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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

Top Tina Fey Articles

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  • 'Dinosaur 13' brings T-Rex case alive

    Dinosaur 13 Available on VOD Aug. 15 An almost-forgotten tidbit of recent history becomes an absorbing legal drama in Todd Miller's documentary that tells the story of Sue, a T-Rex skeleton found in South Dakota in 1990 by a private paleontological...
  • Sarah Hyland Teases Special Musical Performance at Sunday's Teen Choice Awards

    Before Sunday's Teen Choice Awards, Sarah Hyland is looking to other award show hosts for inspiration. Hyland is excited to reunite with her "Scary Movie 5" co-star Tyler Posey to co-host the show. "I absolutely loved Ricky Gervais when he hosted the...
  • Kent Memoris Library movies

    SUFFIELD - Kent Memorial Library, 50 North Main St., movie schedule. For information, call 860-668-3896 Thursday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. "Kermit the Frog" has a Wanted Poster! Join the Muppets, Tina Fey, and Ricky Gervais in this family comedy. (Rated PG)...
  • Inside the new iO,where Fey, Poehler got their start

    Inside the new iO,where Fey, Poehler got their start
    Thirty-two years ago Charna Halpern approached Del Close with an offer. He was already a renowned director in the world of comedy, and working at Second City. She had just launched the ImprovOlympic and wanted him to teach a class. "I heard about this...
  • Golden Globes Unveil Timetable for 72nd Awards

    The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. on Tuesday announced its timetable for the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards. Nominations will be unveiled Tuesday Dec. 11, and the ceremony will air Jan. 11,the Beverly Hilton. The deadline for film and TV submissions is...
  • After Skewering Commercials For Decades, 'Saturday Night Live' Starts To Embrace Them

    After creating fake ads for dubious products like Mom Jeans, Little Chocolate Donuts, the Bathroom Monkey and the CNN Pregnancy Test, "Saturday Night Live" is developing a stronger interest in real ones. Broadway Video, the production company behind...
  • Del Close's lasting impact on iO, and the rest of us

    Del Close's lasting impact on iO, and the rest of us
    His shadow is a substantial thing, shading the increasingly active and ever-expanding Chicago comedy world in the same way that Louis Sullivan still influences young architects, Muddy Waters impacts bluesmen or Nelson Algren whispers to writers. Del...
  • Remembering Elaine Stritch -- formidable, fun and candid

    Remembering Elaine Stritch -- formidable, fun and candid
    Elaine Stritch, who died Thursday at the age of 89, was a formidable interview when we chatted on the phone in February about the candid documentary "Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me." But she was a formidable talent. Her career spanned 60 years. She introduced...
  • Broadway's Elaine Stritch Dies; Frank Rizzo Interview From 2008

    Broadway's Elaine Stritch Dies; Frank Rizzo Interview  From 2008
    Editor's note: Broadway actress and singer Elaine Stritch, 89, died on Thursday, July 17, at her home in Birmingham, Mich. (Story and photos here.) Following is an interview by Hartford Courant theater critic Frank Rizzo from 2008. Elaine Stritch is...
  • Elaine Stritch Remembered: Her Brittle Surface Masked a Fragile Heart

    The billowy white blouse. The black stockings. The oversize sunglasses. The hat. And that famous croak of a voice. When people say there was no one like Elaine Stritch -- and everyone does, in the industry and along the aisles -- it's not a hyberbolic...
  • Maya Rudolph finally files birth certificate for baby No. 4

    Maya Rudolph finally files birth certificate for baby No. 4
    Maya Rudolph is still making baby news nearly a year after giving birth to her fourth child. The "Saturday Night Live" alum, 42, who welcomed her fourth child last year, only just filed the birth certificate for her newest family member. The child,...