Grew up in Upper Darby, PA, which is also the hometown of SNL alum Tina Fey.
Moved to Los Angeles in 1989 to better acquaint herself with the music industry; worked for A&M Records from 1990 to '94, where she quickly developed a reputation for making her coworkers laugh and was encouraged to try her hand at comedy.
Became a member of Los Angeles's famed improvisational company the Groundlings, where she first caught the eye of SNL boss Lorne Michaels.
Became a cast member of NBC's popular sketch-comedy show Saturday Night Live in 1995.
First major feature-film role was in the 1999 comic caper Inspector Gadget.
Debuted her voice-over talents in the 2006 computer-animated flick The Ant Bully.
2000, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee