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Second City

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Founded Chicago, 1959. The King Daddy of Improv Comedy Troupes. Theatres in Chicago, Toronto, Las Vegas, Detroit, and Los Angeles, as well as touring companies. Alumni went on to perform on SCTV, Saturday Night Live, and several movies.

Official Website:
http://www.secondcity.com/

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Scott Adsit
Actor
26-Nov-1965   Pete Hornberger on 30 Rock
Alan Alda
Actor
28-Jan-1936   Capt. Hawkeye Pierce on M*A*S*H
Alan Arkin
Actor
26-Mar-1934   Catch 22
Dan Aykroyd
Actor
1-Jul-1952   Saturday Night Live, Dr. Detroit
Dan Bakkedahl
Comic
18-Nov-1969   The Daily Show
Ike Barinholtz
Actor
18-Feb-1977   MADtv
John Belushi
Actor
24-Jan-1949 5-Mar-1982 Animal House
Peter Boyle
Actor
18-Oct-1935 12-Dec-2006 Young Frankenstein
John Candy
Actor
31-Oct-1950 4-Mar-1994 Uncle Buck
Steve Carell
Comic
16-Aug-1962   Office manager at Dunder-Mifflin
Dan Castellaneta
Actor
29-Oct-1957   Voice of Homer Simpson
Stephen Colbert
Comic
13-May-1964   The Colbert Report
Severn Darden
Actor
9-Nov-1929 27-May-1995 Second City
Paul Dinello
Comic
28-Nov-1962   Geoffrey Jellineck on Strangers with Candy
Brian Doyle-Murray
Comic
31-Oct-1945   SNL
Rachel Dratch
Actor
22-Feb-1966   Saturday Night Live
Nora Dunn
Comic
29-Apr-1952   SNL alumna
Jayne Eastwood
Actor
17-Dec-1946   Chicago
Chris Farley
Comic
15-Feb-1964 17-Dec-1997 Saturday Night Live
Colin Ferguson
Actor
22-Jul-1972   Eureka
Tina Fey
Actor
18-May-1970   Liz Lemon on 30 Rock
Joe Flaherty
Comic
21-Jun-1941   SCTV
Miriam Flynn
Actor
18-Jun-1952   Vacation
Neil Flynn
Actor
13-Nov-1960   The Janitor on Scrubs
Dave Foley
Actor
4-Jan-1963   The Kids in the Hall
Jon Glaser
Actor
20-Jun-1968   Delocated
Mary Gross
Actor
25-Mar-1953   Saturday Night Live
Dean Haglund
Actor
29-Jul-1965   Langly on The X-Files
Isabella Hoffman
Actor
11-Dec-1958   Capt. Russert on Homicide
Bonnie Hunt
Actor
22-Sep-1961   Life with Bonnie
Jay Johnston
Comic
22-Oct-1968   Mr. Show with Bob and David
Linda Kash
Actor
17-Jan-1967   Trudy Weissman on Style & Substance
Tim Kazurinsky
Comic
3-Mar-1950   Saturday Night Live, Police Academy
Keegan Michael Key
Actor
22-Mar-1971   MADtv
Richard Kind
Actor
22-Nov-1956   Paul Lassiter on Spin City
Robert Klein
Comic
8-Feb-1942   Unable to stop his leg
Eugene Levy
Comic
17-Dec-1946   Earl Camembert from SCTV
Shelley Long
Actor
23-Aug-1949   Diane on Cheers
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Comic
13-Jan-1961   Elaine on Seinfeld
Jane Lynch
Actor
14-Jul-1960   Cheerleading coach on Glee
Andrea Martin
Comic
15-Jan-1947   SCTV cast member, 1976-81
Elaine May
Comic
21-Apr-1932   Wrote and directed Ishtar
Jack McBrayer
Actor
27-May-1973   30 Rock
Kevin McDonald
Actor
16-May-1961   The Kids in the Hall
Tim Meadows
Comic
5-Feb-1961   Saturday Night Live
Colin Mochrie
Actor
30-Nov-1957   This Hour Has 22 Minutes
Bill Murray
Actor
21-Sep-1950   Meatballs, SNL alumnus
Mike Myers
Comic
25-May-1963   Austin Powers
Mike Nichols
Film Director
6-Nov-1931   Primary Colors
Catherine O'Hara
Comic
4-Mar-1954   Delia in Beetlejuice
Bob Odenkirk
Comic
22-Oct-1962   Mr. Show
Jeremy Piven
Actor
26-Jul-1965   Ari Gold on Entourage
Gilda Radner
Comic
28-Jun-1946 20-May-1989 Saturday Night Live
Harold Ramis
Comic
21-Nov-1944   Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters
David Rasche
Actor
7-Aug-1944   Sledge Hammer!
Joan Rivers
Comic
8-Jun-1933   Can we talk?
Ian Roberts
Actor
29-Jul-1965   Upright Citizens Brigade
Tony Rosato
Comic
26-Dec-1954   Second City
Paul Sand
Actor
5-Mar-1935   The Hot Rock
Avery Schreiber
Comic
9-Apr-1935 7-Jan-2002 Burns and Schreiber
Amy Sedaris
Actor
29-Mar-1961   Strangers With Candy
Todd Stashwick
Actor
16-Oct-1968   Dale Malloy on The Riches
David Steinberg
Comic
9-Aug-1942   Second City alumnus
Jill Talley
Comic
19-Dec-1962   Mr. Show
Betty Thomas
Film Director
27-Jul-1948   Lucy Bates on Hill Street Blues
Dave Thomas
Comic
20-May-1949   SCTV
Scott Thompson
Actor
12-Jun-1959   The Kids in the Hall
Tom Virtue
Actor
19-Nov-1957   Steve Stevens on Even Stevens
George Wendt
Actor
17-Oct-1948   Norm on Cheers
Fred Willard
Actor
18-Sep-1933   Fernwood 2night
Victor Wong
Actor
31-Jul-1927 12-Sep-2001 Egg Shen


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