These Saturday Night Live alumni went on to successful TV and film careers after leaving the popular NBC comedy sketch show
Rock's tenure on SNL (from 1990 to 1993) gave him national exposure, leading to a guest-starring role on In Living Color. In 1994, he headlined his first HBO comedy special, which was followed by a career-making stand-up special, 1996's Bring the Pain. Among his other credits? The TV show Everybody Hates Chris and movies including Beverly Hills Ninja, Down to Earth, The Longest Yard, Madagascar, and Death at a Funeral.