If you thought only the likes of Jim Carrey, Sacha Baron Cohen or the Wayans can make you laugh, think again. There's a good list of female actors in Hollywood with a funny bone. They have the makings of a comedy bombshell that can make you laugh and look hot at the same time. Most of them have started their careers on Saturday Night Live and other late night talk shows.
She has been regular on the Saturday Night Live series for nearly seven years when she landed a main lead in the Hollywood comedy film, Bridesmaids in 2011. A few scenes in this movie are so antic you won't forget them. Wiig along with Maya Rudolph has done a great job. This movie was nominated for the Oscars in two categories, best supporting actress, Melissa McCarthy and for original screenplay.
There is a list of movies in which Sandra is comical. The Proposal starring Ryan Reynolds, Miss Congeniality, All About Steve etc. She is also an Academy Award winning actor for her role in the movie, The Blind Side. She has given memorable performance for over a decade in many movies like Hope Floats, Speed, The Net, Gravity, etc. Not only is she comical, she is also one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood. So much to make you laugh!
This 44-year-old American comedian and actress has many feathers in her cap. She was on Saturday Night Live for many years, since 1996 to 2006, almost 10 years. That's some loyalty to humour. She is also a writer, producer, and an author. She has written an autobiography called,'Bossypants,' which was a bestseller. She has acted in a very few films such as Mean Girls, Date Night, etc. She's also known to do hilarious impersonations of Sarah Palin, Hilary Clinton, etc. She has claimed to be a nerd as a teenager. She has won many awards for her work.
Who can forget the world famous selfie at the Oscars? This 56-year-old Stand-up Comedian, TV personality and anchor, started her career in the 1980's. She was the first female comedian on the American television. Her first show was NBC's The Tonight Show with Johhny Carson. The Ellen DeGeneres show is quirky, just like her, covers social issues, and gives recognition to any talent in the digital space. She has also given the voice to the adorable character, 'Dorie,' fish in the animated movie Finding Nemo. She is a vegan; by vegan, we mean she not only does not eat meat but also dairy products. She owns a vegan restaurant in Los Angeles.
Julia Louis Dreyfus
Seinfeld's Elaine Benes, who does not have the makings of a demure woman and is all messed up in this comedy sitcom, is Julia Louis Dreyfus. She too had a brief stint on Saturday Night Live. This daughter of a billionaire, Gerard Louis Dreyfus, has a funny side. Instead of joining the family business, she has chosen a very unique and a successful career path.