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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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  • South African comic Noah will replace Jon Stewart

    The choice of South African comic Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart's replacement on "The Daily Show" advances an intriguing new trend of late-night comic hosts with a more worldly perspective while continuing the longer-running pattern of keeping those jobs filled with men.
  • After 'Homeland,' Second City comic ready for some drama in her life

    Second City comedian Emily Walker remembers shaking when she got the call from her manager. She had landed a role on the fourth season of the Showtime series "Homeland," without an in-person audition. "You're told a lot that they never really book by...

    'Kimmy Schmidt' composer Jeff Richmond on the show's viral-friendly songs

    'Kimmy Schmidt' composer Jeff Richmond on the show's viral-friendly songs
    "Empire" isn't the only show that has its fans singing. Since arriving March 6, “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” the sprightly new Netflix comedy co-created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, has lodged itself in the cultural lexicon with songs...

    Trevor Noah set to replace Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

    Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times in recent months, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday. Noah was chosen a little more than a...

    A second wind for Second City?

    In celebrating The Second City's 55th anniversary, Andrew Knox has gotten a crash course in cultural history. Namely, he's gotten a sense of what was funny years ago — and whether the laughs hold up in 2015. Knox, who will join other touring...