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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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  • Broadway's Elaine Stritch Dies; Frank Rizzo Interview From 2008

    Broadway's Elaine Stritch Dies; Frank Rizzo Interview  From 2008
    Editor's note: Broadway actress and singer Elaine Stritch, 89, died on Thursday, July 17, at her home in Birmingham, Mich. (Story and photos here.) Following is an interview by Hartford Courant theater critic Frank Rizzo from 2008. Elaine Stritch is...
  • 'Fault in Our Stars': DFTBA screening

    'Fault in Our Stars': DFTBA screening
    When "The Fault in Our Stars" reached movie theaters Friday, one Central Florida screening had special meaning. The parents of "Fault" author John Green, who grew up in Orlando, saw the film version with dozens of friends at a Winter Park theater....
  • 'SNL' housecleaning as Noel Wells and John Milhiser get the ax

    'SNL' housecleaning as Noel Wells and John Milhiser get the ax
    So long, Noël Wells and John Milhiser. "Saturday Night Live" is moving on. Wells and Milhiser won't be returning to the cast of NBC's comedy-variety show this fall. The firings were first reported by Deadline.  They will head to the unemployment...
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  • Ike Barinholtz cast in Tina Fey-Amy Poehler movie "The Nest."

    Ike Barinholtz cast in Tina Fey-Amy Poehler movie "The Nest."
    Ike Barinholtz, a writer and co-star on the Fox sitcom “The Mindy Project,” has been cast as the male lead in the Tina Fey-Amy Poehler movie “The Nest.” The comedy is about a pair of sisters who decide to throw one final party to...
  • Jay Leno to receive Mark Twain prize for American humor

    Jay Leno to receive Mark Twain prize for American humor
    Jay Leno will receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the center announced on Wednesday. Leno, who ended a 22-year run as the host of NBC's "Tonight Show" in February, will...
  • John Leguizamo Joins Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in 'The Nest' (EXCLUSIVE)

    John Leguizamo has joined Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in Universal comedy "The Nest." "Pitch Perfect" helmer Jason Moore will direct. The script is based on an original idea by Paula Pell, who wrote her debut screenplay about two 30-something sisters who...
  • TV Picks: Pirates, a painter, prisoners and people of Broadway

    TV Picks: Pirates, a painter, prisoners and people of Broadway
    "Crossbones" (NBC, Fridays), "Friday Night Spotlight: Pirate Pictures" (TCM, Fridays in June). Pirates! Their parrots, their peg legs, their eye patches; their planks for walking, their X'ed spot-markings; their swashbuckling ways and way of talking;...
  • Steve Carell Producing Road-Trip Comedy 'International Incident' to Star Ken Jeong

    Lionsgate is in talks with Steve Carell to produce road-trip comedy "International Incident" with Ken Jeong in negotiations to star. Carell will produce through his Carousel Prods. Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment bought the pitch for the project from...
  • Variety, Comedy or Music Special Emmy Category Relies on Wow Factor

    The Emmy nominees for variety, comedy or music special can seem like a mishmash of shows, with everything from awards shows to comedy specials to concerts and fundraisers in the mix. Last year, the category's nominees couldn't be more disparate: CBS'...
  • Rose Byrne Is Max Mara's Face of the Future

    For Rose Byrne, being honored with the Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future award from its global brand ambassador Nicola Maramotti is incredible and also slightly ironic. "I think I'm sort of the middle-aged future, perhaps," she jokes. Byrne is...
  • Tracy Morgan responsive but still critical after crash

    Tracy Morgan responsive but still critical after crash
    NEW BRUNSWICK - Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan is in critical condition in hospital but was more responsive a day after he was badly hurt in a deadly New Jersey highway crash, his spokesman said on Sunday. Morgan, who gained fame as a member of the...