Pete Davidson is a American actor and comedian. From Season 5 until Season 6, Davidson was one of the recurring cast members of Wild 'N Out on MTV2. He was also a series regular on other MTV shows such as Guy Code and Failosophy. In September 2014, Pete joined the cast as a featured player in the 40th season of Saturday Night Live on NBC and was promoted to repertory status in Season 42.
Pete hit the stage at the age of 16. Since then Pete has toured North America, playing colleges, comedy clubs, and theaters. Pete made his standup television debut on Gotham Comedy Live and later had appearances on Adam Devine's House Party, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and The Underground with Dave Atell. Pete stars in three MTV programs: he was a recurring cast member on Wild 'N Out on MTV2, Guy Code, and Failosophy. Pete made his stand-up debut on Comedy Central in 2013. Pete also had his film debut as a small role of "Stinkfinger" in Nick Cannon's directorial debut film, School Dance, which was released on July 2, 2014 and had a small role in the romantic comedy Trainwreck, a year later.
In September 2014, Pete joined the cast on the 40th season of the NBC sketch-comedy show Saturday Night Live, as a featured player and was upgraded to repertory status in Season 42. Davidson was also one of the main roasters in the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber. In 2016, Davidson filmed and premiered his first stand-up comedy special "SMD" on Comedy Central. Recently, he had a small role in the Netflix film Set It Up and filmed two other films titled: Going Places and What Men Want.
In 2020, Davidson starred as the lead role in the comedy-drama film The King of Staten Island, a "semi-autobiolographical" film based on Davidson's life, which was produced and directed by Judd Apatow. He will also be starring as "Blackguard" in the 2021 standalone sequel The Suicide Squad to the 2016 film and voicing "Marmaduke" in the film with the same name.
- He is the second Wild 'N Out cast member to be a cast member on Saturday Night Live, first being original cast member, Taran Killam and third being Mikey Day, he was also the youngest cast member since he was born in the 1990s.
- He was also of the cast members to also have a role on Guy Code.
- His father was a firefighter who died in the 9/11 attacks and has his number "8418" tattooed on his left arm.
- He appeared in 5 episodes in Season 5 and 2 episodes in Season 6.
- He suffers from Crohn's Disease, which he was diagnosed with at age 17 or 18.
- In March 2017, he announced that he had given up drugs and is now living a sober life.
- He was also a guest star in Season 10, making him the third former cast member since Katt Williams and Brandon T. Jackson to have an appearance on the show.
- He was engaged to singer and actress Ariana Grande from June to October 2018.
- He supported Hilary Clinton in election and has a tattoo of her.