Kristen Wiig was born in Canandaigua, New York, to a marina operator father and an artist mother. Raised and educated in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Rochester, New York, Kristen Wiig moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career after studying art at the University of Arizona.
Joining the Groundlings comedy troupe, Kristen Wiig made her television debut as Dr Pat on “The Joe Schmo Show” in 2003. Kristen Wiig, who joined the Saturday Night Live cast in 2005, was nominated for seven Primetime Emmy Awards for her performances on the show.
Kristen Wiig, who made her film debut in “Unaccompanied Minors” in 2006, played the character of Paulette in the movie “Adventureland” in 2009. Kristen Wiig, who is also a voice actor, gave life to characters in the animated movies “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs”, “Despicable Me” and “How to Train Your Dragon”.
2011's “Bridesmaids” marked a turning point in Kristen Wiig's career, and was nominated for an Oscar as a screenwriter for the movie she wrote and starred in. Kristen Wiig, who also appeared in the “Despicable Me” sequels with her voice, has appeared in many movies, TV series and shows. Kristen Wiig, who has made a name for herself again and again with her performances in “The Diary of a Teenage Girl”, “The Martian” and “Wonder Woman 1984”, takes place both in front of and behind the camera in Hollywood productions.
Notes from Kristen Wiig's career
Kristen Wiig starred in Drew Barrymore's directorial debut “Whip It” in 2009.