Fast Facts

  • Worked as an office temp, a switchboard operator and a hostess before making a name for herself in showbiz.
  • Is a violinist and trained singer.
  • Was friends with former president Jimmy Carter's daughter Amy when the Carter family resided in Washington, D.C.; played the violin for former president of Egypt Anwar Sadat.
  • Her father, Phil Gasteyer, is the mayor of Corrales, NM.
  • Debuted on Broadway in 2001 in The Rocky Horror Show.
  • Was nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award in 2005 for her performance as Elphaba in a Chicago production of Wicked.
  • Was the first pregnant woman to be a cast member on Saturday Night Live.

Relationships

  • Phil Gasteyer — Father
  • Frances Mary McKittrick — Daughter
  • Mariana Gasteyer — Mother
  • Stephen Gasteyer — Brother
  • Charlie McKittrick — Husband

College

  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States (BS in Speech, Theater and Performance)

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Details

  • Birth Name: Ana Kristina Gasteyer
  • Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Birthday: May 4, 1967, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Musician

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