Was promoted from featured player to full cast member on Saturday Night Live (1975) in the middle of her first year on the show (2001-2002). The only other SNL cast member to have this distinction is Eddie Murphy during the 1980-1981 season.
Has given impressions of Hillary Clinton, Katie Couric, Kelly Ripa, Madonna, Avril Lavigne, Sharon Osbourne, Julia Roberts and Tonya Harding on Saturday Night Live (1975).
She succeeded Jimmy Fallon (who left after season 29) as Tina Fey's co-anchor of Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update sketch and making this the first all-female team beginning on the 30th season of NBC's Saturday Night Live (1975).
In the 1990s, she appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) playing Andy Richter's younger sister, who had a psychotic crush on Conan.
Has the rare distinction of being in two movies that opened on the same day in the United States: Mean Girls (2004) and Envy (2004) (April 30, 2004).
Her favorite baseball team is the Boston Red Sox.
Ex-wife of Will Arnett, G.O.B. Bluth on Arrested Development (2003). She has a recurring role on the series as G.O.B. Bluth's "accidental" wife.
Is an alumnus of the famous Improv Olympic, along with actors Vince Vaughn, the late Chris Farley, Ossie Beck, Tina Fey, Mike Myers and Adam McKay.
Is only seven years older than Rachel McAdams, who plays her daughter in Mean Girls (2004).
Has played sister to her then real-life husband in Blades of Glory (2007).
The week her movie Baby Mama (2008) debuted at #1 at the box-office, she announced that she was expecting her first child with Will Arnett. [April 2008]
Is a huge fan of the rap group Bone Thugs n Harmony.
Was four months pregnant with her son Abel when she completed filming on the second season of Parks and Recreation (2009).
Returned to work two months after giving birth to her son Abel in order to resume presenting Saturday Night Live (1975).
Best friends with Tina Fey and Seth Meyers.
Has two sons with her ex-husband Will Arnett - Archibald William Emerson Poehler Arnett (b. October 25, 2008) and Abel James Poehler Arnett (b. August 6, 2010).
Returned to work four months after giving birth to her son Archibald in order to begin filming Parks and Recreation (2009).
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6767 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on December 3, 2015.
Attended and graduated from Burlington High School in Burlington, Massachusetts (1989).
Received her Bachelor's degree in media and communications from Boston College (1993).
Is a staunch liberal Democrat.
Friends with Rashida Jones.