Kristen Wiig Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

15th July 2015

Tweet: "On GB set shooting my scene with funny beautiful Kristen Wiig Lady GB's are adorable, hilarious and bada** exhilarating! #Ghostbusters" Original GHOSTBUSTERS star Dan Aykroyd has revealed he has a small role in the upcoming female version of the movie, starring Kristen Wiig, Melissa MCCarthy, Kate MCKinnon, and Leslie Jones.

16th September 2014

Quote: "I think I would be afraid to do an impression of her because I just love her so much. I just went to Las Vegas just to see her in concert and I met her and it was very exciting. I asked her, 'Will you please pose with me like you're on an 1980s sitcom poster?' And she did!" Comedienne Kristen Wiig on meeting her idol Olivia Newton-John for the first time.

16th September 2014

Fact: Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig and comedienne Ellen Degeneres did their own take on Oscar-winning song Let It Go from Frozen on DeGeneres' U.S. talk show on Monday (15Sep14). The funnywomen sang horribly as they tried to cover the popular tune without really knowing the melody or lyrics.

16th July 2014

Quote: "I got to a scene where it read, 'She's fully naked,' and I remember thinking, 'If I do this movie, I have to do this scene, because it's really important to this script'." Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig on baring all in new movie Welcome To Me.

12th June 2014

Fact: Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig is set to step behind the camera to direct a new comedy she has co-created with her business partner Annie Mumolo. The duo will also produce and star as best friends in the film. Wiig and Mumolo became in-demand Hollywood writers after collaborating on the script for the riotous Bridesmaids, which won them a 2012 Best Original Screenplay Oscar nomination.

19th February 2014

Fact: Actress Kristen Wiig channelled One Direction frontman Harry Styles on U.S. late night show The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday (18Feb14), when she performed his song What Makes You Beautiful while dressed like the pop star for an hilarious interview.

24th November 2013

Fact: Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig has recorded a virtual duet of Space Oddity with David Bowie for Ben Stiller's new movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. She says, "It's so weird. I have to pinch myself. It was really fun recording that. I can't even describe it, just singing that song... It was intimidating. I've caught the bug now. I want to go on tour!"

16th July 2013

Fact: Actress Kristen Wiig showed off her funny side during an appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Monday (15Jul13) by conducting half her U.S. Tv interview as basketball ace Michael Jordan. The Bridesmaids star wore a Chicago Bulls jersey and large sneakers to help her flesh out the role, before returning for a second segment as herself to promote new movie Girl Most Likely.

11th July 2012

Quote: "When you're on your deathbed you probably aren't counting the movies you've made. You're looking at the people who are around you and thinking about the people in your life, and you can't lose how important that is because that's ultimately where happiness comes from." Actress Kristen Wiig wants to put her personal life ahead of her career.

4th January 2012

Quote: "It was weird seeing Maya with Chris. I was like, 'Hey, he's supposed to be with me!'" Actress/comedienne Kristen Wiig on working with her Bridesmaids co-stars Maya Rudolph and Chris O'Dowd in new film Friends With Kids.

26th August 2011

Fact: Actress Kristen Wiig was surprised with a platter of 100 doughnuts on the set of her new movie Imogene on Monday (22Aug11) to mark her 38th birthday.

20th May 2010

Quote: "I'm a closet comedy nerd. I've watched every episode of SNL since I was 13." Hollywood star Ryan Phillippe was overjoyed to land a role alongside SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE TV comedians Will Forte and Kristen Wiig in new movie MACGRUBER.

21st September 2009

Fact: Emmy nominees Amy Poehler, Jane Krakowski, Elizabeth Perkins, Kristen Wiig and Vanessa Williams were eyeing the prize for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy before Kristin Chenoweth took home the award on Sunday (20Sep09). The ladies donned eye patches, opera glasses and goofy spectacles as their names were called before Chenoweth won for PUSHING DAISIES.

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