Laraine Newman

Birthplace: 
Los Angeles, California
Birthday: 
March 02

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Laraine Newman

Photo credit: 
Lee Roth/Star Max via AP Images

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About

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.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

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OUTSTANDING COMEDY-VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1979

  • Nominee
  • Laraine Newman,
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Awards & Nominations

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

1 Nomination

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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.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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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.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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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.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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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.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Florence Henderson and Laraine Newman at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception.
    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Florence Henderson and Laraine Newman at the Performers Peer Group nominees reception.
    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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