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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.

Wiig joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 2005 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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A Week In Movies: Oscar Awards Birdman, Then The Stars Party And Return To Work. Trailers Arrive For Simon Pegg As An Aussie Hitman, A Bradley Cooper Romance And A Kristen Wiig Comedy


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Videos for Kristen Wiig

News video: Welcome to Me - Trailer #1

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Source: IGN - 5 days ago

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Source: Wochit - 2 weeks ago

News video: Amy Pascal Jockeys for Seth Rogen's Offices — and Producer Gigs at Sony

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Source: wochit - 2 weeks ago

News video: First Photo of the New Ghostbusters Cast Together

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News video: Go Behind the Scenes of 'SNL' 40th Anniversary

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Source: E! - 2 weeks ago

 
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Kristen Wiig at the 2015 Independent Spirit Awards

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Watch Kristen Wiig win the lottery in Welcome To Me trailer

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Kristen Wiig & Aubrey Plaza Bring Laughs to Spirit Awards 2015

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Just Jared 1 week ago

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"Masterminds" - cast: Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis, Ken Marino, Kate McKinnon, Tyler Craig, Leslie Jones, Jon Daly, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Devin Ratray, Ross Kimball

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AceShowbiz 1 week ago

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"Welcome to Me" - cast: Kristen Wiig, James Marsden, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Wes Bentley, Tim Robbins, Linda Cardellini, Joan Cusack, Alan Tudyk

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AceShowbiz 1 week ago

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Mid-Day 1 week ago



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