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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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  • Five Burning Business Questions for the New Stephen Colbert

    Stephen Colbert looked like he enjoyed his Comedy Central curtain call last night, which is good -- because he's got a hell of an encore in the wings. Colbert, known for his spoofish portrayal of a bloviating political commentator on his "Colbert Report"...
  • One Last Hurrah at Golden Globes for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

    For two years running, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have been the Golden Globes' hosts with the most. Ratings have skyrocketed (hitting a 10-year high in 2014), critics have raved and they've won over the star-studded ballroom audience with ease. But, like...
  • Ricky Gervais Ready to Heckle Tina Fey, Amy Poehler at Golden Globes

    Ricky Gervais -- a newly minted Golden Globe nominee for his work in the Netflix comedy series "Derek" -- is ready to return to the Beverly Hilton and face the playful jabs from Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, the ceremony's hosts. He knows he will be a...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Five things to expect at the nominations

    When Kate Beckinsale and Jeremy Piven take the stage in Beverly Hills on Thursday to announce nominations for the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.’s Golden Globes, you can expect some juicy surprises and a couple of eyebrow-raisers to go with it. After...
  • TV This Week, Dec. 14-20: 'Ascension' and more

    TV This Week, Dec. 14-20: 'Ascension' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 14 - 20, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY Be his guest: "Modern Family's" Jesse...
  • The good and not-so-good of the Golden Globes nominations

    The good and not-so-good of the Golden Globes nominations
    Hooray! It’s annual Look on the Bright Side day, also known as the day we find out the nominations for the Golden Globes, an awards ceremony taken seriously despite being voted on by the very small, veiled membership of the Hollywood Foreign Press...
  • Golden Globes 2015: The Globes' rise in stature? Blame TV

    Golden Globes 2015: The Globes' rise in stature? Blame TV
    As anyone even remotely connected with it will tell you, awards season is a pain, an annual collective descent into a frenzied war of opposing forces. Every year, the studios, the stars and the media sagely "reconsider" the wisdom and meaning of...
  • Upper Darby native Tina Fey enjoyed role in 'This Is Where I Leave You'

    From TV's "30 Rock" to "Baby Mama," "Admission" and "Muppets Most Wanted," Tina Fey has offered up some priceless portraits of working women. But for her latest movie — the new-to-DVD dramedy "This Is Where I Leave You" (2014, Warner, R, $30)...
  • Golden Globes snub Angelina Jolie, Clint Eastwood

    Golden Globes snub Angelina Jolie, Clint Eastwood
    Clint Eastwood, Angelina Jolie and Bradley Cooper were snubbed in the Golden Globe nominations, which suggest it will be a "Birdman" vs. "Boyhood" race for the Oscars. Eastwood, Cooper and their "American Sniper" were ignored by the Hollywood Foreign...
  • Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris

    Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris
    Paula Pell, the "Saturday Night Live" writer who grew up in Central Florida, is on the team supplying material for the Oscars and host Neil Patrick Harris. Harris will lead the special material writing team with head writer Dave Boone, who won Emmys for...
  • 'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective,' 'Transparent' lead WGA TV nominations

    'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective,' 'Transparent' lead WGA TV nominations
    HBO's "Silicon Valley" and Amazon's "Transparent" were among the newbie standouts in this year's TV nominees for the Writers Guild Awards. Both shows earned noms for comedy series as well as for new series. "Transparent" made it a trifecta with a nom for...