2. Jane Curtin

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Jane Curtin, also an original cast member, was not a fan of John Belushi's opinions either – and she proved him wrong. She also enjoyed putting Chevy Chase in his place, which still makes me laugh. Her turns on SNL, including her epic command of Weekend Update, were amazing. Though technically a straight-woman, her comedy was subtle, scathing, and simply divine. She was not afraid to call out the boys for misogynistic tendencies, and I truly believe that every woman currently in the business owes her for that – even if the biz still has a long way to go. She's still making us laugh (see The Heat), but I love her early days.

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