Cecily Strong Biography

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Cecily Strong

Quick Facts Of Cecily Strong

Celebrated Name Cecily Strong
Age 35 Years
Nick Name Cecily Strong
Birth Name Cecily Strong
Birth Date 1984-02-08
Gender Female
Profession Actor

Cecily Strong is an American actress and comedian. Her birth name is Cecily Legler Strong. She is best known for being a cast member of Saturday Night Live. She is the cast member of SNL since 2012. She has had numerous popular celebrity impressions in SNL. She has over 500k followers on her Instagram. 

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What is Cecily Strong Famous For?

  • Cast member of SNL since 2012.

Where was Cecily Strong Born?

Cecily Strong was born on 8 February 1984. Her birth name is Cecily Legler Strong. She was born to a father, William "Bill" Strong, and a mother, Penelope Strong. Her birthplace is in Springfield, Illinois in the United States. She holds American nationality. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. She belongs to White ethnicity. She has English, German, Swiss-German, Scottish, and Italian ancestry. She grew up in Oak Park, Illinois. Her parents are divorced. 

She grew up adoring SNL as a child. She used to watch old SNL commercials and reenact sketches with her friend. She has stated that she was inspired by Phil Hartman. 

She attended Oak Park and River Forest High School. She transferred to the Chicago Academy for the Arts for her senior year. She graduated from Chicago Academy in 2002. She then attended California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) where she studied acting. She graduated from CalArts with a BFA in theatre in 2006. She returned to Chicago after graduating from CalArts. There, she studied at the Second City Conservatory and iO Chicago. 

Career

She used to perform regularly at The Second City and iO Chicago.

She has performed on a cruise ship with fellow Second City members for 4 months. 

She appeared at the Chicago Sketch Fest, Chicago Just for Laughs, New York Sketchfest, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, at the Goodman Theater, Bailiwick Theater, the Mercury Theater, and with all-female improve troupe Virgin Daiquiri. 

Saturday Night Live

She debuted as a featured player on Saturday Night Live on 15 September 2012. 

She co-anchored the recurring Weekend Update segment with Seth Meyers starting from season 39 premiere. 

She later co-anchored with Colin Jost. 

In order to focus on doing sketches as a part of the regular cast, she requested to be replaced on Weekend Update. She was replaced with writer Michael Che. 

Her recurring characters include an extremely ditzy, unintelligent and unnamed pseudo-activist known as "The Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation With at a Party", Dana, a loud-mouthed, unfriendly retail employee who always insults her coworkers out of fear of being fired, Heather, the One-Dimensional Female Character from a Male-Driven Comedy, Kyra from "The Girlfriends Talk Show", Cathy Anne, the drug-addicted neighbor of Michael Che, who has strong opinion on current events, an unnamed blond former porn-star-turned-model/commercial actress who hawks elegant items, Gemma, a British woman with various boyfriends, and Gracelynn Chisholm, one half of a married duo that hosts a talk show. 

Her celebrity impressions include Huma Abedin, Maria Bartiromo, Paula Broadwell, Brooke Baldwin, Gloria Borger, Erin Burnett, Olivia Colman, Marion Cotillard, Stormy Daniels, Susan Collins, Fran Drescher, Lana Del Rey, Dianne Feinstein, Gloria Estefan, Carly Fiorina, Khloe Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Anjelica Huston, Scottie Nell Hughes, Hope Hicks, Ariana Grande, Kate Middleton, Rachel Maddow, Tara Lipinski, Sarah Koenig, Megyn Kelly, Jill Kelley, Michelle Rodriguez, Jeanine Pirro, Alanis Morissette, Liza Minnelli, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Melania Trump, Ivana Trump, Allison Williams, Kyrsten Sinema, and Sofia Vergara. 

Other works

She was the featured entertainer at the 2015 White House Correspondents' Association dinner. 

She took digs at the various organizations in attendance, politicians of all persuasions, and President Obama. 

She took shots at the US Secret Service, host location the Washington Hilton, Brian Williams, Sarah Koenig, and the State of Indiana. 

She appeared in a commercial for Old Navy in 2016. 

She joined the climate change documentary show Years of Living Dangerously as a celebrity correspondent in 2016. 

She made a guest appearance as Samantha Stevens in TBS's Angie Tribeca in 2016. She also guest starred as Catherine Hobart in Fox's Scream Queens in the same year.

In 2017, she appeared in a series of commercials for Triscuit. 

She starred in films, The Bronze, Slow Learners, The Meddler, Staten Island Summer, The Boss, Ghostbusters, and The Female Brain. 

She had voice roles in The Awesomes and The Simpsons.

Who is Cecily Strong Dating?

Cecily Strong is reportedly dating an actor and fellow worker Mike O'Brien. They reportedly started dating in 2013. The couple has maintained a low profile regarding their personal life. 

What are Cecily Strong Body Measurements?

Cecily Strong stands at a height of 1.73 m i.e. 5 feet and 8 inches tall. She has a body weight of 130 lbs i.e. 59 kg. She has an average body build. She has dark brown eyes and her hair color is black. 

What is Cecily Strong's Net Worth?

Cecily Strong is one of the popular SNL cast members. Comedy is her forte. Her major income comes from working in SNL. She has been a cast member of SNL since 2012. She has appeared in commercials for Old Navy, Triscuit, and SNL Jeep, among others.  As of 2019, her net worth is estimated at $4 million. 

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