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- Kristen Carroll Wiig
- Rochester New York
- United States
- Actress Comedian
- Being hot and cute and beautiful and funny.
- Stable Comedic Job
- Impersonates Drew Barrymore (almost As Annoying)
Kristen Wiig got her big comedic break as a recurring player on the Joe Schmo Show in 2003. After a few more guest spots on various show she became a member of the Saturday Night Live Cast in 2005.
Wiig’s list of impersonations and characters includes: Judy Garland, Jessica Simpson, Nancy Pelosi, Sandra Day O’Connor, Lynne Cheney, Katharine Hepburn, Bjork and many others. She finds herself as one of the few and best comedic women on television with her dry, arrogant ways. Her success on Saturday Night Live opened up doors to some big films including: Knocked Up (2007), The Brothers Solomon (2007), and Bill (2007).
She follow those films with a slew of other releases including Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007) with Jenna Fischer, Paul Rudd, Jack Black and John C. Reilly, Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), with Bill Hader, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis, Ghost Town (2008) with Tea Leoni, and Pretty Bird (2008) with Paul Giamatti. Recent roles for Kristen have been Adventureland (2009) with Kristen Stewart and the roller derby movie Whip It (2009) directed by Drew Barrymore.