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Cecily Strong Biography

Birth Place:
Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Actor, comedian

Fast Facts

  • First starring role was in sixth grade when she played a lawyer who was prosecuting Hitler
  • Decided on a comedy career while attending college
  • Studied at the Second City Conservatory and is a member of the Second City National Touring Company
  • Was a member of the female improv troupe Virgin Daiquiri
  • Big break came in the summer of 2012 when producer Lorne Michaels spotted her in a comedy showcase in Chicago and cast her on Saturday Night Live


  • 2020Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated