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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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  • 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...
  • Sundance 2015: Lily Tomlin has an easy ride steering 'Grandma'

    There is no official award for being a national treasure, so recently Lily Tomlin had to settle for a Kennedy Center Honor. At 75, Tomlin continues to break new ground in her career. When the film "Grandma" premieres Friday, it will mark her first...
  • 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...
  • 'Paper Towns': You can fake Orlando

    'Paper Towns': You can fake Orlando
    Time magazine lists "Paper Towns," a set-in-Orlando mystery, as among 15 movies to see in 2015. The film is based on author John Green's 2008 novel. When he was promoting the movie of "The Fault in Our Stars" last year, Green said he was advocating...
  • Five things to see this weekend

    It's a weekend filled with new episodes, important NFL games and Golden Globes hoopla. Here are programs to keep in mind: 1. The Golden Globes at 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC. You may not want to watch the whole three-hour telecast. But the Amy Poehler-Tina Fey...
  • Golden Globes: Matthew McConaughey, Ricky Gervais present

    Golden Globes: Matthew McConaughey, Ricky Gervais present
    NBC is going all out for the Golden Globes. The network offers a preview special at 10 p.m. Friday, a red-carpet special at 7 p.m. Sunday and three hours of awards at 8 p.m. Sunday. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler host for the third consecutive year. The...
  • Golden Globes: Who will win?

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will have lots of targets in hosting the Golden Globes. They can take aim at Sony, hackers, "The Interview," Bill Cosby and the "Selma" controversy in the three-hour ceremony, which begins at 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC. That network...
  • 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...