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Kristen Wiig

Born: August 22, 1973 (age 41) in Canandaigua

Kristen Wiig

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Kristen Carroll Wiig is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer, well known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, and such films as Knocked Up, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, Paul and Bridesmaids, Girl Most Likely, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, the animated Despicable Me film series, and The Skeleton Twins.

Born in Canandaigua, New York, and brought up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Rochester, New York, Wiig attended the University of Arizona, majoring in Art.

She later relocated to Los Angeles, where she broke into comedy as a member of the improvisational comedy troupe The Groundlings and made her television debut in 2003.

In 2005, Wiig joined the cast of Saturday Night Live and the following year, she co-starred in the Christmas comedy film Unaccompanied Minors.

After appearing in a series of supporting roles in comedy films such as Knocked Up, Adventureland, Whip It, and Paul, she also starred in and wrote the screenplay for Bridesmaids, which was both critically and commercially successful.


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WHO YOU GONNA CALL? Actresses Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy to headline all-female 'Ghostbusters' reboot

Director Paul Feig made it official: his foursome of funny ladies (top left, clockwise: Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones) will replace Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson..
NY Daily News 2 hours ago

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Ghostbusters cast announced as Paul Feig reveals his plans for all-female reboot

Director Paul Feig reveals his vision for the all-female reboot, in which his Bridesmaids stars Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig will reteam.
Brisbane Times 2 hours agoAlso reported by •The AgeSydney Morning Herald

Videos for Kristen Wiig

News video: Ghostbusters Reboot Casting: What Do We Think? - IGN Conversation

Ghostbusters Reboot Casting: What Do We Think? - IGN Conversation 02:47

Our thoughts on Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones starring in the reboot.
Source: IGN - 2 hours ago

News video: New All-Female 'Ghostbusters' Flick Cast?

New All-Female 'Ghostbusters' Flick Cast? 01:03

Four funny ladies are reportedly starring in the reboot. Get the details.
Source: E! - 2 hours ago

News video: Female Ghostbusters Cast Revealed - IGN News

Female Ghostbusters Cast Revealed - IGN News 01:01

Several well-known comedic actresses are said to be in negotiations for the new Ghostbusters movie.
Source: IGN - 3 hours ago

News video: The All-Female 'Ghostbusters' Reboots Has Been Cast! Find Out Who Will Join

The All-Female 'Ghostbusters' Reboots Has Been Cast! Find Out Who Will Join 02:05

Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones are all signed on for the all-female reboot of 'Ghostbusters'!
Source: ETonline - 3 hours ago

News video: Why 'Ghostbusters' Casting Rumor Has Our Hopes Up

Why 'Ghostbusters' Casting Rumor Has Our Hopes Up 01:17

McCarthy, Wiig, McKinnon and Jones are in negotiations to star in Paul Feig's movie, but some media may be jumping the proton gun.
Source: Newsy Trending - 4 hours ago

 
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'Ghostbusters' Reboot Reveals Release Date and Cast Members

'ghostbusters' reboot reveals release date and cast membersDirector Paul Feig says the all-female 'Ghostbuster' movie will be released in 2016 and teases Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon as cast members.
AceShowbiz 2 hours ago
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All Female 'Ghostbusters' Gets a Summer 2016 Release Date

all female 'ghostbusters' gets a summer 2016 release dateThe all female Ghostbusters movie has officially been given a release date – July 22, 2016! It was announced earlier today that Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones will be..
Just Jared 3 hours ago

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The All-Female Cast of the 'Ghostbusters' Remake

The long-awaited reboot of the 1980s classic is now reportedly in negotiations with the core cast, including Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig.
msnbc.com 3 hours ago

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Why 'Ghostbusters' Casting Rumor Has Our Hopes Up

Watch VideoWho you gonna call?  Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. If you're Paul Feig, that is. The director sent out photos of the four comedians on Twitter..
Newsy 4 hours ago

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All-female Ghostbusters cast ready for reboot

all-female ghostbusters cast ready for rebootBridesmaids director Paul Feig, who has signed on for Ghostbusters reboot, tweet photo of Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon
Toronto Star 5 hours ago

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'Ghostbusters' Female Cast Revealed, But Reactions Are Mixed

The all-female cast for a new "Ghostbusters" film is taking shape, with Melissa McCarthy signing on and Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon in negotiations, according to The Hollywood..
Newsmax 5 hours ago

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All-female Ghostbusters cast headed by Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig

Director Paul Feig tweets that McCarthy and Wiig will be joined by Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon as the leads in all-female reboot of beloved 80s film The director of a new version of the 1984 film..
guardian.co.uk 5 hours ago
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Sundance So Far: More On The Juicy Scientology Doc Everyone Is Talking About

sundance so far: more on the juicy scientology doc everyone is talking aboutSunday and Monday's Sundance brought warmer temps and some titles we definitely want to talk about. "Tangerine," the iPhone-shot film about two transgender prostitutes is picking up attention, and the..
PopEater 6 hours agoAlso reported by •Huffington Post
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Director teases 'Ghostbusters' cast with photo of Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy

Who you gonna call? Apparently Saturday Night Live The possible cast for the all-female remake of Ghostbusters was made public Tuesday, when director Paul Feig, tweeted an image of Kristen Wiig,..
Mashable 6 hours agoAlso reported by •ajc.com
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McCarthy and Wiig are one half of the all-female Ghostbusters reboot

mccarthy and wiig are one half of the all-female ghostbusters rebootThe near-final lineup of four new Ghostbusters starring in Paul Feig's lineup is revealed: Three Saturday Night Live veterans -- Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon -- plus comedian Melissa..
Digital Trends 6 hours ago

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New "Ghostbusters" film's all-female cast revealed

Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones are reportedly joining the Paul Feig-directed reboot
CBS News 6 hours ago

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Ghostbusters' All-Female Cast Revealed! Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon Chosen for Reboot


US Weekly 6 hours ago

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Wiig, McCarthy headline all-female 'Ghostbusters' cast

Director Paul Feig made it official: his foursome of funny ladies (top left, clockwise: Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones) will replace Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson..
NY Daily News 6 hours ago

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All-Female Ghostbusters Cast Announced and It’s Friggin’ Awesome

*Melissa McCarthy*, *Kristen Wiig*, *Leslie Jones*, and *Kate McKinnon* will officially star in an all-lady reboot of Ghostbusters, creating the platonically perfect cast for a female version of the..
Mediaite 6 hours ago

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'Ghostbusters' reboot cast will likely be all women

'Ghostbusters' reboot will likely be all women with Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy leading.
San Jose Mercury News 6 hours ago

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'Ghostbusters' reboot scares up cast: Wiig, McCarthy, McKinnon, Jones

Director Paul Feig's "Ghostbusters" reboot has found its leading ladies. Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon are in talks to star in the Sony comedy about a quartet of..
L.A. Times 6 hours ago


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