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James Lipton sits down with some of the world's most accomplished artists - ranging from actors and directors to musicians and comedians - for penetrating, fascinating interviews.
Known for her critically acclaimed roles in Lost in Translation, for which she won a BAFTA, Girl With a Pearl Earring, and Her, Johansson visits the Actors Studio to delve into her upbringing, how she got her start in the industry, and what life in the limelight has become. Her other roles include the worldwide blockbusters, The Avengers, Iron Man 2, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Captain America: Civil War, in addition to The Horse Whisperer, Ghost World, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Prestige, Lucy and Under the Skin, among others. On stage, Johansson won a Tony Award for her work in A View from the Bridge.
In anticipation of her upcoming film Downsizing, Wiig discusses her Hollywood beginning at The Groundlings improv troupe which led to her breakout role as series regular on Saturday Night Live, where she earned five Emmy nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. From the small screen to the big screen, Wiig expanded her repertoire to include both comedic and dramatic roles in films such as Mother!, The Martian, Skeleton Twins, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Despicable Me 2, Welcome To Me, Ghostbusters, The Diary of a Teenage Girl, and the upcoming Where'd You Go, Bernadette. In the episode, Wiig recounts her journey to writing, producing and starring in the Oscar nominated film, Bridesmaids, and how she created many of her iconic characters in Saturday Night Live including the ‘Aunt Linda' and ‘Sue the Surprise Lady.'
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