Jul. 27th, 1972
Gainesville, Florida, USA
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Maya Khabira Rudolph is an American actress and comedian known for Saturday Night Live, The Grinder, The Awesomes, Drunk History and Maya & Marty.
- First impression on _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) was of MTV VJ 'Ananda Lewis' (qv). The episode was when 'John Goodman (I)' (qv) hosted and 'Neil Young (I)' (qv) was the musical guest.
- Often does impressions of 'Christina Aguilera' (qv) and 'Donatella Versace' (qv) on _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv).
- Graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz with a BA in photography in 1994.
- Formed and sang in the jazz-funk band "Supersauce" while attending the University of California at Santa Cruz. She left the band when she graduated and later joined 'The Rentals' (qv), singing backup vocals on the album "Seven More Minutes". She can be heard on "Barcelona" and "My Head is in the Sun". Rudolph left 'The Rentals' (qv) to join "The Groundlings" to pursue a career in comedy, which eventually led her to _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv).
- Older brother 'Marc Rudolph' (qv) is a music engineer.
- Is the daughter of the late singer 'Minnie Riperton' (qv), best known for her 1975 #1 pop hit "Lovin' You." At the end of the song, Riperton can be heard singing "Maya Maya, Maya Maya...."
- Keyboardist and a singer for the Weezer spin-off band 'The Rentals' (qv). She toured with the group in 1996 and sang on its latest album.
- First child, daughter Pearl Minnie Anderson, with boyfriend 'Paul Thomas Anderson' (qv), born October 15, 2005.