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Kristen Wiig Leaving 'Saturday Night Live' After This Season?

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Is it time to for Judy Grimes to book her own plane out of town?

Kristen Wiig may be in her last season on "Saturday Night Live," Showbiz411's Roger Friedman reports. The actress, who began in 2005 on the show and has earned three straight Emmy nominations for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy, has seen her star bloom over the past year, thanks especially in part to her blockbuster comedy "Bridesmaids," which she wrote and starred in.

The film provided a major showcase for her talent, which ranges from impersonations, outrageous original characters to more subtle emotional turns. She played a naive Christian woman in the Simon Pegg alien film, "Paul," and has had a number of supporting roles in films such as "MacGruber" and "Knocked Up."

Last week, Jon Hamm said that he wasn't sure Wiig would spring to do a sequel of "Bridesmaids"; she'll next star in the dramedy "Imogen."

Wiig has already retired two of her "SNL" characters, one-upper Penelope and crazily mischievous school girl, Gilly. She's impersonated such celebrities as Kathy Lee Gifford, Suze Orman and Michele Bachmann.

For more, click over to Showbiz411.com.

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