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Laraine Newman

  • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
  • Birthday: March 02

Laraine Newman is an American comedian, actress, voice artist, and writer.

She was a founding member of The Groundlings and is best known for being an original cast member on NBC's Saturday Night Live, appearing on the show from its inception in 1975 through 1980. She originated the characters of Sheri the Valley Girl and Connie Conehead, among others.

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

Laraine Newman is an American comedian, actress, voice artist, and writer.

She was a founding member of The Groundlings and is best known for being an original cast member on NBC's Saturday Night Live, appearing on the show from its inception in 1975 through 1980. She originated the characters of Sheri the Valley Girl and Connie Conehead, among others.

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

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Laraine Newman

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

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OUTSTANDING COMEDY-VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1979

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

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