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Aubrey Plaza

Aubrey Christina Plaza (born June 26, 1984) 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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Jun 26, 1984 In Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie The Ark and the Aardvark 2024-04-30
Latest Project:
In the series Agatha: Darkhold Diaries
Known For
Poster of The Ark and the Aardvark
Poster of Legion
Poster of Crash Test: With Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer
Poster of In Love
Movie The Ark and the Aardvark Brain (voice)
Movie Hope
Movie Belushi (rumored)
Series Agatha: Darkhold Diaries
Series Scott Pilgrim Takes Off Julie Powers (voice)
Movie Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre Sarah Fidel
Movie Emily the Criminal Emily
Movie Spin Me Round Kat
Movie King Knight Pine Cone (voice)
Series The White Lotus Harper Spiller
Movie Best Sellers
Movie Black Bear Allison
Movie Happiest Season Riley
Movie Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine Ashley
Movie Child's Play Karen Barclay
Movie An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn Lulu Danger
Movie Take My Nose... Please! Herself
Movie Ingrid Goes West Ingrid Thorburn
Movie The Little Hours Sister Fernanda
Series Legion Lenny Busker
Movie Dirty Grandpa Lenore
Movie Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Tatiana
Series Great Minds with Dan Harmon Mary Wollstonecraft
Movie The Pistol Shrimps Herself
Series HarmonQuest Hawaiian Coffee
Movie Joshy Jen
Series Easy Lindsay
Movie Addicted to Fresno Kelly
Movie Crash Test: With Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer Herself
Movie The Driftless Area Jean
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Herself
Movie About Alex Sarah
Movie Life After Beth Beth Slocum
Movie Playing It Cool Mallory
Movie Lennon or McCartney Herself (archive footage)
Movie Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever Grumpy Cat's Voice / Herself
Movie Ned Rifle Susan Weber
Movie Monsters University Claire Wheeler (voice)
Series Drunk History Sacagawea
Movie She Said, She Said Woman in Park
Movie The End of Love Aubrey
Movie Charlie Countryman Ashley
Movie A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III Marnie
Movie Center Jenny Monika Nark
Movie The To Do List Brandy Klark
Movie Failure
Movie Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Jeanine Breemer
Movie Damsels in Distress Depressed Debbie
Movie Safety Not Guaranteed Darius Britt
Series Comedy Bang! Bang! Herself
Movie It's Getting Late Rose
Movie 10 Years Olivia
Movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Julie Powers
Movie The Making of 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' Herself
Movie Mystery Team Kelly Peters
Movie Funny People Daisy Danby
Series Parks and Recreation April Ludgate
Series 30 Rock Unknown
Movie In Love Julie
Series Criminal Minds Cat Adams
Movie Four Eyed Monsters Girl on subway
Series The Daily Show Herself