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Abby Elliott

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    • Abby Elliott
    • Born June 16th, 1987
    • Born and raised in Wilton, Connecticut
    • American actress and comedian
    • Currently appearing as a cast member on Saturday Night Live.
    • Daughter of Paula Niedert, a talent coordinator, and actor/comedian Chris Elliott.
    • She attended high school at Immaculate High School in Danbury, Connecticut.
    • She attended at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City but dropped out during the first semester after her dormitory became infested with mice, one of which urinated in her eye and gave her conjunctivitus.
    • She is the third generation of her family to have been featured on the show (and the second to be hired as a cast member). Her father is actor and comedian Chris Elliott, who was an SNL cast member during the 1994-1995 season (season 20) and her grandfather is Bob Elliott of the popular comedy duo Bob & Ray, who co-starred on a Christmas episode in the 1978-1979 season (fourth season).
    • Before joining SNL, Elliott took comedy classes at The Groundlings and eventually began training and performing sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater (UCBT) in Los Angeles
    • In 2011, she made her film debut with a small role in No Strings Attached, and appears with a supporting role in the upcoming indie-comedy High Road.
  • Celebrity impressions
    • Angelina Jolie
    • Anna Faris
    • Anne Hathaway
    • Brittany Murphy (on Weekend Update 15 days before Brittany Murphy died. Because of this, the segment has been cut from reruns and the video has been removed from Hulu and NBC's SNL website.)
    • Brooke Hogan
    • ChloŽ Sevigny
    • Christina Aguilera
    • Donna Reed (as Mary Hatch in the film It's A Wonderful Life)
    • Heather Menzies (as Louisa von Trapp in the film The Sound of Music)
    • Jamie Lynn Spears
    • Jessica McClure
    • Joan Cusack
    • k.d. lang
    • Katy Perry
    • Ke$ha
    • Khloe Kardashian
    • Kristin Cavallari
    • Laura Linney (as Cathy Jamison in The Big C)
    • Lea Michele (as Rachel Berry from Glee)
    • Leah Remini
    • Maggie Gyllenhaal
    • Marie Osmond
    • Marilyn Monroe
    • Mary Kay Letourneau
    • Melissa Etheridge
    • Meryl Streep
    • Nancy Grace
    • Rachel Federoff
    • Rachel Maddow
    • Rosie Pope
    • Sally Field
    • Sara Haines
    • Sarah McLachlan
    • Shaun White
    • Wynonna Judd