Golden Globe Award and Primetime Emmy Award-winning actress who was a cast member of the television program â€˜Saturday Night Live” between 2001 and 2008. From 2009 to 2015, Amy starred as Leslie Knope in the sitcom â€˜Parks and Recreation”, for which she won a Golden Globe Award. She has also appeared in the films Wet Hot American Summer, Mean Girls, Blades of Glory and Baby Mama, and has done voice work in the films Shrek the Third, Horton Hears a Who!, Inside Out and the series The Mighty B!. Born Amy Meredith Poehler on September 16, 1971 in Burlington, Massachusetts, to parents Eileen Frances and William Grinstead Poehler, she is of German, Irish, Portuguese, and English descent on her father”s side, and of Irish descent on her mother”s side. Amy attended and graduated from Burlington High School in Burlington, Massachusetts, and graduated from Boston College in 1993 with a bachelor”s degree in media and communications. She had two sons with Canadian actor and comedian Will Arnett, whom she was married to from 2003 to 2016. From 2013 to 2015, Amy dated fellow comedian Nick Kroll.
Amy Meredith Poehler Personal Details
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Amy Meredith Poehler
Cool Cat Amy, Crazy Amy, Poehlercoaster
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16 September 1971
Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
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Actress, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Director
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Amy Meredith Poehler Family Details
William Grinstead Poehler (High School Teacher)
Eileen Frances (nee Milmore) (High School Teacher)
Greg Poehler (Brother)
Will Arnett (m. 2003â€“2016)
Archibald William Emerson Poehler Arnett (Son) (b. October 25, 2008), Abel James Poehler Arnett (Son) (b. August 6, 2010)
Amy Meredith Poehler Body Measurements
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33-25-34 in (84-63.5-86 cm)
33 inches (84 cm)
25 inches (63.5 cm)
34 inches (86 cm)
Amy Meredith Poehler Distinctive Features
Full of energy
Amy Meredith Poehler Education
Burlington High School (1989) Boston College (BA) (1993)Burlington High School (1989) Boston College (BA) (1993)
Amy Meredith Poehler Brand Endorsements
She has appeared in Best Buyâ€™s Super Bowl commercial.
Amy has starred in Old Navyâ€™s Pixie Pant commercial.
Best Known For
Playing Leslie Knope in NBCâ€™s comedy series Parks and Recreation since 2009. She did 142 episodes on Saturday Night Live from 2001 to 2008.
She made her film debut with 1998 American absurdist comedy Tomorrow Night for her role as â€œWoman Sprayed with Hoseâ€.
First TV Show
In 1996, she appeared in an episode of late-night talk show Late Night with Conan Oâ€™Brien as Stacy.
She goes to the gym and takes care of her fitness. In an interview with Ladiesâ€™ Home Journal, Amy revealed about her dream exercise class in which she spoke about personal trainers.
*She was born on September 16, 1971 in Burlington, Massachusetts, USA. *Her parents are William Grinstead Poehler and Eileen Frances. *She was raised in the Catholic faith. *She was educated at Burlington High School and Boston College. *In 1999, she co-founded the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. *In 2001, she joined the cast of Saturday Night Live. *In in 2004, she became co-anchor of SNL”s Weekend Update. *She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6767 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on December 3, 2015. *Her favorite baseball team is the Boston Red Sox. *She is best friends with Seth Meyers and Tina Fey. *She is a big fan of the rap group Bone Thugs n Harmony. *She a staunch liberal Democrat. *She is friends with Rashida Jones. *Visit her official website: www.amypoehler.org