Gilda Radner is a comedy icon, best known for being one of the original 7 cast members of "Saturday Night Live". She was a trailblazer in the field of mocking of TV news anchors, with characters like Roseanne Roseannadanna and Baba Wawa. Gilda's life was tragically cut short in 1989 after spending 4 years battling ovarian cancer. She left behind a legacy as both a comedian and advocate for cancer awareness. Her husband, Gene Wilder, started the Gilda Radner Hereditary Cancer Program after her passing. He also started Gilda's Club, a network of support centers for people with cancer. The name a reference to Gilda referring to cancer as "membership to an elite club I'd rather not belong to".