- 1. Career
Chloe Eileen Troast is an American comedian and actress. In October 2023, after four years of performing improv and stand-up comedy in New York, Troast was hired to join the cast of the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live for its 49th season, becoming the only new featured player for that year.
Troast has performed improv, stand-up, and sketch comedy in New York City, sometimes embodying an Old Hollywood character named Pepper Slit. Troast co-wrote and starred in the web series on The Basics (2021). In 2023, she participated in the Montreal comedy festival Just for Laughs and was named one of its 2023 New Faces of Comedy.
She has frequently collaborated with the comedy trio Please Don't Destroy (writers at Saturday Night Live) and will be featured in their upcoming film Please Don't Destroy: The Treasure of Foggy Mountain. She is also set to appear in the romantic comedy film Sweethearts along with Kiernan Shipka, and on the Adult Swim Smalls series Dohl's.
After auditioning and coming close to joining the cast the previous season, Troast made her Saturday Night Live debut on October 14, 2023.