Ellie Kemper

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Born: 05/02/1980 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Filmography

Actor (31)

Animals. 2016 (Tv Show)

Voice

Conan 2011, 2014, 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

Red Nose Day 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Herself

The Daily Show 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Late Late Show With James Corden 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Secret Life of Pets 2016 (Movie)

Katie (Voice)

Drunk History 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Late Show With David Letterman 2012, 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Comedy Bang! Bang! 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Hollywood Game Night 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Laggies 2014 (Movie)

Allison (Actor)

Sex Tape 2014 (Movie)

Tess (Actor)

They Came Together 2014 (Movie)

Karen (Actor)

TripTank 2014 (Tv Show)

Voice

The Mindy Project 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Office 2009 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

21 Jump Street 2012 (Movie)

Ms. Griggs (Actor)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Robot Chicken 2012 (Tv Show)

Voice

The 2012 Do Something Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Cameo

The 84th Annual Academy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Presenter

Bridesmaids 2011 (Movie)

Becca (Actor)

Get Him to the Greek 2010 (Movie)

Pinnacle Executive (Actor)

Somewhere 2010 (Movie)

Claire (Actor)

The Birthday Boys (Tv Show)

Actor

Relationships

Carrie Kemper Co-Producer

Sister
Younger; wrote for "The Office" (NBC)

David Kemper

Father

William Kemper

Great-Great-Grandfather

Michael Koman Writer

Companion
Kemper announced engagement Dec. 7, 2011 Married July 7, 2012

EDUCATION

Princeton University

2002
Majored in English; was a member of Quipfire!, a renowned improvisational comedy group, and also the Princeton Triangle Club, a touring musical comedy theater troupe; also played field hockey

Milestones

2015

Played title character in Netflix series "The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"

2012

Cast opposite Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill in the big screen reboot of "21 Jump Street," based on the Fox police drama

2011

Co-starred with Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and Melissa McCarthy in the comedy hit "Bridesmaids"

2010

Acted in the Sofia Coppola directed drama "Somewhere" and the Judd Apatow produced comedy "Get Him to the Greek"

2009

Landed breakthrough TV role as Erin Hannon, the sweet-natured receptionist for the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company on "The Office" (NBC); character replaced viewer favorite Pam (Jenna Fischer) during the show's fifth season

2009

Feature acting debut, the crime comedy "Mystery Team"

2008

Became an Internet sensation when her comedic sketch video "Blowjob" went viral

2008

Performed the one-woman shows "Dumb Girls" and "Feeling Sad/Mad with Ellie Kemper"

2008

Auditioned for "Saturday Night Live" (NBC), but was turned down

2007

Made first onscreen acting appearances on "Late Night with Conan O’Brien" (NBC)

Bonus Trivia

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Kemper attended John Burroughs School in St. Louis, MO where former alumnus Jon Hamm was her drama teacher.

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Kemper was a contributing writer for the satirical newspaper The Onion and was published in McSweeney's, the literary journal founded by Dave Eggers.

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