Actor/comedian Molly Kearney will become the first non-binary cast member on Saturday Night Live in its upcoming 48th season, NBC News noted.
Kearney, who is from Cleveland (but who has also spent time in Chicago) and uses gender-neutral pronouns, has appeared in Amazon's A League of Their Owna remake of the 1992 film that has been a huge hit with queer fansas Fern Dannely.
Kearney was also in Disney+'s The Mighty Ducks; in 2019, they were selected for Comedy Central's Up Next, an annual showcase of comedians that Comedy Central selects after a nationwide search.
They will be joined by three other new cast membersMarcello Hernandez, a comedian, writer and actor who was selected as a Just for Laughs New Face of Comedy this year; Michael Longfellow, who was featured on Netflix's Introducing ... showcase and NBC's Bring the Funny; and Devon Walker, who was selected for Comedy Central's "Up Next" showcase in 2017.
SNL will premiere its new season on Oct. 1