ET Top 5: Things You Don’t Know About Amy Poehler
By REBECCA ZAMER
June 24, 2014
Amy Poehler is surely keeping busy this summer. The actress stars alongside Paul Rudd in the upcoming flick, They Came Together in theaters on Thursday— it's a parody mocking romantic comedies. In honor of the film, here are five things we bet you didn't know about the funny woman!
Number 5, talent definitely runs in the Poehler family. Amy's brother, Greg, stars and wrote the upcoming NBC prime time show, Welcome to Sweden debuting on July 10th. The show is based on her brother's own life and Greg even got some help from his big sis. She's the creator, writer, and executive producer, and it's also actually shot in Sweden!
Coming in at number 4, Amy's favorite co-star just might be Tina Fey. The friends have starred in three movies together, starting with 2002's Martin and Orloff, followed by fan favorite Mean Girls in 2004, and the 2008 comedy Baby Mama. The friends just began filming their fourth film together, The Nest where they star as sisters, coming to theaters December 2015.
Number 3, The 42-year-old actress is also a talented rapper! She has shown off her rhyming skills on Saturday Night Live, but we bet you didn't know that she actually performed the infamous "Kevin G. Rap" from Mean Girls while shooting the flick.