Ellie Kemper


Biography

Life Events

2007

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

2008

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

2008

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

2009

Feature acting debut, the crime comedy "Mystery Team"

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

2010

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

2011

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

2012

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

2015

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

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