Abby Elliott (born June 16, 1987 in New York City) is an American actress and comedian.
The daughter of Chris Elliott and granddaughter of Bob Elliott (of Bob & Ray fame), she is known for having been the youngest female cast member on Saturday Night Live,note and the first cast member who was the child of a former cast member (see Generation Xerox below).
Elliott was on SNL for four seasons (200812). She's also appeared in various other television shows and films, and has done voice-acting work in animation.
Filmography on TV Tropes:
- Saturday Night Live (200812): Various characters
- King of the Hill (2008): Various characters (voice)
- No Strings Attached (2011): Joy
- Fun Size (2012): Lara
- Ugly Americans (2012): Emily (voice)
- 2 Broke Girls (2012): Ruth
- How I Met Your Mother (201314): Jeanette Peterson
- Happy Endings (2013): Katie
- Life Partners (2014): Vanessa
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014): Taylor
- Sex Ed (2014): Trish
- Star vs. the Forces of Evil (201519): Janna (voice)
- Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh (201618): Chelsea (voice)
Tropes in her work:
- The Cast Showoff: Made use of her singing skills by playing pop stars (most notably Christina Aguilera, but she's played other pop singers too, like Melissa Etheridge, Kesha note , Katy Perry, K.D. Lang, Sarah McLachlan, and Jewel) on SNL. She had a recurring bit as Zooey Deschanel, and manages to mimic her voice rather successfully (the only other cast member to mimic Deschanel's voice accurately was short-lived season 39 cast member Noël Wells, who also had the benefit of looking similar to Zooey Deschanel as well, but, sadly, the writers didn't capitalize on it like they did with Abby Elliott).
- Cute, but Cacophonic: Her portrayals of Khloe Kardashian, Anna Faris, and Joan Cusack (especially Anna Faris, who sounds eerily like the real Faris, and Joan Cusack, who doesn't sound like Cusack at all).