Cecily Strong is an American actress and comedian, best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live since 2012. Her first acting stint happened when she was in the sixth grade - she played the character of a lawyer who was prosecuting Hitler.
While studying in college, she decided to pursue a career in comedy. She studied at the Second City Conservatory and is a member of the Second City National Touring Company.
Cecily Strong was a member of the female improv troupe, 'Virgin Daiquiri,' too.
In the summer of 2012, she was spotted by producer Lorne Michaels in a comedy showcase in Chicago and from there began her journey on 'Saturday Night Live.' She has played several recurring characters on 'Saturday Night Live.'
She has appeared in several films, including 'How to Sponsor a Uterus,' 'The Bronze,' Slow Learners,' 'The Meddler,' 'Staten Island Summer,' 'The Boss,' 'Ghostbusters,' and 'The Female Brain.'
Her television appearances include 'Mad TV,''Saturday Night Live,''Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday,' 'The Awesomes,' 'White House Correspondents' Dinner,' 'Angie Tribeca, 'Years of Living Dangerously, 'Superstore,' 'Detroiters,' 'Great News,' and 'The Simpsons.'
The remake of the 1984 classic Ghostbusters, follows paranormal researchers Abigail Yates, Erin Gilbert, Jilian Holtzman, and Patty Tolan. They take up the mantle of the Ghostbusters to stop occultist Rowan North who is summoning an army of deadly ghosts to bring an end to the world.
Michelle Darnell, a wealthy CEO, gets busted for insider trading and lands in federal prison. After being released, she finds herself not only broke and homeless, but also hated. She tracks down a former assistant named Claire, the only person who is willing to help her.