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Baltimore native Ego Nwodim joins 'Saturday Night Live' cast

Baltimore native Ego Nwodim joins 'Saturday Night Live' cast

NBC’s comedy show “Saturday Night Live” has added a Baltimore native to its cast in its 44th season.

Described as an “actor-writer-improviser-cupcake connoisseur from Baltimore” on the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater website, comedian Ego Nwodim will make her SNL debut on the Sept. 29 season premiere, with “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” actor Adam Driver as host and hip-hop artist Kanye West as the musical guest, according to NBC.

Nwodim graduated from Eastern Technical High School in Essex in 2006, according to a school spokeswoman, and studied biology at the University of Southern...

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