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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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  • Dakota Johnson has 'no shame' when it comes to '50 Shades of Grey'

    Dakota Johnson has 'no shame' when it comes to '50 Shades of Grey'
    "Fifty Shades of ... Ana!" Actress Dakota Johnson assumed the character of B&D plaything Anastasia Steele for Elle magazine's March issue. The "50 Shades of Grey" star poses for the cover and inside spread wearing all the trappings of a boudoir babe:...
  • Oprah: Is she trying for a Tony after being shut out of Oscar race?

    One thing has become clear when your name is Oprah Winfrey: You can do whatever you want, no matter how bewildering it is. Reports that the former talk show host, who is the founder and head of OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, may be headed for...
  • Writers Guild of America Nominees

    The winners of the Writers Guild of America awards will be announced in simultaneous ceremonies Saturday in Los Angeles and New York. The nominees: SCREEN NOMINEES ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY American Hustle, Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell;...
  • B.J. Novak gets into the family business with 'One More Thing'

    B.J. Novak wrote for and costarred in NBC's hit series "The Office" for eight seasons, a quiet member of a hilariously brash ensemble, playing the smug Ryan Howard. So when he unleashed his literary debut, "One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories"...
  • George Clooney puts Tina Fey on notice after Golden Globes joke

    George Clooney puts Tina Fey on notice after Golden Globes joke
    Color us delighted if the next faux Hollywood feud is between George Clooney and Tina Fey. Clooney is doing the rounds for appearing in the Oscar-nominated lost-in-space flick "Gravity" and sitting as producer on "August: Osage County," which received...
  • Jimmy Fallon readies his next-generation yet throwback 'Tonight Show'

    Jimmy Fallon readies his next-generation yet throwback 'Tonight Show'
    NEW YORK — Outside Studio 6B at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the once and future home of "The Tonight Show," the smell of fresh paint and sawdust fills the air. Visitors to one of the last tapings of "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" are led up a back...
  • Golden Globes back Jan. 11, 2015, with Tina Fey, Amy Poehler hosting

    The 72nd Golden Globe Awards have been set for Jan. 11, 2015, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. and Dick Clark Productions announced Wednesday. Hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, who emceed the past two shows with aplomb, will reprise their duties (as was ...
  • George Clooney pranks Matt Damon, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

    In addition to being one of Hollywood's most renowned bachelors, George Clooney is also one of the town's most committed pranksters, who has a well-publicized history of playing elaborate tricks on his fellow celebrities.  Wednesday on "The Late Show"...
  • The Muppets Catch a Cheaper Ride to the Super Bowl with Toyota

    The Muppets have hitched a ride to the Super Bowl in a Toyota. In a partnership that shows that studios don't always have to spend $4 million on a 30-second ad during the Big Game to promote a movie, Disney has offered Kermit the Frog and his felt...
  • Conan O'Brien gets in one last Jay Leno jab

    Conan O'Brien gets in one last Jay Leno jab
    While Jay Leno was busy signing off from "The Tonight Show" for the second (and presumably final) time, former "Tonight Show" host Conan O'Brien was busy over on TBS getting in one final dig. During his opening monologue, O'Brien brought up the...
  • 'SNL': Colin Jost debuts on 'Weekend Update' as Jim Parsons hosts

    'SNL': Colin Jost debuts on 'Weekend Update' as Jim Parsons hosts
    “Saturday Night Live” looked like a different show compared with the last live episode we saw a month ago, pre-Olympics. In the Feb. 1 episode, Andy Samberg, Amy Poehler, Bill Hader and Fred Armisen all visited the "Weekend Update" desk to...
  • General Electric To Sponsor Kid-Comedy Segments On Fallon's 'Tonight'

    GE is looking for more laughs. General Electric, a proven fan of NBC comedy in the past, has agreed to sponsor the network's "Tonight Show" with new host Jimmy Fallon, and will be included in segments in which kids appear on the program showcasing new...