‘SNL’ casting its first nonbinary cast member, Molly Kearney! Who is she?

‘SNL’ casting its first nonbinary cast member, Molly Kearney! Who is she?
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  • Molly Kearney is a rising American actor and standup comedian
  • She is all set to join for the upcoming 48th season of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live”
  • This is the first time SNL introduce the first nonbinary cast member on the show

Molly Kearney, an American actor and standup comedian, is all set to join for the upcoming 48th season of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live”.

The long-running sketch show, SNL is returning for its 48th season in fall 2022. The 48th season’s first episode will premiere on Saturday, October 1, at 11:30 pm ET/8:30 pm PT.

Molly Kearney is an American actor and standup comedian
Molly Kearney is an American actor and standup comedian (Source: IG)

Similarly, the show has delivered some of the biggest comedians over the last 50 years. The episodes were hosted by each season’s cast members which often delivers parodies of contemporary culture and politics.

Talking about the latest season, the show has featured 163 cast members including Molly Kearney. The show debuts its first nonbinary cast member in its nearly 50 years of history i.e, Molly, who uses they/them pronouns.

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The first nonbinary cast member on SNL

Kearney took to Instagram to share the history-making news on Thursday night, September 15, captioning,

“MEATBRICK MOVED TO NEW YORK !!!!”

While SNL has a history of LGBTQ+ cast members, Terry Sweeney and Danitra Vance both made history in 1985. Sweeney was its first gay cast member while Vance was its first lesbian cast member.

Similarly, Molly Kearney will soon make history by joining SNL and its first nonbinary comedian to its cast.

Molly Kearney is all set to join for the upcoming 48th season of NBC's _Saturday Night Live_
Molly Kearney is all set to join for the upcoming 48th season of NBC’s _Saturday Night Live_(Source: IG)

Who is Molly Kearney?

Molly Kearney is best recognized as an American actor and standup comedian. She is a rising star who rose to prominence for her role as Fern Dannely in the Amazon Prime series “A League of Their Own“.

In addition, the Los Angeles-based star frequently performed standup comedy and has traveled the overall country. The comedian hails from Cleveland, Ohio, however, later moved to Los Angeles.

Kearney also helps produce a monthly outdoor stand-up show called “The Big One”.

Molly Kearney will be the first nonbinary cast member on the show
Molly Kearney will be the first nonbinary cast member on the show (Source: IG)

She has recently appeared on the women’s baseball show called “A League of Their Own,” which aired on Amazon. In the show, she is described as “euphorically, unapologetically gay”.

Further, she appeared in Disney+’s “The Mighty Ducks” and Comedy Central’s “Up Next”.

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