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Kristen Schaal
Cast kristen schaal
Full Name Kristen Schaal
Nickname(s) Frannie Hood
Sex Female
Birth date (1978-01-24) January 24, 1978 (age 37)
Born in Longmont, Colorado, U.S.A.
Eye color Gray green
Hair color Light brown
Occupation Voice actress; Actress; Writer; Comedian
Role Mabel Pines

Kristen Schaal (born January 24, 1978) is an American actress, model, writer, and comedian, best known for her role as Mel in the HBO series Flight of the Conchords, as Louise in Bob's Burgers, as Hazel Wassername in 30 Rock, and as a contributor on The Daily Show.  She was also the Anger Management Teacher in The Muppets, Mary Halloran in Glee, Susan in Dinner For Schmucks, and she voices Jake Jr. in Cartoon Network's popular TV show, Adventure Time. She voices Gravity Falls character, Mabel Pines.

Early life

Kristen Schaal was born in Longmont, Colorado, to a Lutheran family of a Dutch descent. She was raised on her family's cattle farm, in a rural area near Boulder. Her father is a construction worker and her mother is a secretary. Schaal also has a brother who is three years older. She graduated from Northwestern University, then moved to New York to pursue a comedy career. Five years later, in 2005, she had her first break when she was included in New York Magazine's "The Ten Funniest New Yorkers You've Never Heard."

See also

See: Wikipedia:Kristen Schaal


  • Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch has commented that "[For the voices] In terms of Mabel, I knew from the get-go that it’s got to be Kristen Schaal or there’s no show.  I would’ve just stopped working. If we hadn’t gotten her, I would have probably quit." [1]
  • She cosplayed as Mabel (complete with light-up sweater from the theme song) during the San Diego Comic Con 2013. The outfit was made by Alex Hirsch's girlfriend, professional costume designer Manzi DeYoung.[2]


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