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Ellie Kemper's Journey From An Ordinary Midwest Childhood To Hollywood

Ellie Kemper attends Netflix's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" #NetflixFYSEE For Your Consideration event at the DGA Theater on Sunday, June 3, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
Ellie Kemper attends Netflix's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" #NetflixFYSEE For Your Consideration event at the DGA Theater on Sunday, June 3, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

With David Folkenflik

The irrepressible Ellie Kemper on her journey from a seemingly ordinary Midwestern childhood to starring in the unusual dark comedy, the “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.”

Guest

Ellie Kemper, Emmy-nominated actor. Star of the Netflix original series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.” Author of “ My Squirrel Days.”

From The Reading List

Excerpt from “My Squirrel Days” by Ellie Kemper

Excerpted from MY SQUIRREL DAYS by Ellie Kemper. Copyright © 2018 by Ellie Kemper. Excerpted with permission by Scribner, a Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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