Happy birthday, Maya Rudolph! The American actress, comedian, and singer is celebrating her 45th birthday today. Maya Rudolph is best known to the My9music.com for her roles on 50 First Dates (2004) and A Prairie Home Companion (2006), Grown Ups (2010), Bridesmaids (2011), Grown Ups 2 (2013) and Sisters (2015), She has lent her voice to the animated films Shrek the Third (2007) and Big Hero 6 (2014), She also starred as Ava Alexander on the NBC sitcom Up All Night from 2011 to 2012.
Maya Khabira Rudolph is an American actress, comedian, and singer. After becoming a member of The Groundlings improv troupe in the late 1990s, Rudolph joined the NBC television series Saturday Night Live, on which she was a cast member from 2000 to 2007. She then ventured into film, appearing in 50 First Dates (2004) and A Prairie Home Companion (2006).
Since leaving Saturday Night Live, Rudolph has appeared in Grown Ups (2010), Bridesmaids (2011), Grown Ups 2 (2013) and Sisters (2015). She has lent her voice to the animated films Shrek the Third (2007) and Big Hero 6 (2014). In addition to her film appearances, Rudolph starred as Ava Alexander on the NBC sitcom Up All Night from 2011 to 2012, and co-hosted her own variety show Maya & Marty.
Cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2000 to 2007 who co-starred in the smash hit comedy Bridesmaids in 2011. She also starred on the NBC sitcom Up All Night from 2011 to 2013 and has appeared in both of Adam Sandler’s Grown Ups films. She provided her voice for the character Cass in Disney’s 2014 feature Big Hero 6.
She attended the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she graduated in 1995 with a B.A. in photography. She joined the cast of SNL after her involvement as a member of The Groundlings, an improv troupe which has produced many famous comedians.
She attended the Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California, where she became friendly with fellow student Gwyneth Paltrow.
She has four children, Jack, Lucille, Pearl and Minnie, with Academy Award nominated writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson. Her mother was soul singer Minnie Riperton and her father was composer/songwriter/producer Richard Rudolph.
She often collaborates with fellow Saturday Night Live alumni Kristen Wiig and Amy Poehler.
She was born on July 27, 1972
Birthplace: Gainesville, FL
Age: 45 years old