Maya Rudolph

Actor + Comedian + Impressionist and Singer
Born Jul 27, 1972

Maya Khabira Rudolph is an American actress, comedienne and singer who was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2000 to 2007, and has appeared in films such as Away We Go, Bridesmaids, Grown Ups, A Prairie Home Companion and MacGruber. She is the daughter of R&B and soul singer Minnie Riperton and music producer/composer Richard Rudolph. Since 2011, she has co-starred in the NBC sitcom Up All Night.… Read More

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  • 'big Hero 6' Cast Returns To Voice New Animated Series
    Yahoo News - Nov 04, 2016
  • What’s On Tv Tuesday
    NYTimes - Jul 12, 2016
  • The Real Maya Rudolph
    Wall Street Journal - Jun 04, 2016
  • Nbc Tries For A Little (More) Variety With 'maya & Marty'
    LATimes - Jun 01, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Maya Rudolph.


1972 Birth Born on July 27, 1972.


1990 17 Years Old In 1990, Rudolph graduated from Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California, where she became friendly with fellow students Gwyneth Paltrow and Jack Black, and continued her education at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in photography from Porter College.


2000 27 Years Old In May 2000, Rudolph joined the cast of Saturday Night Live as a featured player for the final three episodes of the 1999–2000 season, after a stint as a member of The Groundlings improv troupe, where she met future Saturday Night Live cast member Will Forte. … Read More


2007 34 Years Old Her final episode as a cast member was on November 3, 2007, with host Brian Williams and musical guest Feist, the last episode before the writers' strike.
She returned on October 25, 2008, in a featured guest appearance as Michelle Obama and sang a duet with Kenan Thompson about Amy Poehler's newborn.
2009 36 Years Old She appeared in a Weekend Update Thursday sketch during the fall 2009–10 season as Oprah Winfrey speaking on behalf of Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympics.
2010 37 Years Old 1 More Event
She also appeared on the show in May 2010 to perform in skits including "The Manuel Ortiz Show" with Betty White. … Read More
2011 38 Years Old In 2011, she appeared in Bridesmaids with Saturday Night Live colleague Kristen Wiig, and in 2013 she played a supporting role in The Way, Way Back as the girlfriend of Sam Rockwell's character. … Read More


2016 43 Years Old It was later announced that she would star in an NBC variety series Maya & Marty with Martin Short, which debuted on May 31, 2016. … Read More
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