Amy Poehler is an American actress, voice artist, comedian, director, producer, and writer who started her career as part of the improvisational comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade and landed a half-hour sketch comedy series on Comedy Central in 1998. In 2001, she became a cast member on NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' and later became the co-anchor of SNL's 'Weekend Update' (2004).
She had a lead voice role in the animated series 'The Mighty B!' (2008-11), which she also co-created. Her best role came in 2009 when she was cast as Leslie Knope on the political comedy series 'Parks and Recreation', for which she won a 'Golden Globe Award' in 2014. In 2016, she bagged a 'Primetime Emmy Award' for 'Saturday Night Live'. She is currently the host of the sketch comedy series 'The UCB Show' (since 2016).
She also has an impressive filmography to go with her acclaimed television roles; she has appeared in successful films like 'Wet Hot American Summer' (2001), 'Blades of Glory' (2007), 'Mr. Woodcock' (2007), 'Baby Mama' (2008), 'They Came Together' (2014), and 'Sisters' (2015). Most notable of her voice roles in films is Joy from Disney's top grossing animated-drama film 'Inside Out' (2015).
Amy Poehler Awards
|Parks and Recreation||Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical||2014|
|Saturday Night Live||Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series||2016|
|Inside Out||Best Virtual Performance||2016|
|Baby Mama||Best WTF Moment||2009|