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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, director, screenwriter, comedian and producer, 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 and the animated Despicable Me film series.

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 co-starred in and wrote the screenplay for Bridesmaids, which was both critically and commercially successful.

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VIDEO: Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader Explain What 'The Skeleton Twins' is REALLY About

Patch San Rafael, CA -- Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader explain what "The Skeleton Twins" is REALLY about. You don't want to miss their explanation at 1:40 !
Patch 17 hours ago
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Naomi Campbell's W Magazine Cover Is Disarming: Is It the Pose or a Photoshop Fail?

W magazine released five covers for its October issue: Charlotte Casiraghi, Cara Delevingne, Ellen Page, Kristen Wiig, and, the one everyone's up in arms about—Naomi...
E! Online 17 hours ago

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News video: Kristen Wiig, Joan Smalls & Eddie Redmayne Transition Fashion Into Fall

Kristen Wiig, Joan Smalls & Eddie Redmayne Transition Fashion Into Fall 01:07

Fashion savvy celebrities are stepping out in transitional wardrobe pieces that will seamlessly take you from summer to autumn.
Source: ETonline - 20 hours ago

News video: Bill Hader To Host 'Saturday Night Live'

Bill Hader To Host 'Saturday Night Live' 00:48

Bill Hader is coming back to Saturday Night Live ... as a host.NBC announced on Wednesday that he will host the Oct. 11 episode of SNL, which is celebrating its 40th season this year.It will mark..
Source: Wochit Entertainment - 3 days ago

News video: Kristen Wiig And Ellen DeGeneres Have No Idea How 'Let It Go' Goes

Kristen Wiig And Ellen DeGeneres Have No Idea How 'Let It Go' Goes 00:30

Kristen Wiig and Ellen Degeneres have somehow managed to skate along in 2014 without knowing the words to Frozen 's Let It Go. But yesterday on Ellen , that ended. We lost two great souls to the Let It..
Source: Wochit Entertainment - 4 days ago

News video: Kristen Wiig and Ellen Sing 'Let It Go'

Kristen Wiig and Ellen Sing 'Let It Go' 03:37

The "Let It Go" song from Frozen has many different versions but not one like this!
Source: ETonline - 5 days ago

News video: Eek! Ellen DeGeneres & Kristen Wiig Butcher 'Let It Go'

Eek! Ellen DeGeneres & Kristen Wiig Butcher 'Let It Go' 01:30

This 'Frozen' cover may be the worst yet! Listen to Ellen and Kristen's version.
Source: E! - 5 days ago

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Kristen Wiig's crazy and sane role in Welcome To Me

When a woman suffering from a borderline personality disorder has a windfall in the lottery what happens? The answer is reality television writes Mark Olsen.
Sydney Morning Herald 1 day agoAlso reported by •The Age
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The Skeleton Twins Stars Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader

the skeleton twins stars kristen wiig and bill haderComedian Bill Hader of SNL fame is starring in a serious role in the drama The Skeleton Twins. The movie is in theaters this weekend. Watch the trailer below. The Skeleton Twins movie tells the..
I4U News 1 day ago

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Kristen Wigg dating Scott Speedman?

Bridesmaids' star Kristen Wiig is reportedly dating Scott Speedman.
Zee News 1 day agoAlso reported by •newKerala.com
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‘Skeleton Twins’: a fleshed-out tale of siblings’ bond

Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader play siblings in “The Skeleton Twins,” a well-done dramedy made by Bellingham native Craig Johnson. 3.5 stars out of 4.
Seattle Times 2 days ago
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Kristen Wiig Blows Your Mind as a 'W' Cover Model

The "Skeleton Twins" star is glammed up and we're freaking out about it.
HitFix 2 days ago

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Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig: Kindred spirits try something new

The last time most people saw Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader together, the two were probably wearing wigs while hosting a game show, making out with family members or giving unnecessarily detailed..
Miami Herald 2 days ago

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Darrell Hammond Replacing Don Pardo As 'SNL' Announcer

darrell hammond replacing don pardo as 'snl' announcerFormer "SNL" cast member Darrell Hammond returns to his old stomping grounds this season when he assumes the role of announcer, replacing long-time voice of the show Don Pardo. Pardo died on Aug. 18..
PopEater 2 days agoAlso reported by •Huffington Post
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"Easy Rider" motorcycle up for sale

The motorcycle Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" is up for auction in Los Angeles. Also, Bill Hader stars alongside Kristen Wiig in the new film "Skeleton Twins." Suzanne marques reports on the day's..
CBS News 2 days ago

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