Aidy Bryant returns to the “SNL” cast for her eighth 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. Bryant received an Emmy Award nomination for writing the musical digital short “(Do It on My) Twin Bed.” She was nominated in 2018 for an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Bryant is also the star, writer and co-executive producer of the critically acclaimed Hulu series “Shrill.”
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 has appeared in “The Other Two,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” “Portlandia,” “Documentary Now!” and “Broad City,” and had recurring roles on “Girls” and “Horace and Pete.” She 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-winning animated children’s series “Danger & Eggs.”
Bryant resides in New York City and her birthday is May 7.