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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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  • 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...
  • 'SNL's' Kate McKinnon on Hillary Clinton: 'I just love her so dearly'

    'SNL's' Kate McKinnon on Hillary Clinton: 'I just love her so dearly'
    Kate McKinnon's "Saturday Night Live" portrayal of Hillary Rodham Clinton, which she reprised this weekend ahead of Clinton's presidential bid announcement on Sunday, has been winning universal raves -- not that the 31-year-old actress would know. "I...
  • Will Hannibal Buress discuss Bill Cosby at South Beach Comedy Festival?

    Will Hannibal Buress discuss Bill Cosby at South Beach Comedy Festival?
    Hannibal Buress says he doesn't want to talk about Bill Cosby anymore. That may 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 — by...
  • Rachel Dratch to host 2015 Shorty Awards

    Rachel Dratch to host 2015 Shorty Awards
    Rachel Dratch, the comedienne best known for her seven-year stint on "Saturday Night Live," will host the 7th annual Shorty Awards, which will bestow laurels on the top social-media personalities and sites of the year. This year's Shorty Awards will...
  • 'SNL' documentary set for June 12 release

    'SNL' documentary set for June 12 release
    Abramorama has set "Live From New York!," the documentary chronicling the 40-year-history of "Saturday Night Live," for a June 12 theatrical release in the U.S. "Live From New York!," directed by Bao Nguyen, will debut April 15 as the opening film at...
  • Radio City's "Spring Spectacular" A Goofy, Sloppy Wet Kiss To New York

    Radio City's "Spring Spectacular"  A Goofy, Sloppy Wet Kiss To New York
    NEW YORK — The "New York Spring Spectacular" has arrived and it's one show this season that definitely lives up to its name — spec-tac-u-lar. There are more than 40 Rockettes, 500 gallons of water falling as rain, live dogs, digital...
  • After 'Homeland,' Second City comic ready for some drama in her life

     After 'Homeland,' Second City comic ready for some drama in her life
    Second City comedian Emily Walker remembers shaking when she got the call from her manager. She had landed a role on the fourth season of the Showtime series "Homeland," without an in-person audition. "You're told a lot that they never really book by...
  • 'Kimmy Schmidt' composer Jeff Richmond on the show's viral-friendly songs

    'Kimmy Schmidt' composer Jeff Richmond on the show's viral-friendly songs
    "Empire" isn't the only show that has its fans singing. Since arriving March 6, “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” the sprightly new Netflix comedy co-created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, has lodged itself in the cultural lexicon with songs...