comedy The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s  

Lisa Waugh
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The '90s for Saturday Night Live was just as tumultuous as the '80s had be as NBC executives continued to mess with the show's content and got rid of cast members they didn’t like, such as Adam Sandler and Chris Farley. Lorne Michaels stood his ground, or tried to, and continued to go after fresh talent, making way for Will Ferrell, Jimmy Fallon, and Chris Rock. Despite the ups and downs, there was some great comedy happening on the SNL stage in the 1990s. Which '90s SNL cast members were the greatest?

As Michaels stacked up the cast, a rift occurred between the vets and the newbies, making life in general very tense. When key players Phil Hartman and Dana Carvey left, the gap widened. Saturday Night Live suffered from this upheaval and was, at times, uneven. SNL was definitely having an identity crisis and change was needed. However, as audiences tuned in and out, Will Ferrell became a star and some of the most memorable and best Saturday Night Live characters were born.

Despite the drama, the cast of Saturday Night Live in the nineties was full of great talent and some of funny people who would go down in history as the best comedians of all time. If you were in charge of SNL in the '90s, which cast members would have been your go-tos? Upvote the best SNL featured players and cast members who were on the show in the '90s below!

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Chris Farley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Chris Farley Died at 33 (1964-1997) - 1990 - 1995

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Will Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Will Ferrell age 49 - 1995 - 2002

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Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Mike Myers age 53 - 1989 - 1995 

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Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Adam Sandler age 50 - 1990 - 1995 

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Phil Hartman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Phil Hartman Died at 50 (1948-1998) - 1986 - 1994 

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Dana Carvey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Dana Carvey age 61 - 1986 - 1993 

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David Spade is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
David Spade age 52 - 1990 - 1996

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Norm Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Norm Macdonald age 53 - 1993 - 1998

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Kevin Nealon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Kevin Nealon age 63 - 1986 - 1995

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Jimmy Fallon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Jimmy Fallon age 42 - 1998 - 2004

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Chris Rock is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Chris Rock age 52 - 1990 - 1993

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Darrell Hammond is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Darrell Hammond age 61 - 1995 - 2009

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Rob Schneider is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Rob Schneider age 53 - 1990 - 1994

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Jon Lovitz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Jon Lovitz age 59 - 1985 - 1990

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Cheri Oteri is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Cheri Oteri age 54 - 1995 - 2000

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Jan Hooks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Jan Hooks Died at 57 (1957-2014) - 1986 - 1991

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Chris Kattan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Chris Kattan age 46 - 1996 - 2003

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Tracy Morgan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Tracy Morgan age 48 - 1996 - 2003

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Molly Shannon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Molly Shannon age 52 - 1995 - 2001

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Dennis Miller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Dennis Miller age 64 - 1985 - 1991

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Rachel Dratch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Rachel Dratch age 51 - 1999 - 2006

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Tim Meadows is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Tim Meadows age 56 - 1991 - 2000

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Ana Gasteyer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Ana Gasteyer age 49 - 1996 - 2002

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Chris Parnell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Chris Parnell age 50 - 1998 - 2006

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Victoria Jackson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s

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Sarah Silverman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Sarah Silverman age 46 - 1993 - 1994

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Jim Breuer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Jim Breuer age 48 - 1995 - 1998

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Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Al Franken age 65 - 1985 - 1995

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Julia Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Julia Sweeney age 57 - 1990 - 1994

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Horatio Sanz is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Horatio Sanz age 47 - 1998 - 2006

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Michael McKean is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Michael McKean age 69 - 1994 - 1995

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Ellen Cleghorne is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Ellen Cleghorne age 51 - 1991 - 1995

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Janeane Garofalo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Janeane Garofalo age 52 - 1994 - 1995

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Chris Elliott is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Chris Elliott age 56 - 1994 - 1995

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Jay Mohr is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Jay Mohr age 45 - 1993 - 1995 1993 - 1995

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Nora Dunn is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Nora Dunn age 63 - 1985 - 1990

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David Koechner is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
David Koechner age 54 - 1995 - 1996

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Colin Quinn is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Colin Quinn age 57 - 1995 - 2000

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Mark McKinney is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Mark McKinney age 57 - 1995 - 1997

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Melanie Hutsell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Melanie Hutsell age 47 - 1991 - 1994

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Laura Kightlinger is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Laura Kightlinger age 46 - 1994 - 1995

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Nancy Carell is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Nancy Carell age 50 - 1995 - 1996

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Siobhan Fallon Hogan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Siobhan Fallon Hogan age 55 - 1991 - 1992

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Morwenna Banks is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Morwenna Banks age 55 - 1995 - 1995 

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Beth Cahill is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Beth Cahill age 53 - 1991 - 1992

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Fred Wolf is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s
Fred Wolf age 51 - 1995 - 1996