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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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  • Jan Hooks: We'll always have Bette Davis

    When "Saturday Night Live" pays tribute to Jan Hooks this weekend, Lorne Michaels will have a lot of hilarious footage to choose from. He could replay Hooks' first-rate impersonations of Nancy Reagan, Hillary Clinton, Kathie Lee Gifford or Tammy Faye...
  • Jennifer Garner, Zoe Saldana, Tina Fey explain work ethic in Elle

    Jennifer Garner, Zoe Saldana, Tina Fey explain work ethic in Elle
    Jennifer Garner, Zoe Saldana and Tina Fey have landed the three covers of Elle magazine's November Women in Hollywood issue. The actresses were also joined by "Hunger Games" star Elizabeth Banks, TV star Brie Larson, screen legends Jessica Lange and...
  • Who you gonna call? Dream-casting the new female 'Ghostbusters'

    Who you gonna call? Dream-casting the new female 'Ghostbusters'
    "Ghostbusters" fans were sent into a tizzy Wednesday when "Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig announced that he's rebooting the beloved action-comedy franchise about a crew of paranormal exterminators, with an all-new cast of female characters. The big...
  • Tom Hanks' 'Inferno' Delayed to October 2016 to Avoid 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    Avoiding a confrontation with Disney's "Star Wars: Episode VII," Sony has pushed back the release date of "Inferno," with Tom Hanks starring and Ron Howard directing, nearly a year to Oct. 14, 2016. The studio had originally dated its adaptation of Dan...
  • Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid

    Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid
    John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
  • Box Office: 'Maze Runner' Sprints Past Liam Neeson With $32.5 Million

    "The Maze Runner" showed that sometimes the weekend box office is a marathon, not a sprint. Twentieth Century Fox's adaptation of James Dashner's post-apocalyptic novel took awhile to build up steam, but found its core audience by the weekend's midpoint....
  • 'Maze Runner' easily takes No. 1 at box-office, grossing $32.5-million

    Adaptations of young-adult books proved their might again at the box office this weekend as “The Maze Runner” sped past other new movie releases. Despite somewhat slow sales for its Thursday night and Friday matinee shows, “The Maze...
  • 10 bookish movies coming in September

    10 bookish movies coming in September
    September is full of bookish film adaptations, with movies made from kids books, an international bestseller, a bestselling mystery and a couple of heart-stopping YA thrillers, of course. Here's what's in theaters, and what's coming soon. Things are...
  • Box Office: 'Maze Runner' Outpaces Liam Neeson on Way to $31 Million Debut

    YA adaptation "The Maze Runner" has far outpaced the Liam Neeson-starrer "Walk Among the Tombstones." "The Maze Runner" opened to $11.3 million Stateside on Friday. Fox's dystopian drama is on track for a higher-than-anticipated $31 million weekend debut...
  • 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...
  • 'SNL' housecleaning as Noel Wells and John Milhiser get the ax

    So long, Noël Wells and John Milhiser. "Saturday Night Live" is moving on. Wells and Milhiser won't be returning to the cast of NBC's comedy-variety show this fall. The firings were first reported by Deadline.  They will head to the unemployment...