Amy Poehler facts for kids
Poehler at the 71st Annual Peabody Awards Luncheon (2012).
Amy Meredith Poehler
September 16, 1971
Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Education||Boston College (BA)|
|Occupation||Actress, comedian, director, writer, producer,|
|Years active||1996–November 2017, 25|
(m. 2003; div. 2016)
Amy Meredith Poehler (//; born September 16, 1971) is an American actress, comedian, director, producer and writer. She was a cast member of the television program Saturday Night Live between 2001 and 2008.
Poehler was born in Newton, Massachusetts. Her parents are high school teachers Eileen Frances (née Milmore) and William Grinstead Poehler. She grew up in nearby Burlington. Her father is of German, Irish, Portuguese, and English ancestry. Her mother is of Irish ancestry. Poehler was raised in the Catholic faith. She graduated from Burlington High School in 1989. She studied at Boston College and at The Second City.
Marriage and family
Poehler has been married to Will Arnett since 2003. They have two children. In September 2012, Poehler and Arnett separated. The divorce was finalized in 2016.
Images for kids
Tina Fey and Poehler at the premiere of Baby Mama in New York, April 2008
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