Tina Fey

Biography

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.

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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Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 41

Birthday 1970-05-18

Place of Birth Upper Darby - Pennsylvania - USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Elizabeth Stamatina Fey
  • Elizabeth Stamatina
  • Tina Faye
  • Elizabeth Fey

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot as Kim Barker
2015 Sisters as Kate Ellis
2015 Monkey Kingdom as Narratrice
2015 Live From New York! as Herself
2015 Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special as Herself
2014 Lennon or McCartney as Herself (archive footage)
2014 This Is Where I Leave You as Wendy Altman
2014 Don Rickles: One Night Only as Herself
2014 Muppets Most Wanted as Nadya
2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon(2 episodes) as Herself
2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues as Entertainment Tonight Reporter
2013 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me as Herself
2013 Admission as Portia Nathan
2012 Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl as Herself
2010 Megamind as Roxanne Ritchi (voice)
2010 Date Night as Claire Foster
2009 The Invention of Lying as Shelley
2009 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler as Sarah Palin/ Weekened Update Anchor (archive footage)
2008 Baby Mama as Kate Holbrook
2008 Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis(1 episode)
2007 iCarly(1 episode) as Tina Fey
2007 Impaler as Herself
2006 30 Rock(138 episodes) as Liz Lemon
2006 Man of the Year as Herself
2006 Second City: The First Family of Comedy as Herself
2004 Mean Girls as Ms. Norbury
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1 episode)
2002 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell as Herself (archive footage)
2002 Live From the Red Carpet(1 episode) as Herself
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(8 episodes)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(2 episodes)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(3 episodes)
1975 Saturday Night Live(128 episodes) as Various
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode) as Herself - Host
1952 Today(3 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode) as Tina Fey
1900 Do Nothing Bitches

Writing

2015 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt(2 episodes) … Writer
2015 Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special … Writer
2006 30 Rock(33 episodes) … Writer
2004 Mean Girls … Screenplay
2002 The Colin Quinn Show(3 episodes) … Writer
1975 Saturday Night Live(2 episodes) … Writer

Production

2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot … Producer
2015 Sisters … Producer
2006 30 Rock(141 episodes) … Executive Producer

Creator

2015 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt … Creator
2006 30 Rock … Creator

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