Aubrey Plaza

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Aubrey Christina Plaza (born June 26, 1984 height 5' 6" (1,68 m)) is an American actress and comedian who has gained popularity with her deadpan-style comedy. She is a cast member on Parks and Recreation portraying the role of April Ludgate, and after appearing in key supporting roles in several movies, played her first leading role in a major film, starring alongside Mark Duplass in the comedy Safety Not Guaranteed in 2012.

Plaza began her career as an intern. After performing improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, she appeared in the Web series The Jeannie Tate Show. She later appeared in films such as Judd Apatow's Funny People and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.

Plaza was born in Wilmington, Delaware, the daughter of Bernadette, an attorney, and David Plaza, a financial advisor. She has two younger sisters, Renee and Natalie, the latter of whom she uses as inspiration for her character April Ludgate on Parks and Recreation.

Plaza was named after the song "Aubrey" by Bread. Her father is Puerto Rican and her mother is of Irish and English descent. Plaza has stated: "I was like the only diverse kid in my high school, and I'm half-Puerto Rican. But yeah, I have a huge family and tons of cousins in Puerto Rico." She participated in productions with the Wilmington Drama League.

Plaza graduated from Ursuline Academy in 2002, and New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2006. While at NYU in 2004, Plaza suffered a stroke that caused temporary paralysis and expressive aphasia, but she has fully recovered.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Aubrey Christina Plaza (born June 26, 1984 height 5' 6" (1,68 m)) is an American actress and comedian who has gained popularity with her deadpan-style comedy. She is a cast member on Parks and Recreation portraying the role of April Ludgate, and after appearing in key supporting roles in several movies, played her first leading role in a major film, starring alongside Mark Duplass in the comedy Safety Not Guaranteed in 2012.

Plaza began her career as an intern. After performing improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, she appeared in the Web series The Jeannie Tate Show. She later appeared in films such as Judd Apatow's Funny People and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.

Plaza was born in Wilmington, Delaware, the daughter of Bernadette, an attorney, and David Plaza, a financial advisor. She has two younger sisters, Renee and Natalie, the latter of whom she uses as inspiration for her character April Ludgate on Parks and Recreation.

Plaza was named after the song "Aubrey" by Bread. Her father is Puerto Rican and her mother is of Irish and English descent. Plaza has stated: "I was like the only diverse kid in my high school, and I'm half-Puerto Rican. But yeah, I have a huge family and tons of cousins in Puerto Rico." She participated in productions with the Wilmington Drama League.

Plaza graduated from Ursuline Academy in 2002, and New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2006. While at NYU in 2004, Plaza suffered a stroke that caused temporary paralysis and expressive aphasia, but she has fully recovered.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Aubrey Plaza, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender Female

Known Credits 42

Birthday 1984-06-26

Place of Birth Wilmington - Delaware - USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Legion(8 episodes) as Lenny
2017 Ingrid Goes West as Ingrid Thorburn
2016 Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates as Tatiana
2016 The Pistol Shrimps as Herself
2016 Joshy as Jen
2016 Dirty Grandpa as Lenore
2015 Addicted to Fresno as Kelly
2015 Crash Test as Herself
2015 The Driftless Area as Jean
2015 The Late Late Show with James Corden(1 episode) as Herself
2014 Lennon or McCartney as Herself (archive footage)
2014 Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever as Grumpy Cat's Voice
2014 Playing It Cool as Mallory
2014 Ned Rifle as Susan Weber
2014 Life After Beth as Beth Slocum
2014 About Alex as Sarah
2013 The To Do List as Brandy Klark
2013 Monsters University as Claire Wheeler (voice)
2013 Failure
2013 She Said, She Said as Woman in Park
2013 The End of Love as Aubrey
2012 A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III as Marnie
2012 Safety Not Guaranteed as Darius Britt
2012 Comedy Bang! Bang!(1 episode) as Herself
2012 Damsels in Distress as Depressed Debbie
2012 It's Getting Late
2011 Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You as Real Estate Agent
2011 10 Years as Olivia
2011 From Up on Poppy Hill as Sachiko Hirokôji (voice)
2011 Portlandia(41 episodes) as Beth / Bookstore Customer
2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World as Julie Powers
2009 Mystery Team as Kelly
2009 Funny People as Daisy Danby
2009 Parks and Recreation(130 episodes) as April Ludgate
2006 30 Rock(1 episode)
2005 Criminal Minds(1 episode) as Cat Adams
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode) as Herself
1900 The Public
1900 The Little Hours
1900 Troopers(0 episodes) as The Princess
1900 Mayne Street(0 episodes) as Robin Gibney
1900 Keith Powell Directs a Play(0 episodes) as Stephanie

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