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Amy Poehler


Amy Poehler was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to high school teachers Eileen Frances (Milmore) and William Grinstead Poehler. She is of Irish, English, German, and Portuguese descent. Amy was first involved with sketch comedy when she joined the group My Mother's Flea Bag when she was attending Boston College. In 1993, she went to Chicago where ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Inside Out (pre-production)
Joy (voice)
 2015 The Nest (filming)
Maura Ellis
 2014 The Awesomes (TV Series)
Jaclyn Stone
- Euro-Awesomes (2014) ... Jaclyn Stone (voice)
- Secret Santa (2014) ... Jaclyn Stone (voice)
- The Awesomes Awesome Show (2014) ... Jaclyn Stone (voice)
- Tim Goes to School (2014) ... Jaclyn Stone (voice)
- Destination Deading (2014) ... Jaclyn Stone (voice)
 2014 Welcome to Sweden (TV Series)
Amy Poehler
- Home/Återförening (2014) ... Amy Poehler
- Separate Lives/Saknad (2014) ... Amy Poehler
- Homesick/Lagom (2014) ... Amy Poehler
- Proving Love/Lägenhet (2014) ... Amy Poehler
- Pilot: Day One/Välkommen (2014) ... Amy Poehler
 2005-2014 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Jenda
- Days of Future Future (2014) ... Jenda (voice)
- Future-Drama (2005) ... Jenda (voice)
 2014 Broad City (TV Series)
Cheryl
- The Last Supper (2014) ... Cheryl
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Entertainment Tonight Reporter (uncredited)
 2013 Free Birds
Jenny (voice)
 2013 A.C.O.D.
Sondra
 2012 Louie (TV Series)
Debbie
- New Year's Eve (2012) ... Debbie
 2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Young Liz
 2012 Napoleon Dynamite (TV Series)
Misty
- Thundercone (2012) ... Misty (voice)
 2011 Broad City: I Heart New York (Video short)
Amy
 2011 Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil
Gretel (voice)
 2010 The Secret World of Arrietty
Homily (US version, voice)
 2010 Freak Dance
Lillian
 2001-2010 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Weekend Update Anchor / Hillary Clinton / ...
- Betty White/Jay-Z (2010) ... Various
- Will Ferrell/Green Day (2009) ... Weekend Update Anchor / Herself (uncredited)
 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens
Computer (voice)
 2008 Baby Mama
Angie
 2007 Shrek the Third
Snow White (voice)
 2007 On Broadway
Farrah
 2007 Girl Missing (Video)
Vikki
 2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
Truck Stop Waitress
 2006 Wonder Showzen (TV Series)
Miss Mary
- Cooperation (2006) ... Miss Mary
- Middle America (2006) ... Miss Mary
 2006 O'Grady (TV Series)
Wendy
- Frenched (2006) ... Wendy (voice)
 2005 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series)
Grandma
- Have You Seen This Snail? (2005) ... Grandma (voice)
 2004 Soundtracks Live (TV Movie)
Ginny Baker
 2003 Shortcut to Happiness
Molly Gilchrest
 2003 Sick in the Head (TV Movie)
 2002 Undeclared (TV Series)
Hillary - Top Floor R.A.
- Hal and Hillary (2002) ... Hillary - Top Floor R.A.
- So You Have a Boyfriend (2002) ... Hillary - Top Floor R.A.
 2001 Late Friday (TV Series)
Drunk Lady
- Episode #1.6 (2001) ... Drunk Lady (as Upright Citizens Brigade)
 2001 North Hollywood (TV Movie)
 1998-2000 Upright Citizens Brigade (TV Series)
Colby / Various
- Thunderball (2000) ... Colby / Various
- Virtual Reality (2000) ... Colby / Various
- Small Town (2000) ... Colby / Various
- Sex (2000) ... Colby / Various
- College (2000) ... Colby / Various
 2000 ShortCuts (TV Series)
Pretty Lady (segment "Ugly Revenge")
- Comedy: Part 3 (2000) ... Pretty Lady (segment "Ugly Revenge")
 2000 Zoe Loses It (Short)
Pink
 1999 Deer Avenger 2: Deer in the City (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1998 Saving Manhattan
Kirsten
 1998 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
Stacy, Andy's Little Sister
- Episode dated 25 November 1998 (1998) ... Stacy, Andy's Little Sister
 1998 Spin City (TV Series)
Susan
- Single White Male (1998) ... Susan
 1998 Tomorrow Night
Woman Getting Squirted
 1997 Apt. 2F (TV Series)
Amy
- Pilot (1997) ... Amy
 1996 Escape from It's a Wonderful Life (TV Movie)
Mary Hatch / Various (voice)
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Show Show Writer (10 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (9 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (120 credits)
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Other Works:

Wrote autobiographical article in The New Yorker entitled "Work for Hire: Take Your Licks" about her teenager job as an ice-cream scooper. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 11 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Upright Citizens Brigade | The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

No one looks stupid when they're having fun! See more »

Trivia:

(Late April 2008) The week her movie Baby Mama (2008) debuted at #1 at the box-office, she announced that she is expecting her first child, which is due in autumn, with Will Arnett. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with Tina Fey. See more »

Nickname:

Cool Cat Amy See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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