Ellie Kemper

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Elizabeth Claire Kemper
  • Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/02/1980, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor
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Ellie Kemper Fast Facts:
  • One of her high-school drama teachers was Mad Men star Jon Hamm, an alumnus of her school.
  • Was a débutante in her native Missouri, holding the Veiled Prophet title of Queen of Love and Beauty in 1999. 
  • Played field hockey in her freshman year at Princeton before giving up the sport to concentrate on performing.
  • Participated in the comedy troupes Quipfire! and the Princeton Triangle Club while in college.
  • Is a member of the Upright Citzens Brigade, where she starred in a one-woman show, Feeling Sad/Mad.
  • Has written for such publications as McSweeney, the Onion and the Huffington Post.
  • Ellie Kemper Relationships:
  • David Kemper - Father
  • Carrie Kemper - Sister
  • Mildred Lane Kemper - Grandmother
  • Billy Kemper - Brother
  • Michael Koman - Husband
  • Dotty Kemper - Mother
  • John Kemper - Brother
  • Ellie Kemper Awards:
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • College:
  • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States (BA in English, 2002); attended University of Oxford, Oxford, England

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