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!
Making It TV Show
Making It
The Writers' Room TV Show
The Writers' Room
Upright Citizens Brigade TV Show
Upright Citizens Brigade

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


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.

  • Favorite baseball team is the Boston Red Sox.
  • In the 90s, she appeared on _"Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (1993)_ (qv) playing 'Andy Richter (I)' (qv)'s younger sister, who had a psychotic crush on Conan.
  • On October 25, 2008, Amy and her husband 'Will Arnett' (qv) became parents to a son, named Archibald William Emerson "Archie" Arnett, 8 lbs, 1 oz, in New York City at 6 p.m.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Attended Boston College.
  • 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).
  • Wife of 'Will Arnett' (qv), GOB on _"Arrested Development" (2003)_ (qv). She has a recurring role on the show as GOB's "accidental" wife.

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