Studied and later taught at The Second City Training Center
Performed with Second City Theatricals
Joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 2016
Chicago born and raised, Alex Moffat began his comedy career in his hometown. After graduating college, he studied at The Second City Training Center and hired by Second City Theatricals to perform aboard Norwegian Cruise Line, where one of his castmates was future SNL costar Cecily Strong. He also taught at the Second City’s Teen and Youth Program before joining the cast of Saturday Night Live in 2016.
Moffat immediately made a splash with celebrity impersonations of Eric Trump, Joe Scarborough, Anderson Cooper, Conor McGregor, Casey Affleck, Al Franken, Chris Hemsworth, Chuck Schumer, Kit Harrington and others, as well as original “Weekend Update” character, The Guy Who Just Bought a Boat.