Kristen Wiig

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Kristen Wiig (born born August 22nd 1973)
Kristen Wiig is an actress and comedian best known for her work on 'Saturday Night Live' and 'Knocked Up'.

Kristen Wiig: Net worth
Kristen Wiig has a net worth of $16 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2015).

Kristen Wiig: Film career
Kristen Wiig began her comedy career in the TV show 'The Joe Schmo Show' in 2003, before joining 'Saturday Night Live' in 2005 in which she was nominated for an Emmy. She left the show in 2012 but returned as a host in 2013.
From 2011, she performed the voice of Lola Bunny in 'The Looney Tunes Show'.
In 2007, she starred in Judd Apatow's 'Knocked Up' alongside Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd. That year also saw her in 'Meet Bill' with Aaron Eckhart, 'The Brothers Solomon' with Will Arnett and Will Forte, and 'Walk Hard' with John C. Reilly.
The following year she was in David Koepp's 'Ghost Town' opposite Ricky Gervais and Jason Segel's 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall'.
She starred in Drew Barrymore's directorial debut 'Whip It' in 2009, and 2010 saw her in animated comedy 'Despicable Me' - a role which she reprised in sequel 'Despicable Me 2'.
In 2011, she had a starring role in Paul Feig's 'Bridesmaids', which was a huge success and earned Wiig a Golden Globe nomination.
2014 saw her re-team with 'SNL' co-star Bill Hader in 'The Skeleton Twins'.

Kristen Wiig: Personal life
Kristen Wiig was born in Canandaigua, New York but soon re-located to Lancaster, Pennsylvania with her parents Laurie and Jon.
She went to Nitrauer Elementary School, and then Brighton High School when she moved to Rochester, New York.
She enroled at the University of Arizona to study art but dropped out to join comedy troupe The Groundlings in LA.
She married Hayes Hargrove in 2005, but they divorced in 2009.
She currently identifies herself as vegetarian.

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Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig Joins Netflix's 'Wet Hot American Summer'

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 29th January 2015

Netflix's limited series Wet Hot American Summer is slowly accumulating one of the finest comedy casts of the year. Chris Pine, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig and Jason Schwartzmann have been tapped for the eight-part series...

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by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 28th January 2015

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by Victoria Pavlova | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 12th October 2014

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by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 11th July 2014

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by Rich Cline | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 4th July 2014

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by Elinor Cosgrave | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 3rd July 2014

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The Skeleton Twins

Video | 3rd July 2014

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by Stephanie Chase | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 16th June 2014

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by Victoria Pavlova | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 12th June 2014

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Kristen Wiig Set To Make Directorial Debut With Feminine TriStar Comedy

by Nick Hill | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 12th June 2014

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Bill Hader HBO Comedy To Join 'Girls', 'Veep'

by Elinor Cosgrave | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 22nd May 2014

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by Stephanie Chase | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 28th April 2014

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How To Train Your Dragon 2

Video | 23rd April 2014

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Her

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 13th February 2014

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by Joe Wilde | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 10th January 2014

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by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 2nd January 2014

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by Lauren James | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 2nd January 2014

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by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 19th December 2013

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Footage | 18th December 2013

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How To Train Your Dragon 2

Video | 17th December 2013

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Video | 17th December 2013

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by Lauren James | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 9th December 2013

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by Joe Wilde | Review | 9th December 2013

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by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 3rd December 2013

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by Lauren James | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 25th November 2013

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Video | 23rd October 2013

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Ben Stiller And Kristen Wiig At 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' New York Film Festival Premiere - Part 1

Footage | 9th October 2013

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Video | 9th October 2013

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues - Horsepower Clip

Video | 8th October 2013

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by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 7th October 2013

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