Kristen Wiig gained notariety after joining the cast of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE in 2005, becoming famous for characters such as Target Lady, Penelope, Gilly, and Kathie Lee Gifford. She was nominated four consecutive years for an Emmy for her work on the show. She also was nominated for an Academy Award for her original screenplay for BRIDESMAIDS which she also starred in and got an Emmy Nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical. She has also starred in MACGRUBER, DATE NIGHT, FRIENDS WITH KIDS and will star in the upcoming films ANCHORMAN: THE LEGEND CONTINUES and THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY. She has also done voice over work in HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, DESPICABLE ME, and DESPICABLE ME 2. Her television credits include ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, PORTLANDIA, DRUNK HISTORY, THE SIMPSONS, 30 ROCK, THE CLEVELAND SHOW, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, and FLIGHT OF THE CONCORDS.