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Aubrey Plaza            

Known for NBC's Acclaimed Comedy "Parks and Recreation" & "The To-Do List"

Actor, writer, and comedian Aubrey Plaza is quickly becoming one of her generation's brightest young talents.

Plaza starred in NBC's Emmy nominated and critically acclaimed comedy series "Parks and Recreation" as the deadpan and witty April Ludgate.

She next starred in the "The To-Do List" as a high school grad who makes it her mission to gain more sexual experience before heading off to college. Written and directed by Maggie Carey, the film was being touted as the female version of "Superbad." Bill Hader, Andy Samberg, and Rachel Bilson co-star.

Plaza's first starring role in a major film was the indie film "Safety Not Guaranteed," which follows two magazine employees on an assignment to interview a man who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel. Jay and Mark Duplass produced the film and Mark Duplass, Kristen Bell, and Mary Lynn Raskjub also star.

She also starred in "10 Years" opposite Channing Tatum in 2011. Plaza played the role of Olivia, the wife of Brian Geraghty's character. When the couple goes to his 10-year reunion, Olivia realizes that he is a very different person than he was in high school and that she doesn't know as much about him as she had initially thought. The film also starred Rosario Dawson, Justin Long, Kate Mara, and Lisa Kudrow.

In 2013, she had the leading female role as Sacagawea in Drunk History in the segment on the "Lewis and Clark Expedition" and portrayed Aaron Burr in the "Hamilton" episode of Drunk History.

She starred in Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates alongside Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick and Adam DeVine. The film was released on July 8, 2016. Her role as the rebellious Tatiana earned her critical praise.

In 2017, Plaza both starred in and produced two films, The Little Hours and Ingrid Goes West. She also starred in the indie comedy An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn in 2018.

In 2019, she starred in Child's Play, a reboot of the 1988 film, as the mother who brings home a killer doll, Chucky. She appeared alongside Mark Hamill, best known as Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars saga, who voiced the sinister doll.

Plaza's other movie roles include "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World," Judd Apatow's "Funny People" and "Mystery Team."

Plaza also guest starred in an episode of the IFC comedy "Portlandia," an original comedy series that illustrates the people and values of Portland, Oregon and stars Fred Armisen of "Saturday Night Live" and Carrie Brownstein from the Portland band Sleater-Kinney.

Her additional credits include the hit online series "The Jeannie Tate Show," ESPN's original web series "Mayne Street," as well as a guest appearance on "30 Rock." Plaza has been performing improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater since 2004. She also performs standup and has appeared at the Laugh Factory and The Improv.

Originally from Wilmington, Delaware, Plaza is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She currently resides in Los Angeles.

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Aubrey Plaza Comes Out as Bisexual - Us Weekly

Aubrey Plaza revealed during a candid interview that she's attracted to both guys and girls — read her quotes about being bisexual.

Aubrey Plaza's 'Nightmare Time' Gets Pilot Order At TBS | Deadline

TBS has given a pilot order to Nightmare Time, a comedy horror anthology from Parks and Recreation alum Aubrey Plaza.

Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen in 'Ingrid Goes West' | Variety

Aubrey Plaza and Elizabeth Olsen are set to star in the dark comedy "Ingrid Goes West."

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