Aubrey Christina Plaza is an American actress, comedian, and producer. She began her career performing improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. She starred as April Ludgate on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation (2009–2015), and later featured in the FX drama series Legion (2017–2019). Plaza had her first leading film role in Safety Not Guaranteed (2012). She also appeared in the films Mystery Team (2009), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), 10 Years (2011), The End of Love (2013), Ned Rifle (2014), The Driftless Area (2015), Joshy (2016), Ingrid Goes West (2017), An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn (2018), Child's Play (2019), and Black Bear (2020). In 2021, Plaza authored a book The Legend of the Christmas Witch along with her creative partner Dan Murphy and illustrator Julia Iredale.