Comic, who has been on the NBC sketch show for the past five years and has impersonated the likes of Kanye West and Mayor Eric Adams, is the latest cast member to leave SNL after 48 seasons.
One of the greatest privileges of my life was being on SNL. Five years ago, I stepped into his 30 Rock and knew it was a great opportunity for development, said Redd, now 37, in a statement. Lorne Michaels and he would like to thank everyone at SNL for allowing me to meet the people who will become my closest friends and for giving me moments I will never forget. In a word, thank you very much for your help.
Chris Redd: Why Am I Like This?, Redd’s upcoming HBO Max comedy special will feature him after his departure. In addition to his role as Eddie in the upcoming Universal feature film ‘Cyber His Monday’, he is set to provide lead voices in his Broadway video and Audible productions.
When Red first joined SNL on Season 43 in September 2017, he was a featured player. He was later transferred to the repertory cast in 2019. In 2018, Redd won a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Original Music and Lyrics for his work on the series for the song “Come Back Barack.”
His departure is part of a larger trend of cast members leaving before season 48 begins. left the show after the finale of
People magazine reported earlier this month that Melissa Villacener, Alex Moffat, and Aristotle Atari will not be returning for season 48 of Saturday Night Live. Lindsay Shookus also said she will be retiring in August.
https://celebrityinsider.org/snls-chris-redd-is-the-shows-most-recent-cast-member-to-leave-533395/ SNL’s Chris Redd is the show’s most recent cast member