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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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  • From Run the Jewels to J. Cole, how today's musicians carry on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

    From Run the Jewels to J. Cole, how today's musicians carry on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy
    At the recent 2015 Golden Globe Awards, show host Tina Fey delivered one of the most poignant and effective jokes of the evening in regard to the multi-nominated film “Selma,” based on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.-led voting rights march...
  • TV picks for the week of Jan. 11-17

    There are a lot of new and returning programs this week. Let's get to it: Sunday: "Golden Globes," 7 p.m., NBC: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler crack wise one more time as hosts of the Emmys' and Oscars' looser sister. "Togetherness," 8:30 p.m., HBO: There are...
  • Golden Globes ratings down from last year

    Ratings momentum for the Golden Globes loss some steam Sunday night. Co-hosting for the third (and apparently final) year, NBC vets Tina Fey and Amy Poehler didn’t quite go out with a ratings bang. Sunday’s 72nd Golden Globes telecast...
  • NFL roars; Globes, 'Big Bang' score

    NFL roars; Globes, 'Big Bang' score
    UPDATED: The NFL reaffirmed its pull in prime time -- and scored even greater numbers with games that didn't start in prime time. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler amused millions at the Golden Globes. Old favorites "Big Bang Theory" and "NCIS" delivered. Newcomer...
  • Golden Globes: Spoofing North Korea and finding humor in Sony cyber attack

    What a difference a few weeks makes. One month ago, the devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures over the comedy "The Interview" was making headlines around the world and rattling nerves across the movie industry. At the Golden Globes ceremony Sunday,...
  • More thoughts on Hollywood's 'golden' night

    "I DIDN'T hear anyone asking where Putin was!?" This from my constant reader Brad Berger, referring to all the hoopla criticizing President Obama for not appearing in person with the world leaders in Paris. And here I thought our attorney general,...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Six lessons from Sunday's ceremony

    Golden Globes 2015: Six lessons from Sunday's ceremony
    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler had some solid Bill Cosby and North Korea bits, then, like “The interview’s” box office prospects, magically disappeared. Ricky Gervais tried his Andy Kaufman routine, and almost had us when he tried to re-create...
  • Margaret Cho's Golden Globes character stirs controversy

    Margaret Cho's Golden Globes character stirs controversy
    Sunday night's Golden Globes saw hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler take on the sexism of Hollywood and the rape allegations against Bill Cosby, but a recurring gag about North Korea with Margaret Cho playing an army general / HFPA member has fallen flat with...
  • Rene Russo -- back on screen, at long last!

    "HOLLYWOOD is a dream factory, and nobody dreams about older women!" So said film director Amy Heckerling. I don't know exactly when Ms. Heckerling made that remark, but recent years have seen something of a reversal. I think about Meryl Streep, Julia...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for Jan. 11-17

    DON'T MISS: The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Yes, the Oscars are more prestigious, but the Globes, which honor achievement in both film and television, are much more fun, thanks to the event's laid-back (and booze-fueled) attitude. It also helps that...
  • 'Boyhood' tops Golden Globes with 3 awards, 'Grand Budapest Hotel' upsets 'Birdman'

    The Golden Globes inched closer to legitimacy in its 72nd show, giving awards not just to A-List celebrities, but to the edgier productions that unequivocally deserved recognition, including "Boyhood," ''The Grand Budapest Hotel," and "Birdman." Adding...