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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...
  • 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...
  • Review: Rockettes shine in messy spring homage to New York

    The "New York Spring Spectacular" has arrived and it's one show this season that definitely lives up to its name — spec-ta-cu-lar. There are more than 40 Rockettes, 500 gallons of water falling as rain, live dogs, digital projections, a drone kite,...
  • 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...
  • Hannibal Buress, coming to Bethlehem, declares Cosby an off limits topic

    Hannibal Buress says he doesn't want to talk about Bill Cosby anymore. That might sound odd coming from a comedian who brought the claims of sexual misconduct against Cosby back into the public eye — and perhaps ended the TV icon's career —...
  • Hannibal Buress hangs up on interview rather than talk about Bill Cosby

    Hannibal Buress hangs up on interview rather than talk about Bill Cosby
    Hannibal Buress says he doesn’t want to talk about Bill Cosby anymore. That might sound odd coming from a comedian who brought the claims of sexual misconduct against Cosby back into the public eye — and perhaps ended the TV icon’s...
  • Dean Winters survives; Kenneth Branagh thrives

    Dean Winters is a familiar face on television, from his insurance commercials as the character of "Mayhem" to his new starring role in the CBS series "Battle Creek." Not bad for a guy who died almost six years ago. Winters woke up on June 18, 2009, with...
  • Q Poll: Fox News Most Trusted Network; Tina Fey, Dennis Miller Should Host Daily Show

    Q Poll: Fox News Most Trusted Network; Tina Fey, Dennis Miller Should Host Daily Show
    Fox News is the nation's most trusted cable news network, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll comparing major TV news outlets, while Tina Fey and Dennis Miller are the top choices to replace Jon Stewart when he leaves the Daily Show later...
  • Lucky for us, 'Kimmy' landed on Netflix

    TV fans who decry the dearth of quality comedies, especially viewers who appreciated NBC's late "30 Rock," will revel in the first Netflix half-hour comedy series, the Tina Fey-produced "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," which is now available on the...
  • Review: 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'

    Review: 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'
    Why NBC chose to cut loose "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" -- a series with fine auspices but an uncertain commercial outlook -- and hand it to Netflix, which gave the program a two-season commitment, makes considerable business sense. What Netflix gets...
  • At 40, 'Saturday Night Live' is still in its prime

     At 40, 'Saturday Night Live' is still in its prime
    "Saturday Night Live" is 40 years old this year. Forty years before its debut — Oct. 11, 1975, during the Ford administration — Jack Benny was in his third year on radio; the Marx Brothers were starring in "A Night at the Opera," their first...