This slideshow features photos of a young Amy Poehler, the famous comedian, actress, producer and director who first made waves with her regular appearances on Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. What did Amy Poehler look like as a young woman? One word- bangs. Poehler has been nominated for an Emmy Award a whopping fifteen times, and for good reason: she is one of the funniest comedians in America. She was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2001 to 1008, appearing with Tina Fey to provide the popular “Weekend Update.” For her outstanding performances on the show, she earned two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Poehler and Fey would continue their long-standing dynamic duo partnership, later co-starring in movies like Baby Mama. Amy Poehler was cast for a lead role in the hit television sitcom Parks and Recreation, which ran from 2009 to 2015, for which she received five consecutive Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series nominations and three consecutive Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Musical or Comedy Series nominations, with one win in 2014. Check out these awesome pictures of Amy Poehler young, including her high school photo of her as a cheerleader.