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Kristen Schaal is an American actress, voice artist, writer, and comedian. She is best known for her roles as Mel on the HBO series Flight of the Conchords, Louise Belcher on FOX animated comedy Bob’s Burgers, and Mabel Pines on Gravity Falls. Other notable roles include her appearances as a commentator on The Daily Show, Amanda Simmons on The Hotwives of Orlando, Hazel Wassername on 30 Rock, Victoria Best on WordGirl, Trixie from the Toy Story franchise, and Anne on Wilfred. Since 2015, she has co-starred alongside Will Forte in the Fox comedy The Last Man on Earth, playing the role of Carol.
Interesting Facts about Kristen Schaal
- She has German, English, and Dutch ancestry.
- She was raised in a Lutheran family.
- Kristen was the 2005 winner of the Andy Kaufman Award.
- Her last name is pronounced shôl.
- Has a brother David who is three years older.
- She was raised on her family’s cattle ranch, in a rural area near Boulder, Colorado.
- Her father is a construction worker and her mother is a secretary.
- Born in Longmont, Colorado.
- Graduated from Northwestern University.
- Daughter Ruby Blomquist was born in February 2018.
- Married to Rich Blomquist, former writer for The Daily Show (1996). The couple has a daughter.
Personal Quotes by Kristen Schaal
My style can’t be held within a pixel medium. Like, it needs to be performed in a living, breathing space. People need to have all their senses ready to take on my comedy, and unfortunately, TV alienates at least their sense of touch, taste, smell.- Kristen Schaal
I think growing up on a farm in a certain amount of isolation, with not a lot of friends nearby, makes you entertain yourself and kind of grows your imagination – being alone is quite good for all that. You make up stories, talk to the animals, let them be an audience, a bunch of cows.- Kristen Schaal
I used to go to open mics in New York when I was starting out, and it was mostly just people who wanted an audience to look at them for eight minutes on a stage.- Kristen Schaal
In high school, I was doing a skit for forensics and people started laughing, more than I was prepared to deal with. It was a surprise.- Kristen Schaal
I’m not really a control person, and I’m a big believer in collaboration. I like to have a friend.- Kristen Schaal