Meet SNL’s Newest Cast Members

Just when you thought SNL would crumble and fall into obscurity (JK, that could never happen), we learn that they have just hired three new cast members. Thank goodness because the new season starts this Saturday. Let’s meet ‘em!

1. This is Aidy Bryant

Aidy comes from Chicago by way of Phoenix, where she is a performer at Second City, Annoyance Theater and Improv Olympics. Time out Chicago once wrote, she ‘skillfully plays vulnerable oddballs.’ Which is great, because we love vulnerable oddballs!

Here is some of her past work:

5. This is Tim Robinson

Tim Robinson also hails from Second City. Originally from Detroit, he was on the Detroit touring company, then performed on the mainstage there. He then joined the Second City Touring company and most recently the mainstage in Chicago.

Here is a hilarious video from the online sketch comedy episodes My Mans which was pitched to Comedy Central, but didn’t get picked up.

8. This is Cecily Strong

Cecily also comes from Second City! She studied theater at the California Institue of the Arts before moving to Chicago where she became a member of the touring company and an understudy for the mainstage.

Here is some of her previous work:

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