Aubrey Plaza Bio, Age, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Husband, Movies, TV Shows

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Aubrey Plaza Biography

Aubrey Plaza (Aubrey Christina Plaza) is an American actress and comedian. Plaza is best known for her role as April Ludgate on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. Plaza had her first leading role as Darius Britt in the 2012 film Safety Not Guaranteed, after appearing in supporting roles in several feature films. Since 2017, Plaza has starred as Lenny Busker in the FX drama series Legion.

Aubrey Plaza began her career at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, performing improv and sketch comedy. Plaza later appeared in films such as Mystery Team (2008), Funny People (2009), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Monsters University (2013), Life After Beth (2014), Wedding Dates (2016), Mike and Dave Need, Dirty Grandpa (2016) The Little Hours (2017) and Ingrid Goes West (2017), the latter two of which she also produced.

Aubrey Plaza Age

Aubrey Plaza June is 34 years old as per 2018 born on 26, 1984 in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.

Aubrey Plaza Boyfriend | Husband

Since 2011, Aubrey Plaza has been dating writer and director Jeff Baena. They live together in Los Angeles, California and work together often. In a July 2016 interview with The Advocate, Plaza stated that she “[falls] in love with girls and guys.

Aubrey Plaza Family

Aubrey Plaza is a daughter to Bernadette, an attorney and David Plaza, a financial advisor.
Plaza has two younger sisters, Renee and Natalie. Plaza was named after the song “Aubrey” by Bread. Her father is Puerto Rican and her mother is of Irish–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.”

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Aubrey Plaza Education

In 2002, Aubrey Plaza graduated from Ursuline Academy, an all-girls Catholic school and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2006. She was student council president in high school and participated in productions with the Wilmington Drama League. In 2004, during her second year of college, Plaza suffered a stroke that caused temporary paralysis and expressive aphasia. She has now fully recovered.

Aubrey Plaza has had many internships, and worked as an NBC page. Since 2004, she has performed improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. Plaza also performed stand-up and has appeared at the Laugh Factory and The Improv. Plaza starred in the online series The Jeannie Tate Show and starred as Robin Gibney in ESPN’s Mayne Street. Plaza appeared in the first episode of “Terrible Decisions with Ben Schwartz” on Funny or Die.

In 2009’s Funny People, Plaza played Seth Rogen’s love interest, Daisy, directed by Judd Apatow. Plaza appeared in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and Derrick Comedy’s Mystery Team, which debuted at 2009 Sundance. She appeared alongside Jason Bateman and Will Arnett in a CollegeHumor short.

From 2009 to 2015, she played April Ludgate in Parks and Recreation. For her performance as the deadpan employee, Plaza received universal praise throughout the entire show, being referred to as one of the show’s breakout characters.

Plaza performed on March 12, 2010, at “A Night of 140 Tweets: A Celebrity Tweetathon for Haiti”, produced by Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, Ben Stiller, and Mike Rosenstein, at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. She appeared on Portlandia In 2011. In 2011, she appeared as a guest judge during a roast segment on The Next Food Network Star. Plaza appeared in Episode 199 of the WTF with Marc Maron podcast. She also had a recurring role as “the Princess” in the comedic sci-fi web series Troopers on CollegeHumor. She was featured in Father John Misty’s music video for the song “Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings” from the album Fear Fun in 2012 and in 2014 she was in Cassorla’s “Bona Fide” video where she also made her saxophone-playing debut.

Plaza earned her first starring role in a major film in 2012, alongside Mark Duplass, in the comedy, Safety Not Guaranteed. She played Darius, a jaded intern who answers a curious want ad “seeking a companion for a time traveling adventure”. Plaza’s performance in the film was critically acclaimed and Gary Thompson of The Philadelphia Inquirer questioned whether this role was out of her usual “pretty slacker” range but found her performance “compelling”. At the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in January 2014, her film, Life After Beth, which was written and directed by her boyfriend Jeff Baena, premiered.

Lifetime Network announced on September 17, 2014, that Plaza would do the speaking voice of Grumpy Cat in their upcoming original movie Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever. Plaza starred in Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates alongside Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick and Adam DeVine. On July 8, 2016, the film was released. Her role as the rebellious Tatiana earned her critical praise. In 2016, she was a guest star on HarmonQuest, as a gnome named “Hawaiian Coffee”. She portrayed Aaron Burr in the “Hamilton” episode of Drunk History in 2016. It was announced in 2017 that Plaza would star in indie comedy An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn. She first played the role of Cat Adams in Season 11 of the CBS television show Criminal Minds. Plaza returned to the role in Season 12. Plaza has been starring in the FX series Legion since 2017.

Aubrey Plaza Movies

Year

Film

Role

Notes

Refs

2006

Killswitch

Girl with Head Wound

Short film

In Love

Julie

Short film

2009

Mystery Team

Kelly Peters

Funny People

Daisy Danby

2010

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Julie Powers

2011

Damsels in Distress

Debbie

Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You

Jeanine Breemer

10 Years

Olivia

2012

Safety Not Guaranteed

Darius Britt

A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III

Marnie

2013

From Up on Poppy Hill

Sachiko Hirokouji

English dub

She Said, She Said

Woman in Park

Short film

Failure

Woman

Short film

The End of Love

Aubrey

The To Do List

Brandy Klark

Charlie Countryman

Ashley

Monsters University

Claire Wheeler

Voice

Center Jenny

Monika Nark

2014

Life After Beth

Beth Slocum

About Alex

Sarah

Ned Rifle

Susan

Playing It Cool

Mallory

Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever

Grumpy Cat

Voice

2015

Addicted to Fresno

Kelly

The Driftless Area

Jean

2016

Dirty Grandpa

Lenore

Joshy

Jen

The Pistol Shrimps

Herself

Documentary

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Tatiana

2017

Take My Nose… Please!

Herself

Documentary

The Little Hours

Fernanda

Also producer

Ingrid Goes West

Ingrid Thorburn

Also producer

2018

An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn

Lulu Danger

2019

The Ark and the Aardvark

Brain

Voice; in production

Child’s Play

Karen Barclay

In post-production

Aubrey Plaza TV Shows

Year

Title

Role

Notes

2006

30 Rock

NBC page

Episode: “Tracy Does Conan”

2009–2015

Parks and Recreation

April Ludgate

125 episodes
Nominated—ALMA Award for Favorite TV Actress—Supporting Role (2011)
Nominated—ALMA Award for Favorite TV Actress—Leading Role In A Comedy (2012)
Nominated—Imagen Award for Best Supporting Actress—Television (2010, 2012–2013)

2011

Portlandia

Beth / Bookstore Customer

3 episodes

Food Network Star

Herself (guest judge)

Episode 9: “Comedy Roast”

2012

NTSF:SD:SUV::

The Rememberer

Episode: “Wasila Hills Cop”

2013–2014

The Legend of Korra

Eska (voice)

12 episodes

2013

Drunk History

Sacagawea

Episode: “Nashville”

Maron

Aubrey Plaza

Episode: “Jen Moves to L.A.”

2014–2015

Welcome to Sweden

Aubrey Plaza

6 episodes

2015

Golan the Insatiable

Dylan Beekler (voice)

6 episodes

Castle

Lucy (voice)

4 episodes

2016

SpongeBob SquarePants

Nocturna (voice)

Episode: “Mall Girl Pearl”

Comedy Bang! Bang!

Lady Aubrey

Episode: “Aubrey Plaza Wears a Velvet Off-the-Shoulder Gown With Flowers in Her Hair”

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars

Herself (guest judge)

Episode: “Family That Drags Together”

Drunk History

Aaron Burr

Episode: “Hamilton”

HarmonQuest

Hawaiian Coffee

Episode: “Manoa Prison Hole”

2016–2017

Criminal Minds

Cat Adams

3 episodes

2017–present

Legion

Lenny Busker

19 episodes
Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Villain (2018)
Nominated—Imagen Award for Best Actress—Television (2018)

2017

Easy

Lindsay

Episode: “Package Thief”

2018

The Joker’s Wild

Herself

3 episodes

Aubrey Plaza Music Videos

Year

Title

Role

Artist(s)

2012

“Hollywood Cemetery Forever Sings”

Girl

Father John Misty[31]

2013

“Rouse Yourself”

Girl

JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound[32]

2014

“Bona Fide”

Woman In Boat

Cassorla[13]

Aubrey Plaza Music Facebook

Aubrey Plaza Music Twitter

Aubrey Plaza Music Instagram

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