O'Brien attended Brookline High School , where he served as the managing editor of the school newspaper , The Sagamore. Larry Bird in which the Boston Celtics play against a classical ballet troupe. O'Brien, like many SNL writers, occasionally appeared as an extra in sketches; his most notable appearance was as a doorman in a sketch in which Tom Hanks was inducted into the SNL " Five-Timers Club " for hosting his fifth episode. O'Brien returned to host the show in during its 26th season. The pilot never went to series, but it became a cult hit. It was later screened at The Other Network, a festival of unaired TV pilots produced by Un-Cabaret ; it featured an extended interview with O'Brien and was rerun in on the Trio network.
At an early age, he developed a love of comedy and goofing off, this carried on when he entered the prestigious Harvard University, acting out many pranks in his time, as well as become the president of the Harvard humor magazine, the Harvard Lampoon. After leaving Harvard, Conan found his way into a television writing job in LA. After jumping around on many unsuccessful shows, Conan moved out to New York to win an Emmy for his writing on Saturday Night Live Conan, after searching for a new host, decided to audition for the job himself, and eventually wound up as the host of Late Night with Conan O'Brien Beard Towering height Sometimes playfully hisses or purs at female guests like a cat or jumps around excitedly when flirted with Often jokes about the audience's reaction to a previously said joke Trivia 57 Worked as a warmup comic for the The Wilton North Report Appeared as an extra and bit player on a number of skits on Saturday Night Live - notably as "Sheriff Andy" in a Twin Peaks parody with Kyle MacLachlan , and drinking in the bar in the "Irish Drinking Songs" commercial parody.