Name: Kristen Wiig
Birth Name: 
Kristen Carroll Wiig
Birth Date: 
August 22, 1973
Birth Place: 
Canandaigua, NY
Actress / Comedian / Impressionist
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 26

Kristen Wiig Gets Musical Sendoff After 7-Year Run on "SNL"

Posted Sunday May 20, 2012 2:33 AM GMT

She's brought the laughs every weekend since 2005, but Kristen Wiig has decided that it's time to move on from her spot on "Saturday Night Live".

The 38-year-old comedic actress was doted with a much-deserved farewell at the end of the the NBC sketch comedy show's 37th season finale last night (May 19).


SNL Recap: Eli Manning Hosts, Rihanna Performs

Posted Sunday May 6, 2012 9:46 AM GMT

Trying out a new experience away from the rough and tough gridiron action in which he excels, Eli Manning talked about his recent Super Bowl championship victory to start off his hosting efforts on yesterday's (May 5) episode of "Saturday Night Live".

The 31-year-old New York Giants QB took the Studio 8H stage while explaining that he's a "real" New Yorker, proceeding to take questions about the Big Apple from audience members - of which he offered up some quite interesting answers.


2012 MTV Movie Awards Nominees: Complete List

Posted Monday April 30, 2012 10:40 PM GMT

Ready to pass out another batch of golden popcorn trophies, the nominees for the 2012 MTV Movie Awards were unveiled on Monday evening (April 30).

With the show being held at the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles, California on June 3rd, this year sees "The Hunger Games" and "Bridesmaids" perched atop the pack with eight nominations apiece.


2012 TIME 100 Gala: A Complete Look

Posted Tuesday April 24, 2012 11:55 PM GMT

Bringing together some of the world's most influential people in one room, the eighth annual TIME 100 Gala got underway on Tuesday night (April 24) just before the publication officially releases the honorable list on Wednesday.


SNL Recap: Josh Brolin Hosts, Goyte Performs

Posted Sunday April 15, 2012 3:33 AM GMT

Plugging his upcoming movie "Men In Black 3" to kick off the night's episode, Josh Brolin channeled a young Tommy Lee Jones to start off his hosting efforts on yesterday's (April 1 4) episode of "Saturday Night Live".


SNL Recap: Sofia Vergara Hosts, One Direction Performs

Posted Sunday April 8, 2012 9:28 AM GMT

Bringing the laughs to the NBC sketch comedy show, Sofia Vergara took over the hosting duties on yesterday's (April 7) episode of "Saturday Night Live".

Kicking things off was a Cold Open sketch finding Mitt Romney on the campaign trail, after which Sofia brought her undeniable beauty onstage for her monologue in which she spoke to the Studio 8H audience about her Colombian heritage while saying , “This country welcomed me with open arms and pulled-down pants.”


SNL Recap: Jonah Hill Hosts, The Shins Perform

Posted Sunday March 11, 2012 5:08 AM GMT

Bringing the laughs to the NBC sketch comedy show, Jonah Hill took over the hosting duties on yesterday's (March 10) episode of "Saturday Night Live".


Kristen Wiig's 2012 Academy Awards Arrival

Posted Sunday February 26, 2012 8:25 PM GMT

Gearing up for the grandest of all Tinseltown events, Kristen Wiig was all smiles as she turned up at the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday evening (February 26).

The “Saturday Night Live” star joined the many stars lining the Kodak Theatre red carpet ahead of the Oscar ceremony - during which she's in the running for Best Writing (Original Screenplay) honors.