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Birthday: Feb 08, 1984
Place of Birth: Springfield, Illinois, USA

Cecily Strong

Cecily Legler Strong (born February 8, 1984) is an American actress and comedian who has been a cast member of Saturday Night Live since 2012. She was born in Springfield, Illinois, and was raised in Oak Park, Illinois, an inner ring suburb of Chicago.She is the daughter of Penelope and William "Bill" Strong, who worked as an Associated Press bureau chief and is now managing partner at a Chicago public relations firm.Strong's parents are divorced.Strong grew up adoring SNL as a child, reenacting sketches with her friend and watching old SNL commercials on VHS. "I had a tape of the best commercials, and I wore it out, every day." She has stated that she was inspired by Phil Hartman. She attended Oak Park and River Forest High School before transferring for her senior year to the Chicago Academy for the Arts, where she graduated in 2002.She then studied acting at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), graduating in 2006 with a BFA in theatre. After graduating from CalArts, Strong returned to Chicago, where she studied at the Second City Conservatory and iO Chicago. Description above from the Wikipedia article Cecily Strong, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Filmography
Movie Cast Year
Plus One Summer 1970
The Meddler Jillian 2016
The Bronze Janice Townsend 2016
The Boss Dana Dandridge 2016
The Female Brain Zoe 2017
Love, Gilda Herself 2018
Ghostbusters Jennifer Lynch 2016
The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special 2017
Staten Island Summer Mary Ellen 2015
Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs Herself 2017
Series Cast Year
Saturday Night Live Herself - Various Characters 1975
Scream Queens Catherine Hobart 2015
The Simpsons Megan Matheston 1989
I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson Brenda 2019
Schmigadoon 1970
Saturday Night Live Herself 1975
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