Funny women | Kristen Wiig

The "SNL" alum got people to pay attention to female comedy with the 2011 mega-hit "Bridesmaids," which she co-wrote and starred in. The Groundlings vet proved she didn't have to do ubiquitous impressions to get a laugh (though they get us just about every time).

( Jennifer S. Altman / For the Los Angeles Times )

The "SNL" alum got people to pay attention to female comedy with the 2011 mega-hit "Bridesmaids," which she co-wrote and starred in. The Groundlings vet proved she didn't have to do ubiquitous impressions to get a laugh (though they get us just about every time).

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