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Molly Helen Shannon (born September 16, 1964 in Shaker Heights, Ohio) is an American actress and comedian best known for Saturday Night Live and Other People. She attended New York University alongside fellow SNL alum Adam Sandler, who endorsed her to the producers.

Shannon was first hired on Saturday Night Live during its 20th season (1994-95) and was part of its ensemble till season 26 (2000-01). Much like Gilda Radner from the original 1970s cast, Shannon's humor blended physical comedy with a sense of vulnerability and insecurity.

Her celebrity impressions included Angelina Jolie, Brooke Shields, Elizabeth Taylor, Gwen Stefani, Madonna, Minnie Driver, Monica Lewinsky, Tori Amos, and Neve Campbell.

She is married to Fritz Chesnut and they have two children.

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