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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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  • 'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective,' 'Transparent' lead WGA TV nominations

    'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective,' 'Transparent' lead WGA TV nominations
    HBO's "Silicon Valley" and Amazon's "Transparent" were among the newbie standouts in this year's TV nominees for the Writers Guild Awards. Both shows earned noms for comedy series as well as for new series. "Transparent" made it a trifecta with a nom for...
  • 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...
  • 'Ghostbusters,' 'Sports Night' casts reunite for EW

    'Ghostbusters,' 'Sports Night' casts reunite for EW
    This year's reunions issue of Entertainment Weekly sounds especially enticing. The edition, out Friday, features the casts of "Mean Girls," "Monty Python," "Little House on the Prairie," "Sports Night," "Sisters" and "Napoleon Dynamite." But the...
  • In 'Big Hero 6' a huggable robo-hero pops up in the future

    The new animated action-adventure "Big Hero 6" might sound like more of the same Marvel-inspired superhero stuff already saturating movie theaters with its flashy 3-D animation and futuristic nerd kids doing their world saving in bright plastic-plated...
  • First Look: 'Z for Zachariah' Starring Chris Pine, Margot Robbie, Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Variety has the exclusive first look photo from Craig Zobel's "Z for Zachariah," starring Chris Pine, Margot Robbie and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Adapted from Robert C. O'Brien post-apocalyptic 1974 novel, the thriller follows a small-town girl (Robbie) who...
  • Live from New York: Glamour's Women of the Year awards

    Live from New York: Glamour's Women of the Year awards
    I'm not really one for women's magazines. Too many pages devoted to fixing things I never knew were broken. ("Obsessed with your pores?" Not until you mentioned it! I'd never given them a passing glance! What's going on with them? Are they big? Clogged?...
  • TV Picks: 'Happiness,' Poehler, Banksy, 'Missing,' Khrushchev

    TV Picks: 'Happiness,' Poehler, Banksy, 'Missing,' Khrushchev
    "Happiness" (PBS, Monday). I am, as a rule, a fan of the films that make up the PBS documentary series "Independent Lens," which tend to spend intimate quality time with the kinds of people TV usually ignores for being too far off, too foreign, too poor...
  • 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)...
  • 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...
  • Netflix grabs Tina Fey comedy 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' from NBC

    Netflix grabs Tina Fey comedy 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' from NBC
    Netflix seems to want everything these days — even Tina Fey comedies that were meant for someone else. The movie and TV streaming giant announced Friday that it had picked up two seasons of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," a new series about a woman...
  • The good and not-so-good of the Golden Globes nominations

    The good and not-so-good of the Golden Globes nominations
    Hooray! It’s annual Look on the Bright Side day, also known as the day we find out the nominations for the Golden Globes, an awards ceremony taken seriously despite being voted on by the very small, veiled membership of the Hollywood Foreign Press...