Amy Poehler is a Actor, Director, Executive Producer and Additional Dialogue American born on 16 september 1971 at Newton (USA)
If you like this person, let us know!
Birth name Amy Meredith PoehlerNationality USABirth 16 september 1971Amy Meredith Poehler (/ˈpoʊlər/; born September 16, 1971) is an American actress, comedian, voice artist, director, producer, and writer. She moved to Chicago in 1993 to study improv at The Second City and ImprovOlympic. In 1996, she moved to New York City after becoming part of the improvisational comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade, which later developed into an eponymous television show that aired on Comedy Central for three seasons. She was also one of the founding members of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in 1999.
(48 years) at Newton (USA
Amy Poehler was a cast member on the NBC television series Saturday Night Live from 2001 to 2008. In 2004, she became the co-anchor of the Weekend Update sketch alongside her friend and colleague Tina Fey. Poehler is known for voicing Bessie Higgenbottom in the 2008–2011 Nickelodeon series, The Mighty B! and Homily Clock from the 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 received widespread critical acclaim and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Musical or Comedy Series in 2014.
Poehler served as an executive producer on the Swedish-American sitcom Welcome to Sweden, along with her brother Greg Poehler. The series aired on NBC. She is also an executive producer on Broad City which airs on Comedy Central, and appeared in the Season 1 finale. She also voiced Joy in the 2015 animated Pixar film Inside Out, and received critical acclaim for her work. Since August 2015, she has served as an executive producer on the Hulu original series Difficult People, which stars her former Parks and Recreation co-star Billy Eichner and comedian Julie Klausner, the latter of which is the creator of the show.
Poehler dated Matt Besser in the 1990s. She married actor Will Arnett on August 29, 2003, and had a recurring role on the series Arrested Development as the wife of Arnett's character Gob Bluth. They also played a quasi-incestuous brother-sister ice skating team in the 2007 film Blades of Glory, and appeared together in Horton Hears a Who!, On Broadway, Spring Breakdown, and Monsters vs. Aliens, along with Arnett having a guest appearance on Parks and Recreation. Both also did voice acting in The Secret World of Arrietty.
Together, Poehler and Arnett have two sons: Archie (born October 2008) and Abel (born August 2010). The couple announced that they were ending their nine-year marriage on September 6, 2012. Poehler began dating actor and comedian Nick Kroll in 2013. Poehler references Kroll numerous times in her memoir, Yes Please.