Vanessa Bayer, Cleveland Native, Joins SNL Cast

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According to numerous reports, the newest Saturday Night Live cast member is Cleveland’s Vanessa Bayer. Any female not named Kristen Wiig is a welcome addition.

Click the link for her comedy cred, or check out the clip after the jump to see her in action in a California Blue Shield commercial, which has nothing to do with her comedic chops.

Bayer was signed out of Chicago, where she was a touring member of the Second City comedy troupe. Her Second City bio says…

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