Bill Hader leaving ‘SNL’

Bill Hader.
Bill Hader. Getty Images

NEW YORK – 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, which airs in Canada on Global, 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 and Pineapple Express.