Maya Rudolph biography

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

Maya Rudolph

Date of Birth: July 27, 1972

Maya Rudolph began her performing career with the famed improvisational troupe The Groundlings. In 2000, she made her debut on NBC's Saturday Night Live, where she continued as one of the show's regular players for over seven years. Rudolph's turns included memorably skewed portrayals of Oprah Winfrey, Donatella Versace, and Michelle Obama.

Her film work includes Robert Altman's A Prairie Home Companion ; Mike Judge's Idiocracy; Bruce Paltrow's Duets; Peter Segal's 50 First Dates; Andrew Niccol's Gattaca; James L. Brooks' As Good As It Gets ; and providing the voice of Rapunzel in Shrek the Third and playing Chris Rock's wife in Grown Ups (2010). She also starred in the wildly popular comedy Bridesmaids (2011) and then joined her co-stars Kristen Wiig and Jon Hamm for Friends with Kids (2012). In following years she starred in Inherent Vice (2014) and Sisters (2015).

Maya appeared in Dax Shepard's comedy CHIPS (2017), and the college comedy Life of the Party (2018), starring Melissa McCarthy. She also played a role alongside Melissa McCarthy in the animated crime comedy, The Happytime Murders (2018). The same year, she appeared in the documentary Love, Gilda (2018), which chronicles the life and death of fellow Saturday Night Live alumni, Gilda Rader.

The child of music producer Dick Rudolph and singer Minnie Riperton, Ms. Rudolph has followed in their footsteps by producing music, singing, and playing instruments in bands. On television she played a recurring role on the NBC comedy series Kath & Kim from 2008 to 2009.

Maya Rudolph Filmography

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The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Animation
Running Time:  106 min.
Release Date: February 8, 2019
DVD: May 7, 2019
Blu-ray: May 7, 2019
Digital: April 16, 2019

Current rating: Rating: 4.07
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Cast: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Tiffany Haddish, Stephanie Beatriz, Alison Brie, Nick Offerman, Charlie Day, Maya Rudolph, Will Ferrell, Jadon Sand, Brooklyn Prince, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade, Ben Schwartz, Noel Fielding, Jason Momoa, Cobie Smulders, Ike Barinholtz, Ralph Fiennes