Bill Hader leaving 'SNL': His 8-year Saturday Night Live run coming to an end after season finale

By: Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Bill Hader is leaving "Saturday Night Live" after an eight-year run.

His spokesman confirms that the 34-year-old comedian will depart "SNL" after this weekend's season finale.

Hader joined the NBC sketch-comedy show in 2005 and has since made his mark with a range of impersonations including Al Pacino, Vincent Price, James Carville and Stefon, the hipster "Weekend Update" correspondent.

Hader's films include "Superbad," "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," "Knocked Up", "Men In Black 3" and "Pineapple Express."