Tina Fey

Actress and comedian Tina Fey rose to fame as a cast member of Saturday Night Live, before leaving the show to pursue a television and film career. 

Fey broke into comedy as a featured player in the Chicago-based improvisational comedy group The Second City. She then joined SNL as a writer. Tina Fey worked her way up to head writer and a performer. She became known for her position as co-anchor in the Weekend Update segment. 

Fey created the long running NBC sitcom 30 Rock and Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt after her SNL run. In 2004, she co-starred in and wrote the screenplay for Mean Girls, adapted from the 2002 book Queen Bees and Wannabes. She has also starred in Baby Mama, Date Night, Muppets Most Wanted, Admission and This Is Where I Leave You. Her most successful film was the Dreamworks animated film Megamind, which earned $173 million outside the US and $148 million domestically. 

She has gained numerous accolades, awards and accomplishments, including eight Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, five Screen Actors Guild Awards and four Writers Guild of America Awards. She was also nominated for a Grammy Award for her autobiographical book Bossypants, which topped the New York Times Best Seller list. In 2010, Fey was the recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the youngest-ever winner of the award.

Fey is also known for her charity work, which includes support of Autism Speaks, an organization that sponsors autism research. She is a supporter of Mercy Corps, a global relief and development organization, in their campaign to end world hunger. She also supports the Love Our Children USA organization, which fights violence against children, who named her among their Mothers Who Make a Difference.

Fey wed Jeff Richmond in 2001, with which she has two daughters: Alice Zenobia Richmond and Penelope Athena Richmond.

TV Shows

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015) Executive Producer
30 Rock (2006) Executive Producer, Liz Lemon