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Jon Stewart signed off from his Daily Show hosting duties Thursday night after 16 years in the anchor’s seat, but numerous former correspondents were not in attendance at the final taping.
Previous Comedy Central correspondents John Oliver, Stephen Colbert and Kristen Schaal were among veterans that returned, but seven former Daily Show correspondents were conspicuously absent from the Stewart celebration.
Read on to find out just who these comedic faces are.
Littleford appeared on The Daily Show from 1996 to 2000. The former correspondent is currently working as an actress and appeared most recently in projects including Crazy, Stupid, Love., The Cleveland Show and Dog With a Blog. During the final taping, Littleford tweeted a reply to a Twitter user that posted a throwback photo of her on the show: “Love the news-woman-y #TBT. ’99 sounds right-the year Jon came on the show. Ages ago #JonVoyage #BFNTE #TheDailyShow.”
— Beth Littleford (@bethlittleford) August 7, 2015
Stacey Grenrock-Woods (as Stacey Grenrock)
Grenrock served as a correspondent from 1998 to 2003 and has continued to appear regularly on the TV screen. The actress most recently starred on Arrested Development from 2003 to 2013.
The former Daily Show correspondent was on the show from 2001 to 2002 and has since continued to work as an actress. Most recently, Weedman had a recurring role on Looking. The actress retweeted former Daily Show contributor Frank DeCaro‘s (who has a daily comedy talk show — The Frank DeCaro Show — on Sirius XM and currently opens for comedian Lisa Lampanelli at her shows nationwide) “My invitation must have gotten lost in the mail” post in reference to her non-attendance at the final taping.
My invitation must have gotten lost in the mail. https://t.co/W137B0C0m2
— Frank DeCaro (@frankdecaroshow) August 7, 2015
Tolan had a one-year stint as correspondent on The Daily Show from 2000 to 2001, but got back into late-night TV from 2009 to 2013 as an actress on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Most recently, Tolan had parts on The Heat, The Millers and Broad City, among others.
Martin is a veteran late-night television actor and correspondent. During his stint at Daily Show from 1998 to 2008, Martin appeared on Late Night With Conan O’Brien from 2000 to 2007 and has appeared on almost every major late-night show: Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003 to 2010), Late Show With David Letterman (2002 to 2013) and The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (2009 to 2013).
Harris has become a successful TV and film actress since appearing as a correspondent from 2002 to 2003. She appeared on Suits from 2012 to 2014, The Hangover, Wreck-It Ralph and Diary of a Whimpy Kid. Despite not attending, Harris beckoned Twitter fans to watch the final taping: “Okay everyone watching @TheDailyShow now?!?! GO FOOLS!”
Okay everyone watching @TheDailyShow now?!?! GO FOOLS!
— Rachael Harris (@RachaelEHarris) August 7, 2015
Vowell sporadically appeared on The Daily Show from 2002 to 2015 and has been a contributor on numerous other late-night programs including Late Night With Conan O’Brien (2000 to 2008), Late Show With David Letterman (2001 to 2011) and Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2011). In 2004, Vowell voiced Violet Parr in best animated feature film Oscar-winner The Incredibles.
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