Abigail Elliott is an American actress, comedian, and impressionist. Elliott is best known for her tenure as a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live from 2008 to 2012. Since her departure from SNL, she has starred on the Bravo comedy Odd Mom Out, NBC sitcom Indebted and the Hulu comedy drama series The Bear. She is the daughter of Chris Elliott and sister of Bridey Elliott.
Years active: 2006–present
Born: June 16, 1987, 36 years old and 3 months, New York City, New York, U.S.
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5 ft 7½ in / 1.71 m
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: She has naturally dark hair. But, likes to dye them blonde.
Measurements: 36-26-35 in / 91.5-66-89 cm
Bra Size: 34B US / 75B
Abby was educated at Immaculate High School in Danbury, Connecticut and graduated in 2005.
Elliott then enrolled herself at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City, but dropped out in the first semester.
Father – Chris Elliott (Actor, comedian)
Mother – Paula Niedert (Talent Coordinator)
Siblings – Bridget Bridey Elliott (Younger Sister)
Others – Bob Elliott (Radio Comedian) (Grandfather)
Husband: Bill Kennedy
Childrens: Edith Pepper and son William Joseph
Elliott was born on June 16, 1987, in New York City, the elder of two children. She is the daughter of Paula Niedert, a talent coordinator, and actor/comedian Chris Elliott. Her grandfather was radio comedian Bob Elliott. Her younger sister is actress Bridey Elliott; they were both raised in Wilton, Connecticut. She attended high school at Immaculate High School in Danbury, Connecticut, where she acted in school plays and musicals. After graduating from Immaculate High School in 2005, she attended Marymount Manhattan College in New York City but dropped out during her first semester.
In 2006, Elliott appeared with supporting roles for the pilots You’ve Reached the Elliotts and Chrissy: Plain & Simple, both sitcoms that star her father, Chris Elliott. While at UCBT, she frequently performed with The Midnight Show sketch troupe. She has also occasionally performed comedy with her sister Bridey. Before joining the cast of SNL, Elliott had also done guest voices roles on King of the Hill and Minoriteam. She has also been featured in a number of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon sketches such as “Jersey Floor” and “Studio 6-Bee”. Elliott made her film debut with a small role in No Strings Attached, and has since had supporting roles in the films High Road and Fun Size.
After leaving SNL in 2012, Elliott has made guest appearances on television programs such as 2 Broke Girls, How I Met Your Mother, Happy Endings, and Inside Amy Schumer. From 2015 to 2017, she co-starred on the Bravo series Odd Mom Out. In 2020, she starred in the Fran Drescher sitcom Indebted on NBC.
Saturday Night Live
Elliott joined the cast of SNL midway through the 2008–2009 season (season 34), in November 2008, following the departure of Amy Poehler. She is the third generation of her family to have been featured on SNL. She is the second generation of her family to be hired as a cast member, and her tenure on the show was longer than both her father and grandfather. Her father, Chris Elliott, was an SNL cast member during the 1994–1995 season (season 20) and her grandfather, Bob Elliott, was one half of the popular comedy duo Bob & Ray. Bob Elliott co-starred on a Christmas episode in the 1978–1979 season (season 4).
After four seasons on SNL, Elliott was let go from the show prior to its 38th season.
In 2010, Elliott dated fellow Saturday Night Live cast member Fred Armisen. They ended their relationship in September 2011.
Elliott married television writer Bill Kennedy on September 3, 2016. They have a daughter, Edith Pepper Kennedy.
When she isn’t busy working, though, Elliott shares parenting duties with her husband, House of Cards writer Bill Kennedy.
The two began dating in 2014 and tied the knot in the presence of 200 guests in September 2016
Abby debuted with 2001 romantic comedy film No Strings Attached for her role as Joy.
First TV Show
From 2008 to 2012, she was seen in NBCo sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live as herself / various characters. She appeared in a total of 81 episodes.
Abby Elliott Favorite Things
Beauty Products – Cle de Peau Refining Fluid Foundation (for Skin), Vanicream, Oribe Blonde Shampoo (for Hair)
Skincare Product – La Prairie
Restaurant – The Beatrice Inn in New York.
Abby Elliott Facts
Abby likes to wear a lot of makeup in her day to day life unlike many celebs.
Abby (and her younger sister) was born in New York, but grew up in Wilton, Connecticut.
She used to play softball as a pitcher.
She says her dad was so much fun growing up.
Abby is a tremendous Titanic fan and has seen the movie at least 8 times.