She moved to Chicago in 1993 to study improv at The Second City and Improv Olympic.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.

In 2004, she starred in the film Mean Girls with Tina Fey, with whom she worked again in Baby Mama in 2008.

She is currently the lead star of an NBC show titled Parks and Recreation and is currently doing voice-acting for the upcoming film Megamind.

She has been nominated twice for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance on Saturday Night Live, and once for the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance in Parks & Recreation.

; born September 16, 1971) is an American actress, comedian, voice artist, director, producer, and writer.

The two sat together for the festivities though they opted to walk the red carpet solo.

Prior to this, Kroll attended his gal's charity event at the end of April, but managed to dodge the cameras.This is Poehler's first romance since ending things with Arnett, her husband of nine years in September 2012.last weekend—has filmed a get-together with the tickle-friendly Muppet. The definition of the word “challenge.” As in, “For some people it can be a real challenge to recognize skin boundaries while entertaining and educating the nation’s youth.” Check out Poehler’s play-date with Elmo below.Do you think it’s a good replacement for Perry’s appearance? Amy Meredith Poehler (born September 16, 1971) is an American actress and comedian.She was a cast member on the NBC television entertainment show Saturday Night Live from 2001 to 2008.