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Tina Fey
Date of Birth: May 18, 1970
Years on SNL: 2000-2006 (1997-2006 behind the scenes)
Tina Fey (born May 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, and former castmember 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 as the host on May 5, 2011.

Impressions and Characters


  • Bea Arthur
  • Barbara Pierce Bush
  • Janice Dickinson
  • Paris Hilton
  • Mary Ann Mobley
  • Kathleen Willey
  • Paula Zahn
  • Sarah Palin


  • Misty Peppers
  • Rialto Grande cocktail waitress

Personal Life

SNL Career

  • 1997-2000: Writer
  • 2000-2006: Head Writer
  • 2000-2001: Featured Player
  • 2001-2006: Repertory Player
  • October 22, 2005-May 20, 2006: Repertory Player
  • May 5, 2011: Host
  • December 15, 2012: Cameo


  • 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.
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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