Bill Hader To Depart ‘Saturday Night Live’

Bill Hader is leaving Saturday Night Live, with his final regular appearance set for this week’s season finale. Hader joined SNL as a featured player in 2005 and was promoted to the main cast the next year. His memorable characters on the NBC show include James Carville and Al Pacino impersonations, Italian talk show host Vinny Vedecci and Weekend Update city correspondent Stefon, which he co-created with John Mulaney. “It was a hard decision, but it has to happen at some point,” Hader told The New York Times. “It got to a point where I said, ‘Maybe it’s just time to go’.”

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