Tina Fey

Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey (born May 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer and producer, known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live (SNL, 1997–2006), the critically acclaimed NBC comedy series 30 Rock (2006–2013), and such films as Mean Girls (2004), Baby Mama (2008), Date Night (2010), and Admission (2013). Fey first broke into comedy as a featured player in the Chicago-based improvisational comedy group The Second City. She then joined SNL as a writer, later becoming head writer and a performer, known for her position as co-anchor in the Weekend Update segment. In 2004 she adapted the screenplay Mean Girls in which she also co-starred. After leaving SNL in 2006, she created the television series 30 Rock, a situation comedy loosely based on her experiences at SNL. In the series, Fey portrays the head writer of a fictional sketch comedy series. In 2008, she starred in the comedy film Baby Mama, alongside former SNL co-star Amy Poehler. Fey next appeared alongside Steve Carell in the 2010 comedy film Date Night and with Will Ferrell in the animated film Megamind. Fey has received eight Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, five Screen Actors Guild Awards, four Writers Guild of America Awards and has been nominated for a Grammy Award for her autobiographical book Bossypants, which topped the The New York Times Best Seller list for five weeks. In 2008, the Associated Press (AP) gave Fey the AP Entertainer of the Year award for ...

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Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters (2007)

An action epic that explores the origins of the Aqua Teen Hunger Force (better known as Master Shake, Frylock, and Meatwad,) who somehow become pitted in a battle over an immortal piece of exercise equipment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dave Willis  •  Matt Maiellaro
CAST:  Dana Snyder  •  Carey Means  •  Dave Willis  •  Andy Merrill

An action epic that explores the origins of the Aqua Teen Hunger Force (better known as Master Shake, Frylock, and Meatwad,) who somehow become pitted in a battle over an immortal piece of exercise equipment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dave Willis  •  Matt Maiellaro
CAST:  Dana Snyder  •  Carey Means  •  Dave Willis  •  Andy Merrill

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

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With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Steve Carell  •  Paul Rudd  •  Christina Applegate

With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Steve Carell  •  Paul Rudd  •  Christina Applegate

Admission (2013)

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Straitlaced Princeton University admissions officer, Portia Nathan is caught off-guard when she makes a recruiting visit to an alternative high school overseen by her former college classmate, the freewheeling John Pressman. Pressman has surmised that Jeremiah, his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Paul Rudd  •  Ann Harada  •  Ben Levin

Straitlaced Princeton University admissions officer, Portia Nathan is caught off-guard when she makes a recruiting visit to an alternative high school overseen by her former college classmate, the freewheeling John Pressman. Pressman has surmised that Jeremiah, his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Paul Rudd  •  Ann Harada  •  Ben Levin

Beer League (2006)

An unemployed slacker (Lange) inspires his softball teammates to improve their game so they won't get kicked out of the local league.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Sebastiano
CAST:  Artie Lange  •  Ralph Macchio  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Jimmy Palumbo

An unemployed slacker (Lange) inspires his softball teammates to improve their game so they won't get kicked out of the local league.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Sebastiano
CAST:  Artie Lange  •  Ralph Macchio  •  Anthony DeSando  •  Jimmy Palumbo

Mean Girls (2004)

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Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Waters
CAST:  Lindsay Lohan  •  Rachel McAdams  •  Lacey Chabert  •  Amanda Seyfried

Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Waters
CAST:  Lindsay Lohan  •  Rachel McAdams  •  Lacey Chabert  •  Amanda Seyfried

Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (2013)

Broadway legend Elaine Stritch remains in the spotlight at eighty-seven years old. Join the uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner both on and off stage in this revealing documentary. With interviews from Tina Fey, Nathan Lane, Hal Prince and others, ELAINE ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chiemi Karasawa
CAST:  Elaine Stritch  •  Tina Fey  •  Cherry Jones  •  Nathan Lane

Broadway legend Elaine Stritch remains in the spotlight at eighty-seven years old. Join the uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner both on and off stage in this revealing documentary. With interviews from Tina Fey, Nathan Lane, Hal Prince and others, ELAINE ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chiemi Karasawa
CAST:  Elaine Stritch  •  Tina Fey  •  Cherry Jones  •  Nathan Lane

This Is Where I Leave You (2014)

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When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and might-have-beens ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Jason Bateman  •  Rose Byrne  •  Tina Fey  •  Jane Fonda

When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and might-have-beens ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Jason Bateman  •  Rose Byrne  •  Tina Fey  •  Jane Fonda

The Women of SNL (2010)

A look back at some of the funniest female characters and sketches in SNL's 39-year history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorma Taccone  •  Beth McCarthy-Miller  •  Paul Miller  •  Don Roy King  •  Dave Wilson
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Amy Poehler  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Maya Rudolph

A look back at some of the funniest female characters and sketches in SNL's 39-year history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorma Taccone  •  Beth McCarthy-Miller  •  Paul Miller  •  Don Roy King  •  Dave Wilson
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Amy Poehler  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Maya Rudolph

Impaler (2007)

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Jonathon "The Impaler" Sharkey threw himself into the race for Minnesota governor on January 13, 2006. His "coming out" to the media as a Hecate Witch, Satanic Dark Priest and Sanguinary Vampire grabbed international attention, and his candidacy marked the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  W. Tray White
CAST:  Julie Sharkey Carpenter  •  Tucker Carlson  •  Tina Fey  •  Brian Dickson

Jonathon "The Impaler" Sharkey threw himself into the race for Minnesota governor on January 13, 2006. His "coming out" to the media as a Hecate Witch, Satanic Dark Priest and Sanguinary Vampire grabbed international attention, and his candidacy marked the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  W. Tray White
CAST:  Julie Sharkey Carpenter  •  Tucker Carlson  •  Tina Fey  •  Brian Dickson

Man of the Year (2006)

The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch is responsible ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Christopher Walken  •  Laura Linney  •  Lewis Black

The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch is responsible ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Christopher Walken  •  Laura Linney  •  Lewis Black

The Invention of Lying (2009)

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Set in a world where the concept of lying doesn't exist, a loser changes his lot when he invents lying and uses it to get ahead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ricky Gervais  •  Matthew Robinson
CAST:  Ricky Gervais  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Jonah Hill  •  Louis C. K.

Set in a world where the concept of lying doesn't exist, a loser changes his lot when he invents lying and uses it to get ahead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ricky Gervais  •  Matthew Robinson
CAST:  Ricky Gervais  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Jonah Hill  •  Louis C. K.

Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Ricky Gervais  •  Ty Burrell  •  Tina Fey  •  Steve Whitmire

While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Ricky Gervais  •  Ty Burrell  •  Tina Fey  •  Steve Whitmire

Megamind (2010)

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Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom McGrath
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Brad Pitt  •  Tina Fey  •  Jonah Hill

Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom McGrath
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Brad Pitt  •  Tina Fey  •  Jonah Hill

Baby Mama (2008)

A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael McCullers
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Amy Poehler  •  Dax Shepard  •  Sigourney Weaver

A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael McCullers
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Amy Poehler  •  Dax Shepard  •  Sigourney Weaver

Date Night (2010)

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Phil and Claire Foster fear that their mild-mannered relationship may be falling into a stale rut. During their weekly date night, their dinner reservation leads to their being mistaken for a couple of thieves—and now a number of unsavoury characters want Phil and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Tina Fey  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Taraji P. Henson

Phil and Claire Foster fear that their mild-mannered relationship may be falling into a stale rut. During their weekly date night, their dinner reservation leads to their being mistaken for a couple of thieves—and now a number of unsavoury characters want Phil and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Tina Fey  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Taraji P. Henson

Sisters (2015)

Two disconnected sisters are summoned to clean out their childhood bedrooms before their parents sell their family home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Moore
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Amy Poehler  •  Ike Barinholtz  •  Maya Rudolph

Two disconnected sisters are summoned to clean out their childhood bedrooms before their parents sell their family home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Moore
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Amy Poehler  •  Ike Barinholtz  •  Maya Rudolph

Monkey Kingdom (2015)

A newborn monkey and its mother struggle to survive within the competitive social hierarchy of the Temple Troop, a dynamic group of monkeys who live in ancient ruins found deep in the storied jungles of South Asia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alastair Fothergill  •  Mark Linfield
CAST:  Tina Fey

A newborn monkey and its mother struggle to survive within the competitive social hierarchy of the Temple Troop, a dynamic group of monkeys who live in ancient ruins found deep in the storied jungles of South Asia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alastair Fothergill  •  Mark Linfield
CAST:  Tina Fey

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)

In 2002, cable news producer Kim Barker decides to shake up her routine by taking a daring new assignment in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dislodged from her comfortable American lifestyle, Barker finds herself in the middle of an out-of-control war zone. Luckily, she meets ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Ficarra  •  John Requa
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Margot Robbie  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Martin Freeman

In 2002, cable news producer Kim Barker decides to shake up her routine by taking a daring new assignment in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dislodged from her comfortable American lifestyle, Barker finds herself in the middle of an out-of-control war zone. Luckily, she meets ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Ficarra  •  John Requa
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Margot Robbie  •  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Martin Freeman

Live from New York! (2015)

Saturday Night Live has been reflecting and influencing life in the United States for forty years. LIVE FROM NEW YORK! goes deep inside this television phenomenon exploring the laughter that pulses through American politics, tragedy, and pop culture.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bao Nguyen
CAST:  Tom Broecker  •  Tina Fey  •  Amy Poehler  •  Alec Baldwin

Saturday Night Live has been reflecting and influencing life in the United States for forty years. LIVE FROM NEW YORK! goes deep inside this television phenomenon exploring the laughter that pulses through American politics, tragedy, and pop culture.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bao Nguyen
CAST:  Tom Broecker  •  Tina Fey  •  Amy Poehler  •  Alec Baldwin

Lennon or McCartney (2014)

550 artists were interviewed over ten years. At some point during those interviews, they were asked a question and told to answer with one word only. Some stuck to one, some said more, some answered quickly, some thought it through, and some didn't answer at all. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Schichter
CAST:  James Valentine  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Adam Lambert  •  Adam Levine

550 artists were interviewed over ten years. At some point during those interviews, they were asked a question and told to answer with one word only. Some stuck to one, some said more, some answered quickly, some thought it through, and some didn't answer at all. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Schichter
CAST:  James Valentine  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Adam Lambert  •  Adam Levine
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