Birth Name: Amy Poehler
Birth Place: Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
The daughter of former high school teachers Bill and Eileen Poehler, Amy Poehler was born in Burlington, MA on Sept. 16, 1971. Possessed of a hyper-energetic verve since early childhood, Poehler seemed destined for a life in the comedic arts. Known by the less-than-subtle moniker, "Crazy Amy," in high school, Poehler headed off to Boston College after graduating in 1993. At Boston, Poehler pursued a degree in media and communications by day, and performed stand-up at local comedy clubs by night. With her big smile and frenetic charm, Poehler quickly became a known commodity around the Boston comedy scene.After graduation, Poehler moved to Chicago, IL and got involved in acting and improvisat...
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