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Gilda Radner

  • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
  • Birthday: June 28
Date of passing: 
May 20, 1989

Gilda Radner was an American comedian, actress, and one of seven original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live. In her routines, Radner specialized in broad and obnoxious parodies of television stereotypes, such as annoying advice specialists and news anchors. She also portrayed those characters in her highly successful one-woman show on Broadway in 1979.

As a member of the original cast of Saturday Night Live, Gilda Radner was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2017.

Gilda Radner was an American comedian, actress, and one of seven original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live. In her routines, Radner specialized in broad and obnoxious parodies of television stereotypes, such as annoying advice specialists and news anchors. She also portrayed those characters in her highly successful one-woman show on Broadway in 1979.

As a member of the original cast of Saturday Night Live, Gilda Radner was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2017.

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

1 Wins4 Nominations

OUTSTANDING COMEDY-VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1979

  • Nominee
  • Gilda Radner,
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

OUTSTANDING CONTINUING OR SINGLE PERFORMANCE BY A supporting actress in variety or music - 1978

  • Winner
  • Gilda Radner, as
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

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