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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 Globes 2015: New, progressive TV shows score big wins

    Golden Globes 2015: New, progressive TV shows score big wins
    The Golden Globes honored the new and the socially progressive in TV on Sunday, with top awards going to two freshman series, Amazon's transgender comedy "Transparent" and Showtime's extramarital drama "The Affair." Offering thanks for the comedy...
  • Golden Globes: brilliant hosts, gracious George

    Golden Globes: brilliant hosts, gracious George
    The Golden Globes on Sunday set a very high bar for the Academy Awards. How will the Oscars top the Globes' blazing zingers from hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler or the poignant speeches of George Clooney and Kevin Spacey? The Globes are lucky because...
  • Golden Globes 2015: A surprisingly mature broadcast

    Golden Globes 2015: A surprisingly mature broadcast
    The Golden Globes is all grown up. As the first gathering of Hollywood in the wake of the Sony hacking scandal and the terrorist attacks in Paris, the awards show known for boozy outrageousness admirably balanced humor with meaning, self-...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Dispatches from inside the room

    Golden Globes 2015: Dispatches from inside the room
    ‎Away from the podium, wedged between the closely arranged dinner tables, during commercial breaks, there is a different experience of the 72nd Golden Globes on Sunday night. Times reporter Amy Kaufman worked the room and shared these moments: "I...
  • Linklater wins Golden Globe for best director for 'Boyhood'

    Richard Linklater has won the Golden Globe for best director for "Boyhood." Linklater made his film over 12 years, shooting a week or so every year with the same cast. Ellar Coltrane, who plays the boy, began the project at seven years old. The film also...
  • 'The Affair' wins Golden Globe for TV drama series

    "The Affair" has won the Golden Globe for best TV drama series. The Showtime drama looks at the ripple effects of an extramarital affair between a married novelist and a waitress. It stars Dominic West and Ruth Wilson. The other nominees Sunday were:...
  • 'Boyhood' wins Golden Globe for best picture, drama

    "Boyhood" has won the Golden Globe for best picture, drama. "Boyhood," directed by Richard Linklater, follows the life of one boy, played by sensitive newcomer Ellar Coltrane. It was filmed over 12 years, a much-acclaimed feat that provides a unique...
  • Michael Keaton wins Golden Globe for best actor in musical or comedy for 'Birdman'

    Michael Keaton has won the Golden Globe for best actor in a musical or comedy for "Birdman." Keaton, in a career-topping performance, plays an aging movie actor trying to exorcise his superhero past — and jumpstart his fading career — by...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' wins Golden Globe for best comedy or musical

    "The Grand Budapest Hotel" has won the Golden Globe for best picture, musical or comedy. Directed by Wes Anderson, the film is a visually sumptuous concoction starring Ralph Fiennes — displaying admirable comic chops — as the pompous...
  • Julianne Moore wins Golden Globe for best actress in drama for 'Still Alice'

    Julianne Moore has won the Golden Globe for best actress in a drama for "Still Alice." In the most acclaimed performance by an actress this awards season, Moore gives a heart-rending portrayal of a vibrant and ambitious Columbia University professor...
  • Eddie Redmayne wins Golden Globe for best actor in drama for 'Theory of Everything'

    Eddie Redmayne has won the Golden Globe for best actor in a drama for "The Theory of Everything." Redmayne plays the real-life role of brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking, who was diagnosed with motor neuron disease at the age of 21. The actor has been...