Kristen Wiig

 

Date Of Birth

August 22, 1973
 

Biography

Born on August 22, 1973, Kristen Carroll Wiig is an American actress, comedian and impressionist, originally from Rochester, New York. She graduated from Brighton High School in 1991 and later attended the University of Arizona.

Kristen Wiig joined the cast of the TV sketch comedy Saturday Night Live, during the show’s 2005-2006 season. Her debut in the show began on November 12, 2005, playing the wife of Jason Sudeikis. Since then, she has had a number of recurring roles. During the show’s 32nd season, Kristen Wiig became a full member of Saturday Night Live’s repertory cast. She has done impressions of Hollywood stars like Drew Barrymore, Judy Garland, Maggie Smith, Björk, Jessica Simpson, Felicity Huffman, Katharine Hepburn, Jennifer Tilly, Megan Mullaly and Jamie Lee Curtis. She has also played Justin Timberlake’s love interest in the popular “Dick in a Box,” a Saturday Night Live digital short.

Wiig is a member of the Groundlings Main Company in Los Angeles, and was promoted to the Groundlings Sunday Company after just one year. She is also a regular performer in The Perks, a show at the Empty Stage Comedy Theatre.

In 2003, she landed roles on Spike TV’s The Joe Schmo Show, portraying the character of marriage counselor Patricia Lane, also known as Dr. Pat the Quack. She was also cast as Carole Malone in the 2006 family adventure Unaccompanied Minors. That same year, she was in The Drew Carey Show and the TV series Home Purchasing Club. In 2007, she has appeared in films such as Knocked Up, Meet Bill, The Brothers Solomon, and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story. The next year, she was in the comedy Bear Handler and Pretty Bird. She appeared in one episode of 30 Rock as Candace Van Shark. Kristen Wiig also had parts in independent films such as Life, Death and Mini-Golf and June in 2004.
 

Place of Birth

Canandaigua, New York, U.S.
 

Birth Name

Kristen Carroll Wiig
 

Gender

Female
 

Fun Facts

- She is one of the members of Judd Apatow's 'comedy team'.

- She was married to Hayes Hargrove from 2005 to 2009.

- She is a vegetarian.

 

Filmography

2011: Bridesmaids - Annie
2011: Paul - Ruth Buggs
2005-2010: Saturday Night Live (TV series) - Various
2010: All Good Things - Lauren Fleck
2009-2010: Bored to Death (TV series) - Jennifer Gladwell
2010: Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon (TV short) - Ruffnut (voice)
2010: Despicable Me - Miss Hattie (voice)
2010: Ugly Americans (TV series) - Tristan
2010: WWF Raw Is War (TV series) - Vicki St. Elmo
2010: Date Night - Haley Sullivan
2010: How to Train Your Dragon - Ruffnut (voice)
2010: MacGruber - Vicki St. Elmo
2010: The Cleveland Show (TV series) - Mrs. Stapleton
2010: Sticky Minds (short) - Loretta
2009: SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas (TV movie) - Gilly
2009: One Night Only (short) - Karen
2008=2009: Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (TV series) - Various/Gayle Quinnell/Jogging Woman/...
2009: Whip It - Maggie Mayhem
2009: Extract - Suzie
2009: Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs - Pudgy Beaver Mom (voice)
2009: The Flight of the Conchords (TV series) - Brahbrah
2009: Adventureland - Paulette
2008: Ghost Town - Surgeon
2008: Forgetting Sarah Marshall - Yoga Instructor
2008: Semi-Pro - Bear Handler
2008: Pretty Bird - Mandy
2007: Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story - Edith
2007: 30 Rock (TV series) - Candace Van der Shark
2007: Bill - Jane Whittman
2007: The Brothers Solomon - Janine
2007: Knocked Up - Jill
2006: Unaccompanied Minors - Carole Malone
2006: Home Purchasing Club (TV series) - Lisa Spencer
2006: The Enigma with a Stigma - Tux Shop Employee
2004: The Drew Carey Show (TV series) - Sandy
2004: My Life, Inc. (TV movie) - Sharon Flinder
2004: I'm with Her (TV series) - Kristy
2004: Life, Death and Mini-Golf - Debbie
2004: June (TV movie) - Funky Venice Friendette
2003: The Joe Schmo Show (TV series) - 'The Quack'/Patricia 'Dr. Pat' Lane
2003: Melvin Goes to Dinner - Extra
 

Height

5' 5" (1.65 m)

Give a Positive or Negative Rating

Assign Points 0pts