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Punkie Johnson (born Jessica Williams, April 29, 1985) is an American comedienne. She joined the cast as a featured player for season 46.

Johnson began her career as a stand-up comedian. She later joined The Comedy Store in Los Angeles as a paid regular. In 2019, Johnson performed at Just for Laughs.

As an actress, Johnson appeared in various television series such as Space Force, A Black Lady Sketch Show, Corporate, and Adam Ruins Everything.

Johnson is the eighth African-American female cast member in the show's history, and the second African-American LGBT woman to be a cast member and the seventh LGBTQ cast member overall.

SNL Career[]

  • 2020-present: Featured Player