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Tina Fey

Elizabeth Stamatina Fey was born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, just west of Philadelphia, in 1970, to Jeanne (Xenakes), a brokerage employee, and Donald Fey, who wrote grant proposals for universities. She is of Greek (mother) and German and Scottish (father) descent. Going by the name of Tina, Fey considered herself a "supernerd" during her high ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 34 wins & 89 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 71st Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) (special material)
 2014 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.0 (2014) ... (written by)
  30 Rock (TV Series) (created by - 138 episodes, 2006 - 2013) (written by - 31 episodes, 2006 - 2013)
- Last Lunch (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Hogcock! (2013) ... (creator)
- A Goon's Deed in a Weary World (2013) ... (creator)
- Florida (2013) ... (creator)
- Game Over (2013) ... (creator)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (head writer - 131 episodes, 1999 - 2006) (writer - 48 episodes, 1997 - 2002) (additional sketch - 1 episode, 2011) (supervising writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Jimmy Fallon/Michael Bublé (2011) ... (additional sketch)
- Kevin Spacey/Nelly Furtado (2006) ... (head writer)
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus/Paul Simon (2006) ... (head writer)
- Tom Hanks/Red Hot Chili Peppers (2006) ... (head writer)
- Lindsay Lohan/Pearl Jam (2006) ... (head writer)
 2007 30 Rock: Kenneth the Webpage (TV Series) (creator)
 2004 Mean Girls (screenplay)
 2003 Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special (TV Movie) (head writer)
 2002 NBC 75th Anniversary Special (TV Special)
 2002 The Colin Quinn Show (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Final Show (2002) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... (writer)
- Pilot (2002) ... (writer)
 1999 Saturday Night Live 25 (TV Special documentary) (head writer) / (written by)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Garnier Nutrisse Nourishing Color Foam. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 12 Interviews | 34 Articles | 16 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Tina Faye | Elizabeth Fey


5' 4½" (1.64 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on performing in Improv]: You have to be resilient in that world. You have to fight your way in and hopefully you are playing with good players and their give and take is good and they will let you in. I always liken it to basketball. If you get passed to once in a game, you have to learn to make that basket or you don't get passed to again. See more »


Her paternal grandfather, Heinrich "Henry" Fey, was of German descent, and her paternal grandmother, Mildred, was the daughter of Scottish parents. Tina's mother is from a Greek family. See more »


Frequent references to Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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