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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...
  • 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....
  • At 40, 'Saturday Night Live' is still in its prime

     At 40, 'Saturday Night Live' is still in its prime
    "Saturday Night Live" is 40 years old this year. Forty years before its debut — Oct. 11, 1975, during the Ford administration — Jack Benny was in his third year on radio; the Marx Brothers were starring in "A Night at the Opera," their first...
  • 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...
  • Tribeca 2015: Fest will open this year with 'SNL' movie

    Tribeca 2015: Fest will open this year with 'SNL' movie
    The Tribeca Film Festival is catching "Saturday Night Live" fever for this year's opening night. The New York film confab will kick off its 2015 gathering on April 15 with "Live From New York!," nonfiction filmmaker Bao Nguyen's look at the long-running...
  • NBC announces huge guest list for 'SNL40'

    NBC announces huge guest list for 'SNL40'
    "Saturday Night Live" plans to celebrate its 40th anniversary this month, with NBC confirming a long list of participants during the Super Bowl. The massive reunion special will air on Feb. 15. The biggest surprise is Eddie Murphy's planned attendance....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Deerfield Library's popularity list shows surprises

    Librarians who choose the books and other media for the Deerfield Public Library all have masters degrees, but what they know best is their community. The most borrowed books and other media for 2014 show some resemblance to national trends but also give...
  • Winter TV preview: 'Better Call Saul' leads pack

    Winter TV preview: 'Better Call Saul' leads pack
    A shifty lawyer, a whiskey-loving clergyman, a dashing knight, secret agents, hackers, lovers, cops and music moguls are among the new characters TV viewers will meet as the winter season launches scores of new and returning shows. As far as I'm...
  • Golden Globes: 'Transparent' wins for TV series, comedy or musical

    Golden Globes: 'Transparent' wins for TV series, comedy or musical
    "Transparent" made history on Sunday by winning the Golden Globe for television series, musical or comedy. It's the first time a series that has never aired on a traditional TV channel has won the top TV prize at the Globes. "Transparent" is one of the...