SNL's Most Successful Cast Members

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Saturday Night Live has served as a launching pad for numerous comic performers over the years. Many of the show’s alumni have turned their success on the show into even larger success in movies and other TV shows.

Out of all the performers ever featured as regular cast members on Saturday Night Live, those discussed here have been the most successful. That doesn’t mean they were all breakout stars on NBC's hit sketch show, however. In fact, a few of these performers gloriously failed on SNL before finding success elsewhere.