SNL Molly Shannon
Molly Shannon
Date of Birth: September 16, 1964
Years on SNL: As Cast Member:
As Host:
May 12, 2007
April 14, 2001
May 5, 2001
May 8, 2010

Molly Shannon (born September 16, 1964) is an American comic actress who was a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2001. On SNL, she is best known for her character Mary Katherine Gallagher, an odd, outcast student at a Catholic school who enjoyed performing in the choir and school plays. Her character starred in the 1999 SNL film Superstar.

After her retirement from SNL, she was best known for her roles as Peggy Spade in the 2007 comedy-drama film Year of the Dog, Kathleen "Kath" Day on the NBC comedy series Kath & Kim which was based on the Australian television comedy series of the same name and voiced Tina Hellman on the TBS satirical animated sitcom Neighbors from Hell.

She also hosted SNL on May 12, 2007 and made cameos on April 14, 2001 (after her retirement) during the "Doctor's Office" sketch, on May 5, 2001 during the "A Short film by Adam McKay - Five Finger Discount" sketch as the shoplifter and on May 8, 2010 during the "The Lawrence Welk Show" cold opening sketch as one of the Juglettes, as Terry Rialto during the "The Delicious Dish" sketch, as Sally O'Malley during the Weekend Update segment and as herself during the SNL Digital Short.




SNL CareerEdit

  • 1995: Featured Player
  • 1995-2001: Repertory Player
  • April 14, 2001: Cameo
  • May 5, 2001: Cameo
  • May 12, 2007: Host
  • May 8, 2010: Cameo
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