When a comedian gets selected to play on “Saturday Night Live”, it’s a life-changing event. Not every cast member will turn into a movie-making star like Eddie Murphy or become a primetime star like Julia Louis-Dreyfus, but everyone who gets a chance on the show knows that they have a tremendous opportunity to make it in the entertainment world. Some of the most memorable female comedians on the show have combined their senses of humor with unarguable sex appeal.
Tina Fey (1998-2010). She was one of the most important female cast members in the history of the show. SNL has given plenty of female comedians an opportunity, but the show always had the reputation of being something of a “boy’s club” that has favored male comedians. Fey refused to go along with that, and she arguably became the best anchor on the show’s “Weekend Update” segment. She is a stunning woman with a red-hot body and long, gorgeous legs. She can deliver a sharp one-liner, but deep down she comes across as a softie.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (1982-85). She’s always going to be best known as Elaine from “Seinfeld”, but Louis-Dreyfus made her name on SNL. She is quick and clever and knows how to play a scene well because of her great timing. She’s also a beautiful woman with one of the best racks in show business—very underrated in terms of sex appeal.
Nasim Pedrad (2009-present). If you saw Pedrad on the street, you might think she is a top model, perhaps of the Victoria’s Secret variety. She is strikingly beautiful, and she does a great send-up of Kim Kardashian. She can also mimic perky Kelly Ripa. She has long, dark hair and a sensational smile.
Maya Rudolph (2000-07). Rudolph is not only funny, but she can also sing and act. One of her best-known routines on SNL was her great impression of Whitney Houston railing on Bobby Brown. She has a great smile to go with long legs and a tremendous body. Rudolph has moved on to the NBC series “Up All Night”, in which she plays a talk show diva.
Jane Curtin (1975-80). Curtin was one of the original cast members on “Saturday Night Live”, and while she was not a classic beauty, she was able to hold her own in give-and-take with Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi and Bill Murray; that ability helped her cultivate a super sexy image. Curtin had a way of withering cast members with a harsh look and making them laugh an instant later. She was the first and perhaps best-known of the “Weekend Update” anchors. She carried herself with grace and was very sexy in the process.