Best known on SNL for her androgynous character Pat, Julia Sweeney now focuses on writing and caring for her 11-year-old adopted daughter, Mulan. Julia tours with Jill Sobule in a show of stories and songs called "The Jill and Julia Show."

Julia says the secret to Pat is that she started trying to do a male character. "But I wasn't that good at it. I thought maybe it would be funny if I threw in a joke about how you don't know if Pat's a man or a woman," she says. "And immediately that was the funniest part of it."


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