Amy Meredith Poehler is an American actress, voice actress, comedian, director, producer, and writer, who was best known for being a cast member on the NBC late-night sketch comedy and variety show, Saturday Night Live from 2001 to 2009. She also starred as Leslie Knope in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation from 2009 to 2015, and voiced Snow White in DreamWorks' Shrek the Third, Eleanor in the live-action Alvin and the Chipmunks film series, and Gretel in Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil. Additionally, she served as the creator of the Nickelodeon show, The Mighty B!, as well as voicing its lead character, Bessie Higgenbottom.
For Disney, she voiced Joy in the Disney/Pixar film, Inside Out and Homily in the US English dub version of Studio Ghibli's The Secret World of Arietty. She also played Ruth in the 1999 Touchstone Pictures film, Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo. She currently provides the voice of Duncan and Annie Harris in Duncanville, on which she also serves as an executive producer.
She is also a best friend of Tina Fey.
Amy Poehler attending the 2011 Tribeca Film Fest.
Amy Poehler arriving at the 65th annual Emmy Awards in September 2013.
Amy Poehler poses in the Press Room at the 71st annual Golden Globes in January 2014.
Amy Poehler attending the 2014 Sundance Film Fest.
Amy Poehler attending the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Live in February 2015.
Amy Poehler behind the scenes of Inside Out.
supervising Amy Poehler's recording session.
Amy Poehler at her Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony in December 2015.
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey
speak onstage during the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild awards in January 2016.
Amy Poehler receiving her award for "Favorite Voice for Animated Movie" during the 2016 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.
Amy Poehler speaks at the I Feel Bad panel at the 2018 Summer TCA Tour.
Amy Poehler attending the 76th annual Golden Globes in January 2019.
Amy Poehler and Ty Burrell
speak at the Duncanville
panel at the 2019 Summer TCA Tour.
Amy Poehler attending the 71st annual Emmy Awards in September 2019.
Amy Poehler attending the FOX 2020 Winter TCA All Star Party.