Aidy Bryant returns to the “SNL” cast for her seventh season.
Since her debut season, Bryant has entertained viewers with her slew of characters, including the recurring “Girlfriends Talk Show” sketch, and all girl music videos. She received an Emmy Award nomination for writing the musical digital short “(Do It on My) Twin Bed.” Entertainment Weekly recognized Bryant in 2015 with their fan favorite EWwy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy. In 2018, she was nominated for the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for SNL.
Bryant began studying improv in her hometown of Phoenix. She graduated from Columbia College in Chicago while simultaneously completing the iO improv training program. An ensemble member of the Second City E.T.C. stage, she has also performed at iO Chicago and the Annoyance Theatre. She performed around the world with the musical improv group “Baby Wants Candy.” Bryant is the star, writer and co-executive producer of the upcoming Hulu series “Shrill.” She has appeared in “Broad City” and had recurring roles on “Girls” and “Horace and Pete.” Bryant appeared in Judd Apatow and Kumail Nanjiani’s “The Big Sick” and Amy Schumer’s “I Feel Pretty.” She voiced the character of D.D. Danger in Amazon’s Emmy award winning animated children’s series “Danger & Eggs.”
Bryant resides in New York City and her birthday is May 7.