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Tina Fey

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey (/ˈfeɪ/; born May 18, 1970, height 5' 4½" (1,64 m)) is an American actress, comedian, writer and producer, known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live (SNL, 1997–2006), the critically acclaimed NBC comedy series 30 Rock (2006–2013), and such films as Mean Girls (2004), Baby Mama (2008), Date Night (2010), and Admission (2013). Fey first broke into comedy as a featured player in the Chicago-based improvisational comedy group The Second City. She then joined SNL as a writer, later becoming head writer and a performer, known for her position as co-anchor in the Weekend Update segment. In 2004 she adapted the screenplay Mean Girls in which she also co-starred. After leaving SNL in 2006, she created the television series 30 Rock, a situation comedy loosely based on her experiences at SNL. In the series, Fey portrays the head writer of a fictional sketch comedy series. In 2008, she starred in the comedy film Baby Mama, alongside former SNL co-star Amy Poehler. Fey next appeared alongside Steve Carell in the 2010 comedy film Date Night and with Will Ferrell in the animated film Megamind. Fey first broke into comedy as a featured player in the Chicago-based improvisational comedy group The Second City. She then joined SNL as a writer, later becoming head writer and a performer, known for her position as co-anchor in the Weekend Update segment. In 2004 she adapted the screenplay Mean Girls in which she also co-starred. After leaving SNL in 2006, she created the television series 30 Rock, a situation comedy loosely based on her experiences at SNL. In the series, Fey portrays the head writer of a fictional sketch comedy series. In 2008, she starred in the comedy film Baby Mama, alongside former SNL co-star Amy Poehler. Fey next appeared alongside Steve Carell in the 2010 comedy film Date Night and with Will Ferrell in the animated film Megamind.Fey has received eight Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, five Screen Actors Guild Awards, four Writers Guild of America Awards and has been nominated for a Grammy Award for her autobiographical book Bossypants, which topped the The New York Times Best Seller list for five weeks. In 2008, the Associated Press (AP) gave Fey the AP Entertainer of the Year award for her satirical portrayal of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in a guest appearance on SNL. In 2010, Fey was the recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the youngest-ever winner of the award. On January 13, 2013, Fey hosted the Golden Globe Awards with her long-time friend and fellow comedian, Amy Poehler. Their performance was critically acclaimed.The duo hosted again the following year to similar acclaim, generating the highest ratings for the annual ceremony in ten years.


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Born:
May 18, 1970 In Upper Darby - Pennsylvania - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
39
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Whiskey Tango Foxtrot 2016-03-04
Known For
Poster of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Poster of Date Night
Poster of 30 Rock
Poster of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Filmography
Movie Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Kim Barker 2016-03-04
Movie Sisters Kate Ellis 2015-12-18
Movie Monkey Kingdom Narratrice 2015-04-17
Movie Live from New York! Herself 2015-04-15
Movie Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Herself 2015-02-15
Movie Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Celebration 2015-02-15
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Herself 2014-02-17
Movie Muppets Most Wanted Nadya 2014-03-20
Movie Don Rickles: One Night Only Herself 2014-05-18
Movie This Is Where I Leave You Wendy Altman 2014-09-10
Movie Lennon or McCartney Herself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Entertainment Tonight Reporter 2013-12-18
Movie Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me Herself 2013-04-09
Movie Admission Portia Nathan 2013-03-21
Movie Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl Herself 2012-01-16
Movie Megamind Roxanne Ritchi (voice) 2010-10-28
Movie Date Night Claire Foster 2010-04-08
Movie The Invention of Lying Shelley 2009-09-13
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler Sarah Palin/ Weekened Update Anchor (archive footage) 2009-04-18
Movie Baby Mama Kate Holbrook 2008-04-23
Series Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis Unknown 2008-01-04
Series iCarly Tina Fey 2007-09-08
Movie Impaler Herself 2007-01-01
Series 30 Rock Liz Lemon 2006-10-11
Movie Man of the Year Herself 2006-10-09
Movie Second City: The First Family of Comedy Herself 2006-08-25
Movie Mean Girls Ms. Norbury 2004-04-30
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series E! Live From the Red Carpet Herself 2002-01-13
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell Herself (archive footage) 2002-09-28
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Academy Awards Tina Fey 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14