Kristen Wiig

Kristen Wiig

Kristen Wiig attended the University of Arizona as an art student while occasionally taking acting class as an elective.  Encouraged by her professor to pursue acting, Wigg is now well known as a former cast member of "Saturday Night Live" from 2005-12.  In 2011, she co-wrote and starred in the movie "Bridesmaids", along with Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph and Rose Byrne.  The film was a box office hit and won several awards, in addition to winning two Oscar nominations and two Golden Globe nominations.

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Kristen Wiig

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