Kansas City; Saint Louis Natives to Join Cast of ‘Saturday Night Live’
One of the newest cast members to join long-running late night sketch comedy show, Saturday Night Live, is from Kansas City, MO.
According to the Associated Press, three new members are being added to the cast for the 43rd season.
The newcomers are Kansas City native, Heidi Gardner, Chris Redd, of St. Louis, and Luke Null of Cincinnati.
NBC says Gardner is the voice of Cooch in Crackle’s SuperMansion and is also in the Melissa McCarthy movie, Life of the Party, due out in 2018.
Redd is a comedian and rapper whose credits include the 2016 film Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping and the Netflix comedy series, Disjointed.
Luke Null is a Chicago-based musical comedian and performs at iO Chicago, an improvisation theater and training center.
The newcomers are joining the cast this Saturday, after the departures of SNL players Bobby Moynihan, Vanessa Bayer, and Sasheer Zamata.