13 Major Actors We Had No Idea Got Rejected By Saturday Night Live

13 Major Actors We Had No Idea Got Rejected By Saturday Night Live

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Apparently, SNL has a gigantic pile of rejections, and we've waded into it to bring you 13 particular juicy ones. Enjoy:

Lisa Kudrow

COMEDY NERD Lisa Kudrow and Kathy Griffin both got passed over, at the same time, for jobs at SNL. Lisa Kudrow thought, Maybe you're one of those people for whom good things don't happen, and she says Kathy Griffin may have been crying afterward. CRACKED.COM


Donald Glover

COMEDY NERD Donald Glover auditioned for SNL twice, and he failed both times. When he hosted SNL in 2018, he said, It truly is an honor to be hosting SNL instead of just auditioning for it, which I did, twice. CRACKED.COM


Geena Davis

COMEDY NERD Geena Davis auditioned for SNL in 1984, but didn't get the job in the end. She wasn't really a comedic actress, but she did star in a few comedies, which caught SNL'S attention when they were putting together a new cast-but it didn't work out. CRACKED.COM


TJ Miller

COMEDY NERD TJ Miller auditioned for SNL back in 2008, and he did not get the job. For some reason, rumors started going around that he bombed on purpose in the audition and even threw a beer bottle at Lorne Michaels (which did not happen). CRACKED.COM


Louis CK

COMEDY NERD Years ago, Louis CK auditioned for SNL, but didn't get the job in the end. 10 Just to rub salt into the wound, he auditioned at a comedy club with a bunch of other comedians, and they all got it. CRACKED.COM


Kevin Hart

COMEDY NERD Kevin Hart auditioned for SNL once, and ended up totally bombing. n Не tried to do an impression of basketball coach Avery Johnson, but it didn't work-- Lorne Michaels didn't even know who that was, so the impression fell flat. CRACKED.COM


Denzel Washington

COMEDY NERD Once upon a time, Denzel Washington himself auditioned for SNL. Не was apparently really good and, Amy Poehler says, I don't know how he didn't get it. And I don't know how we did. CRACKED.COM



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