Repertory Player Bio
Melissa Villaseñor returns to "Saturday Night Live" for her fifth season. She has entertained viewers with her standout impressions of Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Villaseñor is an actress, artist, musician and stand-up comedian who has headlined more than 100 clubs and colleges around the country.
In 2019, she was one of CNN’s Women in Comedy and was featured on Jerry Seinfeld’s "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee." Additional television credits include "Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens" and the HBO series "Barry" and "Crashing." She has showcased her voice talents in Disney films "Toy Story 4" and "Ralph Breaks the Internet" and series including Comedy Central’s "TripTank" and Cartoon Network’s "OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes" and "Adventure Time."
Villaseñor will appear in Netflix’s upcoming Adam Sandler film "Hubie Halloween."
She hails from Whittier, California. Her birthday is Oct. 9.