May 2, 1980
41 years old
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm tall
34-24-34 in | 87-61-87 cm
57 kg | 126 pounds
9 US | 39.5 EU
Ellie Kemper was born in Kansas City, Missouri, United States, on May 2, 1980, is an American actress and comedian.
Young Ellie Kemper first started performing during her years at John Burroughs School in Ladue, Missouri, in school theater productions.
She made her big screen debut in comedy film Mystery Team (2009) in role as Jamie.
She got her television debut in comedy series Neutrino (1999) in various roles.
Her breakthrough performance came as Kelly Erin Hannon in NBC mockumentary sitcom The Office (2009-2013).
She was nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble for her role as Becca in comedy film Bridesmaids (2011).
Somewhere (2010) drama with Stephen Dorff and Elle Fanning, directed by Sofia Coppola
Get Him to the Greek (2010) dark buddy comedy opposite Russell Brand and Jonah Hill
21 Jump Street (2012) buddy cop action comedy with Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum and Brie Larson
They Came Together (2014) satirical romantic comedy opposite Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler and Cobie Smulders
Laggies (2014) romantic comedy with Keira Knightley, Chloë Grace Moretz and Sam Rockwell
She voiced Katie in animated comedy films: The Secret Life of Pets (2016) and The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019).
She voiced Phyllis in animated superhero comedy film The Lego Batman Movie (2017).
She voiced Smurf Blossom in animated fantasy comedy movie Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017).
S*x Tape (2014) comedy opposite Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel and Rob Lowe
The Stand In (2020) comedy in role as Jenna Jones, with Drew Barrymore, Michael Zegen and T.J. Miller
Home Sweet Home Alone (2021) comedy family in role as Pam, opposite Rob Delaney and Archie Yates
She was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Kimmy Schmidt in Netflix sitcom Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015-2020), she also played same character in television comedy movie Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs the Reverend (2020).
She was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for her performance as Kelly Erin Hannon in NBC s mockumentary sitcom The Office (2009-2013).
The Mindy Project (2012-2013) Fox romantic comedy series in role as Heather
She featured as a guest judge on talent show competition America's Got Talent (2019).
Attended the Conway School in St. Louis.
Graduated from John Burroughs School in Ladue, Missouri.
Graduated from Princeton University in New Jersey (2002) with an A.B. in English.
Studied English at University of Oxford.
She is older sister of television writer, Carrie.
Has Italian, English, French and German ancestry.
Played field hockey at Princeton (1999).
Published her first book "My Squirrel Days" in 2018.
She married Michael Koman in 2012, they have two sons.