Christopher Jerell Redd[2] (born March 25, 1985) is an American actor and stand-up comedian currently in the cast of Saturday Night Live. Redd attended Gregory Middle School and Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, Illinois, a west suburb of Chicago.

Chris Redd
Christopher Jerell Redd

(1985-03-25) March 25, 1985 (age 34)
OccupationActor, Comedian
Years active2012-present

He is known for his role as Hunter the Hungry in Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping.[3]


Saturday Night LiveEdit

On September 26, 2017, it was announced that Redd had joined the cast of Saturday Night Live as a featured player for season 43. It had previously been reported that Redd would be a new cast member for season 42, but this turned out to be false.[4]

Celebrity impressions on SNLEdit



Year Title Role Notes
2016 Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Hunter the Hungry
2017 Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie Detective Gunner
2018 A Futile and Stupid Gesture Skeptical Black Man
2018 Deep Murder Jace


Year Title Role Notes
2012 Last Laff Various
2014 Chicago P.D. Carl Episode: "Thirty Balloons"
2014 Greetings! From Prison XXXpressive Episode: "XXXpress Yourself"
2015 Empire Roger 2 episodes
2016 Freestyle Wraps MC Hot Pot Episode: "Hot Pot"
2016 Lonely and Horny Omar 4 episodes
2016 Comedy Bang! Bang! The Cleaning Crew Rapper Episode: "Krysten Ritter Wears a Turtleneck and Black Boots"
2017 Love Justin 2 episodes
2017 Detroiters Episode: "Smilin' Jack"
2017 Sofia the First Singe (voice) Episode: "The Royal Dragon"
2017 Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later Mason 2 episodes
2017–2018 Disjointed Steven "Dank" Dankerson 19 episodes
2017 Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents Himself Stand-up special
2017–present Saturday Night Live Himself/Various Featured player
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics (2018)
2017 Will & Grace Alvin Episode: "Emergency Contact"
2018 Teachers Darnell Episode: "For Poorer or Poorer"


  1. ^ Williams, Janice (September 27, 2017). "Who Are 'Saturday Night Live' New Cast Members Chris Redd, Heidi Gardner and Luke Null?". Newsweek. Retrieved June 10, 2018.
  2. ^ Saturday Night Live (October 18, 2017), 43 For 43: Chris Redd - SNL, retrieved November 2, 2017
  3. ^ Beechick, Talia (June 17, 2016). "'Whirlwind of rap' got Chicago comedian Chris Redd into 'Popstar'". Chicago Sun Times. Retrieved September 23, 2016.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 26, 2017). "'Saturday Night Live' Taps Heidi Gardner, Luke Null & Chris Redd As New Cast Members, Adds 7 Writers For Season 43". Deadline. Retrieved November 2, 2017.

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