Gilda Radner

Gilda Radner

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: June 28, 1946
Date of Passing: May 20, 1989
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

Gilda Radner was an American comedian, actress, and one of seven original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live. In her routines, Radner specialized in broad and obnoxious parodies of television stereotypes, such as annoying advice specialists and news anchors. She also portrayed those characters in her highly successful one-woman show on Broadway in 1979.

As a member of the original cast of Saturday Night Live, Gilda Radner was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2017.

Gilda Radner was an American comedian, actress, and one of seven original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live. In her routines, Radner specialized in broad and obnoxious parodies of television stereotypes, such as annoying advice specialists and news anchors. She also portrayed those characters in her highly successful one-woman show on Broadway in 1979.

As a member of the original cast of Saturday Night Live, Gilda Radner was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2017.

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Awards & Nominations

4 Nominations | 1 Emmy | 1 Honor
Hall of Fame - 2017
  • Winner
  • Gilda Radner (as original cast member of Saturday Night Live), as Honoree
OUTSTANDING COMEDY-VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1979
  • Nominee
  • Gilda Radner
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
OUTSTANDING CONTINUING OR SINGLE PERFORMANCE BY A supporting actress in variety or music - 1978
  • Winner
  • Gilda Radner
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
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