Ellie Kemper is an American actress, comedian, and writer. Ellie Kemper was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on May 2nd 1980, the second of four children born to Dorothy Ann (Jannarone) and David Wood Kemper. She is the older sister of television writer Carrie Kemper.
She went to John Burroughs School in St. Louis where former alumnus Jon Hamm was her drama teacher. Later she was enrolled in Conway Elementary School. Kemper graduated from Princeton University in English and went to University of Oxford for further studies. She used to play field hockey at Princeton and later went o to play national hockey championship in her freshmen year.
She is currently 36 years old.
She continued to pursue her main interest when she attended Princeton, which led her to join various comedy groups such as Quipfire and the Princeton Triangle Club.
She made her debut in 2006 in a Television series ‘Sexual Intercourse: American Style’ in the role as Cindy. She’s best known for her role ‘The office’ and Bridesmaids. She regularly appeared in comedy sketches on Late Night with Conan O’Brien in the late 2000s, and has made guest appearances on Important Things with Demetri Martin. Kemper writes for the national satirical newspaper ‘The Onion’. She along with her family moved to New York City and participated in Peoples Imrov Theater. In 2007, she appeared in How to Kick People, a performance combining comedy and literary performances. Her role in ‘The office’ was well appreciated. She has been married to Michael Koman since July 7, 2012.
Elizabeth Claire “Ellie” Kemper
36 years old
Place of birth:
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
American actress, comedian, and writer
5` 5″ (1.65 m)
126 lbs (57kg)
Ellie Kemper is best known for for her role playing Kelly Erin Hannon / Erin Hannon in the comedy series The Office from 2009 to 2013.
Ellie Kemper Facts:
- She used to write comedy sketches during her college time.
- She used to play hockey in university in 1999. The team reached the national levels in the first year itself.
- In 1999, Ellie got the title of Queen of St. Louis’s annual Veiled Prophet Ball.
- She believes the best comedy comes from dark things
Ellie Kemper Quotes:
If you’re going to plan a wedding, then a certain amount of suffering is not a choice.
I’m the most comfortable when I’m playing a naturalistic character. I auditioned for Saturday Night Live, and when I was doing the biggest characters, I felt the least comfortable. I’m just more comfortable when it’s some version of myself.
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