Actress and comedian Kate McKinnon is best known for her sketch comedy work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. Born in Long Island, New York, Kate attended Columbia University and joined the original cast of the Logo Network’s Big Gay Sketch Show in 2007, where she was a cast member of the series for all three seasons. McKinnon is known for her strong character work and celebrity impressions. Since 2008, she has performed live sketch comedy regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City. She has also worked as a voice over actress, and has voiced characters for such series as The Venture Brothers, Robotomy, and Ugly Americans. McKinnon debuted as a feature player on Saturday Night Live in April 2012 and is SNL’s first openly lesbian cast member, and the third gay cast member in the show’s history. McKinnon’s celebrity impressions for SNL include Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo, Tabatha Coffey, Penelope Cruz, Ellen DeGeneres, Jodie Foster, and Ann Romney.