Maya Rudolph during an interview with Jay Leno on August 20, 2012
Christina Applegate and Maya Rudolph on the set of ‘Up All Night’ on August 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
Precious People: Ladies of SNL
“Maybe pretty women were always funny but only now decided to go into comedy” - Patricia Marx
I don’t know if comedy is a male sport. I always wondered that. There were always less of us than them no question. As far as the group of women I started with at SNL, I came into an amazing powerhouse of women on that show and I feel like everything was macheteed out of the way for me and the girls I was there with - Maya Rudolph
“I’ve never set out to write a funny movie or be a funny comedian as a woman. I am a woman. I don’t really have a choice in the matter. My goal is just to be funny.”
Tina Fey as Paris Hilton, Jimmy Fallon as Pat O’Brien, Maya Rudolph as Nicki Hilton during ‘Hannibal’ skit - January 19, 2003.
Maya Rudolph on the set of ‘Grown Ups 2’ on June 11, 2012 in Marblehead, Massachusetts.
Peter Dante, Oliver Hudson, Dan Patrick, Adam Sandler, Maya Rudolph and Colin Quinn attend the That’s My Boy Boston Premiere at Regal Fenway Theater on June 9, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts.