Darrell Hammond Bio, Age, Bill Clinton and Net Worth
Darrell Hammond Biography
Darrell Hammond is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and impressionist. He was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2009.
Upon his departure, Hammond, at age 53, was the oldest cast member in the show’s history. Hammond made more SNL appearances than any other cast member and impersonated more than 107 celebrities, with Bill Clinton as his most frequent impression.
This actor held the record for most impersonations by an SNL cast member with 107 until he was surpassed by Kenan Thompson on May 3, 2014. He was announced as the new announcer of SNL, replacing Don Pardo, who had died the month before on September 19, 2014. Darrel began portraying Colonel Sanders in television commercials for Kentucky Fried Chicken, although he was replaced by Norm Macdonald, also a former SNL cast member, just three months later in May 2015.
Darrell Hammond Age
Hammond was born on 8th October 1955. He is aged 65 years as of 2021.
Darrell Hammond Net Worth
The American actor and stand-up comedian has a net worth of $2 million.
Darrell Hammond Sean Connery
He appeared in each sketch, usually portraying Sean Connery, in an impersonation that typically involves crass insults directed at Trebek. Norm Macdonald appeared as Burt Reynolds in six sketches. Jimmy Fallon also appeared six times, each time portraying a different character. On several occasions, Celebrity Jeopardy! sketches have been referenced during actual episodes of Jeopardy!.
Darrell Hammond Bill Clinton
Hammond took over the role during his SNL tenure from 1995 to 2009. Hammond just like Hartman has been considered one of SNL’s best political impersonators and on the show, he parodied several other American politicians. SNL’s ratings rose at the peak of the Lewinsky scandal and when Monica Lewinsky guested the show in 1999, she appeared with Hammond’s Clinton.
Clinton dreams of life in the sketch, after his presidency, and Lewinsky is his wife. He appeared as Clinton at the Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association dinner in 1997. According to Hammond, he met Clinton at the White House before the event “in full Clinton drag”. Telling Clinton that he felt foolish, the president replied “I think you look terrific.”
The actor also did an impression of Clinton as part of a 2001 White House Correspondents’ Association dinner performance, after Clinton left office. He has returned as Clinton several times since he left the cast and has as of 2016 played Bill Clinton on the show 90 times.
Darrell Hammond Movies
- Celtic Pride (1996)
- Blues Brothers 2000 (1998) as Mr. Robertson
- The King and I (1999) (voice)
- The Devil and Daniel Webster (2001)
- Scary Movie 3 (2003)
- Agent Cody Banks (2003)
- New York Minute (2004)
- Ira and Abby (2006)
- Puff Puff Pass (2006)
- Kiss Me Again (2006)
- Netherbeast Incorporated (2007)
- Epic Movie (2007)
- Wieners (2008)
- Buzzkill (2008)
- Scary Movie 5 (2013)
- The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time (2018) as George Washington
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