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'Saturday Night Live' cast: Then and now

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 89: Pictured: (l-r) Colin Jost and Michael Che during Weekend Update on March 4, 2017


Created by Lorne Michaels, "Saturday Night Live" (1975- ) is an Emmy-winning late-night comedy showcase on NBC. Since its premiere on Oct. 11, 1975, it has helped launch the careers of several personalities. With a nod to the premiere of "SNL: Weekend Update Summer Edition" Aug. 10, Let's take a look at some of its cast members and how they have changed over the years.

**Please note that the dates mentioned are of the years when they were part of the regular cast. Many of them have re-appeared again in both credited and uncredited guest roles. 

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