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The Worst Current SNL Cast Members  

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List Rules Vote up the worst members of the current season of Saturday Night Live

A list of the worst current Saturday Night Live cast members, as ranked by fans and casual critics. SNL has been on for 44 seasons that haven't always been glorious. Known for scooping up the most talented improv and comedy actors on the underground circuit and turning them into comedy superstars, sometimes even a show this great fails. After many long-term cast members left in 2012, the newcomers were given a chance to shine, but not all did.

Every SNL cast has the comedy actors you hate, who are the worst members of Saturday Night Live. From newcomers to more veteran cast members, some of them just don't have the ability to work as a comedy team and disappoint on a weekly basis. This list features long-time cast members like Kate McKinnon and long-time sketch comedy veteran Kenan Thompson, as well as newer faces like Alex Moffat and Ego Nwodim, who maybe just haven't had a chance to prove themselves.

Who are the worst SNL cast members still on the show in 2019-20? This list features the entire current cast, including repertory and featured players.

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Pete Davidson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2014

Peter Davidson (born November 16, 1993) is an American actor and comedian. He is a cast member on Saturday Night Live. Davidson has also appeared on the MTV shows Guy Code, Wild 'n Out, and ...more
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Colin Jost is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2014

Colin Kelly Jost (, born June 29, 1982) is an American comedian, actor, and writer. He has been a writer for Saturday Night Live since 2005 and "Weekend Update" co-anchor since 2014. ...more
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Ego Nwodim is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2018

Ego Nwodim is an American comedian and actress. Nwodim was added to the cast of Saturday Night Live in September 2018. She's also known for her small roles in Singularity (2017), Galactic War ...more
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Michael Che is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2014

Michael Che (born Michael Che Campbell; May 19, 1983) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer best known for his work on Saturday Night Live, where he serves as co-anchor on Weekend ...more
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Melissa Villasenor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2016

Melissa Villasenor is a stand up comedian and voice impressionist. She grew up in Los Angeles and started stand up at 15 at Comedy Camp. She is a regular at the Comedy Store, the Improv comedy ...more
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Heidi Gardner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2017

Heidi Lynn Gardner (born July 27, 1983) is an American actress, comedian, and voice actress, who currently works as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. She also voices the anthropomorphic cat ...more
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Chris Redd is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2017

Christopher Jerell Redd is an American actor and stand-up comedian currently in the cast of Saturday Night Live. Redd attended Gregory Middle School and Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, ...more
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Kyle Mooney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2013

Kyle James Kozub Mooney is an American actor, comedian, writer, and co-founder of the sketch comedy group Good Neighbor. His man-on-the-street interviews have been featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live! ...more
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Bowen Yang is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2019

Bowen Yang (born 1990) is an American writer, comedian, and actor. He joined the writing staff of Saturday Night Live (SNL) in September 2018. He is known for lip-syncing videos on Twitter. In ...more
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Kenan Thompson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2003

Kenan Thompson ( born May 10, 1978) is an American actor and comedian. Thompson began his acting career in the early 1990s, and garnered fame as an original cast member of Nickelodeon's sketch ...more
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Alex Moffat is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2016

Alex Moffat (born March 25, 1982) is an American actor, comedian, and cast member on Saturday Night Live. Moffat started his comedy career as a Chicago-based improviser and featured performer at ...more
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Chloe Fineman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2019

Chloe Rose Fineman is an American actress, writer, and comedian who is a featured player on the forty-fifth season of Saturday Night Live. Fineman has performed in The Groundlings troupe in Los ...more
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Mikey Day is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2016

Michael William Day (born March 20, 1980) is an American actor, comedian and writer. A native of Orange County, California, Day studied theater at the University of California, Los Angeles, and ...more
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Aidy Bryant is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2012

Aidy Bryant is an American actress and comedian, best known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, beginning in season 38.
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Beck Bennett is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2013

Beck Bennett is an American actor, writer, and comedian known for the AT&T "It's Not Complicated" commercials where he interviews kids and his sketch videos with the comedy group ...more
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Kate McKinnon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2012

Kathryn McKinnon Berthold (born January 6, 1984) is an American actress, comedian, and musician widely known as a regular cast member on The Big Gay Sketch Show (2007–2010) and Saturday Night ...more
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Cecily Strong is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Current SNL Cast Members

Joined 2012

Cecily Strong is an American actress, voice actress, and comedian. She is a cast member of Saturday Night Live, joining the show in 2012.