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Bio For: Kristen Wiig
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One of the most sought-after actresses of her generation, KRISTEN WIIG can most recently be seen in The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, in which she stars opposite director Ben Stiller. In 2014, Wiig will star in the comedic IFC television miniseries, The Spoils Of Babylon, written and directed by Matt Piedmont and Andrew Steele, produced by Funny or Die, and executive produced by Will Ferrell. Wiig co-stars opposite Tobey Maguire, Tim Robbins, and Michael Sheen. This spring Wiig will also star in the IFC dramatic film Hateship Loveship, directed by Liza Johnson and starring Guy Pearce, Nick Nolte, and Hailee Steinfeld. She recently wrapped production on Welcome To Me, directed by Shira Piven, and SebastiƔn Silva's Nasty Baby.

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 also nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her return as guest host.

In 2011, Wiig starred in the critically acclaimed breakout film Bridesmaids, which she co-wrote with Annie Mumolo, and for which she was 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, and the film was nominated for Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical. The film also received a SAG nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Other film credits include Apatow's smash-hit comedy Knocked Up; Girl Most Likely, directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini; Friends With Kids, written and directed by Jennifer Westfeldt; Greg Mottola's Paul and Adventureland, with Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, and Bill Hader; All Good Things with Ryan Gosling and Kirsten Dunst; MacGruber; Mike Judge's Extract with Jason Bateman, Ben Affleck, and Mila Kunis; Drew Barrymore's Whip It!, starring Ellen Page; David Keopp's Ghost Town with Ricky Gervais; and Jake Kasdan's Walk Hard, another Apatow-produced film in which she starred opposite John C. Reilly. Voice acting credits include the Cartoon Network's reboot of The Looney Tunes Show and the animated feature films Despicable Me with Steve Carell and Jason Segel; Despicable Me 2; and How To Train Your Dragon with Gerard Butler and Jay Baruchel. Wiig has also gueststarred in the Emmy-winning NBC series 30 Rock, HBO's Bored To Death, and The Flight Of The Conchords.

A native of Rochester, New York, Wiig worked as a Main Company Member of the Los Angeles-based improv/sketch troupe The Groundlings. She currently resides in New York City.

Movies For: Kristen Wiig
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13 Movies: Pg 1 of 1 Show:
THE SKELETON TWINS (R) On Video: 12/16/2014 At Theaters: 9/19/2014
THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY (PG) On Video: 4/15/2014 At Theaters: 12/25/2013
DESPICABLE ME 2 (PG) On Video: 12/10/2013 At Theaters: 7/3/2013
GIRL MOST LIKELY (PG-13) On Video: 11/5/2013 At Theaters: 7/19/2013
FRIENDS WITH KIDS (R) On Video: 7/17/2012 At Theaters: 3/9/2012
PAUL (R) On Video: 8/9/2011 At Theaters: 3/18/2011
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON (PG) On Video: 10/15/2010 At Theaters: 3/26/2010
MACGRUBER (R) On Video: 9/7/2010 At Theaters: 5/21/2010
WHIP IT (PG-13) On Video: 1/26/2010 At Theaters: 10/2/2009
EXTRACT (R) On Video: 12/22/2009 At Theaters: 9/4/2009
ADVENTURELAND (R) On Video: 8/25/2009 At Theaters: 4/3/2009
WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY (R) On Video: 4/8/2008 At Theaters: 12/21/2007
THE BROTHERS SOLOMON (R) On Video: 12/26/2007 At Theaters: 9/7/2007
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