SNL's Most Successful Cast Members Ever
SNL Stars Who Made It Big in TV and Film
Since its premiere nearly four decades ago in October 1975, Saturday Night Live has been a fertile breeding ground for great comedic talent. Some of the biggest names in TV and film -- Eddie Murphy, Tina Fey, Will Ferrell, and Robert Downey Jr., to name a few -- got their start on the NBC sketch show. Here's a look at some of the most successful cast members in SNL history.