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Also Known As: Ellen Cleghorn, Ellen L Cleghorne Died:
Born: November 29, 1965 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: comedian, actor

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A bright, inventive sketch player and comic actor whose portrayals of such characters as Zoraida, the in-your-face NBC page, and Queen Shaniqua, the Afrocentric critic, on four seasons of "Saturday Night Live" (1991-95) put her on the upward career tract.

A bright, inventive sketch player and comic actor whose portrayals of such characters as Zoraida, the in-your-face NBC page, and Queen Shaniqua, the Afrocentric critic, on four seasons of "Saturday Night Live" (1991-95) put her on the upward career tract.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Grown Ups 2 (2013)
3.
 KINGDOM COME (2001) Lady No 1
4.
 Little Nicky (2000) Mom
5.
 Coyote Ugly (2000) Music Publishing Receptionist
6.
 Armageddon (1998) Helga--The Nurse
7.
 Rescuing Desire (1996) Doris
8.
 Dear God (1996) Marguerite (Miracle People)
9.
 Mr. Wrong (1996) Jane
10.
 This Is My Life (1992) Tv Talk Show Host
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Performed in comedy clubs and also appeared Off-Broadway and in the New York Shakespeare Festival's productions of "Marriage Proposal" and "Looking for Tomorrow"
1985:
Early film work, bit part in "Turk 182"
1991:
Appeared on several episodes of "In Living Color"
1991:
Became a regular on NBC's "Saturday Night Live!"
1992:
Co-starred in the feature "This is My Life"
:
Starred in her own sitcom on The WB, "Cleghorne"
1996:
Had featured role in "Mr. Wrong"
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Education

Hunter College: New York , New York -

Notes

Cleghorne credits Whoopi Goldberg as her career inspiration.

Cleghorne claims to be an expert in the urban jumping rope game, "Double Dutch."

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daughter:
Akeyla Cleghorne. Born c. 1982.

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