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Abby Elliott

Abby Elliott is an American actress and comedian. She is the cousin of actress Abby Rorie. She was selected to join the cast of Saturday Night Live in 2008. She is the first female second-generation cast member of the show.

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Elliott joined the cast of SNL midway through the 2008–2009 season (season 34), in November 2008, following the departure of Amy Poehler. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

She is the third generation of her family to have been featured on SNL (the second to be hired as a cast member, and her tenure on the show was longer than both her father and grandfather). Her father, Chris Elliott, was an SNL cast member during the 1994–1995 season (season 20) and her grandfather, Bob Elliott, was one half of the popular comedy duo Bob & Ray. Bob Elliott co-starred on a Christmas episode in the 1978–1979 season (season 4). (Source: en.wikipedia.org Giancarlo Volpe (director) (September 19, 2016). "Girls' Day Out". Star vs. the Forces of Evil. Season 2. Disney XD. (Source:en.wikipedia.org))

Abigail "Abby" Elliott (born June 16, 1987) is an American actress and comedienne who became a cast member on Saturday Night Live following the departure of Amy Poehler. She is the first second-generation cast member, being the daughter of former SNL cast member Chris Elliott. She is also the first third-generation SNL performer. Her grandfather, Bob Elliott, co-starred on a Christmas episode in Season 4. (Source: snl.fandom.com)

It was announced prior to Season 38 that after four years on SNL Abby would not be returning to the program, with it later being confirmed that she had been let go by producers. After her retirement from SNL, Elliott guest-starred in 2 Broke Girls and How I Met Your Mother. (Source: snl.fandom.com)

Abby Elliott is best known for her four seasons as a cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live. She was the first second-generation cast member on SNL, following in the footsteps of her father, actor and comedian Chris Elliott. Abby also co-starred in Bravo’s hit half-hour comedy Odd Mom Out. Abby’s other television credits include Difficult People, Inside Amy Schumer, How I Met Your Mother, Happy Endings, Garfunkel and Oates, and 2 Broke Girls. Abby’s feature credits include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the indie film Life Partners, Better Off Single, High Road, Sex Ed, and No Strings Attached. Abby also starred in Clara’s Ghost, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in 2018. Before SNL, Abby worked and trained with the Groundling’s Theater and The Upright Citizens Brigade. Abby can next be seen in the upcoming NBC series Indebted. (Source: www.penguinrandomhouse.com)

Get ready to meet Marshall's other boss: Joe Lo Truglio.The Reno 911! alum will guest-star on How I Met Your Mother this season as the founding partner Honeywell of Marshall's law firm Honeywell and Cootes.Fall Preview: Get scoop on your favorite returning showsLo Truglio will appear in at least two episodes during November sweeps for a trial ... (Source: www.tvguide.com With all the energy I've been expending worrying about whether or not Jason Sudeikis would return for another season on Saturday Night Live, I totally didn't see this coming. (Source:www.glamour.com))

whom Elliott plays up as a strung-out Valley Girl who actually takes her songs seriously, citing them as "not parodies" when Weird Al Yankovic — played by Andy Samberg — referred to her as "the reigning queen of parody songs", Katy Perry, K.D. Lang, Sarah McLachlan, and Jewel) on SNL. She had a recurring bit as Zooey Deschanel, and manages to mimic her voice rather successfully (the only other cast member to mimic Deschanel's voice accurately was short-lived season 39 cast member Noël Wells, who also had the benefit of looking similar to Zooey Deschanel as well, but, sadly, the writers didn't capitalize on it like they did with Abby Elliott). (Source: tvtropes.org)

Generation Xerox: Her dad is Chris Elliott, from the short-lived Fox sitcom Get a Life and the also-short-lived Animated Adaptation of Dilbert that aired on UPN. He also was a cast member on SNL during its 20th season, which, like seasons six and eleven, was despised by fans and critics for (Source: tvtropes.org)

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Abby Elliott (born June 16, 1987) is an American actress and comedian who was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2008 to 2012 and has since starred on the Bravo comedy Odd Mom Out and the NBC sitcom Indebted. She is the daughter of actor/comedian Chris Elliott. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Snierson, Dan (December 14, 2012). "Happy Endings -- Abby Elliott to guest star". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved December 25, 2020. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Oh, Eunice; Triggs, Charlotte (August 19, 2010). "Fred Armisen and Abby Elliott's Relationship in 'Early Stages'". People. Retrieved October 24, 2019. (Source: en.wikipedia.org Cardoza, Riley (October 23, 2020). "SNL's Abby Elliott Gives Birth, Welcomes 1st Child With Husband Bill Kennedy After IVF". Us Weekly. Retrieved December 25, 2020. (Source:en.wikipedia.org))

Abigail "Abby" Elliott (born June 16, 1987) is an American actress and comedienne who became a cast member on Saturday Night Live following the departure of Amy Poehler. She is the first second-generation cast member, being the daughter of former SNL cast member Chris Elliott. She is also the first third-generation SNL performer. Her grandfather, Bob Elliott, co-starred on a Christmas episode in Season 4. (Source: snl.fandom.com)

From "Saturday Night Live" to "How I Met Your Mother," Abby Elliott seems to be on the road to small-screen comedic success. Since leaving "SNL" in 2012, she has landed the main part on Bravo's popular scripted series "Odd Mom Out." (Source: www.forbes.com)

 

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