Amy Poehler is one of Hollywood’s most versatile and sought- after talents. Poehler is perhaps best known for her starring role on the Emmy®-nominated comedy series Parks and Recreation. Her portrayal of Leslie Knope earned her a 2014 Golden Globe® award for “Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical, or Comedy,” the award for “Best Actress in a TV Comedy” at the 2014 American Comedy Awards, and a 2013 Gracie Award®. For her work on the show, Poehler also received five consecutive Emmy® nominations, two additional Golden Globe® nominations and two Screen Actors Guild Awards® nominations.
Poehler’s work extends beyond her roles in front of the camera. She serves as executive producer of the scripted Comedy Central hit Broad City, a series based on the web show of the same name which follows two friends as they navigate their way through life in New York City. Poehler also recently signed a three-year producing deal with NBC studio Universal Television.
She currently splits her time between New York and Los Angeles.