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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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  • Netflix grabs Tina Fey comedy 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' from NBC

    Netflix grabs Tina Fey comedy 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' from NBC
    Netflix seems to want everything these days — even Tina Fey comedies that were meant for someone else. The movie and TV streaming giant announced Friday that it had picked up two seasons of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," a new series about a woman...
  • TV Picks: 'Happiness,' Poehler, Banksy, 'Missing,' Khrushchev

    TV Picks: 'Happiness,' Poehler, Banksy, 'Missing,' Khrushchev
    "Happiness" (PBS, Monday). I am, as a rule, a fan of the films that make up the PBS documentary series "Independent Lens," which tend to spend intimate quality time with the kinds of people TV usually ignores for being too far off, too foreign, too poor...
  • Live from New York: Glamour's Women of the Year awards

    Live from New York: Glamour's Women of the Year awards
    I'm not really one for women's magazines. Too many pages devoted to fixing things I never knew were broken. ("Obsessed with your pores?" Not until you mentioned it! I'd never given them a passing glance! What's going on with them? Are they big? Clogged?...
  • Tom Hanks' 'Inferno' Delayed to October 2016 to Avoid 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    Avoiding a confrontation with Disney's "Star Wars: Episode VII," Sony has pushed back the release date of "Inferno," with Tom Hanks starring and Ron Howard directing, nearly a year to Oct. 14, 2016. The studio had originally dated its adaptation of Dan...
  • Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid

    Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid
    John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
  • First Look: 'Z for Zachariah' Starring Chris Pine, Margot Robbie, Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Variety has the exclusive first look photo from Craig Zobel's "Z for Zachariah," starring Chris Pine, Margot Robbie and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Adapted from Robert C. O'Brien post-apocalyptic 1974 novel, the thriller follows a small-town girl (Robbie) who...
  • In 'Big Hero 6' a huggable robo-hero pops up in the future

    The new animated action-adventure "Big Hero 6" might sound like more of the same Marvel-inspired superhero stuff already saturating movie theaters with its flashy 3-D animation and futuristic nerd kids doing their world saving in bright plastic-plated...
  • 'Ghostbusters,' 'Sports Night' casts reunite for EW

    'Ghostbusters,' 'Sports Night' casts reunite for EW
    This year's reunions issue of Entertainment Weekly sounds especially enticing. The edition, out Friday, features the casts of "Mean Girls," "Monty Python," "Little House on the Prairie," "Sports Night," "Sisters" and "Napoleon Dynamite." But the...
  • 'SNL' history book 'Live from New York' revised

    'SNL' history book 'Live from New York' revised
    Forty seasons into "Saturday Night Live" and you just don't hear the old criticisms so much anymore: "It's not as edgy as it was in the 1970s …" "This new cast is not as funny as that previous cast …" "It's such a boy's club …"...
  • This Is 40? 'SNL' Revives 'Weekend Update' And Starts Celebrating Four Decades On Air

    "Saturday Night Live" returned for its landmark fortieth season with a new announcer, a revived "Weekend Update" and a couple of digs at the National Football League. But the show continued to serve up something it largely avoided when it launched way...
  • Fashion world bids farewell to designer Oscar de la Renta

    The fashion world mourned the loss of one of its greatest designers on Monday at the private funeral of Oscar de la Renta, who died of cancer last month at 82. The tall Dominican-born de la Renta dressed New York socialites, Hollywood stars and...