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KRISTEN WIIG (Kelly Campbell) is paving her own path in the industry as a writer and actor. She is widely known for her work on television's iconic "Saturday Night Live" and for the film Bridesmaids, which she co-wrote with Annie Mumolo and which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Wiig has also been nominated for six Emmy Awards.

Wiig recently starred in Ghostbusters, alongside Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones, and was seen opposite Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson in Zoolander 2. She also co-starred in the 2015 smash The Martian, alongside Matt Damon. She currently voices a character in the animated comedy Sausage Party and stars with James Franco in dramedy The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards. She will be reunited with Damon for Alexander Payne's next film, Downsizing, which co-stars Christoph Waltz. Wiig will also voice Ruffnut Thorston once again in How to Train Your Dragon 3.

Wiig previously starred in the independent films Welcome to Me, directed by Shira Piven; Nasty Baby, written and directed by Sebastian Silva; and The Diary of a Teenage Girl, directed by Marielle Heller. She also starred in the 2013 IFC feature, Hateship Loveship, based on the short story by Nobel Prize-winning Canadian author Alice Munro.

In 2011 Wiig co-wrote and starred in the critically acclaimed Bridesmaids. In addition to an Oscar nomination for writing, the film garnered a Writers Guild of America Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay, and was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical. For her performance, Wiig was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical.

Wiig's many voice credits include "The Looney Toons Show," for which she received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance, "The Simpsons" and both Despicable Me films.

In 2012 Wiig finished her seventh and final season as a cast member on NBC's "Saturday Night Live." She received four Emmy nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for the various characters she portrayed on "SNL," and another nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series as host on the show.

Also on the small screen, Wiig starred in the epic IFC miniseries spoof "The Spoils of Babylon," alongside Tobey Maguire and Tim Robbins and executive-produced by Will Ferrell, for which she received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy or Musical. She has also guest-starred on numerous television series including "30 Rock," "Bored to Death," "Arrested Development," "Drunk History," "Flight of the Conchords" and "Portlandia," among others.

The Rochester native began her career as a member of the Los Angeles-based improv and sketch comedy group, The Groundlings.


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