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Amy Poehler


Amy Meredith Poehler was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to high school teachers Eileen Frances (Milmore) and William Grinstead Poehler. Her brother is comedian Greg Poehler. She is of Irish (from her mother) and English, German, and Portuguese (from her father) descent. Amy was first involved with sketch comedy when she joined the group My ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 19 wins & 76 nominations. See more awards »

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Inside Out
(2015)
Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation Leslie Knope
(2009-2015)
Mean Girls
Mean Girls Mrs. George
(2004)
Sisters
Sisters Maura Ellis
(2015)

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Other Works:

Large series of TV commercials for Old Navy. See more »

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5 Interviews | 12 Articles | 5 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:

You have to care about how good you are and how good you feel, but not about how good people think you are or how good people think you look. See more »

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Best friends with Tina Fey and Seth Meyers. See more »

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Frequently works with Tina Fey. See more »

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Cool Cat Amy See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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