Kristen Carroll Wiig (born August 22, 1973) is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She is well-known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live (2005–12). She co-wrote the film Bridesmaids (2011) with Annie Mumolo, which pulled in $288 million on a $32 million budget. Wiigs also starred in Bridesmaids acting alongside Maya Rudolph, Chris O’Dowd, Melissa McCarthy, Ellie Kemper, Rebel Wilson, Terry Crews, and Jon Hamm.
She is also known for her performances in films such as The Martian (2015) and Ghostbusters (2016). Wiig is an accomplished voice actor, most notably for Despicable Me 1, 2, and 3 (2010, 2013, 2017), Sausage Party (2016), and How to Train Your Dragon 1 and 2 (2010, 2014).
Wiig has had smaller roles in numerous films and television shows, notably Knocked Up (2007) with Katherine Heigl, Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) with Kristen Bell and Jason Segel, Paul (2011), and 30 Rock (2007) alongside Tracy Morgan and Tina Fey.
Despite her on-screen presence, she is a notoriously private actress. Wiig has no public social media accounts.