KATE MCKINNON (Jillian Holtzmann) is a current "Saturday Night
Live" cast member who has been nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards for her
work on the show (2014 & 2015 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
and 2014 Outstanding Music and Lyrics for "Twin Bed"). She is also the recipient
of a 2014 Best Supporting Actress American Comedy Award for her work on the
iconic, late night sketch show. Having joined the cast in April 2012, she has
entertained viewers with her critically acclaimed impression of Hillary Rodham
Clinton, as well as other notable impressions including Justin Bieber and Ellen
McKinnon co-hosted the 2016 Independent Spirit Awards with "Silicon Valley's"
Kumail Nanjiani. She was recently seen in Sisters, opposite Tina Fey and Amy
Poehler. She was also seen as Dallas Boudreau in the IFC miniseries "The Spoils
Before Dying" and as Abra Cadouglas in "Difficult People." She will next be seen
in Masterminds, opposite Kristen Wiig and Zach Galifianakis, and in Office
Christmas Party opposite Jason Bateman and Jennifer Aniston. She will soon begin
production on Rock That Body opposite Scarlett Johansson.
Additionally, McKinnon voiced the role of Stella in the animated film The Angry
Birds Movie and can be heard in the upcoming Finding Dory. McKinnon has also
lent her voice to a variety to animated series and specials, including "The
Simpsons," "Family Guy," "The Awesomes," "Nature Cat," "Venture Brothers," "Robotomy,"
"China Il," and "Moonbeam City," as well as the role of Pez Cat in Pixar's
Halloween special, "Toy Story of Terror."
McKinnon stars in several Above Average digital shorts, including Notary Publix,
which she co-created. Prior to "SNL," McKinnon performed at New York's Upright
Citizens Brigade Theater. She studied Theatre at Columbia University.
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