Tina Fey

  • Tina Fey was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Tina was scarred for life

    When Tina Fey was 5 years old, she was playing out in her front yard when all the sudden a stranger ran up to her and cut her face with a knife. This left her with both physical and emotional scars.
  • Tina graduated highschool

    Tina graduated high school and moved to Virginia to attend college where she majored in English at first but shortly after switched to major in Drama.
  • She graduated college

    After grauating college in 1992 she moved to Chicago to take classes from Second City.
  • She toured with Second City

    After 2 years of training with Second City she joined them as an understudy on their tour.
  • She began performing on Second City's main stage

    Shortly after the tour she started performing on the main stage.
  • Tina got a job for SNL

    Tina sent in some sample scripts to Saturday Night Live and a few months later she got a job there writing sketches.
  • Tina was promoted to head writer

    Tina went from staff writer to head writer on the show. She was the first female head writer in SNL history.
  • Tina started acting in sketches

    Tina started acting on the "Weekend Update" segment of Saturday Night Live.
  • Tina Fey married Jeff Richmond

    After dating for 7 years Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond got married.
  • SNL was one of the most popular late-night shows

    Thanks to Tina Fey SNL became more popular and grew a larger audience.
  • Tina Fey wrote her first movie, "Mean Girls"

    Tina Fey came out with her first project outside of SNL, the movie "Mean Girls"
  • Tina had her first child named Alice

    When Tina was 35 she had her first child named Alice Zenobia Richmond.
  • Tina left SNL

    2 years later Tina Fey left Saturday Night Live so she could write and star in her own show, "30 Rock"
  • Tina Fey returns to SNL

    Tina returned to SNL to impersonate Sarah Palin in a segment on the show because they looked so similar.
  • In 2008 she won many awards

    Tina won the Screen Actors Guild Award, the Writers Guild of America Award, several Golden Globe awards, and had many Emmy nominations.
  • Tina began to work on a new movie

    In 2009 Tina Fey began to work on a movie called "Date Night" that was later released in 2010.