Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey (born May 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, and former cast member of Saturday Night Live. During her tenure on the show, she was co-anchor of Weekend Update as well as the show's head writer. Because of this, she rarely appeared in any sketches. She returned to host 5 times the first being on February 23, 2008, the second being on April 10, 2010, the third being on May 7, 2011, fourth being September 28, 2013, and the fifth being December 19, 2015 with her longtime friend and Weekend Update co-anchor, Amy Poehler. She is the third woman to join the Five-Timers Club, and the first female cast member.

Impressions/Characters[edit | edit source]

Impressions[edit | edit source]

Characters[edit | edit source]

  • Anna Faye
  • Bedelia's Mother
  • Misty Peppers
  • Rialto Grande Cocktail Waitress
  • Space Lesbian

Personal Life[edit | edit source]

Fey is married to composer Jeff Richmond, who wrote the music for her sitcom 30 Rock. They have two daughters together: Alice Zenobia and Penelope Athena Richmond, born September 10, 2005 and August 10, 2011 respectively.

SNL Career[edit | edit source]

  • 1997-1999: Writer
  • 1999-2006: Head Writer
  • 2000-2001: Featured Player
  • 2000-2006: Weekend Update Anchor
  • 2001-2006: Repertory Player
  • February 23, 2008: Host
  • April 10, 2010: Host
  • May 7,  2011:  Host
  • December 15, 2012: Cameo
  • September 28, 2013: Host
  • May 19, 2018: Host

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • She is left handed.
  • It had been considered by fans she should be impersonated in the future. As Fey & Jimmy Fallon were dual anchors in Weekend Update for four seasons. On his hosted episode, Fallon was impersonated by Andy Samberg as his mirror side during the "Dressing Room" sketch.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Preceded by:
Colin Quinn
Weekend Update Anchor with Jimmy Fallon
(2000 - 2004)
Followed by:
Herself and Amy Poehler
Preceded by:
Herself and Jimmy Fallon
Weekend Update Anchor with Amy Poehler
(2004 - 2005)
Followed by:
Amy Poehler and Horatio Sanz
Preceded by:
Amy Poehler and Horatio Sanz
Weekend Update Anchor with Amy Poehler
(October 22, 2005 - May 20, 2006)
Followed by:
Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers
Preceded by:
Adam McKay
Head writer
(October 2, 1999 - May 20, 2006)
Followed by:
Seth Meyers, Andrew Steele, and Paula Pell
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