Parks And Recreation stars stage reunion for Aubrey Plaza’s birthday

Actors got together for April actress’ 32nd birthday

Parks And Recreation stars Chris Pratt and Retta joined in the birthday celebrations for co-star Aubrey Plaza last night (June 27).

Plaza was recording an episode of comedy podcast Unqualified when she was surprised by her former co-stars. Pratt, Retta and podcast host, comedy actress Anna Faris, who is also Pratt’s wife sang ‘Happy Birthday’, while Retta – the comedian who played Donna in Parks And Recreation – sang Stevie Wonder’s song ‘Happy Birthday’.

Pratt, who played Andy Dwyer, presented Plaza with cupcakes as the actress who played April Ludgate celebrated her 32nd birthday. Plaza also exchanged birthday messages on Twitter with Nick Offerman, who played Ron Swanson.

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Parks And Recreation ran for seven seasons on NBC until 2015, although the final series is still getting its first airing in the UK on Dave. It launched the careers of Amy Poehler, Aziz Anzari and Rashida Jones, as well as giving Rob Lowe his first major role in some time.

The show was created by writing partners Greg Daniels and Michael Schur, who had previously helped transfer The Office from Ricky Gervais’ original into its US version. Schur has since created Andy Samberg sitcom Brooklyn Nine Nine, while Daniels is working on new alien abduction sitcom The Group with chatshow host Conan O’Brien.

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