Julia Louis-Dreyfus (born January 31, 1961) is an American actress, comedienne and producer who was a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 1982 to 1985.

On SNL, she appeared alongside several actors who would later rise to prominence, such as Eddie Murphy, Jim Belushi, Billy Crystal and Martin Short. She also married a fellow cast member from that period, Brad Hall.

After her retirement from SNL, she became well-known for her roles as Elaine Benes on the NBC sitcom Seinfeld from 1989 to 1998 (co-created by Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David), voicing Princess Atta in the 1998 Disney/Pixar computer-animated comedy-adventure film A Bug's Life, Christine "Old Christine" Campbell on the CBS sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine, from 2006 to 2010, and currently as Vice President Selina Meyer on the HBO comedy series Veep since 2012. She also hosted the show on May 13, 2006, March 17, 2007, and April 16, 2016.

Michaela Watkins as Julia Louis-Dreyfus on the January 10, 2009 episode during the "two first Names" sketch.

She was also impersonated by Michaela Watkins on the January 10, 2009 episode during the "two first Names" sketch.

Characters/Impressions[edit | edit source]

Characters[edit | edit source]

  • April May June
  • Becky
  • Consuela
  • Big-Zit Cindy
  • Darla
  • Patti Lynn Hunnsacker
  • Weather Woman

Impressions[edit | edit source]

SNL Career[edit | edit source]

  • 1982-1985: Repertory Player
  • May 13, 2006: Host
  • March 17, 2007: Host
  • April 16, 2016: Host
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