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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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  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Odd Couple' on CBS

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Odd Couple' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 3 - 9, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Big Bang Theory Leonard and Penny...
  • Three women in 'Hot Pursuit' of laughs -- and audience and respect

    Three women in 'Hot Pursuit' of laughs -- and audience and respect
    Behind Reese Witherspoon's back, Sofia Vergara was lowering her eyelids in a mock, come hither stare. "You can really tell what Sofia is passionate about," Witherspoon said, earnestly attempting to make a point about Vergara's strong personal brand....
  • Russ Tutterow, lover and defender of Chicago playwrights, dies at 68

    Russ Tutterow, lover and defender of Chicago playwrights, dies at 68
    The hospice inside Weiss Memorial Hospital on Chicago's North Side is a quiet and peaceful place. But for the last several days, one room therein has been bustling with people. A particular kind of people, not generally found en mass at hospitals:...
  • Pratt, Ice Cube, more debut new footage at CinemaCon

    Chris Pratt left the CinemaCon crowd in stitches with his irreverent, high-energy and slightly racy comments at the annual conference of theater owners Thursday. The actor, there to promote "Jurassic World" along with director Colin Trevorrow,...
  • Movie review: 'Monkey Kingdom' is a surefire win for kids

    Movie review: 'Monkey Kingdom' is a surefire win for kids
    Parents need to know that nature documentary “Monkey Kingdom” is family-friendly overall but does have a few scenes that could frighten preschool-aged viewers. While Maya, the monkey who’s presented as the main character of the story,...
  • Box office: 'Furious 7' stays No. 1, sets studio record; 'Paul Blart' also strong

    Box office: 'Furious 7' stays No. 1, sets studio record; 'Paul Blart' also strong
    "Furious 7" finished atop the box office for the third consecutive weekend with an estimated $29.1 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada, but it was the international market that pushed the Universal Pictures film to be the highest grossing...
  • TV Picks: Tig Notaro, Amy Schumer, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Hubble

    TV Picks: Tig Notaro, Amy Schumer, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Hubble
    "Knock, Knock, It's Tig Notaro" (Showtime, premieres Friday). A beautifully made documentary road picture, codirected by Michael LaHaie and Christopher Wilcha, that accompanies comedian Tig Notaro and opening act/driver John Dore, on a 2013 summer house-...
  • Satirical knives ready to carve up presidential candidates

    Satirical knives ready to carve up presidential candidates
    I was feeling pretty bad about the state of political satire on TV until I saw Kate McKinnon of "Saturday Night Live" mock Hillary Clinton last week on the eve of the former secretary of state's presidential announcement. Practicing her announcement...
  • Disneynature's 'Monkey Kingdom' swings with the best of them

    Disneynature's 'Monkey Kingdom' swings with the best of them
    Who can say no to a monkey movie? Resistance proves particularly futile when the production in question is as amusingly fascinating as "Monkey Kingdom," the latest entry from the ever-engaging Disneynature series of wildlife documentaries. Co-directed...
  • Movie review: �Monkey Kingdom� reveals a revolution in cuteness

    "Monkey Kingdom," Disneynature's latest Earth Day offering, is an intriguing peek inside the social structure of macaque monkey society in Sri Lanka. So while it's got plenty of cute macaque monkeys, playing and cavorting, there's also a little social...
  • 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 —...