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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Radio City's "Spring Spectacular" A Goofy, Sloppy Wet Kiss To New York

    Radio City's "Spring Spectacular"  A Goofy, Sloppy Wet Kiss To New York
    NEW YORK — The "New York Spring Spectacular" has arrived and it's one show this season that definitely lives up to its name — spec-tac-u-lar. There are more than 40 Rockettes, 500 gallons of water falling as rain, live dogs, digital...
  • After 'Homeland,' Second City comic ready for some drama in her life

     After 'Homeland,' Second City comic ready for some drama in her life
    Second City comedian Emily Walker remembers shaking when she got the call from her manager. She had landed a role on the fourth season of the Showtime series "Homeland," without an in-person audition. "You're told a lot that they never really book by...
  • 'Kimmy Schmidt' composer Jeff Richmond on the show's viral-friendly songs

    'Kimmy Schmidt' composer Jeff Richmond on the show's viral-friendly songs
    "Empire" isn't the only show that has its fans singing. Since arriving March 6, “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” the sprightly new Netflix comedy co-created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, has lodged itself in the cultural lexicon with songs...
  • Trevor Noah set to replace Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

    Trevor Noah set to replace Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'
    Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times in recent months, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday. Noah was chosen a little more than a month...