Amy Poehler

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Amy Poehler
Amy Poehler
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Born:
September 16, 1971
Birth Name:
Amy Meredith Poehler
Nickname:
Crazy Amy
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Awards:
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 55 nominations.
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Some Facts
She succeeded Jimmy Fallon (who left after season 29) as Tina Fey's co-anchor of Saturday Night Live (1975)'s Weekend Update sketch and making it the first all-female team beginning on the 30th season of NBC's Saturday Night Live (1975).
She is an alumnus of the famous Improv Olympic, along with actors Vince Vaughn, the late Chris Farley, Ossie Beck, Tina Fey, Mike Myers and Adam McKay.
Her father has German, Irish, Portuguese, and English ancestry, and her mother has Irish ancestry.
Favorite baseball team is the Boston Red Sox.
Returned to work two months after giving birth to her son Abel in order to resume presenting Saturday Night Live (1975).
Personal Quotes
You have to care about how good you are and how good you feel, but not about how good people think you are or how good people think you look.
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Be yourself. No one else can be you.
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I like the person who commits and goes all in and takes big swings and then maybe fails; who jumps and falls down, rather than the person who points at the person who fell and laughs. But I do sometimes laugh when people fall down.
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I really do believe that anything in life - any obstacle or challenge - can be made better with humor.
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[at the 2013 Golden Globes] Meryl Streep is not here tonight. She has the flu and I hear she's amazing in it.
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Filmography
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