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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, Irish, 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 26 wins & 79 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Inside Out
(2015)
Baby Mama
Baby Mama Angie
(2008)
Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation Leslie Knope
(2009-2015)
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 / Maxine Walken / Mr. Six / Mrs. Hash / 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)

Filmography

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 2017 Difficult People (TV Series)
Flute
- The Silkwood (2017) ... Flute
 2017 Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later (TV Series)
Susie
- End Summer Night's Dream (2017) ... Susie
- Dance (2017) ... Susie
- King of Camp (2017) ... Susie
- Lunch (2017) ... Susie
- Softball (2017) ... Susie
 2017/I The House
Kate Johansen
 2017 Household Name (TV Movie)
 2016 Maya & Marty (TV Series)
Various
 2015/III Sisters
Maura Ellis
 2015 A Very Murray Christmas (TV Special)
Liz
 2015 Riley's First Date? (Video 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
 2014-2015 Welcome to Sweden (TV Series)
Amy Poehler
- Sexy Dancing/Bröllopet (2015) ... Amy Poehler
- Drug Deal/Sjukskriven (2015) ... Amy Poehler
- Flash Mob/Frieriet (2015) ... Amy Poehler
- Home/Återförening (2014) ... Amy Poehler
- Separate Lives/Saknad (2014) ... Amy Poehler
 2015/I Inside Out
Joy (voice)
 2009-2015 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
Leslie Knope
- One Last Ride: Part 1 (2015) ... Leslie Knope
- One Last Ride: Part 2 (2015) ... Leslie Knope
- Two Funerals (2015) ... Leslie Knope
- Pie-Mary (2015) ... Leslie Knope
 2014-2015 Kroll Show (TV Series)
Winnie
- Bangs (2015) ... Winnie
- Oh Armond (2014) ... Winnie
 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
 2014 They Came Together
Molly
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Entertainment Tonight Reporter (uncredited)
 2013 Free Birds
Jenny (voice)
 2013 Are You Here
Terry Coulter
 2013 The Greatest Event in Television History (TV Series)
Jennifer Hart
- Hart to Hart (2013) ... Jennifer Hart
 2013 A.C.O.D.
Sondra
 2012 Louie (TV Series)
Debbie
- New Year's Eve (2012) ... Debbie
 2012 Parks and Recreation: Dammit Jerry! (Video)
Leslie Knope
 2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Young Liz
- Live from Studio 6H (2012) ... Young Liz
 2012 Napoleon Dynamite (TV Series)
Misty
- Thundercone (2012) ... Misty (voice)
 2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Eleanor (voice)
 2011 Parks and Recreation: Road Trip (TV Series)
Leslie Knope
- Calling Leslie (2011) ... Leslie Knope (voice)
 2008-2011 UCB Comedy Originals (TV Series short)
Doreen Moran / Angie
- Wild Girls Gone Trailer (2010) ... Doreen Moran
- Baby Mama Movie Trailer (2008) ... Angie
 2008-2011 The Mighty B! (TV Series)
Bessie Higgenbottom / Bessie / Sissy Sullivan
- A Pirate's Life for B (2011) ... Bessie Higgenbottom (voice)
- Bess-E/C'Mon Get Happy (2011) ... Bessie Higgenbottom (voice)
- The League of Ordinary Gentlemen/Irritable Bowling Syndrome (2011) ... Bessie Higgenbottom (voice)
- Episode dated 4 June 2011 (2011) ... Bessie Higgenbottom (voice)
- Public Enembee/Bang the Drum Timely (2011) ... Bessie (voice)
 2011 Broad City (TV Series short)
Amy
- I Heart New York (2011) ... Amy
 2011 Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil
Gretel (voice)
 2011 Beastie Boys: Make Some Noise (Video short)
 2011 Fight for Your Right Revisited (Short)
Café Patron
 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)
- Hugh Laurie/Kanye West (2008) ... Weekend Update Anchor / Various
- John Malkovich/T.I. (2008) ... Weekend Update Anchor / Various
- Tim McGraw/Ludacris/T-Pain (2008) ... Weekend Update Anchor (credit only)
 2008-2009 Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (TV Mini-Series)
Weekend Update Anchor
- Episode #2.2 (2009) ... Weekend Update Anchor
- Episode #2.1 (2009) ... Weekend Update Anchor
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Weekend Update Anchor
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Weekend Update Anchor
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Weekend Update Anchor
 2009 The Mystery of Claywoman (Short)
Celeste Dupree
 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens
Computer (voice)
 2009 Spring Breakdown
Gayle O'Brien
 2008 Baby Mama
Angie
 2008 Horton Hears a Who!
Sally O'Malley (voice)
 2008 Hamlet 2
Cricket Feldstein
 2007 Wild Girls Gone
Doreen Moran
 2007 Mr. Woodcock
Maggie
 2007 Shrek the Third
Snow White (voice)
 2007 On Broadway
Farrah
 2007 Blades of Glory
Fairchild Van Waldenberg
 2007 Girl Missing (Video)
Vikki
 2006 The Ex
Carol Lane
 2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
Truck Stop Waitress
 2006 Man of the Year
Amy Poehler
 2006 Southland Tales
Veronica Mung / Dream
 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)
 2004-2005 Arrested Development (TV Series)
Bride of Gob
- Motherboy XXX (2005) ... Bride of Gob
- Whistler's Mother (2004) ... Bride of Gob
- Best Man for the Gob (2004) ... Bride of Gob
- Justice Is Blind (2004) ... Bride of Gob
- Altar Egos (2004) ... Bride of Gob
 2004 Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (Video)
Bank Teller
 2004 Envy
Natalie Vanderpark
 2004 Mean Girls
Mrs. George
 2004 Soundtracks Live (TV Movie)
Ginny Baker
 2003 Shortcut to Happiness
Molly Gilchrest
 2003 Sick in the Head (TV Movie)
 2002 Martin & Orloff
Patty
 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)
Show Show Producer (17 credits)
Show Show Writer (16 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (13 credits)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (12 credits)
Show Show Self (163 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 »

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5 Interviews | 13 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Upright Citizens Brigade | The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I like the person who commits and goes all in and takes big swings and then maybe fails; who jumps and falls down, rather than the person who points at the person who fell and laughs. But I do sometimes laugh when people fall down. See more »

Trivia:

Has the rare distinction of being in two movies that opened on the same day in the United States: Mean Girls (2004) and Envy (2004) (April 30, 2004). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently worked with former husband Will Arnett, playing his love interest See more »

Nickname:

Cool Cat Amy See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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