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Aubrey Plaza was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America.
Her father is David Plaza, a financial advisor, and her mother, Bernadette Plaza, is an attorney. Aubrey Plaza has two younger siblings, Natalie Plaza and Renee Plaza.
Aubrey Plaza comes from a multicultural background, she is of Iberian, West African, Irish, Ashkenazi Jewish, and Native American heritage. She attended Ursuline Academy and New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Plaza commenced her acting career with 'Killswitch' and other movies in which she starred were 'Mystery Team', 'Damsel In Distress', 'Funny Team', 'An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn', 'Ingrid Goes West', and 'Black Bear'.
Plaza is well recognized throughout the world for her dry-wit humor style, which has won her both critical and commercial recognition. She performed in several movies and television shows. In addition, Plaza has been in a number of TV shows, including 'Parks And Recreation', 'Legion', 'The White Lotus', and 'Criminal Minds'.
Before her acting career, Aubrey Plaza worked as an intern at NBC Page and did sketch comedy and improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. So let's look at these well-known Aubrey Plaza quotes!
"I want people to like me but not at my expense."
"I am a Netflix/DVR junkie. I don't like to watch TV without a plan."
"Sarcasm is weird. Even not in acting, in life I feel like 'sarcastic' is a word that people use to describe me sometimes so when I meet someone, it's almost like they feel like they have to also be sarcastic, but it can sometimes just come off as mean if it's not used in the right way."
"With stand-up, it doesn't matter who you are. If the audience claps because they love your movies, that clapping stops after five seconds, and then it's your job to make them laugh."
"I'm not super comfortable in my skin. I have to make it work for me, and that usually amounts to making it uncomfortable for everyone else."
"I'm pretty good at weaseling my way into a job, even if I have no business being there."
"When you improvise, you work off the laughs from the audience, but when you step on stage to do standup, it's silent."
"When I'm on the couch, I usually have the TV on and my MacBook Air nearby. And sometimes, when my ADD is really kicking in, I have my iPad too. And my iPhone. And a magazine that I haven't gotten to. And a book under the pillow to my left."
"It's such a thing now, people making fun of other people on the Internet."
(These Aubrey Plaza quotes will give you an insight into her perspective on various topics!)
The humorist is famously recognized for her funny and dead-pan comical style, so why not take a look at these witty Aubrey Plaza quotes!
"If you feel like a weirdo, it's okay because weirdos rule the world."
"There's no photo-shoot academy. If there was, I'd probably be kicked out."
"Well, I was obsessed with Judy Garland growing up. Like, obsessed."
"Make all your decisions based on how hilarious it would be if you did it."
"It would be hilarious if I worked in a bowling alley."
"I mean, sometimes I hate interviews because I always feel like I sound stupid."
"My people would love it if I smiled more if I was more 'approachable'."
"I love great acting, as nerdy as that sounds."
"I was a big fan of Winona Ryder in the '90s. I think she's kind of the shit."
Aubrey Plaza suffered from Broca's aphasia and paralysis (temporary) when she was in her late teens. A few years later, she suffered a transient ischemic attack, a type of mini-stroke, but she overcame her conditions, so let's hear some of her inspiring quotes!
"I just want to keep finding special characters that I feel like I can bring to life and characters that are real and not superficial."
"I don't let myself 'surf' on the Web, or I would probably drown."
"I'm not, like, Daniel Day-Lewis. Yet. I will get there!"
"I obviously bring all of my insecurities along with me to any role that I tackle."
"I've felt depressed many times in my life, so I can draw on those times in my life when I need to."
"Tina Fey is one of my heroes."
"I like my name. My mom named me after a song by the 1970s group, Bread. So, it's meaningful, and I like the song. It's a love song - kind of - but it's kind of depressing and dark."
"I get really weird when I'm not working. I have to keep working."
"I'm totally an anxious mess all the time. There's a constant dialogue going on in my brain, and it's just reminding me of all the failures that I have had, and all of the things I need to do, and all of the things I'm not doing good enough."
Since Aubrey Plaza began her career in comedy before switching to acting, let's look at some of her quotes about acting!
"I think being on a TV show is amazing but also, people get kind of used to seeing you a certain way and so it becomes a challenge to break free from that in a way."
"I want to be Catwoman more than anything."
"I'm going to create my own opportunities. If I can't find the roles I want, I'll just make them."
"When I was doing comedy in New York, before I was in movies, I was never known as the deadpan actress. I was just a comedienne."
"I always want to keep growing and keep surprising people, and showing them different parts of me."
"I've had experiences in my life where I've met certain people that have opened up something in me and given me hope and a new outlook on life."
"I'm not a super emotional person, so that's one reason I love acting - it makes me deal with myself in that kind of way."
"My mom's Puerto Rican. That's why I'm so lively and colorful."
"There are always parts of me that come out in the characters that I play - it's the only thing I have to work with and to draw off of."
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