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Tina Fey

Tina Fey writes, executive produces and stars as Liz Lemon in NBC's acclaimed comedy 30 Rock. For her work on 30 Rock, Fey won an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2007, and this year, won a Golden Globe for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Television Series—Musical or Comedy; a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series; and, Fey and the writers on the show won a Writers Guild Award for Best Writing for a Television Comedy Series.

Prior to creating 30 Rock, Fey completed six seasons as head writer, cast member and co-anchor of the Weekend Update segment on NBC's Saturday Night Live. For her writing on Saturday Night Live, Fey won an Emmy Award and two Writers Guild Awards.

Since her transition to being in front of the camera, Fey has won much acclaim, including being named one of Entertainment Weekly's Entertainers of the Year, one of People magazine's Most Beautiful People (twice) and one of Time magazine's prestigious Time 100.

Fey expanded to feature films in spring 2004 as both a screenwriter and an actress, opposite Lindsay Lohan in the hit comedy Mean Girls, garnering her a nomination for a Writers Guild Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Fey lives in New York with her husband Jeff Richmond and their daughter.


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Tina Fey Facts

Birth NameElizabeth Tina Fey
OccupationActress, Screenwriter, Producer
BirthdayMay 18, 1970 (47)
SignTaurus
BirthplaceUpper Darby, Pennsylvania, USA
Height5' 4" (1m63)  How tall is Tina Fey compared to you?
Awards2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Female Actor in a Comedy Series (for 30 Rock)
2009 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress In A Television Series - Musical Or Comedy (for 30 Rock)
2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Female Actor in a Comedy Series (for 30 Rock)
2008 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy (for 30 Rock)
2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Female Actor in a Comedy Series (for 30 Rock)
2008 Emmy Awards: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy (for 30 Rock)

Selected Filmography

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Ponyo
Sisters
Megamind
Baby Mama
Mean Girls
This is Where I Leave You
Muppets Most Wanted
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