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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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  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Rock n' roll with a Jewish flavor

    Rock n' roll with a Jewish flavor
    The Avenue J Music Festival will once again rock Coconut Grove. This second annual festival, which is an alternative/indie Jewish inspired outdoor concert presented by Chabad of the Grove, takes place on Jan. 18 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at The Barnacle...
  • Who should win at Sunday's Golden Globes?

    Who should win at Sunday's Golden Globes?
    The No. 1 reasons to watch the Golden Globes are the hosting powers of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, and, yes, the possibility that a live event featuring intoxicated celebrities will lead to some unpredictable moments. Also, some are awards are given out,...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler let 'Interview' jokes fly

    Golden Globes 2015: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler let 'Interview' jokes fly
    According to Golden Globes co-host Tina Fey, North Korea's review of the Sony comedy "The Interview" "wasn't even the worst review the movie got." In their opening for the 72nd awards show, Fey and co-host Amy Poehler didn't shy away from joking about...
  • REVIEW: 'The Art of Falling' by Second City and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

     REVIEW: 'The Art of Falling' by Second City and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
    Aside from being a hugely entertaining and strikingly emotional show, "The Art of Falling," Second City's not-to-be-missed new collaboration with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, is a very significant formative moment in this city's long history of...
  • Book review: In 'Yes Please,' Amy Poehler takes us on entertaining, but haphazard ride

    Book review: In 'Yes Please,' Amy Poehler takes us on entertaining, but haphazard ride
    Is there anything Amy Poehler can’t do? With “Yes Please,” out Tuesday, the modern day Renaissance woman proves her comedic talents translate into the written word almost as well as when displayed live from New York. The memoir/...
  • Neil Patrick Harris chats about his choose-your-own-adventure memoir

    Neil Patrick Harris chats about his choose-your-own-adventure memoir
    The shortest distance between Neil Patrick Harris and a glimpse of his life story isn’t a straight line. The actor/singer/director/award show host, currently appearing on screen in “Gone Girl” (and recently on Broadway starring in...
  • Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid

    Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid
    John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
  • Golden Globes 2015: The Globes' rise in stature? Blame TV

    Golden Globes 2015: The Globes' rise in stature? Blame TV
    As anyone even remotely connected with it will tell you, awards season is a pain, an annual collective descent into a frenzied war of opposing forces. Every year, the studios, the stars and the media sagely "reconsider" the wisdom and meaning of...
  • Upper Darby native Tina Fey enjoyed role in 'This Is Where I Leave You'

    From TV's "30 Rock" to "Baby Mama," "Admission" and "Muppets Most Wanted," Tina Fey has offered up some priceless portraits of working women. But for her latest movie — the new-to-DVD dramedy "This Is Where I Leave You" (2014, Warner, R, $30)...