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Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler


Famous as :

Actress, comedian

Birth Name :

Amy Meredith Poehler

Birth Date :

September 16, 1971

Birth Place :

Burlington, Massachusetts, USA

Spouse :

Will Arnett (actor, since 29-Aug-03, filed for divorce)

Claim to fame :

Parody news anchor on the NBC TV program "Saturday Night Live" (2001-2008)

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Amy Poehler Does 'Billy on the Street' Wearing Pitbull Mask

April 23, 2014 00:36:52 GMT

went undercover, sort of, to fool unsuspecting New Yorkers. The "" star joined comedian Billy Eichner on "Billy on the Street" to surprise people while wearing a mask.

Will Arnett Files for Divorce From Amy Poehler

April 17, 2014 01:55:17 GMT

has filed for divorce from , PEOPLE reports. The star of "" filed the papers in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 8, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason of the separation. According to the documents, he requested joint legal and physical custody of their two sons, aged 3 and 5, as well as visitation rights.

Amy Poehler's 'Welcome to Sweden' Debuts Star-Studded First Promo

April 10, 2014 07:15:28 GMT

NBC has unleashed the first promo for its summer comedy "". , who executive produces the show along with her brother , makes an appearance in the video as herself.

Amy Poehler to Join Tina Fey in New Comedy 'The Nest'

April 09, 2014 14:29:55 GMT

Funny duo and are to star opposite each other in Universal's comedy "". It has been reported that Poehler is in final negotiations to star in the project which will be directed by Jason Moore of "".

Video: Stefon, Amy Poehler, Andy Samberg Help Seth Meyers Bid Farewell to 'SNL'

February 03, 2014 02:42:00 GMT

may have been one of the most reliable "" hosts, but the February 1 edition was highly anticipated for being ' last show. Indeed, the farewell moment became the most-talked about segment of the episode as former cast members returned to help give a proper send-off to Meyers.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Say They Land 'Star Wars' Role, J.J. Abrams Responds

December 13, 2013 07:22:51 GMT

and are cast in "Star Wars Episode 7", or so they say. The actresses who will reprise their duties as hosts for the upcoming Golden Globe Awards joke in an interview with Entertainment Weekly for its newest issue that they are going to play Darth Vader's mothers.

Golden Globe TV Nominees React: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Calls It 'a Miracle', Amy Poehler Is Thrilled

December 13, 2013 02:40:45 GMT

The nominations for the 71st Annual Golden Globes have been revealed and now the lucky ones share how they feel being nominated for the annual awards event. Receiving two nods for her roles on TV series "" and feature film "", is among those overjoyed with the honor.

Golden Globes Promo: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Tease Their 'Opening Song'

December 07, 2013 04:26:00 GMT

and try to show their musical skills in the first promo for the 2014 Golden Globe Awards, but end up singing off key. The duo wants to preview the opening song they wrote for the upcoming event with Poehler giving the first note on the piano, but they don't give anything beyond that since they're arguing over the right key.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Not Making $4 Million Each for Hosting Golden Globes

October 23, 2013 06:46:39 GMT

and won't make as much as $4 million each for hosting the upcoming Golden Globe Awards. Story broke out earlier that both comedienne would earn such big amount of money from their second stint at the annual event, but their representatives have denied the claim.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Return as Golden Globes Hosts for the Next Two Years

October 16, 2013 01:56:23 GMT

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has sealed the hosts for its annual Golden Globe Awards for the next two years. and have signed a two-year deal to return as the hosts of the 2014 and 2015 telecasts.

Amy Poehler and Charlize Theron Get Teary at Power of Women Luncheon

October 05, 2013 06:11:29 GMT

and got emotional as they were recognized for their philanthropic work at the 2013 Variety Power of Women Luncheon on October 4. Speaking on the podium, Poehler told audience members to close their eyes and remember moments from their childhood.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to Present at Emmy Awards Together

September 06, 2013 04:12:19 GMT

Comic duo and will once again team up for an awards show, but not as hosts. The comediennes, who earned praises for their Golden Globe hosting stint, are going to present together at the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Asked to Return as Golden Globe Hosts

August 27, 2013 02:07:36 GMT

and may team up for a second Golden Globe hosting gig. Deadline reports that the two funny ladies are approached to return as hosts for the 71st edition of the annual awards-giving show set to take place in 2014.

Amy Poehler Reportedly Dating Nick Kroll

May 10, 2013 06:57:04 GMT

and "Kroll Show" star Nick Kroll are reportedly dating. According to the May 20 issue of Us Magazine, Amy is interested in the funnyman. "She was looking for a guy like him," a source told the magazine. "She wanted a comedian who 'gets' her," the source added.

Amy Poehler Sends Love Message for Boston in New 'Ask Amy' Video

April 20, 2013 02:44:45 GMT

Another Boston native reacted to the Boston Marathon bombings which happened on Monday, April 15. This time it's , who gets serious and emotional when answering a question from a 16-year-old girl named Millie on her regular YouTube segment, "Ask Amy".

Amy Poehler Rumored Dating Nick Kroll

April 02, 2013 09:33:33 GMT

A few months after announcing her split with then husband , may already have found herself a new man. New York Post reports that the 41-year-old actress was spotted out on a date with comedian Nick Kroll at the Pikey Cafe and Bar on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles on Friday night, March 29.

Taylor Swift Claims Harry Styles Cheated on Her, Slams Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on Love Life Joke

March 06, 2013 02:47:36 GMT

opens up about her relationship with in the latest issue of Vanity Fair, or rather she gives permission for an unnamed source to speak on her behalf because she doesn't want to break her own rule that she won't go into details about any of her relationship -- except in songs, that's it. Also in the same interview, she reacts to and 's joke about her love life.

Justin Bieber Posts Picture of His Horse-Riding Day With Lil Twist and Lil Za

February 02, 2013 21:42:59 GMT

tried out a new mode of transportation after his white Ferrari was pulled over by police for having tinted windows. The Canadian singer traded his flashy car for a horse when spotted in Burbank, Calif. with his good friends and Lil Za.

'30 Rock' Stars Thank Tina Fey in Bittersweet Farewell Video

February 02, 2013 20:02:38 GMT

The cast of beloved comedy series "" got together once more in a video to express their gratitude toward , the creator and the executive producer, for the wonderful seven years of working under her leadership. They sang praise for the actress for being a good writer, boss and friend. There were some tears too.

Amy Poehler Signs Her First Book Deal

January 29, 2013 09:22:13 GMT

"" star has signed a deal to write her first book. According to publisher It Books, the book will be "an illustrated, non-linear diary full of humor and honesty and brimming with true stories, fictional anecdotes and life lessons."

The Academy to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of James Bond at 2013 Oscars

January 04, 2013 17:54:49 GMT

In addition to handing out awards to the best in movie industry during the year of 2012, the upcoming 85th annual Academy Awards will have a special segment dedicated to honor James Bond. The tribute is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the movie franchise about the world's most famous spy agent who was played by in the latest project "".

Nancy Pelosi on '30 Rock' Cameo Spot: I Would Do Anything Tina Fey Asks Me to Do

January 04, 2013 15:53:18 GMT

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi confirms that she's going to visit "" on its special hour-long series finale. The politician is going to make an appearance on January 31, joining another guest to help wrap the NBC comedy show.

'Scandal' 2.10 Clip Shows Graphic Torture Scene

January 04, 2013 08:54:31 GMT

"" is going to feature a graphic torture scene in its upcoming episode, which is previewed in a new clip. In it, Guillermo Diaz's Huck is being interrogated after he's arrested under the Patriot Act in the last episode. Accused of attempting to assassinate President Grant (), he's forced to admit the crime he didn't commit during the brutal interrogation.

Golden Globes 2013 Promo: Tina Fey Describes the Event as 'Sloppy, Loud Party'

January 04, 2013 08:18:57 GMT

and show how hilarious it will be when they host the upcoming 70th annual Golden Globe Awards. In a new promo for the event, both comedienne take turns making people laugh with their quips.

Alicia Keys Gives Sneak Peak of New Album 'Girl on Fire'

November 22, 2012 06:35:08 GMT

is all out with her promotion for her upcoming fifth studio album, "", slated for release on November 27 in the U.S. As part of creating more hype for the LP, the R'n'B star gave a track-by-track preview of the record during her Google+ Hangout live chat session on Tuesday, November 20.

Cee-Lo Green Premieres Holiday Video 'This Christmas'

November 22, 2012 05:02:51 GMT

Looks like offbeat singer and record producer Green got an early jump-start for the holidays as he premiered his new clip "This Christmas". The track is Green's remake of the 1970 Donny Hathaway yuletide classic and is included in his holiday album, "".

Kevin Clash's First Accuser Hurt by 'Liar' Accusation in Underage-Sex Case

November 22, 2012 04:52:26 GMT

Sheldon Stephen, a struggling model/actor who claimed Kevin Clash had sex with him when he was underage, has reacted to report that he made up the story. The guy, who's in his 20's now, was hurt by people who jumped into quick conclusion without knowing the whole story.

Alleged First Footage of Jaeger's Action in 'Pacific Rim' Revealed

November 22, 2012 04:51:07 GMT

Is Guillermo del Toro teasing a very first glimpse of a Jaeger's action in "" in a promo video for his visual effect company Miranda? PacificRimMovie.com says that the Miranda promo, in which del Toro is seen explaining the creative work of his company, allegedly unveils a possible footage of the big robot that plays an important role in the upcoming movie.

Emma Stone Allegedly Has a Sex Tape

November 22, 2012 04:21:23 GMT

Rumor has it, ever recorded her sex stint. "Emma Stone has a sex tape and that's a fact," a source told Radar Online. "The tape remains in the hands of the person she made it with," the source added. The name of the lucky guy, however, was not mentioned.

Green Day Continue Trilogy Set with 'Quatro!' Documentary

November 22, 2012 04:17:22 GMT

fans have another special something to look forward to as the punk group announced details of a new documentary titled "Quatro!" set for release in 2013. The documentary is an extension of the band's trilogy set, "", "", and "", and will feature behind-the-scenes footage of the creative process that resulted in the trilogy and other live clips from their shows across the U.S.

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