In 2001 she joined Saturday Night Live. She left in 2008 to star as Leslie in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. She has also performed voice acting roles for the films Shrek the Third, Horton Hears a Who!, Inside Out and the series The Mighty B!, which she also created. “Moxie” is a nice coming of age comedy.
In 2015, Poehler got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in television. She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Musical or Comedy Series in 2014 and a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series in 2012. She and Tina Fey both won the 2016 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for co-hosting Saturday Night Live.