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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 25 wins & 77 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Inside Out
(2015)
Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation Leslie Knope
(2009-2015)
Mean Girls
Mean Girls Mrs. George
(2004)
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live Various / Weekend Update Anchor / Hillary Clinton / Herself / Betty Caruso / Sharon Osbourne / Amber / Michael Jackson / Nancy Grace / Sally Needler / Amanda / Dakota Fanning / Kaitlin / Kelly Ripa / Kim Jong Il / Netti Bo Dance / Norah O'Donnell / Paula Abdul / Sharon Stone / Avril Lavigne / Charlie Bucket / Herself - Host / Madonna / Zoe Anderton / Aiden Key / Amy / Amy Poehler / Ann Coulter / Arianne Zuker / Barbie / Betty / Blossom / Britney Spears / Carolyn Kepcher / Carrie Bradshaw / Catherine Zeta-Jones / Christian Siriano / Daryn Kagan / David Pelletier / Dennis Kucinich / Dolly Parton / Draper's Co-Worker / Emily Saliers / Farrah Fawcett / Fergie / Future Lindsay Lohan / Gloria Wallace / Greta Van Susteren / H.W. Plainview / Helen Walsh / Hilary Clinton / J.K. Rowling / Jamilah Lucas / Julia Roberts / Katie Couric / Katie Cruise-Hubbard / Linus van Pelt / Lynn Malsby / Marcia Cross / Mr. Six / Mrs. Triggs / Nancy Pelosi / Pamela Lee / Patrice Donovan / Patti Smith / Paula Zahn / Peter Ostrum / Prunella Watson / Rhonda Byrne / Rosie Perez / Sam Newton / Savannah Dakota Fey / Shelley Long / Short Round / The Falconer / Tiffany Lane / Tinkerbell / Tipper Gore / Tonya Harding / Yoko Ono / Yvette Fielding
(2001-2015)

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 2017 The House (completed)
Kate Johansen
  Household Name (TV Movie) (pre-production)
 2017 Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later (TV Series)
Susie
 2016 Maya & Marty (TV Series)
Various
 2015/III Sisters
Maura Ellis
 2015 A Very Murray Christmas (TV Special)
Liz
 2015 Riley's First Date? (Short)
Joy (voice)
 2014-2015 The Awesomes (TV Series)
Jaclyn Stone
- The Dames of Danger (2015) ... Jaclyn Stone (voice)
- Day of Awesomes, Part 2 (2014) ... Jaclyn Stone (voice)
- Day of Awesomes, Part 1 (2014) ... Jaclyn Stone (voice)
- Euro-Awesomes (2014) ... Jaclyn Stone (voice)
- Secret Santa (2014) ... Jaclyn Stone (voice)
 2015 Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (TV Series)
Susie
- Staff Party (2015) ... Susie
- Electro/City (2015) ... Susie
- Dinner (2015) ... Susie
- Auditions (2015) ... Susie
- Activities (2015) ... Susie
 2015/I Inside Out
Joy (voice)
 2014 Half Sisters (TV Series)
 2014 Parks and Recreation in Europe (Video)
Leslie Knope
 2005-2014 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Jenda
- Days of Future Future (2014) ... Jenda (voice)
- Future-Drama (2005) ... Jenda (voice)
 2014 Broad City (TV Series)
Cheryl
- The Last Supper (2014) ... Cheryl
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Entertainment Tonight Reporter (uncredited)
 2013 Free Birds
Jenny (voice)
 2013 A.C.O.D.
Sondra
 2012 Louie (TV Series)
Debbie
- New Year's Eve (2012) ... Debbie
 2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Young Liz
 2012 Napoleon Dynamite (TV Series)
Misty
- Thundercone (2012) ... Misty (voice)
 2011 Broad City (TV Series short)
Amy
- I Heart New York (2011) ... Amy
 2011 Beastie Boys: Make Some Noise (Video short)
 2010 The Secret World of Arrietty
Homily (US version, voice)
 2010 Freak Dance
Lillian
 2001-2010 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Weekend Update Anchor / Hillary Clinton / ...
- Betty White/Jay-Z (2010) ... Various (uncredited)
- Will Ferrell/Green Day (2009) ... Weekend Update Anchor / Herself (uncredited)
 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens
Computer (voice)
 2008 Baby Mama
Angie
 2007 Shrek the Third
Snow White (voice)
 2007 On Broadway
Farrah
 2007 Girl Missing (Video)
Vikki
 2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
Truck Stop Waitress
 2006 Wonder Showzen (TV Series)
Miss Mary
- Cooperation (2006) ... Miss Mary
- Knowledge (2006) ... Miss Mary
 2006 O'Grady (TV Series)
Wendy
- Frenched (2006) ... Wendy (voice)
 2005 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series)
Grandma
- Have You Seen This Snail? (2005) ... Grandma (voice)
 2004 Soundtracks Live (TV Movie)
Ginny Baker
 2003 Sick in the Head (TV Movie)
 2001-2002 Undeclared (TV Series)
Hillary - Top Floor R.A.
- Hal and Hillary (2002) ... Hillary - Top Floor R.A.
- So You Have a Boyfriend (2002) ... Hillary - Top Floor R.A.
- Full Bluntal Nugety (2001) ... Hillary - Top Floor R.A.
 2001 Late Friday (TV Series)
Drunk Lady
- Episode #1.6 (2001) ... Drunk Lady (as Upright Citizens Brigade)
 2001 North Hollywood (TV Movie)
 1998-2000 Upright Citizens Brigade (TV Series)
Colby / Various
- Thunderball (2000) ... Colby / Various
- Virtual Reality (2000) ... Colby / Various
- Small Town (2000) ... Colby / Various
- Sex (2000) ... Colby / Various
- College (2000) ... Colby / Various
 2000 ShortCuts (TV Series)
Pretty Lady (segment "Ugly Revenge")
- Comedy: Part 3 (2000) ... Pretty Lady (segment "Ugly Revenge")
 2000 Zoe Loses It (Short)
Pink
 1999 Deer Avenger 2: Deer in the City (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1998 Saving Manhattan
Kirsten
 1997-1998 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
Stacy, Andy's Little Sister
- Episode #6.36 (1998) ... Stacy, Andy's Little Sister
- Episode #5.17 (1997) ... Stacy, Andy's Little Sister (uncredited)
- Episode #4.152 (1997) ... Stacy, Andy's Little Sister (uncredited)
 1998 The Daily Show (TV Series)
Diane Halpern
- Upright Citizens Brigade (1998) ... Diane Halpern
 1998 Spin City (TV Series)
Susan
- Single White Male (1998) ... Susan
 1998 Tomorrow Night
Woman Getting Squirted
 1997 Apt. 2F (TV Series)
Amy
- Pilot (1997) ... Amy
 1996 Escape from It's a Wonderful Life (TV Movie)
Mary Hatch / Various (voice)
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Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (10 credits)
Show Show Self (154 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (46 credits)

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Other Works:

(Summer 2014) TV commercial, "Judging Fashion," in the character of a court judge compelling a witness to turn around in court to be judged on her pants, before finding out that the pants are on sale at Old Navy for 50% Off, and closing the courtroom to #runtooldnavy. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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:

The streets and woods around my house were a perfect setting for fake mischief. I would spend all afternoon pretending I had run away and had to live on my own. I would bring Toll House cookies and a sweatshirt and try to make a fire. I would sneak out side my house at dusk with a pair binoculars and search the streets for murderers. I created scenarios in my head that I always managed to escape ... See more »

Trivia:

Is an alumnus of the famous Improv Olympic, along with actors Vince Vaughn, the late Chris Farley, Ossie Beck, Tina Fey, Mike Myers and Adam McKay. See more »

Trademark:

Excitable and energetic personality See more »

Nickname:

Crazy Amy See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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