Maya Khabira Rudolph is an American actress, comedian and singer. She first became famous in the 1990s as a member of the alternative rock band The Rentals, then joined the Groundlings improvisation troupe later in the decade. In 2000, she became an actress on Saturday Night Live, then played supporting roles in films such as 50 First Dates, A Prairie Home Companion and Idiocracy. After leaving Saturday Night Live in 2007, Rudolph has appeared in films such as Grown Ups, Bridesmaids, Grown Ups 2, In inherit Vice, Sisters, CHiPs, Life of the Party and Wine Country. His voice acting includes animated films Shrek the Third, Big Hero 6, The Angry Birds Movie, The Emoji Movie, The Angry Birds Movie 2, The Willoughbys and Luca. Rudolph starred as Ava Alexander on the NBC sitcom Up All Night and co-hosted the television series Maya & Marty with Martin Short.
|Born||Maya Khabira Rudolph, July 27, 1972, Gainesville, Florida, U.S.|
|Alma mater||University of California, Santa Cruz|
|Occupation||Actress, comedian, singer|
|Partner(s)||Paul Thomas Anderson (2001–present)|
|Parent(s)||Richard Rudolph, Minnie Riperton|
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Saturday Night Live cast member from 2000 to 2007 who co-starred in the smash hit comedy Bridesmaids in 2011. She also starred on the NBC sitcom Up All Night from 2011 to 2013 and has appeared in both of Adam Sandler's Grown Ups films. In 2018, she began starring as June in the Amazon series Forever.
She attended the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she graduated in 1995 with a B.A. in photography. She joined the cast of SNL after her involvement as a member of The Groundlings, an improv troupe which has produced many famous comedians.
She provided her voice for the character Cass in Disney's 2014 feature Big Hero 6.
She has four children, Jack, Lucille, Pearl and Minnie, with Academy Award nominated writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson. Her mother was soul singer Minnie Riperton and her father was composer/songwriter/producer Richard Rudolph.
- Rental members
- Musicians from Gainesville, Florida
- The actresses are from Gainesville, Florida
- Alumni of Crossroad School
- African Jews
- Followers of the American Impressionnist School (artist)
- American sketch comedians
- Alumni of the University of California, Santa Cruz
- Singer Los Angeles
- The Americans play the keyboard
- American actress
Latest information about Maya Rudolph updated on June 14 2021.