Tina Fey is an American writer, comedian and actress best known for co-producing, writing and starring in the television program 30 Rock, a sitcom loosely based on her experiences at Saturday Night Live.
Prior to creating 30 Rock, Fey completed six seasons as head writer, cast member and co-anchor of the Weekend Update segment on NBC's Saturday Night Live. Fey is an Emmy winner and two-time Writers Guild Award winner for her writing on Saturday Night Live.
Since her transition to being in front of the camera she has won much acclaim, including being named one of Entertainment Weekly's Entertainers of the Year, one of People Magazine's Most Beautiful People (twice), and one of Time magazine's Prestigious Time 100.
In 2008, 30 Rock earned her a Producers Guild Award and a Writers Guild Award for Outstanding Comedy Series.
She has also won a Gracie Award and a Made in New York Award and has been nominated for a People's Choice Award for Choice Comedy Actress and a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
Fey expanded to feature films in Spring 2004 as both a screenwriter and an actress opposite Lindsay Lohan in the hit comedy Mean Girls, which earned her a nomination for a Writers Guild Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
She starred alongside Saturday Night Live's Amy Poehler in the film Baby Mama for Universal Pictures, in 2008.
Fey lives in New York with her husband, Jeff Richmond, and their daughter.