Laraine Newman

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Laraine Newman

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Laraine Newman

Date of Birth

Birthday: March 2
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Laraine Newman is an American comedian, actress, voice artist, and writer.

She was a founding member of The Groundlings and is best known for being an original cast member on NBC's Saturday Night Live, appearing on the show from its inception in 1975 through 1980. She originated the characters of Sheri the Valley Girl and Connie Conehead, among others.

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

Laraine Newman is an American comedian, actress, voice artist, and writer.

She was a founding member of The Groundlings and is best known for being an original cast member on NBC's Saturday Night Live, appearing on the show from its inception in 1975 through 1980. She originated the characters of Sheri the Valley Girl and Connie Conehead, among others.

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

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Awards & Nominations

1 Nomination | 1 Honor
Hall of Fame - 2017
  • Winner
  • Laraine Newman (as original cast member of Saturday Night Live), as Honoree
OUTSTANDING COMEDY-VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1979
  • Nominee
  • Laraine Newman
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Florence Henderson and Laraine Newman at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception.
Florence Henderson and Laraine Newman at the Performers Peer Group nominees reception.
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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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Lena N. Einbinder, Laraine Newman and Hannah Einbinder attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Garrett Morris, and Lily Tomlin attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Garrett Morris, Lily Tomlin, and Hayma Washington, Chairman and CEO of the Television Academy, attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Dan Aykroyd, Larry Wilmore, Chevy Chase, Chris Hardwick, Garrett Morris, Lily Tomlin, and Hayma Washington, Chairman and CEO of the Television Academy, attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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Florence Henderson and Laraine Newman at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception.
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Florence Henderson and Laraine Newman at the Performers Peer Group nominees reception.
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