Amy Poehler - 'Parks and Recreation'
August 27, 2013
Emerging into prominence for her comedy sketches, most notably Weekend Update, on Saturday Night Live, Amy Poehler has become a comedy fan-favorite.
Poehler has also become a favorite at the Emmys, dating back to her time with SNL, for which she received two nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress.
Now starring in the mokumentary series Parks and Recreation, the 41-year-old comedic actress has continued to rake in Emmy nominations for her character "Leslie Knope" and also for her writing on the show.
Although she has yet to capture her first Emmy, Poehler has been nominated for an award at the last six ceremonies, including four consecutive nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress.