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TINA FEY (Nadya) completed an iconic seven-season run as the
executive producer, head writer and star of NBC's three-time (2007, 2008, 2009)
Emmy Award-winning, one-of-a-kind comedy series "30 Rock," a workplace comedy
where the workplace exists behind the scenes of a live variety show. Her
performance as Liz Lemon earned Fey an Emmy, two Golden Globes, four SAG
Awards and a People's Choice Award. In 2009, "30 Rock" was nominated for a
record 22 Emmy Awards, the most ever of any comedy series on television in a
single season. This year "30 Rock" received 13 total nominations for its final
season, six of which were individual nominations for Fey.
Prior to creating "30 Rock," Fey completed nine seasons as head writer, cast
member and co-anchor of the "Weekend Update" segment on NBC's "Saturday Night
Live." Fey is an Emmy winner and two-time Writers Guild Award winner for her
"Saturday Night Live" and won an Emmy in 2009 for guest appearance by an actress
in a comedy series for her portrayal of Sarah Palin on the 2008-2009 season of
Since her transition to being in front of the camera, she has won much
acclaim, including being named the Associated Press' Entertainer of the Year in
2008, one of Entertainment Weekly's Entertainers of the Year on numerous
occasions, one of People Magazine's "Most Beautiful People" (four times), and
one of Time magazine's "Prestigious Time 100" (two times). "30 Rock" has earned
her six individual Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe for outstanding comedy series,
a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series,
three Writers Guild Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series and two Producers Guild
Awards. She has also won two Gracie Awards, a Made in New York Award and was the
youngest recipient of the Mark Twain Award for American Humor in 2010. Fey also
hosted the 2013 and 2014 Golden Globe Awards with Amy Poehler to great praise
and the highest ratings in the last 10 years. Fey and Poehler's inaugural turn
earned them two Emmy nominations for special class writing and outstanding
special class as hosts.
On Sept. 12, 2014, Fey will star in director Shawn Levy's "This is Where I
Leave You," about a Jewish family forced to sit Shivah together for a week to
placate their recently deceased father's final wish. She joins the acclaimed
ensemble cast of Jane Fonda, Jason Bateman, Rose Byrne, Corey Stoll and Kathryn
Fey will begin shooting the film adaptation of journalist Kim Baker's wartime
memoir, "The Taliban Shuffle," later this year. She will produce and star in the
dark comedy for Paramount Pictures about Baker's experiences as a
fish-out-of-water in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Fey expanded to feature films in spring 2004, as both a screenwriter and an
actress in the hit comedy "Mean Girls," which earned her a nomination for a
Writers Guild Award for best adapted screenplay. On the big screen, Fey starred
opposite Amy Poehler in the film "Baby Mama" for Universal Pictures, which
exceeded $50 million at the U.S. box office. In 2010, Fey starred in 20th
Century Fox's film "Date Night" opposite Steve Carell, and was a featured voice
in the DreamWorks animated film "Megamind."
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