Amy Poehler never fails to make me laugh out loud, whether she’s playing Hillary Clinton or Leslie Knope. Here are nine of Amy Poehler’s best characters:
- Mrs. George in Mean Girls
Mrs. George is Regina’s mom. She is “not like a regular mom, she is a cool mom.” Amy’s part in Mean Girls isn’t the lead role but she does have several quotable lines.
2. Angie Ostrowiski from Baby Mama.
Angie is an obnoxious South Philly woman that agrees to be a surrogate mother for a successful single businesswoman (Tina Fey).
3. Leslie Knope in Parks and Recreation
Leslie Knope is an impassioned politician in the town of Pawnee, Indiana. She is extremely cheerful and ambitious, love waffles, and doesn’t get discouraged at town meetings because she thinks of the angry residents as not yelling at her, but caring loudly at her.
4. Kaitlin from Saturday Night Live
Kaitlin is a sweet and hyperactive young girl who pesters her stepfather endlessly. “RICK RICK RICK”
5. Susie from Wet Hot American Summer
Susie is a camp counselor at Camp Firewood. She and Ben (Bradley Cooper) are in charge of producing and choreographing the camp’s talent show, and they take their job very seriously.
6. Fairchild Van Waldenberg
Fairchild and her brother Stranz (Will Arnett) are the reigning figure skating champions determined to keep their spot, at the top even if they have to cheat to do it.
7. Natalie Vanderpark in Envy
As Natalie Vanderpark, Amy plays the wife of an entrepreneur (Jack Black) who struck it rich by inventing a spray that makes dog poop disappear into thin air. She keeps trying to run for Senate but is plagued by questions about her husband’s mysterious product.
8. Hilary Clinton on Saturday Night Live
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey’s Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin duo was arguably one of the best sets of impressions on Saturday Night Live.
9. Herself at the 2015 Emmy Awards
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