Kristen Wiig

American actress and comedian

Kristen Wiig (/wɪɡ/; born August 22, 1973)[1] 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.

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

(1973-08-22) August 22, 1973 (age 46)
Alma materUniversity of Arizona
Occupation
  • Actress
  • comedian
  • writer
  • producer
Years active2003–present
Spouse(s)
Hayes Hargrove
(m. 2005; div. 2009)
Comedy career
MediumTelevision, film
GenresSatire/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 rolesSaturday Night Live
Bridesmaids
The Martian
Ghostbusters
Despicable Me (franchise)
How to Train Your Dragon (franchise)
Websitekristenwiig.com

In 2018, Wiig was cast as the villain Cheetah in the 2019 DC Extended Universe movie Wonder Woman 1984.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly (issue 1220/1221). August 17, 2012. p. 28.
  2. Betancourt, David (March 9, 2018). "Kristen Wiig will star in 'Wonder Woman' sequel as the Cheetah, Patty Jenkins confirms". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 11, 2018.

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