Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler

Sep. 16th, 1971
Born in
Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
5' 2

Amy Poehler's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Parks and Recreation TV Show
Parks and Recreation
The Emmy Awards TV Show
The Emmy Awards
Undeclared TV Show
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp TV Show
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp
The Mighty B! TV Show
The Mighty B!
The Writers' Room TV Show
The Writers' Room
Upright Citizens Brigade TV Show
Upright Citizens Brigade

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Live From New York!
2014 - They Came Together
2013 - Free Birds
2013 - Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
2013 - A.C.O.D.
2011 - Fight for Your Right Revisited
2011 - Hoodwinked Too! Hood VS. Evil
2009 - Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
2009 - Spring Breakdown
2008 - Baby Mama
2008 - Horton Hears a Who!
2008 - Hamlet 2
2007 - On Broadway
2007 - Shrek The Third
2007 - Mr. Woodcock
2007 - Blades of Glory
2006 - Southland Tales
2006 - Man of the Year
2006 - Southland Tales
2005 - Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
2004 - Mean Girls
2004 - Envy
2002 - Martin & Orloff
2001 - Wet Hot American Summer
1999 - Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo
0 - You Are Here

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Netti Bo Dance
Jaclyn Stone (Voiced)
Gob's Wife
Herself - Guest
Herself - Guest
Jenda (Voiced)
Miss Mary
Grandma (Voiced)
Wendy (Voiced)
[Complete List]


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 with Matt Besser, Ian Roberts (II), and Matt Walsh (I). Later on, the group moved to New York and became a Comedy Central show. The show went on only for three seasons. However, the group stayed together at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater. Today, the theater is one of the leading centers for improv and sketch shows.

  • She's succeeded 'Jimmy Fallon' (qv) (who left after season 29) as 'Tina Fey' (qv)'s co-anchor of _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv)'s Weekend Update sketch and making it the first all-female team beginning on the 30th season of NBC's _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv).
  • Is only seven years older than 'Rachel McAdams' (qv), who plays her daughter in _Mean Girls (2004)_ (qv).
  • Attended Boston College.
  • Was promoted from featured player to full cast member on _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) in the middle of her first year on the show (2001-2002). The only other SNL cast member to have this distinction is 'Eddie Murphy (I)' (qv) during the 1980-1981 season.
  • Favorite baseball team is the Boston Red Sox.
  • Has given impressions of 'Kelly Ripa' (qv), 'Madonna' (qv), 'Avril Lavigne' (qv), 'Sharon Osbourne' (qv), 'Julia Roberts (I)' (qv) and 'Tonya Harding' (qv) on _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv).
  • Lives in TriBeCa
  • She is an alumna of the famous Improv Olympic, along with actors 'Vince Vaughn' (qv), the late 'Chris Farley' (qv), 'Ossie Beck' (qv), 'Tina Fey' (qv), 'Mike Myers (I)' (qv) and 'Adam McKay' (qv).

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