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
|Elizabeth Tina Fey
|Actress, Screenwriter, Producer
|May 18, 1970 (53)
|Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, USA
|5' 4" (1m63) How tall is Tina Fey compared to you?
|2010 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)
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