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Kristen Schaal

1978-01-24 Longmont, Colorado, USA

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Kristen Joy Schaal (/ʃɑːl/;) is an American actress, voice actress, comedian, and writer. She is best known for her voice roles as Louise Belcher on Bob's Burgers and Mabel Pines on Gravity Falls, as well as for playing Mel on Flight of the Conchords, Hurshe Heartshe on The Heart, She Holler and Carol Pilbasian on The Last Man on Earth. She provides several voices for BoJack Horseman, most notably for the character of Sarah Lynn, for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance. Other roles include Amanda Simmons on The Hotwives of Orlando, Hazel Wassername on 30 Rock, Victoria Best on WordGirl, Trixie in the Toy Story franchise, and Anne on Wilfred. She was an occasional commentator on The Daily Show from 2008 to 2016. She voiced Sayrna in the 2019 EA video game, Anthem. Schaal was born in Longmont, Colorado, to a Lutheran family of Dutch ancestry. 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. Schaal attended Skyline High School where she graduated in 1996. She has a brother, David, who is three years older. She graduated from Northwestern University and then moved to New York in 2000 to pursue a comedy career. In 2005, she had her first break when she was included in the New York article "The Ten Funniest New Yorkers You've Never Heard Of". This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by contributors. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license; additional terms may apply.


The Bob's Burgers Movie Louise Belcher (voice) 2022-05-26
My Butt Has a Fever Louise Belcher (voice) 2022-05-06
Seal Team Beth (voice) 2021-10-28
Bill & Ted Face the Music Kelly 2020-08-27
My Spy Bobbi 2020-01-09
Forky Asks a Question: What Is a Computer? Trixie (voice) 2019-12-13
Forky Asks a Question: What Is Love? Trixie (voice) 2019-12-06
It Started As a Joke Herself 2019-03-10
Toy Story 4 Trixie (voice) 2019-06-19
Boundaries JoJo Jaconi 2018-06-22
One Crazy Summer: A Look Back at Gravity Falls Self 2018-07-24
Austin Found Nancy 2017-07-07
Literally, Right Before Aaron Talula 2017-04-22
All Nighter Roberta 2017-03-10
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Edith (voice) 2017-06-01
Joe Mande's Award-Winning Comedy Special Self 2017-07-25
Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie Gloria 2016-02-10
The Boss Scout Leader Sandy 2016-04-07
Gravity Falls: Weirdmageddon Mabel Pines (voice) 2016-02-29
Welcome to Bridgetown Herself 2015-09-01
A Walk in the Woods Mary Ellen 2015-09-02
The Comments Kelly 2015-12-21
Toy Story That Time Forgot Trixie (voice) 2014-12-02
Toy Story of Terror! Trixie (Voice) 2013-10-16
Despicable Me 2 Shannon (voice) 2013-06-26
Gravity Falls: Six Strange Tales Mabel Pines (voice) (archive footage) 2013-10-15
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Barb (voice) 2013-09-26
Kristen Schaal: Live at the Fillmore Herself 2013-03-31
Welcome to the Jungle Brenda 2013-04-27
RiffTrax Live: Night of the Shorts - SF Sketchfest 2013 Herself 2013-05-30
FOX 25th Anniversary Special Louise Belcher (voice) 2012-04-22
Sleepwalk with Me Cynthia 2012-08-24
Eugene 25 Foot Daughter 2012-11-28
Eugene Mirman: An Evening of Comedy in a Fake Underground Laboratory Herself 2012-12-21
Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film! Herself 2011-01-01
The Muppets Moderator 2011-11-22
Conan O'Brien Can't Stop Self 2011-06-24
Butter Carol-Ann Stevenson 2011-09-04
Hawaiian Vacation Trixie (voice) 2011-06-16
When in Rome Ilona 2010-01-29
Toy Story 3 Trixie (voice) 2010-06-16
Get Him to the Greek Today Show Production Assistant 2010-06-03
Valentine's Day Ms. Gilroy 2010-02-10
Going the Distance Female Bartender 2010-08-27
Shrek Forever After Pumpkin Witch / Palace Witch (voice) 2010-05-16
Dinner for Schmucks Susana 2010-07-30
Cheyenne Cinnamon and the Fantabulous Unicorn of Sugar Town Candy Fudge Emily (voice) 2010-03-29
Gavin McInnes is a Fucking Asshole Self (archive footage) 2010-01-10
Scared Shrekless Sugar (voice) 2010-10-28
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard Stewardess Stacey 2009-05-29
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant Gertha Teeth 2009-10-23
Flight of the Conchords: On Air Herself 2009-02-14
Norbit Event Organizer 2007-02-08
FCU: Fact Checkers Unit 2007-09-09
Adam & Steve Ruth 2005-04-24
From Other Worlds Information Librarian 2004-10-29
Poster Boy Bookstore Lady 2004-05-08
Kate & Leopold Miss Tree 2001-12-25
My Spy: The Eternal City Bobbi