Comedy The 10 Most Frequent SNL Hosts (But Actually 18)  

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This list of the most frequent SNL hosts is impressive. Sure, most of us know that Alec Baldwin has hosted a lot - but did you know that he's hosted a record number of times?! Yep. Who has hosted SNL the most? Those on this list have graced the SNL stage multiple times, and while most are actors and comedians (and former 'SNL' cast members), at least one musician also made it. 

At the moment, there are a dozen members of the so-called "Saturday Night Live Five Timers' Club," meaning they've hosted the show at least five times (some way more than that). Are they the funniest hosts ever? Some are, some aren't (in my opinion). Some people with the most SNL host appearances are ones who I would happily never see on that stage again. I've included plenty of videos, as well, so you can check out the Five Timers past monologues.

Enjoy this list of the most frequent Saturday Night Live hosts, and be sure to vote for your favorites! If you're craving more SNL goodness, check out these lists of the best 'Saturday Night Live' monologues of all time, the top 'SNL' original cast sketches and the best 'SNL' live sketches of the 1990s!

Alec Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 10 Most Frequent SNL Hosts (But Actually 18)
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1) April 21, 1990
2) February 16, 1991
3) February 13, 1993
4) February 12, 1994
5) December 10, 1994
6) January 20, 1996
7) February 22, 1997
8) December 12, 1998
9) April 7, 2001
10) April 20, 2002
11) November 15, 2003
12) December 10, 2005
13) November 11, 2006
14) February 14, 2009
15) May 15, 2010
16) September 24, 2011
17) February 11, 2017

Age: 60

Birthplace: Amityville, New York, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Author, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: The Departed, Beetlejuice, The Aviator, 30 Rock

Also Ranked

#85 on The Best Living American Actors

#96 on Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book

#36 on The Most Influential Actors Of 2018

#93 on The Best TV Actors of All Time

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Steve Martin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 10 Most Frequent SNL Hosts (But Actually 18)
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1) October 23, 1976
2) February 26, 1977
3) September 24, 1977
4) January 21, 1978
5) April 22, 1978
6) November 4, 1978
7) October 13, 1979
8) May 17, 1980
9) December 6, 1986
10) October 17, 1987
11) May 20, 1989
12) December 14, 1991
13) September 24, 1994
14) February 4, 2006
15) January 31, 2009

Age: 72

Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Musician, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more

Credits: The Jerk, ¡Three Amigos!, Bowfinger, Shopgirl

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#7 on The Funniest People of All Time

#20 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#9 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#73 on Celebrities Who Should Run for President

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John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 10 Most Frequent SNL Hosts (But Actually 18)
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1) December 2, 1989
2) December 1, 1990
3) March 14, 1992
4) March 13, 1993
5) May 7, 1994
6) March 25, 1995
7) March 16, 1996
8) May 10, 1997
9) February 7, 1998
10) April 10, 1999
11) May 6, 2000
12) November 3, 2001
13) December 14, 2013

Age: 65

Birthplace: USA, St. Louis, Missouri

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Monsters, Inc., Roseanne, The Big Lebowski, Argo

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#98 on The Best Actors in Film History

#81 on The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

#67 on The Funniest People of All Time

#54 on The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

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Buck Henry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 10 Most Frequent SNL Hosts (But Actually 18)
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1) January 17, 1976
2) May 22, 1976
3) October 30, 1976
4) May 21, 1977
5) November 19, 1977
6) May 20, 1978
7) November 11, 1978
8) May 26, 1979
9) November 10, 1979
10) May 24, 1980

Age: 87

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director

Credits: The Graduate, Heaven Can Wait, What's Up, Doc?, Get Smart, + more

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#47 on The Best Comedy Directors in Film History

#56 on The Greatest Daily Show Correspondents of All Time

#27 on The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians

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