Amy Poehler

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  • Birth Place: Burlington, Massachusetts, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/16/1971, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor; comedian
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Watch My Show: Welcome to Sweden's Greg Poehler Answers Our Showrunner Survey

The NBC sitcom Welcome to Sweden couldn't get much more personal for Greg Poehler. Not only is it based on his life — he married a woman from Sweden and moved there — he also stars as, Bruce, a money manager to the stars who follows a woman to Stockholm (where much of the show was filmed). Then there's Poehler's sister, Amy, who serves as an executive producer and appears in multiple episodes.

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Welcome to Sweden Exclusive Sneak Peek: Amy Poehler Is A Real Douche

For Thursday's big Welcome to Sweden season finale, star Greg Poehler once again enlisted his sister, Parks and Rec's Amy Poehler, to play a douched-up version of herself. In this exclusive sneak preview of the first of two back-to-back episodes, Amy berates Bruce for wanting to return to his fiancé in Sweden. (Imagine if the passion and tenacity of Leslie Knope were used for evil instead of good.)

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Exclusive: Producer Mike Shoemaker Gives the Backstory on This Year's Emmy Telecast

In planning this year's Emmy Awards, host Seth Meyers and his executive producer, Mike Shoemaker, took a cue from the Golden Globes. Shoemaker, who spoke with TV Guide Magazine behind the Nokia Theatre right after Monday night's telecast, says he and Meyers wanted to emulate how the Globes open by going straight to the jokes.

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Videos

SNTV - Proud Parents…again!
2011 Power of Comedy: Casey Wilson and Adam Pally
SNTV - Proud parents...again!
2011 Power of Comedy: Adam Scott

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Are You Here

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Separate Lives/Saknad
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Breakups/Förhållanden
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Home/Återförening

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 66th Primetime Emmy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2014 Broad City TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2014 Golden Globe Awards TV Show Series, Host
2014 Welcome to Sweden TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2013 Free Birds Movie, Actor - Jenny

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News

SNL Alum Rachel Dratch Will Guest-Star on Parks and Recreation's Final Season

Live from Pawnee, it's Saturday night!

Former Saturday Night Live cast member Rachel Dratch has signed on to guest-star in Parks and Recreation's final season, Entertainment Weekly reports. The role will reunite Dratch with her former SNL co-star Amy Poehler. read more

NBC Renews Welcome to Sweden for Season 2

NBC is staying in Sweden.

Welcome to Sweden has been renewed for a second season, the network announced Monday.

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How Welcome to Sweden Went from a Pipe Dream to Your New Favorite Show

Following in an older sibling's footsteps can be daunting, but thank God Greg Poehler had the balls to try or else we never would have gotten to see the refreshing and hilarious new comedy Welcome to Sweden.

The semi-autobiographical series, which premieres on Thursday at 9/8c on NBC and is already a hit (and renewed!) in Sweden, is based on Poehler's experiences leaving his high-powered job in New York and moving to Stockholm to be with the love of his life.

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Review: Extant and New NBC Summer Comedies

In space, no one can see you conceive. That appears to be the weird but intriguing premise of CBS's high-profile summer fantasy drama Extant, a show put into play after last year's successful summer run of the network's increasingly absurd Under the Dome. While Wednesday's pilot episode (9/8c) of Extant (all that was available for review) lacks the sort of unforgettable "wow" moment provided by the severed cow in Dome's opener, the new series also seems less likely to lapse irrevocably into silly hysteria.

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John Mulaney Marries Annamarie Tendler

Actor/comedian John Mulaney married his girlfriend Annamarie Tendler over the holiday weekend, Us Weekly reports.

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