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Kristen Wiig
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Wiig presenting Welcome to Me at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on September 5, 2014
Kristen Carroll Wiig

August 22, 1973 (1973-08-22) (age 47)
Alma mater University of Arizona
  • Actress
  • comedian
  • writer
  • producer
Years active 2003–present
Hayes Hargrove
(m. 2005; div. 2009)
Comedy career
Medium Television, film
Genres Satire/political satire/news satire, improvisational comedy, sketch comedy
Subject(s) American politics, American culture, current events, pop culture, mass media/news media
Notable works and roles Saturday Night Live
The Martian
Despicable Me (franchise)
How to Train Your Dragon (franchise)

Kristen Wiig (/wɪɡ/; born August 22, 1973) is an American actress and comedian. She is best known for acting on the NBC television comedy Saturday Night Live. She also acted in many movies, including Bridesmaids, Adventureland, Paul, and in the Despicable Me franchise.

In 2018, Wiig was cast as the villain Cheetah in the 2019 DC Extended Universe movie Wonder Woman 1984.

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