Maya Khabira Rudolph (born July 27, 1972) is an American actress, comedian, singer, and voice actress.
The daughter of songwriter Richard Rudolph and famous soul singer Minnie Riperton, Maya achieved fame when she became a cast member on Saturday Night Live in 2000. She remained on the show until leaving in 2007, but continues to make intermittent guest appearances.
As an actress, she is known for her roles as Nurse Leah Martine in Chicago Hope (1996 to 1997), Nurse Grace Patterson in City of Angels (2000), Athena Scooberman in Kath & Kim (2008 to 2009), Ava Alexander in Up All Night (2011 to 2012), June in Forever (2018) and the Judge in The Good Place (2018 to 2020).
Rudolph has also been active in voice work, voicing Rapunzel in Shrek the Third (2007), Burn in Turbo (2013), Precious in The Nut Job franchise (2014 to 2017), Aunt Cass in Big Hero 6 (2014), Matilda in The Angry Birds series of films (2016 to 2019) and Linda the Nanny in The Willoughbys (2020). Rudolph made her video game debut in 2019, voicing ZO-E3 in Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series.
On television, she provided the voices of Lady Malocchio in The Awesomes (2014 to 2015), reprised the role of Aunt Cass in Big Hero 6: The Series (since 2017), Connie the Hormone Monstress in Big Mouth (since 2017) and Betty Hart in Bless the Harts (since 2019).
|Series regulars||Amy Poehler • Andy Richter • Jessica DiCicco • Dee Bradley Baker • Dannah Feinglass • Grey DeLisle|
|Recurring||Matt Besser • John Ross Bowie • Megan Cavanagh • Jessica Chaffin • Rob Corddry • Niecy Nash • Rob Paulsen • Kevin Michael Richardson • Hal Rudnick • Justin Stein • Jill Talley • Kenan Thompson • Sarah Thyre • Keone Young|
|Guest stars||Pamela Adlon • Will Arnett • Mike Bell • Paul Butcher • Jamie Denbo • Mathias Dougherty • Zachary Gordon • Jackée Harry • Artie Lange • Danny Mann • Donald Newhouse • Mike O'Malley • Suze Orman • Brian Posehn • Maya Rudolph • Dan Schneider • Audrey Wasilewski • Ken Wilson|