Kristen Wiig

American actress and comedian (born 1973)

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

(1973-08-22) August 22, 1973 (age 50)
Alma materUniversity of Arizona
  • Actress
  • comedian
  • writer
  • producer
Years active2003–present
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
The Martian
Despicable Me (franchise)
How to Train Your Dragon (franchise)

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


  1. "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly. No. 1220. 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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