Molly Shannon

Molly Shannon

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Molly Shannon is an American actress and comedian. Molly Shannon was a cast member on Saturday Night Live.

Early life

Molly Shannon was born on September 16, 1964. As of now, she is 57 years old. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. Her mother’s name is Mary Margaret. Similarly, her father’s name is James Francis Shannon. Moreover, Her mother was a teacher. and her father was a sales manager. When Shannon was four years old, her mother, younger sister, and cousin died in a car accident while her father was driving the car.

Moreover, Shannon attended St. Dominic School in Shaker Heights for grade school. After that,  in 1987 she attended New York University, where she studied drama and graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She has two younger sisterss they are Mary Shannon Beatty and Katie Shannon. Likewise, Shannon graduated with a BA in 1987, having studied drama.

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Caption: Molly Shannon when she was a kid. Source Instagram


She went to New York With an aspiration to become an actress, but struggled to get any proper opportunities and landed a brief supporting role in a horror film. She get a chance in the remake of ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ in 1989. Shannon did cameos on television with Twin Peaks in 1991, and in Living Color in 1993. Likewise, she spoofs with well-established comedians like Chris Rock and Jim Carrey.

Moreover, when she was hired as a featured player to replace Janeane Garofalo in 1995 Shannon’s major entertainment opportunity came with ‘Saturday Night Live. With artists like David Spade, Mark McKinney, etc she was cast as a permanent later along. Likewise, she became popular for the characters she brought into the show at ‘Saturday Night Live.

Shannon appeared on ‘Seinfeld’ titled ‘The Summer of George’ in 1997. She also did a stint in singer Sheryl Crow’s video ‘A Change (Will Do You Good)’, along with a recurring role in ‘Will & Grace’. Moreover, In the early 2000s, Shannon left ‘Saturday Night Live’ after becoming the longest-serving female cast member on the show. After that, she appeared in the romantic comedy titled ‘My Boss’s Daughter in 2003 along with Ashton Kutcher and Tara Reid.

Shannon managed to get a role in Sofia Coppola’s directed movie titled ‘Marie Antoinette’ in 2006. Moreover, She played the role of ‘Aunt Victoire’. She worked along with stars like Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, etc. Furthermore, in 2008 she managed to gain success with ‘Kath & Kim’ and the American remake of a popular Australian series, starring alongside Selma Blair. But the show failed to gain popularity with the viewers.

More about career

Additionally, She also returned to ‘Saturday Night Live’ for a special episode. Her more recent entertainment projects include the role of ‘Marge McDougall in the Broadway revival of Promises in 2010. Likewise, The most prominent work of Shannon’s career is considered to be her stint with ‘Saturday Night Live. The show established her comic talents in the entertainment world.

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Caption: Molly Shannon show poster. Source: Instagram

Moreover, Molly Shannon is a famous American comedian and actress. Likewise, She worked very hard with full of dedication. Her net worth is estimated to be arround $7 million. She is living a luxurious life.

Personal life

Molly Shannon is a married woman. she is married to a man Fritz Chestnut. Fritz Chestnut is a professional artist They got married on May 29, 2004, and the couple has two children together named Stella and Nolan.

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Caption: Molly Shannon with her husband. Source: Instagram

Body measurement and Social media

Molly stands around 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 54kgs. Her bust is 34inches and her waist is  24 inches moreover, her hip is 35 inches. Moreover, her eyes are dark brown eyes. And she has dark brown hair. Her bra size is 40B and her shoe size is U.S 8.5.

She is active on her social media sites also she has gained 501k followers on her Instagram and she has gained 94 followers on her Twitter account. Likewise, she is not active on Facebook.

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