Aubrey Plaza is an American comedian and actress. She is widely renowned for her role as April Ludgate on Parks and Recreation. After appearing in supporting roles in several films, Plaza had her first leading role in the 2012 comedy Safety Not Guaranteed. Plaza currently stars as Lenny Busker in the FX series Legion.
Plaza was born in Wilmington, Delaware, to Bernadette, an attorney, and David Plaza, a financial advisor. She has two younger sisters, Renee and Natalie; the latter has inspired a number of Aubrey’s comedic characters. Plaza was named after the song “Aubrey” by Bread.
Although her role in television is illuminating, don’t forget her action pack acting in film. She starred in Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates alongside Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick and Adam DeVine. The film was released on July 8, 2016. Her role as the rebellious Tatiana earned her critical praise.
Beginning out as a strictly comedic actress, Plaza has now established herself as a multi-talented actress.