Hailing from Massachusetts, Amy Poehler first started performing improv while attending Boston College. In 1993, she went to Chicago, where she studied at Second City and ImprovOlympic. In 1996, Poehler went to New York with the Upright Citizens Brigade and appeared with them for three seasons on Comedy Central. In 2001, she joined the cast of SNL and became Tina Fey’s co-anchor for "Weekend Update" when Jimmy Fallon left the show. Poehler is best known for her SNL character Kaitlyn, a child with ADHD who's always running circles around a man named Rick (Horatio Sanz), and for impersonating Hillary Clinton. By 2009, however, she was starring in prime time TV's Parks and Rec. Poehler married actor Will Arnett in 2003, and they had two children before divorcing in 2016. She will next be seen in the comedy film The House, which opens June 30.