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Tina Fey

Tina Fey
Writer-comedian Tina Fey was born Elizabeth Stamatina Fey on May 18, 1970. She got her start in comedy at The Second City Chicago Theatre. While at Second City, Fey was scooped up by "Saturday Night Live," where she served as the show's first female head writer, and later, a regular cast member and co-anchor of the Weekend Update segment. During the 2008 presidential campaign, Fey's popularity grew due to her portrayal of Gov. Sarah Palin on "Saturday Night Live." Fey also created her own TV show, NBC's "30 Rock." Her recent movie work includes "Baby Mama" and "Mean Girls." In 2008, Fey was voted The Associated Press' Entertainer of the Year.
Writer-comedian Tina Fey was born Elizabeth Stamatina Fey on May 18, 1970. She got her start in comedy at The Second City Chicago Theatre. While at Second City, Fey was scooped up by "Saturday Night Live," where she served as the show's first female head writer, and later, a regular cast member and co-anchor of the Weekend Update segment. During the 2008 presidential campaign, Fey's popularity grew due to her portrayal of Gov. Sarah Palin on "Saturday Night Live." Fey also created her own TV show, NBC's "30 Rock." Her recent movie work includes "Baby Mama" and "Mean Girls." In 2008, Fey was voted The Associated Press' Entertainer of the Year. « Show less

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  • For the record

    Dark money: An article on Oct. 19 in Section A on the rise of "dark money" campaign contributors said a 2010 Supreme Court decision cleared the way for a certain class of nonprofits, such as AARP and volunteer fire departments, to plunge into big-money politicking. The article should have made clear that not all nonprofits, including AARP, did so.
  • For Henry Louis Gates Jr., a lifelong interest in family history in 'Finding Your Roots'

    For Henry Louis Gates Jr., a lifelong interest in family history in 'Finding Your Roots'
    Those who develop a strong interest in their forebears tend to do so later in life. But that was not the way for Henry Louis Gates Jr. The Ivy League professor, whose fascinating genealogical show "Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr." is now in...

    Jessica Lange, Gugu Mbatha-Raw among Elle cover stars ahead of awards

    Jessica Lange, Gugu Mbatha-Raw among Elle cover stars ahead of awards
    Elle, which will hold its 21st Women in Hollywood Awards on Monday, has revealed its November covers featuring honorees Jessica Lange, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Elizabeth Banks, Brie Larson and Annette Bening. The actresses, who appear, respectively, in...

    Star-studded cast best part of 'This is Where I Leave You'

    There's one thing nobody can take away from "This Is Where I Leave You": its stellar cast. Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Adam Driver, Jane Fonda, Rose Byrne, Connie Britton, Timothy Olyphant and the underrated Corey Stoll. If there's a dramedy to be made...

    REVIEW: 'The Art of Falling' by Second City and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago ★★★★

     REVIEW: 'The Art of Falling' by Second City and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago ★★★★
    Aside from being a hugely entertaining and strikingly emotional show, "The Art of Falling," Second City's not-to-be-missed new collaboration with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, is a very significant formative moment in this city's long history of...