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All the legends who came up on 'Saturday Night Live'

Wonderwall Logo By Bryanne Salazar of Wonderwall | Slide 1 of 22: <p>The long-running sketch comedy series "Saturday Night Live" is responsible for launching the careers of a slew of funny stars. And those actors and actresses who've graced the "SNL" stage all have one guy to thank for their success: Emmy-winning producer, writer and comedian Lorne Michaels, who created the show that launched on Oct. 11, 1975. Lorne, who still serves as the show's executive producer, celebrates his 74th birthday on Nov. 17, 2017, and in honor of his big day, <a href="http://www.wonderwall.com">Wonderwall.com</a> is taking a look at 24 comedy legends who got their big break as cast members and writers on the hit NBC series. Keep reading to learn more...</p><p><strong>RELATED</strong>: <a href="http://www.wonderwall.com/celebrity/couples/love-lives-snl-crew-3010366.gallery">Who the cast and crew of "SNL" are romancing in real life</a></p>

The long-running sketch comedy series "Saturday Night Live" is responsible for launching the careers of a slew of funny stars. And those actors and actresses who've graced the "SNL" stage all have one guy to thank for their success: Emmy-winning producer, writer and comedian Lorne Michaels, who created the show that launched on Oct. 11, 1975. Lorne, who still serves as the show's executive producer, celebrates his 74th birthday on Nov. 17, 2017, and in honor of his big day, Wonderwall.com is taking a look at 24 comedy legends who got their big break as cast members and writers on the hit NBC series. Keep reading to learn more...

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