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TINA FEY (Wendy Altman) completed an iconic seven season run
executive producer, head writer and star of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning,
comedy series "30 Rock." 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"
nominated for a record 22 Emmy Awards, the most ever of any comedy series on
television in a
single season. From 2012 to 2013, it received 13 total nominations for its final
season, six of
which were individual nominations for Fey. "30 Rock" has additionally earned her
Emmy Awards as either performer, writer or producer; a Golden Globe for
Series; a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy
Writers Guild Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series; and two Producers Guild
has also won two Gracie Awards and a Made in New York Award.
Prior to creating "30 Rock," Fey completed nine seasons as head writer, cast
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 writing on "Saturday
and won an Emmy in 2009 for Guest Appearance by an Actress in a Comedy Series
portrayal of Sarah Palin on the 2008-2009 season of "SNL."
Since her transition to being in front of the camera, she has won much
being named The Associated Press' Entertainer of the Year in 2008, one of
Weekly's Entertainers of the Year on numerous occasions, one of People
Beautiful People" four times, one of Time magazine's Prestigious Time 100 two
times, and was
the youngest recipient of the Mark Twain Award for American Humor in 2010.
Fey hosted the 2013 and 2014 Golden Globe Awards with Amy Poehler to great
and the highest ratings in the last ten years. Fey and Poehler's inaugural turn
earned them two
Emmy nominations for Special Class Writing and Outstanding Special Class as
Currently, Fey is in production on the feature comedy "The Nest" with Amy
Directed by Jason Moor, it will be released in December 2015. She will begin
shooting the film
adaptation of journalist Kim Baker's wartime memoir The Taliban Shuffle, later
Fey was last seen in "Muppets Most Wanted," directed by James Bobin. She
to feature films in spring 2004 as both a screenwriter and actress in the hit
Girls," which earned her a Writers Guild Award nomination for Best Adapted
went on to star opposite Amy Poehler in "Baby Mama," opposite Steve Carell in
and was a featured voice in the animated film "Megamind." In 2013, Fey starred
in Paul Weitz's
"Admission," and had a cameo in the comedy sequel "Anchorman: The Legend
In April 2011, Fey released her first book, Bossypants, which topped the New
Times best seller list and remained for 39 consecutive weeks. Bossypants was
paperback in January 2012 and has sold over 2 million copies thus far.
In August 2013, Fey's production company, Little Stranger, sold three new
FOX and NBC, of which she is the executive producer and writer. FOX's "Cabot
College" is a
comedy about a women's college admitting its first male student. NBC picked up
one of the
comedy pilots, "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," about a woman who escapes a doomsday
start life over in New York City, straight to series. They also picked up the
other comedy, about
a woman living on Fire Island in New York, to pilot.
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