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10 People You May Not Have Realized Cut Their Teeth as "Saturday Night Live" Writers

By Dustin Rowles | Seriously Random Lists | August 24, 2012 | Comments ()

Bob Odenkirk (1987-1995) -- Saul from Breaking Bad, guest star in every other sitcom in the last decade.


Adam McKay (1995 - 2007) -- Writer/Director Step Brothers, Anchorman, The Other Guys and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby


J.B. Smoove (2003 - 2007) -- Actor, "Bent," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," and We Bought a Zoo, among many others.


Stephen Colbert (1996-2011, where he was a freelance writer with Robert Smigel and co-wrote and voiced Ace in Ambiguously Gay Duo, which was originally a sketch on "The Dana Carvey Show") -- Fake television news personality.


Larry David (1984-1985) -- Creator "Seinfeld,' and writer/star of "Curb Your Enthusiasm"


Greg Daniels (1987-1990) -- Writer/Creator/Producer of "The Office," "Parks and Recreation," and "King of the Hill."


Louis C.K. (1997-2007; I had no idea that he co-wrote " "Saturday TV Funhouse" with Robert Smigel) -- Stand-up comedian, creator/writer/director "Louie."


Mike Judge (1992 - 1993) -- Writer/Creator of "Beavis and Butthead," "King of the Hill, Idiocracy and Office Space.


Albert Broooks -- (1975 - 1976) -- Movie actor in Drive, Taxi Driver, Defending Your Life and Broadcast News, among others.

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