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Amy Poehler


Amy Poehler 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 she studied at Second City and Improv Olympics. There, she met Del Close, who later became the voice of the UCB opening scene. In 1996, she joined the Upright Citizen's Brigade ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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Appeared in an infomercial, hosted by Carol Burnett, for TimeLife's "The Best of the Carol Burnett Show" DVD collection. 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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Personal Quote:

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

Trivia:

Was promoted from featured player to full cast member on Saturday Night Live (1975) in the middle of her first year on the show (2001-2002). The only other SNL cast member to have this distinction is Eddie Murphy during the 1980-1981 season. See more »

Trademark:

Wide smile See more »

Nickname:

Crazy Amy See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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