Molly Shannon (b. 1964) is a comic actress. She was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2001, and has guest starred on Sex and the City, Will and Grace and American Dad.
In 2002, Shannon made a cameo appearance in It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie, in which it was suggested that she has been stalking Kermit the Frog.
She had a featured role in the 2003 Jim Henson Pictures movie Good Boy! as Mrs. Baker, Owen's mother.
Shannon appeared on Sesame Street in a 2008 episode when Slimey adopts a pet. Shannon plays Natalie, who runs the Bug-a-Wee Bug Shelter.
Other credits include guest spots on Pushing Daisies, 30 Rock, Scrubs, Seinfeld, Twin Peaks, and the made for television version of The Music Man.