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Amy Poehler

Birth Name: 
Amy Meredith Poehler
Best Known For: 

Saturday Night Live
Parks and Recreation

Short bio: 

Amy Poehler is an actress, comedian, voice artist, director, producer, and writer. After studying improv at Chicago's Second City and ImprovOlympic in the early 1990s, she went to New York City in 1996 to become part of the improvisational comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade. The group's act became a half-hour sketch comedy series on Comedy Central in 1998. Along with other members of the comedy group, Poehler was a founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.

A cast member on the NBC television series Saturday Night Live from 2001 to 2008, Poehler became co-anchor of SNL's Weekend Update in 2004 alongside friend and colleague Tina Fey. She is known for voicing Bessie Higgenbottom in the 2008–2011 Nickelodeon series, The Mighty B! and Homily Clock from the American-English dub of The Secret World of Arrietty. From 2009 to 2015, she starred as Leslie Knope in the sitcom Parks and Recreation, for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Musical or Comedy Series in 2014 and a Critic's Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series in 2012.


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Submitted by Zoe (not verified) on

I love your movies and shows they are the best.

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Submitted by Shane d Mitchell (not verified) on

Saw your show on the issue of migrants not being paid appropriately. I feel like I understand being a veteran people say they love us and respect us and we have to fight for everything we deserve. These people do so much for our country with no love and then have to fight and have no love when it comes to opening their pockets. And now a president that has zero regard for empathy unless for supermodel that has a umpa lompa fetish. White and embarrassed for how this country is acting and allowing mental patient run this country. Feels way to close to Russia. Thanks for standing up for these hard working Americans. Thanks Shane

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Submitted by Paul (not verified) on

Welcome To Sweden is a fantastic show! I got all the humor the whole time through! Thanks for at least the two seasons that were made. The decision to cancel it was a mistake. Main thought here; Welcome To Sweden was one of the best TV shows EVER made and in the future, maybe it will be recognized as such. I theorize that having to read subtitles may have discouraged about 40% or more of the average American viewer which explains the low ratings. The ratings were wrong in this case. This show was SO GOOD ! I hope someone is talking about making a third season and more with another network.

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