Aubrey Plaza

Aubrey Plaza

TV Actress

Aubrey Christina Plaza is an American actress, comedian, and producer. She began her career performing improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. She starred as April Ludgate on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation from 2009–2015, and featured in the FX drama series Legion.

Full Name
Aubrey Christina Plaza
Jun 26, 1984
In a relationship
5′ 6″
Net Worth


Aubrey Christina Plaza was born on June 26, 1984 in Wilmington, Delaware. She is the daughter of Bernadette and David Plaza, and she has three older sisters. Her father is a lawyer and her mother works for the state government. She is of Puerto Rican descent on her father’s side and Irish descent on her mother’s side.

Plaza attended The Catholic Academy of Wilmington from kindergarten to sixth grade, before transferring to Ursuline Academy for middle school. She then studied film at Tisch School of the Arts at New York University for one year before dropping out to pursue an acting career in Los Angeles.

In 2006, Plaza made her television debut with a small role in an episode of “Law & Order”. Later that year, she landed a recurring role as Lenny Busker in the NBC drama series “The Black Donnelly’s”. In 2009-2010, she starred as April Ludgate in the NBC comedy series “Parks and Recreation” which earned her critical acclaim and several award nominations including a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. In 2012, she starred in the independent comedy film Safety Not Guaranteed which won an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay by Derek Connolly. Since then she has appeared in numerous films including Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016), Dirty Grandpa (2016), Legion (2017-2019) and Child’s Play (2019).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1984</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Aubrey Plaza is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On June 26, 1984, Aubrey Plaza was born in Wilmington, Delaware.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2003</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Graduates High School</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Plaza graduated from Ursuline Academy in 2003.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Graduates New York University</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Graduates from the Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in film and television.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Appears on Saturday Night Live</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Plaza appears as a special guest on Saturday Night Live for one episode.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins Cast of Parks and Recreation</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Plaza joins the cast of NBC's Parks and Recreation as April Ludgate.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leads in Feature Film 'Ingrid Goes West'</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Leads in the feature film Ingrid Goes West which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leads Hulu Series 'Shrill'</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Takes on the lead role in the Hulu series Shrill, based on the book by Lindy West.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's an Honest Person</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aubrey Plaza is known for her honesty and openness, and she often speaks up about issues that matter to her. She stands up for what she believes in and is an inspiring role model for young people.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's a Talented Actress</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aubrey Plaza is a talented actress who has starred in many popular television shows, movies, and theater productions. Her comedic timing and acting skills make her a pleasure to watch on screen.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aubrey Plaza is an inspiration to many. She advocates for mental health awareness and self expression and encourages people to be true to themselves. Her work as an actress gives people hope that they can follow their dreams no matter what.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> She Was a Production Assistant</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming an Actress, Aubrey Plaza was a production assistant on the set of Judd Apatow’s film “Funny People”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> She Had an Unconventional Education</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aubrey Plaza attended film school at New York University for one semester and then decided to pursue acting full time.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> She's an Improv Veteran</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aubrey Plaza is an experienced improv artist, having performed with the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> She's a Voice Actress</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aubrey Plaza has provided her voice for several animated films and television shows, including The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part and BoJack Horseman.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> She's a Published Author</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2019, Aubrey Plaza released her first book, “Mouth Time: Stories from the Lives of Four Twenty Somethings”, which she co-wrote with two of her friends.</p></div>


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