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Kristen Wiig impersonates One Direction singer Harry Styles on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Feb. 18, 2014. - Provided courtesy of NBC
02/19/2014

Kristen Wiig recently showcased one of her best impressions yet, appearing as British flowy-haired One Direction singer Harry Styles on the new "Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."

On Wednesday night's show, the second episode featuring Fallon as host of the long-running talk show following Jay Leno's departure, Wiig, a 40-year-old "Saturday Night Live" alum, sported a blazer over a white V-neck shirt and several crosses hanging from her neck as she casually spoke to Fallon. The 39-year-old who is also a past cast member of the sketch comedy series.

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07/02/2013
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Kristen Wiig appears in a June 19, 2013, interview with OTRC.com for Despicable Me 2. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Kristen Wiig lends her voice to "Despicable Me 2" and plays the Anti-Villain League agent Lucy Wilde, who recruits the former villain Gru, voiced by Steve Carell, on a top-secret mission.

The former "Saturday Night Live" alum also lent her voice in the first film as Miss Hattie, who ran the Home for Girl's Gru's adopted daughters lived at before they met him.

05/18/2013
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Kristen Wiig appears in a promotional photo with Fred Armisen for the May 11, 2013 episode of Saturday Night Live. - Provided courtesy of Dana Edelson/NBC

There will be no "Bridesmaids" sequel for Kristen Wiig, who recently told Harper's Bazaar that turning down an offer to do another "Bridesmaids" movie wasn't a tough call.

"It wasn't a hard decision," she told the magazine in an interview for their latest issue (Warning: The interview contains explicit language)."We knew during the first one, this was it. We would have made a lot of money if there was a second one, but that's not my goal in my creative life."

05/12/2013
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Kristen Wiig appears in a still from the May 11 episode of Saturday Night Live. - Provided courtesy of NBC / Saturday Night Live

Kristen Wiig made her "Saturday Night Live" hosting debut on Saturday, May 11 -- and, she brought the funny.

The 39-year-old actress returned to the sketch comedy show for her first official hosting gig since leaving her post as a cast member in 2012. While she brought the funny in some of her more familiar skits, she also brought some entirely new characters to life.

04/26/2013
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Kristen Wiig talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the April 2011 premiere of the movie Bridesmaids. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Kristen Wiig is returning to "Saturday Night Live" to make her hosting debut on the NBC sketch comedy series, which she left a year ago after serving as a cast member for seven seasons.

04/19/2013
Kristen Wiig talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the April 2011 premiere of the movie Bridesmaids. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Kristen Wiig ended her run on "Saturday Night Live" after seven seasons last year. Her last show on the sketch comedy series included an emotional send-off skit where she danced with her fellow cast members at the time, the episode's host, Mick Jagger, and executive producer Lorne Michaels to the tunes of Rolling Stones classics "She's a Rainbow" and "Ruby Tuesday."

The 39-year-old comedian recently opened up about adjusting to a new schedule since leaving "Saturday Night Live" and her upcoming projects, which included co-starring with Ben Stiller in the film "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty."

02/05/2013
Kristen Wiig talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the April 2011 premiere of the movie Bridesmaids. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Kristen Wiig has joined the cast of "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" -- with the blessing of Ron Burgundy himself.

Her participation was confirmed by Adam McKay, the film's director and main star Will Ferrell's longtime writing partner and friend.

09/12/2012
Jason Sukeikis appears in an undated cast photo from Saturday Night Live. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Jason Sudeikis is officially set to appear in the upcoming 38th season of NBC's "Saturday Night Live" which aims to bring the funny with the addition of three new series regulars.

NBC said in a recent statement that Aidy Bryant, Tim Robinson and Cecily Strong have officially signed on to join the sketch comedy series this fall as "featured players." The trio will be replacing cast members Andy Samberg, Kristen Wiig and Abby Elliot, whose departures were announced previously.

07/12/2012
Kristen Wiig appears on the cover of Marie Claire magazines August 2012 issue. - Provided courtesy of Marie Claire

Kristen Wiig reveals some serious cleavage on the cover of Marie Claire's August 2012 issue, which features an interview with the actress, who talks about her "emotional" departure from "Saturday Night Live."

The 38-year-old native of central New York State has for years been praised for her comedic chops, having worked on the NBC sketch series as an actress and writer for seven seasons. But it was the success of the R-rated 2011 movie "Bridesmaids" that launched her to international fame and helped cement her new status - as a sex symbol.

06/01/2012
Andy Samberg appears in his official Saturday Night Live cast photo. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Andy Samberg might not have gotten a tearful farewell, but the comedian and actor has confirmed that he will be leaving the cast of "Saturday Night Live."

"It's an incredibly emotional and strange moment in my life," Samberg told the New York Times on Friday, June 1. "Obviously it's not a huge shock, but I did officially decide not to come back."

05/21/2012
Kristen Wiig and Mick Jagger appear on Saturday Night Live on May 19, 2012. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Was the May 19 season finale of "Saturday Night Live" Kristen Wiig's last show as a cast member of the long-running sketch comedy show?

That may be the case as Wiig and her fellow cast members appeared in a final skit for the episode which saw Wiig step up as "one particular student who is leaving this summer."

02/24/2012
Sandra Bullock talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com in December 2011 in an interview to promote the movie Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Sandra Bullock, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman and Owen Wilson are the latest celebrities named as presenters for the 2012 Academy Awards. The ceremony is set to feature more than 30 of them and will air on Sunday, February 26 on ABC.

Check out a list of the presenters listed alphabetically by first name below.

01/17/2012
Jennifer Westfeldt and Adam Scott appear in a still from Friends with Kids. - Provided courtesy of none / Lionsgate Jennifer Westfeldt and Adam Scott star in 'Friends with Kids,' which is slated for release on March 9, 2012.
11/21/2011
Kristen Wiig talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the April 2011 premiere of the movie Bridesmaids. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Kristen Wiig, star of "Saturday Night Live" and "Bridesmaids," has been named "Bro of the Year" by GQ magazine, which features her in a racy photo spread in its "Men of the Year 2011" issue.

The 38-year-old wears a cleavage-baring black bra and underwear, black heels, a white and black jacket and a sultry, almost ironic look in one of the photos, as seen on the magazine's website.

05/12/2011
Kristen Wiig talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the April 2011 premiere of the movie Bridesmaids. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Kristen Wiig, who is a "Saturday Night Live" cast-member starred, wrote and co-produced the female-driven comedy "Bridesmaids" and says it shows women as they are, which is not always delicate."

"I think a lot of ladies are not delicate flowers and I think its okay to show that once in a while, right?" Wiig asked Rachel Smith of OnTheRedCarpet.com. "I have to say the rest of the cast, not just the ladies but everyone and the women, the bridesmaids and Maya [Rudolph] I mean, we just got so lucky. So that is really reason enough. And plus, Jon Hamm has his shirt off, so, buy your tickets."

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