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Colin Jost
Colin Jost
Date of Birth: June 29, 1982
Years on SNL: 2005-present

Colin Jost (born June 29, 1982, Staten Island, New York) is an American stand up comedian, screenwriter, and head writer for Saturday Night Live. Starting March 1, 2014 he succeeded Seth Meyers as the co-anchor of Weekend Update.[1]

BiographyEdit

Colin Jost is a head writer at Saturday Night Live and a touring stand-up comedian. He’s appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, TBS and at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. Colin’s been performing since the 6th grade, when his teachers let him and his friends reenact SNL sketches and read David Letterman Top Ten lists in front of the entire school. He did Speech and Debate at Regis High School in Manhattan, then commuted home to Staten Island to be in musicals, such as Fiddler on the Roof. Colin attended Havard University, where he became president of the Harvard Lampoon. In addition to his work on SNL, Colin writes screenplays and has been lucky enough to perform stand-up all over the country during the past eight years. Colin resides in New York.

Impressions/CharactersEdit

CharactersEdit

ImpressionsEdit

  • John Kasich

SNL CareerEdit

  • 2005-Present: Writer
  • 2009-2012: Writing Supervisor
  • 2012 -2015: Co-Head Writer
  • 2014-2015: Featured Player
  • 2014-present: Weekend Update Co-Anchor
  • 2015-present: Repertory Player

ReferencesEdit

  1. 'SNL' head writer to join Cecily Strong as 'Weekend Update' co-anchor - Today - January 23, 2014

External linksEdit

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