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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 24 wins & 77 nominations. See more awards »

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Inside Out
Parks and Recreation
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Mean Girls
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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


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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When your children arrive, your heart becomes a room with wide open windows. See more »


Gave birth to her second child at age 38, a son Abel James Poehler Arnett on August 6, 2010. Child's father is her now estranged husband, Will Arnett. See more »


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


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