He gained much fame in the 80's for his Elmer Fudd and other Looney Tunes characters in the comedy single "Wappin."
He won an award for his impression of Regis Philbin, who actually gave him the award.
Darrell has stated in a recent interview with Conan O'Brian that his favorite impression is Jessie Jackson.
He has been in every Celebrity Jeopardy sketch on Saturday Night Live.
His "Best of..." on Saturday Night Live premiered on November 4th, 2006.
When Don Pardo is unavaliable to announce for Saturday Night Live, Darrell steps in.
His daughter Mia was born in 1998.
He married his wife Elizabeth in 1983 and was divorced in 1986, then remarried in 1990.
Hammond attended the University of Florida, where he majored in broadcasting.
Hammond graduated from Melbourne High School in Melbourne, Florida in 1973.
Darrell holds some records on SNL. The include: longest running cast member, most impressions by a single cast member and most times saying, Live from New York, It's Saturday Night, beating out Dana Carvey
His many impersonations on SNL include Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Dick Cheney, Rudolph Giuliani, Ted Koppel, Jesse Jackson, Phil Donahue, John Travolta, Sean Connery, Chris Matthews, Geraldo Rivera, George W. Bush, Gereald Rivera, Dr. Phil, and Donald Trump