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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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  • Golden Globe Awards set 2016 date

    Golden Globe Awards set 2016 date
    The 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards will be held Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. and Dick Clark Productions announced Tuesday. The Globes ceremony has taken place the second or third weekend in January for the past decade. NBC...
  • REVIEW: 'The Addams Family' at the Mercury Theater

     REVIEW: 'The Addams Family' at the Mercury Theater
    For anyone who saw the first national tour of the musical "The Addams Family," the amusements currently to be had alongside Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday and Pugsley at the Mercury Theater will not come as a surprise. For that road show of the Broadway...
  • Review: 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'

    Review: 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'
    Why NBC chose to cut loose "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" -- a series with fine auspices but an uncertain commercial outlook -- and hand it to Netflix, which gave the program a two-season commitment, makes considerable business sense. What Netflix gets...
  • TV This Week, March 1 - 7: 'Inside Llewyn Davis' on Showtime

    TV This Week, March 1 - 7: 'Inside Llewyn Davis' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 1 - 7, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY The new special "Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact,...
  • 'Saturday Night Live': Gilda the great

    'Saturday Night Live': Gilda the great
    "Saturday Night Live" takes a very long bow -- three and a half hours -- Sunday night on NBC. How you feel about that 40th anniversary celebration will depend on how you have experienced the show.  If, like me, you saw it from the beginning, you...
  • Margaret Cho is a good-natured provocateur

    Margaret Cho is a good-natured provocateur
    Margaret Cho is getting real. The veteran comic will vent about dealing with anger, heartbreak and world issues when she performs Sunday through Wednesday at Helium Comedy Club in Philadelphia. "It's a deep show," Cho says. "I think that's good. But you...
  • Drew Barrymore will publish a memoir

    Drew Barrymore will publish a memoir
    Actress and filmmaker Drew Barrymore is working on a book about her life for Dutton, the publisher announced Thursday. Barrymore joins other high-profile women in entertainment -- Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Lena Dunham -- who have published successful...
  • The Oscars

    The Oscars
         Perhaps the saddest thing you can say about this year's Oscars is that the Red Carpet was more interesting than the actual show.      I like to watch it on E, and Ryan Seacrest does an excellent job of interviewing the stars while the Fashion...
  • Oscars 2015: Julianne Moore and the art of effortlessness

    Oscars 2015: Julianne Moore and the art of effortlessness
    As beautiful as Julianne Moore is, that cascading red hair, those flashing green eyes, that killer smile, there is an earthiness and an edginess about the actress and her performances that define the woman she is and the women she becomes on-screen....
  • Jon Stewart: Who will follow him?

    UPDATED: In the history of late-night television, Jon Stewart stands as a true innovator, and his run is coming to an end. He announced Tuesday night that he will be leaving "The Daily Show" after 17 years. "It is time for someone else," he said. ...
  • 'SNL': The long and Martin Short of it

    'SNL': The long and Martin Short of it
    The “Saturday Night Live” 40th anniversary special violated a central show-business tenet -- always leave them wanting more -- and got away with it. The three-and-a-half hour telecast tried to do too much, but nostalgia was a powerful...