Ana Gasteyer is best-known for her incomparable work on "Saturday Night Live". During her six-year stint, she created some of the most famous SNL characters, including middle school music teacher "Bobbie Moughan-Culp", NPR radio host "Margaret Jo", Lilith Fair poetess "Cinder Calhoun", as well as spot-on impressions of Martha Stewart, Céline Dion and Hillary Clinton.
She returned to SNL as "Margaret Jo" in "NPR'S Delicious Dish" and the infamous "Muffin Top" sketch with Betty White, which Gasteyer created and wrote.
On stage, she made her triumphant Broadway debut as "Columbia" in "The Rocky Horror Show". Since then, Gasteyer earned raves as "Elphaba" in "Wicked" on Broadway & originated the role for the Chicago production, earning a Joseph Jefferson Award nomination.
Other New York theater credits include the Tony-nominated Broadway productions of "The Royal Family" directed by Doug Hughes, "The Threepenny Opera" with Alan Cumming and Jim Dale, Eve Ensler's acclaimed off-Broadway hit, "The Vagina Monologues", and Manhattan Theatre Club's hit production of "Kimberly Akimbo", by celebrated playwright David Lindsay-Abaire. Ana also starred as Fanny Brice in "Funny Girl" at the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera.
Gasteyer starred to rave reviews as "Fosca" in Gary Griffin's production of Stephen Sondheim's "Passion" at The Chicago Shakespeare Theater, earning a Joseph Jefferson Award nomination for her performance.
She also co-starred in the one-night-only, star-studded Actors Fund benefit concerts of "Funny Girl", "Hair" and "A Centennial Celebration of Frank Loesser".
Ana can be heard on the Actor's Fund Recording of "Hair" and the "Reefer Madness" Soundtrack.
Other theatrical credits include the national tour of "The Real Live Brady Bunch", as well as productions of "The Odyssey" and "The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci", both directed by Mary Zimmerman.
Prior to joining SNL, Gasteyer honed her comedy skills at The Groundlings, the famed Los Angeles improv-sketch comedy group.
On film, Ana has been seen in "Dare", "Mean Girls", "The Women", "What Women Want", "Woman on Top", "Dick" and "What's the Worst That Could Happen?".
Other television credits include "The Good Wife", "Chuck", Showtime's "Reefer Madness: Grass Roots", "Frasier", "Just Shoot Me!", "3rd Rock from the Sun", "NYPD Blue", "Mad About You"_, "Law & Order", "Party of Five", "The Soup Nazi", as well as guest hosting "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson", "Live! with Kelly" and "The Rosie O'Donnell Show".
Upcoming, she will be seen in the Tyler Perry-produced film, "Peeples", opposite Kerry Washington, David Alan Grier, Melvin Van Peebles and Diahann Carroll, and in the next season of HBO's hit series, "Curb Your Enthusiasm", opposite Larry David.
Name: Ana Gasteyer
Known for: Mean Girls
BirthDay: 04, May ,1967