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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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  • 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...
  • NFL roars; Globes, 'Big Bang' score

    NFL roars; Globes, 'Big Bang' score
    UPDATED: The NFL reaffirmed its pull in prime time -- and scored even greater numbers with games that didn't start in prime time. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler amused millions at the Golden Globes. Old favorites "Big Bang Theory" and "NCIS" delivered. Newcomer...
  • '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...
  • Golden Globes snub Angelina Jolie, Clint Eastwood

    Golden Globes snub Angelina Jolie, Clint Eastwood
    Clint Eastwood, Angelina Jolie and Bradley Cooper were snubbed in the Golden Globe nominations, which suggest it will be a "Birdman" vs. "Boyhood" race for the Oscars. Eastwood, Cooper and their "American Sniper" were ignored by the Hollywood Foreign...
  • Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris

    Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris
    Paula Pell, the "Saturday Night Live" writer who grew up in Central Florida, is on the team supplying material for the Oscars and host Neil Patrick Harris. Harris will lead the special material writing team with head writer Dave Boone, who won Emmys for...
  • '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...