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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 & 39 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Personal Quote:

[at the 2013 Golden Globes] Meryl Streep is not here tonight. She has the flu and I hear she's amazing in it. See more »

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(April 8, 2014) Her husband of 10 years Will Arnett filed for divorce from her following a 19-month-long separation. See more »

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

Nickname:

Crazy Amy See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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