Celebrities From Boston
Burlington native Poehler first got involved in sketch comedy during her years at Boston College, where she was a member of the comedy troupe My Mother's Flea Bag. "Her aunt gave her a high-school graduation card that said, "I'll see you on Saturday Night Live." It was a big joke then," the Parks and Recreation star's father, Bill, once recalled to the Wall Street Journal. "But lo and behold, 10 years later, there she was."