As a head writer for "Saturday Night Live" (1975) she has written the Old French Whore, The View, Sully and Denise and the Monica Lewinsky skits, among many, many others.
She is "Saturday Night Live" (1975)'s first-ever female head writer.
In her first session as a member of the "Saturday Night Live" (1975) writing staff, the 5'4" Tina found discovered that she was a foot shorter than the mostly male writing staff, and felt for a while as if she'd shrunk.
Close friends with fellow "Saturday Night Live" (1975) cast member Amy Poehler.
Born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, the same town in which "Saturday Night Live" (1975) alumna Cheri Oteri (a cast member when Fey was writing on SNL) grew up.
Returned to work one month after giving birth to her daughter Alice in order to resume filming "Saturday Night Live" (1975).
Attended the University of Virginia, graduating in 1992.
Was chosen by Entertainment Weekly as the #8 entertainer of the year for the year 2001.
Told "Bust" magazine in 2004 that she considers herself a feminist.
Gave birth to her daughter Alice Zenobia Richmond, with husband Jeff Richmond, in New York City (10 September 2005).
Was 4 months pregnant with her daughter Penelope when she took maternity leave from filming "30 Rock" (2006).
Returned to work 2 months after giving birth to her daughter Penelope to resume filming "30 Rock" (2006).
In June 2008, rated the hottest woman for 2008, after having improved from last years 7th place according to Afterellen.com's "2008 Hot 100 List", a compilation of 100 Hot women voted in by the LGBTQ community.
Recipient of the 2010 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, given annually by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Gave birth to her daughter Penelope Athena Richmond, with husband Jeff Richmond, in New York City (10 August 2011).