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KRISTEN WIIG (Audrey) has become one of the industry's most versatile actresses of her generation. From her breakout performance on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE to the Oscar nominated film BRIDESMAIDS, Wiig has transitioned from television to film as a writer and producer. In 2012, Time magazine honored Wiig in their esteemed Time 100 issue, and in 2009, Entertainment Weekly acknowledged her as one of the top 15 great performers for her work on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. Wiig has been nominated for seven Emmy Awards, a SAG Award, and received her first Oscar nomination for writing BRIDESMAIDS. Currently, Wiig and her BRIDESMAIDS writing partner, Annie Mumolo, are writing a comedy feature film together, which they will both star in.

Wiig will next be seen in Darren Aronofsky's MOTHER! The film, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem chronicles the story of a couple whose relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. MOTHER! Is premiering at the Venice Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival and Paramount Pictures will release the film on September 15th.

This December, Wiig will star in Alexander Payne's social satire DOWNSIZING, alongside Matt Damon and Christoph Waltz. The film takes place in a time where the world has been revolutionized by the introduction of a technology that allows people to shrink down to a fraction of their size. DOWNSIZING opened the Venice film festival, will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and the London Film Festival, and Paramount Pictures will release it on December 22nd.

This October, Wiig will reprise her role as Pamela Brinton in Season 4 of Will Forte's five-time Emmy nominated comedy series "Last Man on Earth." Wiig appeared in two episodes of Season 3 in 2016 and will return as a recurring guest in Season 4, premiering on Sunday, October 1st on FOX.

Wiig will soon begin production on Paramount Pictures' English-language remake of TONI ERDMANN, alongside Jack Nicholson. Adam McKay and Will Ferrell will produce. The film follows the story of a father who creates an alter ego for himself in an effort to connect with his polar-opposite workaholic daughter.

Wiig recently finished production on Richard Linklater's WHERE'D YOU GO, BERNADETTE, in which she will star alongside Cate Blanchett and Billy Crudup. Produced by Megan Ellison through Annapurna Pictures, WHERE'D YOU GO, BERNADETTE (based on the novel by Maria Semple) follows a 15-year-old girl trying to track down her anxiety-ridden mother after she has disappeared, and discovering her troubled past in the process. The film is set to release in 2018.

Last summer, Wiig voiced the character of Brenda in the highly acclaimed Annapurna Pictures and Sony Pictures' SAUSAGE PARTY, alongside Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Bill Hader, Michael Cera, James Franco, and Paul Rudd. Also last summer, Wiig starred in Paul Feig's GHOSTBUSTERS, alongside Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. The film was produced by Amy Pascal and released by Sony Pictures.

Last winter, Wiig starred in ZOOLANDER 2, alongside Ben Stiller (who also directed), Will Ferrell and Owen Wilson. Written by Justin Theroux and produced by Scott Rudin, Ben Stiller and Stuart Cornfeld, the film was released by Paramount Pictures on February 12, 2016.

In 2015, Wiig starred in Twentieth Century Fox's and Ridley Scott's Golden Globe winning and Oscar-nominated THE MARTIAN, alongside Jessica Chastain and Matt Damon. The film chronicles the story of an astronaut struggling to live on Mars. Wiig also starred in Sebastian Silva's NASTY BABY. Written and directed by Silva (Crystal Fairy), the film follows the lives of a gay couple (Silva and Tunde Adebimpe) who embark on a failed mission to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly (Wiig.) NASTY BABY screened at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, and was released by The Orchard.

Also in 2015, Wiig starred in the critically-acclaimed Sony Pictures Classics drama THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL, directed by Marielle Heller. Wiig appeared opposite Bel Powley and Alexander Skarsgard in the coming of age story, based on the graphic novel written and illustrated by Phoebe Gloeckner. The story follows a teenage artist living in 1970's San Francisco who enters into an affair with her mother's (Wiig) boyfriend. THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL screened at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and was released by Sony Pictures Classics in August 2015. That same year, Wiig starred in Alchemy's drama WELCOME TO ME, directed by Shira Piven (Fully Loaded) and produced by Wiig and Gary Sanchez productions. The film screened at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. It tells the story of Alice Klieg (Wiig,) a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins the lottery, quits her medication and buys her own talk show. In July, Wiig appeared as Courtney in the Netflix remake of WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER: FIRST DAY OF CAMP. In June, Wiig starred alongside Will Ferrell in the Lifetime dramatic thriller A DEADLY ADOPTION. The film tells the story of an author (Ferrell) and his wife (Wiig) who welcome a pregnant woman into their home with plans to adopt her unborn child, until things go terribly awry.

In 2014, Wiig starred in the IFC film HATESHIP LOVESHIP, directed by Liza Johnson and alongside Guy Pearce, Nick Nolte, and Hailee Steinfeld. The film is based on the short story by the Nobel Prize winning Canadian author Alice Munroe. Wiig portrays Johanna: a shy, introverted housekeeper hired to care for Mr. McCauley (Nolte) and his granddaughter Sabitha (Steinfeld.) Through the act of a mean spirited joke, Johanna is forced to deal with the repercussions of falling in love with an illusion. Also in 2014, Wiig starred in the critically-acclaimed THE SKELETON TWINS, directed by Craig Johnson, opposite Bill Hader and Luke Wilson. THE SKELETON TWINS chronicled the story of twins Maggie (Wiig) and Milo (Hader) who cheat death, prompting them to reunite after ten years. The film screened at the Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews. Roadside Attractions and Lionsgate released the film in September 2014.

Wiig received an Emmy nomination for her performance in the epic IFC television miniseries spoof, THE SPOILS OF BABYLON, written and directed by Matt Piedmont and Andrew Steele and executive produced by Will Ferrell. Wiig, starring opposite Tobey Maguire and Tim Robbins portrayed Cynthia Morehouse, the daughter of the rich and successful patriarch, Jonas Morehouse (Robbins). THE SPOILS OF BABYLON was one of the highest-rated debuts ever on IFC television. Wiig received a SAG nomination for her performance in the second season, which IFC premiered in July 2015, titled SPOILS BEFORE DYING.

On Christmas 2013, Wiig starred in the Twentieth Century Fox drama THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, opposite Ben Stiller, who also produced and directed the film. Based on the 1939 short story by James Thurber, the film is a breathtaking look into the world of fantasy seen through the eyes of Walter (Stiller) and his daydream sequences. Wiig portrays Cheryl Melhoff, Walter's co worker at Time Magazine who inspires him to take action into his own hands when their jobs are threatened. Also in December 2013, Wiig starred in the box office smash, ANCHORMAN TWO, THE LEGEND CONTINUES portraying Chani Lastname opposite Steve Carell. Wiig also voiced the character of SexyKitten in the Oscar nominated film, HER.

In 2012, Wiig finished her seventh and final season as a cast member on NBC's revered show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. During her time on SNL, Wiig received four Emmy nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, playing such memorable characters as the excitable Target Lady, Lawrence Welk singer Doonese, the irritating one-upper Penelope, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Suze Orman. In 2013, Wiig was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her return as a host on the show earlier that year. Also in 2012, Wiig voiced the character of Lucy in the Oscar nominated DESPICABLE ME 2 opposite Steve Carell. This year, she reprised the character in DESPICABLE ME 3, which has grossed almost $1 billion worldwide.

In 2011, Wiig starred in the critically acclaimed breakout film BRIDESMAIDS, which she co-wrote with Annie Mumolo, and for which they were nominated for an Academy Award, Writers Guild of America Award, and BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay. Directed by Paul Feig and produced by Wiig and Judd Apatow, BRIDESMAIDS is Apatow's highest-grossing production and is the top R rated female comedy of all time. Wiig was also nominated for a Golden Globe for Lead Actress in a Comedy or Musical, along with the film being nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical. BRIDESMAIDS also received a SAG nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Other film credits include Apatow's KNOCKED UP; GIRL MOST LIKELY, FRIENDS WITH KIDS, written and directed by Jennifer Westfeldt; Greg Mottola's PAUL and ADVENTURELAND, ALL GOOD THINGS with Ryan Gosling and Kirsten Dunst; MACGRUBER alongside Will Forte; Mike Judge's EXTRACT with Jason Bateman and Ben Affleck, Drew Barrymore's WHIP IT, GHOST TOWN and WALK HARD (another Apatow-produced film in which she starred opposite John C. Reilly). Voice acting credits include the Cartoon Network's THE LOONEY TOONS SHOW, for which Wiig received an Emmy nomination, Fox's THE SIMPSONS and the animated feature films DESPICABLE ME (1 and 2) and HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON (1 and 2.) - She will also lend her voice for the third installment (releasing in June 2018). Wiig has also guest-starred in the NBC television series 30 ROCK, HBO's BORED TO DEATH, Netflix's ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, Comedy Central's DRUNK HISTORY and IFC's FLIGHT OF THE CONCORDS and PORTLANDIA.

A native of Rochester, New York, Wiig began her career as a main company member of the Los Angeles-based improvisational and sketch comedy group, The Groundlings. Wiig currently resides in Los Angeles.

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