Amy Poehler

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Amy Poehler
Birth name Amy Meredith Poehler
Born September 16, 1971 in Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
Notable Roles Upright Citizens Brigade: Colby
Saturday Night Live: Various
Notable Episodes
Awards star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Biography

Amy Poehler is an American comedic actress who co-created the Upright Citizens Brigade television series along with fellow improv comedians Matt Besser, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh. She is also well known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live, where she served as a Weekend Update anchor.

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Upright Citizens Brigade Colby 1998–2000 1 2 3
Saturday Night Live Cast Member 2001–2008
The Mighty B! Bessie Higgenbottom 2008–2011 1 2
Parks and Recreation Leslie Knope 2009–2015 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Apt. 2F Amy 1x01 - Pilot July 13, 1997
Spin City Susan 2x23 - Single White Male May 6, 1998
Late Friday
(credited as Upright Citizens Brigade)
Herself 1x06 - Episode 6 February 23, 2001
Undeclared Hillary 1x02 - Eric Visits October 2, 2001
Undeclared Hillary 1x09 - So You Have a Boyfriend January 8, 2002
Undeclared Hillary 1x15 - Hal and Hillary March 5, 2002
Arrested Development Wife of Gob 1x16 - Altar Egos March 17, 2004
Arrested Development Wife of Gob 1x17 - Justice Is Blind March 21, 2004
Arrested Development Wife of Gob 1x19 - Best Man for the Gob April 4, 2004
Arrested Development Wife of Gob 1x20 - Whistler's Mother April 11, 2004
Arrested Development Wife of Gob 2x13 - Motherboy XXX March 13, 2005
The Simpsons Jenda 16x15 - Future-Drama April 17, 2005
SpongeBob SquarePants Grandma 4x10 - Have You Seen This Snail? November 11, 2005
O'Grady Wendy 2x01 - Frenched March 3, 2006
O'Grady Wendy 2x16 - Big Jerk on Campus March 31, 2006
Wonder Showzen Miss Mary 2x03 - Middle America April 14, 2006
Wonder Showzen Miss Mary 2x06 - Cooperation May 5, 2006
Saturday Night Live Herself/Host - September 25, 2010

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Escape from It's a Wonderful Life Mary/Various 1996
Sick in the Head September 2, 2003
A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T.: Improv Performer September 7, 2005
The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Herself August 27, 2006 Primetime Emmy Awards
Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Benefit for Autism Education Herself/Sharon Stone October 15, 2006
Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education Performer April 13, 2008

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1658 November 7, 2002
The Sharon Osbourne Show Show 72 January 23, 2004
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1898 May 11, 2004
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1960 September 30, 2004
60 Minutes October 31, 2005
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Show 2826 November 30, 2004
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Show 232 December 6, 2004
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 2066 May 19, 2005
Weekends at the D.L. Show 10 August 20, 2005
Jimmy Kimmel Live Show 282 August 22, 2005
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 2123 September 30, 2005
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 2207 April 4, 2006
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 2286 September 28, 2006

Writer

Series Year(s) Credit Season(s)
Upright Citizens Brigade 1998 –2000 Creator/Writer 1 2 3
Mighty B 2008 –2011 Creator/Writer 1 2

Producer

Series Produced

Series Year(s) Producer Credit Season(s)
The Mighty B! 2008 –2011 Executive Producer 1 2
Parks and Recreation 2009 –2015 Producer 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Broad City 2014 –  Executive Producer 1 2 3 4 5
Welcome to Sweden 2014 –2015 Executive Producer 1 2
Difficult People 2015 –2017 Executive Producer 1 2 3
The UCB Show 2015 –2017 Executive Producer 1 2
Making It 2018 –  Executive Producer 1 2
I Feel Bad 2018 –  Executive Producer 1
Russian Doll 2019 –  Executive Producer 1
Duncanville 2019 –  Executive Producer 1

Awards and Accolades

Primetime Emmy Awards

  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (2008, 2009)
Saturday Night Live
  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Parks and Recreation
  • Won: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (2016)
Saturday Night Live (shared with Tina Fey)

Golden Globe Awards

(1 Win in 3 Nominations)

  • Won: Best Actress in a TV Series - Musical or Comedy (2014)
Parks and Recreation

Trivia