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Full Name: Molly Shannon
Age: 57 years 10 months
Birth Date: September 16, 1964
Horoscope: Virgo
Lucky Number: 9
Lucky Stone: Sapphire
Lucky Color: Green
Best Match for Marriage: Taurus, Capricorn
Birth Place: Shaker Heights
Profession: Comedian
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Father James Francis Shannon
Mother Mary Margaret “Peg” Keating
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Molly Shannon Biography

Molly Shannon is a famous Comedian, who was born on September 16, 1964 in United States. Cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2001 who was known for her wild and eccentric characters. She played Betty Lou Who in the 2000 movie How the Grinch Stole Christmas. In 2013, she was nominated for an Emmy for her guest appearance on the HBO series Enlightened. According to Astrologers, zodiac sign is Virgo.

Shannon was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio, on September 16, 1964, to an Irish American Catholic family. Her mother, Mary Margaret “Peg” (née Keating), was a teacher, and her father, James Francis Shannon, was a sales manager. Her maternal grandparents were born in Ireland, with her grandfather being from Cloghmore, Achill, Mayo. At age four, Shannon was involved in a car accident which killed her mother, younger sister, and cousin. Shannon attended St. Dominic School in Shaker Heights for grade school, and Hawken School in Gates Mills, Ohio. She attended New York University, where she studied drama and graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1987.

She has a daughter and a son with Fritz Chesnut, whom she married in 2004. Her father was a sales manager, and when she was four years old she was involved in a car accident which killed her mother, younger sister, and cousin.

Molly Helen Shannon (born September 16, 1964) is an American actress and comedian who was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2001. In 2017 she won the Film Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film Other People.

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Before Saturday Night Live, Shannon worked as a hostess at Cravings restaurant on Sunset Boulevard and as a food demo girl at Gelson’s super market in Marina Del Rey. She auditioned for her first big film role and was cast, playing the supporting part of Meg in the 1989 horror film remake of The Phantom of the Opera, with Robert Englund. In 1991, she had a brief appearance in the second season of Twin Peaks as “the happy helping hand lady”, and in 1993, she appeared with minor roles in three episodes of In Living Color, the first in a fake TV commercial with Shawn Wayans playing Chris Rock, the second in a sketch with Jim Carrey, playing LAPD Sergeant Stacey Koon, and third being a parody of Star Trek.

Molly Shannon Net Worth

Molly Shannon is one of the richest Comedian & listed on most popular Comedian. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Molly Shannon net worth is approximately $7 Million.

Molly Shannon Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth $7 Million
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Source of Income Comedian
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She studied drama at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she graduated in 1987. She later appeared in the horror film remake of The Phantom of the Opera in 1989 before getting bit roles on In Living Color and Twin Peaks.

Before Saturday Night Live, Shannon worked as a hostess at Cravings restaurant on Sunset Boulevard and as a food demo girl at Gelson’s super market in Marina Del Rey. She auditioned for her first big film role and was cast, playing the supporting part of Meg in the 1989 horror film remake of The Phantom of the Opera, with Robert Englund. In 1991, she had a brief appearance in the second season of Twin Peaks as “the happy helping hand lady”, and in 1993, she appeared with minor roles in three episodes of In Living Color, the first in a fake TV commercial with Shawn Wayans playing Chris Rock, the second in a sketch with Jim Carrey, playing LAPD Sergeant Stacey Koon, and third being a parody of Star Trek.

Shannon’s major break came in February 1995, when she was hired as a featured player on Saturday Night Live to replace Janeane Garofalo after Garofalo left mid-season due to creative differences. Shannon was one of the few cast members to be kept (along with David Spade, Norm Macdonald, Mark McKinney and Tim Meadows) when Lorne Michaels overhauled his cast and writers for season 21 (1995–96).

Molly Shannon Height

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She starred in the film Superstar in 1999, which was based on her famous SNL character Mary Katherine Gallagher. She also voices the character Wanda in the Hotel Transylvania films.

She appeared in a 1997 episode of Seinfeld titled “The Summer of George,” where she played Sam, the co-worker who drove Elaine Benes crazy because she did not swing her arms while walking. She also appeared in Sheryl Crow’s video for the song “A Change (Will Do You Good)” and played the recurring role of loony neighbor Val Bassett, Grace Adler’s nemesis, on Will & Grace, appearing in five episodes over the sitcom’s eight-season run. In 1998, she played the role of Emily Sanderson in the film A Night at the Roxbury, featuring Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan who were also cast members of SNL at the time. She also appeared in Sex and the City in a number of episodes.

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In 1999 Shannon starred in Superstar, a feature film based on her most famous SNL character, Mary Katherine Gallagher, the awkward Catholic school student who aspires to be a musical superstar.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Comedian. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Molly Shannon celebrates birthday on September 16 of every year.

During her run on SNL, Shannon also found time to star in the movie Never Been Kissed (1999) and How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) and Serendipity opposite Kate Beckinsale (2001). Shannon left SNL in 2001, surpassing Victoria Jackson as the show’s longest-serving female cast member (she has since been surpassed by Rachel Dratch, Maya Rudolph, and Amy Poehler). In 2003, she appeared in the romantic comedy My Boss’s Daughter and the television remake of The Music Man.

Shannon married artist Fritz Chesnut on May 29, 2004. They have two children: daughter Stella (born 2003) and son Nolan (born 2005).

In 2004 she starred in a short-lived Fox network television series Cracking Up with actor Jason Schwartzman created by Mike White. That same year, she guest starred in an episode of Scrubs and starred as Mrs. Baker in the film Good Boy!. In 2006, Shannon was featured in the Sofia Coppola directed movie Marie Antoinette as Aunt Victoire. The next year, Shannon guest starred on ABC’s Pushing Daisies, and appeared in the film Evan Almighty. Shannon also made a rare move to drama, appearing in Mike White’s film Year of the Dog in 2007. In 2013, Shannon joined White again playing his love interest Eileen in the HBO show Enlightened for which she was nominated for an Emmy for outstanding guest actress.

Shannon hosted Saturday Night Live on May 12, 2007, making her the second former female cast member to host (after Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and the first one to have been a cast member for Lorne Michaels (Louis-Dreyfus was a cast member under Dick Ebersol).

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