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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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  • More thoughts on Hollywood's 'golden' night

    "I DIDN'T hear anyone asking where Putin was!?" This from my constant reader Brad Berger, referring to all the hoopla criticizing President Obama for not appearing in person with the world leaders in Paris. And here I thought our attorney general,...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Six lessons from Sunday's ceremony

    Golden Globes 2015: Six lessons from Sunday's ceremony
    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler had some solid Bill Cosby and North Korea bits, then, like “The interview’s” box office prospects, magically disappeared. Ricky Gervais tried his Andy Kaufman routine, and almost had us when he tried to re-create...
  • Margaret Cho's Golden Globes character stirs controversy

    Margaret Cho's Golden Globes character stirs controversy
    Sunday night's Golden Globes saw hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler take on the sexism of Hollywood and the rape allegations against Bill Cosby, but a recurring gag about North Korea with Margaret Cho playing an army general / HFPA member has fallen flat with...
  • Rene Russo -- back on screen, at long last!

    "HOLLYWOOD is a dream factory, and nobody dreams about older women!" So said film director Amy Heckerling. I don't know exactly when Ms. Heckerling made that remark, but recent years have seen something of a reversal. I think about Meryl Streep, Julia...
  • TV This Week Jan. 11 - 17: 'Whitney'

    TV This Week Jan. 11 - 17: 'Whitney'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 11 - 17, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY You know 'em, you love 'em, you can't...
  • Golden Globes: Surprise wins may throw curveball in Oscars race

    Golden Globes: Surprise wins may throw curveball in Oscars race
    An epic project about growing up and an eccentric comedy about murder in a Central European guesthouse were the big victors at the Golden Globes on Sunday, as Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" and Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" won motion picture...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Let's talk about what you saw (and didn't see)

    Golden Globes 2015: Let's talk about what you saw (and didn't see)
    The 72nd Golden Globe Awards are in the history books, and now all that's left is the talking. Join Gold Standard columnist Glenn Whipp and Times staff writer Amy Kaufman for a live chat at noon PST Monday about what we saw on the show and, more...
  • Premiere date set for 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

    Premiere date set for 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert'
    Source: Handout HOT DATE Sept. 8 That’s when “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” will premiere on CBS, the network announced Tuesday. That gives Colbert the whole summer to chill out with David Letterman, who leaves the show May 20,...
  • Golden Globes: Zings, hugs and coos behind the scenes

    Golden Globes: Zings, hugs and coos behind the scenes
    The Golden Globes are the most reliably fizzy awards show of the year, typically fueled by a mix of the Champagne flowing at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and more irreverent hosting than the Oscars. On Sunday night, even as somber world events and a lack of...
  • Golden Globes 2015: New, progressive TV shows score big wins

    Golden Globes 2015: New, progressive TV shows score big wins
    The Golden Globes honored the new and the socially progressive in TV on Sunday, with top awards going to two freshman series, Amazon's transgender comedy "Transparent" and Showtime's extramarital drama "The Affair." Offering thanks for the comedy...
  • Golden Globes 2015: A surprisingly mature broadcast

    Golden Globes 2015: A surprisingly mature broadcast
    The Golden Globes is all grown up. As the first gathering of Hollywood in the wake of the Sony hacking scandal and the terrorist attacks in Paris, the awards show known for boozy outrageousness admirably balanced humor with meaning, self-...