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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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  • Box Office: 'Maze Runner' Flying By Liam Neeson for $24 Million Opening

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Fox's dystopian "The Maze Runner" is leaving rivals in the dust as it heads for an opening weekend of about $24 million in the U.S., early estimates showed. The young-adult vehicle was dominating moviegoing Friday with a...
  • 10 bookish movies coming in September

    10 bookish movies coming in September
    September is full of bookish film adaptations, with movies made from kids books, an international bestseller, a bestselling mystery and a couple of heart-stopping YA thrillers, of course. Here's what's in theaters, and what's coming soon. Things are...
  • Tina Fey talks 'This Is Where I Leave You'

    Director Shawn Levy (the super-successful "Night at the Museum" series) cashed in some of his studio good will to make "This Is Where I Leave You," a modestly budgeted comedy-drama in which adults speak with one another and nothing blows up. There were a...
  • A Minute With: Jane Fonda on learning from the young comic set

    By Mary Milliken LOS ANGELES, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Actress Jane Fonda says one of the blessings of growing older is that "you learn what you can and can't do" and she freely admits she doesn't have what it takes to do comedy improv. Fonda has 55 years in...
  • 'This is Where I Leave You' swings deftly from one comedic arc to the next�

    Dysfunctional-family comedies can be enduring classics you want to watch again and again, like "Home for the Holidays" and "The Royal Tenenbaums," or lowbrow fare good for a few laughs before erasing from memory, like "Meet the Fockers." The star-stuffed...
  • Fall movies: Lehigh Valley actors, artists make their marks

    Fall movies: Lehigh Valley actors, artists make their marks
    Even with Dwayne Johnson and Dane DeHaan sitting out the season, the next four months will offer plenty of opportunities to check out local talent on the big screen. From animated films such as "The Boxtrolls" and "The Penguins of Madagascar" to film...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'The Knick' on Cinemax

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'The Knick' on Cinemax
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 14 - 20, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Roosevelts: An Intimate History...
  • 'This Is Where I Leave You' is a fractious family affair

    I can't think of a family I'd rather sit shiva with than the Altmans of "This Is Where I Leave You." They bury their father, Mort, pun no doubt intended, with the right mix of tears and unearthed resentments, and they take the blows life hands them...
  • 'This Is Where I Leave You' is a dramatic turn for Bateman, Levy

    'This Is Where I Leave You' is a dramatic turn for Bateman, Levy
    Between the two of them, actor Jason Bateman and director Shawn Levy have made more than 30 film comedies. So when it came time to shoot one of several dramatic scenes in their new movie, "This Is Where I Leave You," they felt far from sure-footed. "I...
  • Review: 'This is Where I Leave You' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'This is Where I Leave You' ★★ 1/2
    Going by the new ensemble comedy "This Is Where I Leave You," you'd think Tina Fey was a medium acting talent at best, prone to overstatement and eye-rolling. Performers can't do it alone; they need guidance. But in the movies, very often performers end...
  • 'Maze Runner' may outrace 'Tombstones,' 'This Is Where I Leave You'

    "The Maze Runner," the latest young adult book adaptation to hit the big screen, is expected to speed past other newcomers at the box office this weekend. The apocalyptic drama is expected to gross as much as $40 million in the United States and...