P hil Hartman was born into a family of eight children in Canada, the son of a building materials salesman and a homemaker, according to CBS .
He joined an improv group in Los Angeles called the Groundlings, which later led him to Saturday Night Live in 1986, according to PEOPLE .
Brynn Hartman was a swimsuit model with an amorphous identity who met her future husband on a blind date.
She was born Vicki Omdahl in Thief River Falls, Minnesota to Donny, a former engineer, and Connie, who ran a retail shop.
Phil and Brynn Hartman’s children, Sean and Birgen, were home the night their mother shot their father and then turned the gun on herself.
It was stipulated in the will that the children go to Brynn Hartman’s sister, Katherine Kay Wright, who was married and lived in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, according to PEOPLE.
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