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Tina Fey is an American writer, comedian and actress. Fey co-produces, writes and stars in the television program ‘30 Rock’, a sitcom loosely based on her experiences as a head writer at ‘Saturday Night Live’.
After graduating from the University of Virginia in 1992, Fey moved to Chicago to take classes at The Second City. By 1994 she was invited to join the cast of The Second City, where she performed in the Jeff Award-winning revue ‘Paradigm Lost’. She is also a veteran of The ImprovOlympic.
Fey became a writer for NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ (SNL) in 1997. By 1999, Fey was SNL’s first female head writer, and as co-head writer of SNL’s 25th anniversary special, Fey won a 2001 Writers Guild of America Award; she and the writing staff also won a 2002 Emmy Award for their work on the show. In 2006, ‘30 Rock’ premiered, starring and written by Fey. Fey also wrote and co-starred in the 2004 hit film ‘Mean Girls’.
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