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Steven Wiig

Personal information
Birth dateDecember 30, 1972
Place of birthIshpeming, Michigan
OccupationMusician, actor, songwriter, producer

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Steven Ray Wiig (born December 30, 1972 in Ishpeming, Michigan) is an American film actor, director, producer and musician. He appears in the films Into the Wild under director (and Academy Award-winning actor) Sean Penn, Some Kind of Monster, directed by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky, and Gus Van Sant's San Francisco-based film Milk. He is the drummer in the band Papa Wheelie, fronted by former Metallica member Jason Newsted. Wiig is the primary songwriter in his band The Martichora (all instruments) along with Rich Doucette.

Close friend and longtime Executive Personal Assistant to Metallica's founder and drummer Lars Ulrich. Wiig attended Northern Michigan University.

Currently resides in Sausalito, Marin County, California is working as a Producer to bring the novel U.P. (Ghost Road Press) to the screen based in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.


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