Leslie Knope Quotes
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Leslie Barbara Knope is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. She is portrayed by former SNL cast member Amy Poehler. For most of the show's run, she serves as Deputy Director of the Parks and Recreation Department of the fictional city of Pawnee, Indiana. An over-achiever, Knope believes the government should serve the people.
The character has evolved greatly over the seasons, initially portrayed by Poehler as an exaggerated scatterbrain before gradually shifting to a more subtle performance. Poehler's performance as Knope has been nominated for several awards, winning a 2014 Golden Globe.