Taran Killam

Actor + Comedian
Born Apr 1, 1982

Taran Hourie Killam is an American actor and comedian best known for his television work on shows such as The Amanda Show, Scrubs, Wild 'N Out, MADtv, Stuck in the Suburbs and currently on Saturday Night Live.

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1982 Birth Killam was born on April 1, 1982 in Culver City, California, and grew up in Big Bear Lake, California. … Read More


1994 12 Years Old In 1994, Killam made his first film appearance as an adolescent in Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult. … Read More
2000 18 Years Old Killam attended the University of California, Los Angeles for one year in 2000.
2001 19 Years Old Killam joined the cast of MADtv as a featured player during its seventh season from 2001 to 2002. … Read More


2004 22 Years Old Killam co-starred in the 2004 Disney Channel Original Movie Stuck in the Suburbs. … Read More
2005 23 Years Old In 2005, Killam co-starred in the television pilot Nobody's Watching, which never aired on network TV. … Read More
2006 24 Years Old Killam appeared as a contestant on the episode of The Price Is Right which aired on December 7, 2006. … Read More
2009 27 Years Old 1 More Event
After several years of dating, Killam and Canadian actress Cobie Smulders became engaged in January 2009. They married on September 8, 2012, in Solvang, California. … Read More
2010 28 Years Old On September 25, 2010, Killam joined the cast of Saturday Night Live for the 36th season, making him the second Nickelodeon veteran (after Kenan Thompson) to join SNL and the second SNL cast member who was previously a cast member on the sketch show MADtv (after Jeff Richards). … Read More
2011 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In December 2011, Killam decided to replicate the Robyn video "Call Your Girlfriend" in a small writer's room and post it to YouTube. … Read More


2012 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012 he appeared in iCarly episode "I Meet The First Lady" as a Secret Service Agent.
Killam co-starred in the 2013 comedy film The Heat, starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. … Read More
2014 - 2015 2 More Events
2016 34 Years Old Killam was let go from his SNL contract on August 8, 2016. … Read More
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