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Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler, American comedienne, actress. Named a Maverick, Details magazine, 2008; named Best Actress, International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, 2010, Best Actress-Webby award, 2010; named one of The 50 Most Powerful Women in New York City, New York Post, 2008; recipient Women of Year award, Glamour Magazine, 2009.

Background

  • Poehler, Amy was born on September 16, 1971 in Burlington, Massachusetts, United States.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Boston College.

    Career

    • Performer Second City comedy troupe, Chicago, 1993—1996, Improv Olympic, Los Angeles.

    Works

    • Actor: (films) Saving Manhattan, 1998, Tomorrow Night, 1998, Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, 1999, The Devil and Daniel Webster, 2001, Wet Hot American Summer, 2001, Martin & Orloff, 2002, Mean Girls, 2004, Envy, 2004, Southland Tales, 2006, Man of the Year, 2006, Blades of Glory, 2007, (voice) Horton Hears a Who!, 2008, Baby Mama, 2008 (Best WTF Moment, Music Television Movie Awards, 2009), Hamlet 2, 2008, (voice) Monsters versus Aliens, 2009, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, 2009, Hoowinked Too! Hood VS. Evil, 2010. Actor, writer, producer (films) Wild Girls Gone, 2005, actor, writer (television series) Upright Citizens Brigade, 1998—2000. Actor: (television series) Saturday Night Live, 2001-2008.

      Appearances include (television series) Late Night with Conan O'Brien, 1998—2000, Apartment 2F, 1997, Spin City, 1998, Undeclared, 2002, Arrested Development, 2004, host (online series) Smart Girls at the Party.

    Connections

    • Married Will Arnett, August 29, 2003. Children: Archie Arnett, Abel James Arnett.
    • spouse: Will Arnett
    • children: Archie Arnett Poehler
    • Abel James Arnett Poehler
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    Born September 16, 1971
    (age 46)
    Nationality
    • 1993 - 1996
      Performer Second City comedy troupe
      Chicago, Illinois, United States