Plaza Wins Young Hollywood Award

Aubrey Plaza is having a breakthrough year…

The 27-year-old half-Puerto Rican actress/comedian—who stars as April Ludgate in NBC’s Parks and Recreation, received the Breakthrough Performance Female award at the 2012 Young Hollywood Awards, which celebrate rising stars in movies, television, music and beyond.

Aubrey Plaza

While accepting her award, Plaza—known for her deadpan delivery on Parks and Recreation—declared that she was “never going to die.”

Plaza has also starred in Funny People and Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World.

Meanwhile, Modern Family’s Rico Rodriguez and claimed the Scene Stealers award.

The 13-year-old Latino child actor shared the prize with his Modern Family co-star Nolan Gould and Mad Men’s Kiernan Shipka, who plays the scarily mature Sally Draper.

Click here to see all the night’s winners.

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