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Tina Fey


Elizabeth Stamatina Fey was born in 1970 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, just west of Philadelphia, to Xenobia "Jeanne" (Xenakes), a brokerage employee, and Donald Henry Fey, who wrote grant proposals for universities. Her mother is Greek, born in Piraeus, while her father has German, Scottish, and English ancestry. Going by the name of Tina, Fey ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 35 wins & 91 nominations. See more awards »

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  Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series) (created by - 26 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (written by - 2 episodes, 2015)
- Episode #2.12 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.11 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.10 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.9 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.8 (2016) ... (creator)
 2015 Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (TV Special) (written by)
 2015 72nd Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) (special material)
 2014 71st Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) (special material)
  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)
Show Show Actress (30 credits)
Show Show Producer (9 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (8 credits)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (152 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (34 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial, "Everyday Moments," with Tina Fey, Juliana Davies, and Nicolette M. DeBellis, for American Express EveryDay Credit Card. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Tina Faye | Elizabeth Fey

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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I studied the usual acting methods at college - Stanislavsky and whatnot but none of it really clicked for me. At The Second City, I learnt that your focus should be entirely on your partner. Suddenly it all made sense. See more »

Trivia:

She is Saturday Night Live (1975)'s first-ever female head writer. See more »

Trademark:

Her Sarah Palin impression See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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