephenson
Actor
4-Dec-1949   Not the Nine O'Clock News
Ben Stiller
Actor
30-Nov-1965   There's Something About Mary
Jason Sudeikis
Actor
18-Sep-1975   Saturday Night Live
Julia Sweeney
Comic
10-Oct-1959   Androgyne Pat on Saturday Night Live
Jorma Taccone
Comic
19-Mar-1977   The Lonely Island
Kenan Thompson
Comic
10-May-1978   Kenan & Kel
Nancy Walls
Comic
19-Jul-1966   SNL, The Daily Show
Kristen Wiig
Actor
22-Aug-1973   Saturday Night Live
Casey Wilson
Actor
24-Oct-1980   Penny Hartz on Happy Endings

EPISODE GUIDE

Season 1
1  11-Oct-1975
   Host ... George Carlin
   Musical Guests ... Billy Preston and Janis Ian
2  18-Oct-1975
   Host ... Paul Simon
3  25-Oct-1975
   Host ... Rob Reiner
4  8-Nov-1975
   Host ... Candice Bergen
5  15-Nov-1975
   Host ... Robert Klein
6  22-Nov-1975
   Host ... Lily Tomlin
7  13-Dec-1975
   Host ... Richard Pryor
8  20-Dec-1975
   Host ... Candice Bergen
9  10-Jan-1976
   Host ... Elliott Gould
10  17-Jan-1976
   Host ... Buck Henry
11  24-Jan-1976
   Hosts ... Peter Cook and Dudley Moore
12  31-Jan-1976
   Host ... Dick Cavett
13  14-Feb-1976
   Host ... Peter Boyle
14  21-Feb-1976
   Host ... Desi Arnaz
15  28-Feb-1976
   Host ... Jill Clayburgh
16  13-Mar-1976
   Host ... Anthony Perkins
17  17-Apr-1976
   Host ... Ron Nessen
18  24-Apr-1976
   Host ... Raquel Welch
19  8-May-1976
   Host ... Madeline Kahn
20  15-May-1976
   Host ... Dyan Cannon
21  22-May-1976
   Host ... Buck Henry
22  29-May-1976
   Host ... Elliott Gould
23  24-Jul-1976
   Host ... Louise Lasser
24  31-Jul-1976
   Host ... Kris Kristofferson

Season 2
25  18-Sep-1976
   Host ... Lily Tomlin
26  25-Sep-1976
   Host ... Norman Lear
27  2-Oct-1976
   Host ... Eric Idle
28  16-Oct-1976
   Host ... Karen Black
29  23-Oct-1976
   Host ... Steve Martin
30  30-Oct-1976
   Host ... Buck Henry
31  13-Nov-1976
   Host ... Dick Cavett
32  20-Nov-1976
   Host ... Paul Simon
33  27-Nov-1976
   Host ... Jodie Foster
34  11-Dec-1976
   Host ... Candice Bergen
35  15-Jan-1977
   Host ... Ralph Nader
36  22-Jan-1977
   Host ... Ruth Gordon
37  29-Jan-1977
   Host ... Fran Tarkenton
38  26-Feb-1977
   Host ... Steve Martin
39  12-Mar-1977
   Host ... Sissy Spacek
40  19-Mar-1977
   Host ... Broderick Crawford
41  26-Mar-1977
   Host ... Jack Burns
42  9-Apr-1977
   Host ... Julian Bond
43  16-Apr-1977
   Host ... Elliott Gould
44  23-Apr-1977
   Host ... Eric Idle
45  14-May-1977
   Host ... Shelley Duvall
46  21-May-1977
   Host ... Buck Henry

Season 3
47  24-Sep-1977
   Host ... Steve Martin
48  8-Oct-1977
   Host ... Madeline Kahn
49  15-Oct-1977
   Host ... Hugh Hefner
50  29-Oct-1977
   Host ... Charles Grodin
51  12-Nov-1977
   Host ... Ray Charles
52  19-Nov-1977
   Host ... Buck Henry
53  10-Dec-1977
   Host ... Mary Kay Place
54  17-Dec-1977
   Host ... Miskel Spillman
55  21-Jan-1978
   Host ... Steve Martin
56  28-Jan-1977
   Host ... Robert Klein
57  18-Feb-1977
   Host ... Chevy Chase
58  25-Feb-1977
   Host ... O. J. Simpson
59  11-Mar-1977
   Host ... Art Garfunkel
60  18-Mar-1977
   Host ... Jill Clayburgh
61  25-Mar-1978
   Host ... Christopher Lee
62  8-Apr-1978
   Host ... Michael Palin
63  15-Apr-1978
   Host ... Michael Sarrazin
64  22-Apr-1978
   Host ... Steve Martin
65  13-May-1978
   Host ... Richard Dreyfuss
66  20-May-1978
   Host ... Buck Henry

Season 4
67  7-Oct-1978
   Host ... The Rolling Stones
   Musical Guest ... The Rolling Stones
68  14-Oct-1978
   Host ... Fred Willard
   Musical Guest ... Devo
69  21-Oct-1978
   Host ... Frank Zappa
   Musical Guest ... Frank Zappa
70  4-Nov-1978
   Host ... Steve Martin
   Musical Guest ... Van Morrison
71  11-Nov-1978
   Host ... Buck Henry
   Musical Guest ... The Grateful Dead
72  18-Nov-1978
   Host ... Carrie Fisher
   Musical Guest ... The Blue Brothers
73  2-Dec-1978
   Host ... Walter Matthau
   Musical Guest ... Garrett Morris
74  9-Dec-1978
   Host ... Eric Idle
   Musical Guest ... Kate Bush
75  16-Dec-1978
   Host ... Elliott Gould
   Musical Guests ... Peter Tosh and Mick Jagger
76  27-Jan-1979
   Host ... Michael Palin
   Musical Guest ... The Doobie Brothers
77  10-Feb-1979
   Host ... Cicely Tyson
   Musical Guest ... Talking Heads
78  17-Feb-1979
   Host ... Rick Nelson
   Musical Guest ... Judy Collins
79  24-Feb-1979
   Host ... Kate Jackson
   Musical Guest ... Delbert McClinton
80  10-Mar-1979
   Host ... Gary Busey
   Musical Guest ... Eubie Blake, Gregory Hines, Gary Busey, Rick Danko and Paul Butterfield
81  17-Mar-1979
   Host ... Margot Kidder
   Musical Guest ... The Chieftains
82  7-Apr-1979
   Host ... Richard Benjamin
   Musical Guest ... Rickie Lee Jones
83  14-Apr-1979
   Host ... Milton Berle
   Musical Guest ... Ornette Coleman
84  12-May-1979
   Host ... Michael Palin
   Musical Guest ... James Taylor
85  19-May-1979
   Host ... Maureen Stapleton
   Musical Guest ... Linda Ronstadt and Phoebe Snow
86  26-May-1979
   Host ... Buck Henry
   Musical Guest ... Bette Midler

Season 5
87  13-Oct-1979
   Host ... Steve Martin
   Musical Guest ... Blondie
88  20-Oct-1979
   Host ... Eric Idle
   Musical Guest ... Bob Dylan
89  3-Nov-1979
   Host ... Bill Russell
   Musical Guest ... Chicago
90  10-Nov-1979
   Host ... Buck Henry
   Musical Guest ... Tom Petty
91  17-Nov-1979
   Host ... Bea Arthur
   Musical Guest ... The Roches
92  8-Dec-1979
   Host ... Howard Hesseman
   Musical Guest ... Randy Newman
93  15-Dec-1979
   Host ... Martin Sheen
   Musical Guest ... David Bowie
94  22-Dec-1979
   Host ... Ted Knight
   Musical Guest ... Desmond Child & Rouge
95  26-Jan-1980
   Host ... Teri Garr
   Musical Guest ... The B-52's
96  9-Feb-1980
   Host ... Chevy Chase
   Musical Guest ... Marianne Faithfull
97  16-Feb-1980
   Host ... Elliott Gould
   Musical Guest ... Gary Numan
98  23-Feb-1980
   Host ... Kirk Douglas
   Musical Guest ... Sam & Dave
99  8-Mar-1980
   Host ... Rodney Dangerfield
   Musical Guest ... The J. Geils Band
100  15-Mar-1980
   Musical Guest ... James Taylor, Paul Simon, and David Sanborn
101  5-Apr-1980
   Host ... Richard Benjamin and Paula Prentiss
   Musical Guest ... The Grateful Dead
102  12-Apr-1980
   Host ... Burt Reynolds
   Musical Guest ... Anne Murray
103  19-Apr-1980
   Host ... Strother Martin
   Musical Guest ... The Specials
104  10-May-1980
   Host ... Bob Newhart
   Musical Guest ... Amazing Rhythm Aces with Bill Murray and Bruce Cockburn
105  17-May-1980
   Host ... Steve Martin
   Musical Guest ... 3-D with Paul McCartney and Linda McCartney
106  24-May-1980
   Host ... Buck Henry
   Musical Guest ... Andrew Gold, Andrae Crouch, and Voices of Unity



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