Tina Fey is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and playwright. Born May 18, 1970, in Upper Darby Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Why is Tina Fey Famous
Tina Fey is a famous actress, comedian, and writer. She got her start on Saturday Night Live, where she stayed for a handful of years, before moving on to her own show.
She created, wrote, and acted in 30 Rock alongside Alec Baldwin, and continues to be a force in the industry.
Tina Fey Brief History
Elizabeth Stamatina Fey, Tina Fey, first grew her popularity on Saturday Night Live with her perfect comedic timing. She spent 9 years with the show and was a crowd favorite.
When she left the series, she went on to write, produce, and star in 30 Rock, alongside co-star Alex Baldwin.
Yes, you read that right. She didn’t only star in it, but she was responsible for creating the massive hit series. When 30 Rock ended, she moved onto creating another hit, this time the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
If this list doesn’t impress you, wait until you see how many awards that she’s taken home just for television. She’s also broken into film!
Let’s get to the awards first. Okay, this is a mouthful. She’s won 7 Writers Guild Awards, 9 Primetime Emmys, 5 Screen Actors Guild Awards, and 3 Producer Guild Awards.
Phew, we’re still not done. While she didn’t win, she was nominated for both a Grammy and a Tony Award. And yes, there’s an Entertainer of the Year Award in there, as if the others weren’t enough to tell you how incredibly talented Tina Fey is.
As for her film career, while there were a few movies here and there, her biggest hit was with former co-star and buddy Amy Poehler in Baby Mama.
She also wrote a book that spent weeks on top charts everywhere. Bossypants was part memoir, part essay, and a party of amusement.