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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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  • 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...
  • Our suggestions for Chicago's fringe theater in 2015

    Our suggestions for Chicago's fringe theater in 2015
    Nimble and risk-taking, small theater companies in Chicago are often leading the creative charge. There's nothing like a tight budget to entice artists down the unbeaten path. With that in mind, a few observations about Chicago's fringe theater worth...
  • TV Picks: 'Hawking,' 'Golden Globe Awards,' 'Babylon'

    TV Picks: 'Hawking,' 'Golden Globe Awards,' 'Babylon'
    “Hawking.” Long before Eddie Redmayne impressed audiences with his performance as a young and increasingly ailing Stephen Hawking, Benedict Cumberbatch was doing the same in the 2004 BBC movie "Hawking," which Discovery Channel is airing in...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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)...
  • 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...
  • TV This Week, Dec. 14-20: 'Ascension' and more

    TV This Week, Dec. 14-20: 'Ascension' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 14 - 20, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY Be his guest: "Modern Family's" Jesse...
  • '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...
  • '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...
  • 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...