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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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Appeared in an infomercial, hosted by Carol Burnett, for TimeLife's "The Best of the Carol Burnett Show" DVD collection. See more »

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4 Interviews | 12 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Upright Citizens Brigade | The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

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5' 2" (1.57 m)
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[a metaphor for the end of her marriage] The process of divorce is about loading a blanket, throwing it up, watching it all spin, and worrying what stuff will break when it lands. See more »

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Sister of Greg Poehler. star of "Welcome to Sweden". See more »

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Frequently works with husband Will Arnett, playing his love interest. See more »

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Crazy Amy See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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