Leslie Jones
Date of Birth:
Years on SNL: 2014-present

Leslie Jones is an American comedienne, actress, and writer who is a featured player on Saturday Night Live, beginning in Season 40

Jones was added at Christmas break in season 39, when press controversy lead to a push to hire more black women on the show; after auditioning to join the cast, she and LaKendra Tookes were added as writers, while Sasheer Zamata was added to the cast. She did several uncredited cameos, including two appearance as herself on Weekend Update, in season 39 and 40. She was added to the cast for the fourth episode of season 40.

SNL CareerEdit

  • 2014-2015: Writer
  • 2014-2016: Featured Player
  • 2016-present: Repertory Player