Comedienne and actress Amy Poehler is to be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The Golden Globe winner will unveil the coveted 2,566th plaque during a ceremony in front of the Hollywood Wax Museum on Friday.

Her former Parks and Recreation co-star Rashida Jones and the show's creator Mike Schur have been tapped to salute their friend at the induction.

"We are thrilled to add Amy Poehler to our Walk of Fame," Walk of Fame producer Ana Martinez said in a statement.

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"She has kept us in stitches for so many years with her career as one of Hollywood's top comedic actresses. Fans should be ready for a ceremony full of laughter!"

Poehler shot to fame as a featured player on US comedy show Saturday Night Live, the 12-time Emmy nominee also runs her own production company and last year became a No.1 New York Times best-seller with her memoir, Yes Please.

-AAP