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Kristen Wiig is a Actor, Ecrivain and Co-Producer American born on 22 august 1973 at Canandaigua (USA)

Kristen Wiig

Kristen Wiig
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Birth name Kristen Carroll Wiig
Nationality USA
Birth 22 august 1973 (45 years) at Canandaigua (USA)

Kristen Carroll Wiig (/ˈwɪɡ/; born August 22, 1973) is an American actress, comedian, writer and producer, known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live (2005–12), and such films as Knocked Up (2007), Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007), Paul and Bridesmaids (both 2011), Girl Most Likely (2013), The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013), the animated Despicable Me film series, The Skeleton Twins (2014) and The Martian (2015).
Born in Canandaigua, New York, and brought up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Rochester, New York, Wiig attended the University of Arizona, majoring in Art. She later relocated to Los Angeles, where she broke into comedy as a member of the improvisational comedy troupe The Groundlings and made her television debut in 2003. Wiig joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 2005 and the following year she co-starred in the Christmas comedy film Unaccompanied Minors. After appearing in a series of supporting roles in comedy films such as Knocked Up, Adventureland, Whip It, and Paul, she also starred in and wrote the screenplay for Bridesmaids, which was both critically and commercially successful.

Wiig received seven consecutive Emmy Awards nominations and has been nominated for an Annie Award for Voice Acting in a Feature Production for her work on Despicable Me 2. In 2012, Bridesmaids earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress – Musical or Comedy, as well as nominations for the Academy Award and BAFTA for Best Original Screenplay and a SAG Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast. She was also nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her role as Cynthia Morehouse in the miniseries The Spoils of Babylon.

Biography

Wiig was married to actor Hayes Hargrove from 2005 to 2009. She is a vegetarian.

Best films

Despicable Me 2 (2013)
(Actress)
The Martian (2015)
(Actress)
Despicable Me (2010)
(Actress)
Bridesmaids (2011)
(Actress)
Ghostbusters (2016)
(Actress)
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
(Actress)

Usually with

Paul Feig
Paul Feig
(5 films)
Jonah Hill
Jonah Hill
(9 films)
Judd Apatow
Judd Apatow
(5 films)
Annie Mumolo
Annie Mumolo
(2 films)
Bill Hader
Bill Hader
(10 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Kristen Wiig (50 films)

Display filmography as list

Actress

Where'd You Go, Bernadette?
Directed by Richard Linklater
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig, Judy Greer, Troian Bellisario, James Urbaniak
Roles Audrey

Une jeune adolescente de 15 ans recherche sa mère, Bernadette, qui a soudainement disparu sans laisser de traces. Elle découvre son passé et sa part d'ombre, une architecte agoraphobe et anxieuse mal à l'aise dans une société étouffante.
Dragons 3
Dragons 3 (2019)

Directed by Dean DeBlois
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about dragons, Films set in the Viking Age
Actors Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jonah Hill
Roles Ruffnut Thorston

Alors que le jeune Harold réalise son rêve, créant une utopie où tous les dragons peuvent vivre en harmonie, son fidèle Krokmou se retrouve distrait par une partenaire sauvage et insaisissable. Quand le danger approche, le dragon et son dresseur sont confrontés à de terribles dilemmes pour sauver leurs deux espèces.
Downsizing
Downsizing (2017)
, 2h15
Directed by Alexander Payne
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films set in the future
Actors Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Jason Sudeikis, Niecy Nash
Roles Audrey Safranek
Rating56% 2.8431652.8431652.8431652.8431652.843165
Dans un futur proche, des scientifiques mettent au point un processus pour lutter contre la surpopulation. En effet, le downsizing permet de réduire les humains à une taille d’environ 12 cm. Chacun réalise que réduire sa taille est surtout une bonne occasion d’augmenter de façon considérable son niveau de vie. Cette promesse d’un avenir meilleur décide Paul Safranek et sa femme Audrey à abandonner le stress de leur quotidien à Omaha, pour se lancer dans une aventure qui changera leur vie pour toujours.
Despicable Me 3, 1h30
Directed by Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Actors Steve Carell, Trey Parker, Jenny Slate, Miranda Cosgrove, Steve Coogan, Pierre Coffin
Roles Lucy Wilde (voice)
Rating62% 3.149993.149993.149993.149993.14999
Dans les années 1980, Balthazar Bratt est le jeune héros de la série à grand succès Evil Bratt. Après qu'il ait été victime d'une poussée de puberté, la série s'arrête brutalement. Jurant de se venger, il devient dans les années 2010 un criminel extrêmement dangereux.
mother!
mother! (2017)
, 2h1
Directed by Darren Aronofsky
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Pregnancy films
Actors Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer, Domhnall Gleeson, Brian Gleeson
Roles Herald
Rating66% 3.3030153.3030153.3030153.3030153.303015
Une jeune femme (Jennifer Lawrence) et son mari (Javier Bardem) mènent une vie paisible dans une maison campagnarde et retirée. Leur existence est bouleversée par l'arrivée chez eux d'un mystérieux couple (Ed Harris et Michelle Pfeiffer).
Sausage Party
Directed by Conrad Vernon
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Cooking films, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Dystopian films, Children's films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, James Franco, Kristen Wiig, Edward Norton, Michael Cera
Roles Brenda (voice)
Rating61% 3.092813.092813.092813.092813.09281
One sausage’s quest to discover the truth about his existence. After falling out of a shopping cart, our hero sausage and his new friends embark on a perilous journey through the supermarket to get back to their aisles before the Fourth of July sale.
Masterminds, 1h34
Directed by Jared Hess
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Jim Carrey, Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis, Mary Elizabeth Ellis
Roles Kelly Campbell
Rating57% 2.897942.897942.897942.897942.89794
David Ghantt, un banal convoyeur de fonds, se trouve embarqué dans l'un des plus gros hold-up de l'histoire des États-Unis. Le problème, c'est qu'il se fait doubler par ses complices, qui disparaissent avec le butin en lui mettant tout sur le dos. En cavale, traqué par les autorités et pourchassé par un drole de tueur à gages, David va tout tenter pour reprendre l'avantage et doubler à son tour ceux en qui il avait le plus confiance...
Zoolander 2, 1h40
Directed by Ben Stiller, Justin Theroux
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes La mode
Actors Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Penélope Cruz, Olivia Munn, Christine Taylor
Roles Alexanya Atoz
Rating47% 2.350262.350262.350262.350262.35026
Le célèbre mannequin Derek Zoolander reprend du service alors qu'un tueur en série s'en prend à des célébrités. Avec l'aide d'Hansel et de la belle Valentina, Derek va se retrouver en plein milieu d'une grande affaire et recroiser la route d'un vieil ennemi...
Ghostbusters, 1h56
Directed by Paul Feig
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Horror
Themes Ghost films
Actors Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Chris Hemsworth, Leslie Jones, Andy García
Roles Erin Gilbert
Rating53% 2.650972.650972.650972.650972.65097
Erin Gilbert (Wiig) and Abby Yates (McCarthy) are a pair of unheralded authors who write a book positing that ghosts are real. A few years later, Gilbert lands a prestigious teaching position at Columbia University, but her book resurfaces and she is laughed out of academia. Gilbert reunites with Yates and others when ghosts invade Manhattan and she and her team have to save the world.
Unity
Unity (2015)
, 1h39
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Actors Aaron Paul, Adam Levine, Adrian Grenier, Lena Headey, Alison Eastwood, Amanda Seyfried
Roles Herself - Narrator (voice)
Rating74% 3.7388053.7388053.7388053.7388053.738805
UNITY will be a documentary that explores humanity’s transformation. It will be a film about "compassion for all beings", all “expressions of life”, and going beyond any and all “separation based on form”. The film is presented in five chapters: 'Cosmic', 'Mind', 'Body', 'Heart' and 'Soul'.
The Diary of a Teenage Girl, 1h42
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Kristen Wiig, Alexander Skarsgård, Bel Powley, Christopher Meloni, Mark Wahlberg, Margarita Levieva
Roles Charlotte Worthington
Rating68% 3.448243.448243.448243.448243.44824
In 1976 San Francisco, aspiring 15-year-old cartoonist Minnie begins keeping an audio diary. She is stirred by her awakening sexuality and wants to lose her virginity. She considers herself overweight and unattractive, but receives attention from boys at school.
Nasty Baby
Nasty Baby (2015)
, 1h40
Directed by Sebastián Silva
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, Homoparentalité, LGBT-related film
Actors Sebastián Silva, Tunde Adebimpe, Kristen Wiig, Reg E. Cathey, Mark Margolis, Alia Shawkat
Roles Polly
Rating56% 2.801022.801022.801022.801022.80102
The film centers on Freddy (Silva) and Mo (Tunde Adebimpe), a gay couple trying to have a baby with the help of their friend Polly (Kristen Wiig). Freddy is also a performance artist who is attempting to make a short film entitled Nasty Baby which features himself portraying a screaming infant.
A Deadly Adoption, 1h24
Directed by Rachel Goldenberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Jessica Lowndes, Jake Weary, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Brooke Lyons
Roles Sarah Benson
Rating51% 2.5514652.5514652.5514652.5514652.551465
Affecté par la perte de leur futur second enfant et ne pouvant plus avoir d'enfants, un couple accueille la jeune femme dont ils veulent adopter l'enfant, mais cette dernière s'immisce dangereusement dans leur vie.
The Martian, 2h21
Directed by Ridley Scott
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Dans l'espace, Mars in film, Films based on Robinson Crusoe, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Space opera, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Jessica Chastain, Matt Damon, Kate Mara, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Sebastian Stan
Roles Annie Montrose
Rating79% 3.9974853.9974853.9974853.9974853.997485
In the 2030s, the crew of Ares III, a manned mission to Mars, has established a temporary artificial habitat, called the Hab, on Mars, where they are to stay for two months and depart back to Earth in their orbital probe. Eighteen days into the Mars mission, however, a massive Martian storm hits the base and the crew is forced to abandon the planet and launch themselves because of the danger that their escape vehicle will collapse and leave them stranded. While evacuating, astronaut Mark Watney is lost and presumed dead as his biomonitor is damaged. With the lives of her crew at stake, mission commander Melissa Lewis is forced to leave the planet, leaving Watney behind.
Welcome to Me, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, James Marsden, Linda Cardellini, Wes Bentley, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Roles Alice Klieg
Rating58% 2.949672.949672.949672.949672.94967
Alice Klieg (Kristen Wiig), a mentally ill single woman living on disability benefits, and fan of Oprah Winfrey, wins the California Stack Sweepstakes lottery jackpot of $86 million. She appears on the local tv news celebrating her win, but is upset when the speech she had prepared is abruptly cut off after she mentions using masturbation as a sedative. She discontinues her medication, against the advice of her therapist, Daryl Moffat (Tim Robbins), and moves into a casino hotel with her best friend Gina Selway (Linda Cardellini).