American Actress Vanessa Bayer Has A Different Way To Go, Quits "Saturday Night Live" Why?

Updated On 19 Sep, 2018 Published On

Vanessa Bayer, an American actress, and comedian, popularly known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, departures after hosting for 7 years on May 20, 2017.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bayer has confirmed her exit from the popular late night sketch comedy program, Saturday Night Live which has been running for more than three decades.

Vanessa worked at SNL for seven years

Vanessa worked at SNL for seven years

Deadline has reported her reason for leaving the show as the expiration of the contract.

On leaving the show, Bayer posted in her Instagram mentioning, “Thank you SNL for 7 years of love laughs and incredible memories.It has been a dream come true.And thanks for this goodbye sketch at the table, colin.”

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Here is what she noted on her Instagram page:



Bayer At Saturday Night Live And Her Early Career:

Bayer joined the cast of Saturday Night Live which features player on September 25, 2010. With her excellence work on the program, Bayer was promoted to repertory status, beginning with the 2012-2013 season.

She has been praised for her performance on the show, with HitFix calling her “one of the strongest member of the ensemble” and Rolling Stone calling her “Saturday Night Live’s secret weapon.”



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In 2014, she was nominated for an American Comedy Award for her work on the show.Bayer also became the longest serving current female cast member after the departure of Nasim Pedrad.

Video: Cast member Vanessa Bayer leaving 'SNL'

Before entering into SNL show, the 35-years-old Vanessa Bayer began her career on the television shows Sesame Street and Late Night with Conan O’Brien and participated in the cast of Bloomers.Bayer was then part of the all-Jewish cast of Second City’s stage show