Tina Fey Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


21st March 2017

Fact: Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, and Tracey Morgan are among the stars set to take part in a New York fundraiser for the American Civil Liberties Union. Mad Men star Jon Hamm and comedienne Amy Poehler will also appear at the Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU event, which will stream live on Facebook on 31 March (17). Money raised at the bash will benefit the non-profit organisation as officials "fight even harder to defend the rights guaranteed by our Constitution," particularly in light of new U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial policies, particularly regarding immigration.


5th March 2016

Quote: "Tina, sorry I missed you at the Vanity Fair party. I can't believe I missed my favorite funny girl. We have to get together." Reality star Caitlyn Jenner extends an invite to Tina Fey after the comedienne failed to attract the transgender former Olympian's attention at the Oscars afterparty last weekend (28Feb16).


4th March 2016

Quote: "Sometimes they'll come over and bring, like, a bunch of dresses but... it's very stressful because I have a four-year-old and the four-year-old's just running through the dresses and I'm like, 'Please have clean hands! Please don't have peanut butter on your hands!' And my dog will be there trying to eat the bottom of the hem of bejewelled dresses. (So) it's stressful to do it at home." Actress Tina Fey hates having red carpet dress fittings at home.


21st December 2015

Fact: Sir Paul McCartney made a surprise appearance on U.S. sketch show on Saturday Night Live this weekend (19Dec15) to join musical guest Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band and co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to perform festive favourite Santa Claus Is Coming to Town.


21st December 2015

Fact: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler put a comedic spin on Taylor Swift's Bad Blood video during an appearance on U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live this weekend (19Dec15) by spoofing the star-studded promo with special guest Amy Schumer.


8th May 2015

Fact: Comedienne Tina Fey gave departing U.S. chat show host DAVID LETTERMAN the dress off her back as a farewell gift during her final appearance on his The Late Show on Thursday (07May15) after complaining to him about the lengths she had to go to to dress up for him out of respect. Underneath she was wearing flesh-coloured Spanx and a black leotard that read "BYE DAVE!" on the front and "LAST DRESS EVER" on the back.


8th May 2015

Quote: "I have gone to it once and it is such a jerk parade... Clearly I'll never go again... Every jerk from every walk of life is there wearing some stupid thing... We were walking about 10 feet behind this famously mean fashion designer... and we just walked into just a fart cloud, just the most toxic gas... (I was like), 'This is the insides of a terrible person coming out'." Tina Fey doesn't plan to go back to the Met Gala in New York in the near future. This year's fashion bash on Monday (04May15) was attended by the likes of Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna and Katie Holmes.


19th February 2015

Fact: Comediennes Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have signed up to lend their likenesses and voices to the upcoming New York Spring Spectacular show starring legendary dance troupe The Rockettes. The multi-media musical production will also feature video cameos from the likes of 50 Cent, Whoopi Goldberg, Bella Thorne, John Leguizamo, Martha Stewart and Donald Trump, while Nashville actors Laura Benanti and Derek Hough are set to take to the stage for each Radio City Music Hall show. The production begins in the Big Apple next month (Mar15).


16th February 2015

Quote: "I wish my friend Tracy Morgan was here tonight, and I know that he was hoping he would be well enough to be here too... If he were here tonight, I'm sure Tracy would remind us that more than anything, he'd like to get us all pregnant." Tina Fey honours her former 30 Rock co-star as she returned to Saturday Night Live for the comedy show's 40th anniversary special. Morgan, a former Snl castmember, is still recovering from a car accident which left him critically injured in June (14).


12th January 2015

Quote: "Tonight we celebrate all the great television shows that we know and love, as well as all the movies that North Korea was Ok with... North Korea referred to The Interview as 'absolutely intolerable' and 'a wanton act of terror'. Even more amazing, not the worst review the movie got." Golden Globes co-host Tina Fey pokes fun at Sony's The Interview, which sparked an international incident last year (14).


12th January 2015

Quote: "George Clooney married Amal Alamuddin this year. Amal is a human rights lawyer who worked on the Enron case, was an adviser to Kofi Annan regarding Syria, and was selected for a three-person U.N. commission investing rules of war violations in the Gaza Strip. So tonight he husband is getting a lifetime achievement award." Golden Globe Awards co-host Tina Fey poked fun at the ceremony's Cecil B. DeMille Award recipient.


19th September 2014

Quote: "It took all four of us to wreck that poor guy's toilet. At one point we came back on-set and he had taped it over. 'Please stop using!'" Tina Fey is embarrassed to have wrecked the bathroom at the Long Island, New York home where she and her This Is Where I Leave You co-stars Jane Fonda, Jason Bateman and Adam Driver filmed the new comedy.


13th January 2014

Quote: "Welcome to the 71st annual Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's Lee Daniels' The Butler Golden Globe Awards." Co-host Tina Fey opens the 2014 Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.


13th January 2014

Quote: "Gravity is nominated for Best Film. It's the story of how George Clooney would rather float away in to space and die than spend one more minute with a woman his own age." Golden Globes co-host Tina Fey pokes fun at Clooney's penchant for dating younger women.


13th December 2013

Quote: "Human sexuality is the new showmanship, so Miley Cyrus is the new Liberace - but of a** grinding. Someday we’ll all be going to Vegas to see her." Comedienne Tina Fey believes Miley Cyrus has a big part to play in pop culture.


30th September 2013

Fact: Canadian rockers Arcade Fire proved they were game for a laugh during an appearance on U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live this weekend (28Sep13) by taking part in a sketch called New Cast Member or Arcade Fire?. The segment featured guest host and former Snl regular Tina Fey as she tried to distinguish between singer Regine Chassagne and comedienne Noel Wells, musician Richard Parry and funnyman Kyle Mooney, and frontman Win Butler and programme newcomer Mike O'Brien, who both had to put on their best Robert De Niro impressions.


19th September 2013

Quote: "The first year, we were such a long shot that we were seated up in the back in the cable-reality section. Then we won Best Comedy. Alec was so sure we weren't going to win, he was in the bathroom." Tina Fey reveals her 30 Rock co-star Alec Baldwin was answering the call of nature when the show won its first Emmy Award in 2007.


7th March 2013

Quote: "It's actually becoming a thing! We're taking meetings with people; I've profiled Broadway folks, who are talking to us about it. It's a long process - a year, two years, however long it might take. We watch (Tv show) Smash, so we know how it works!" Tina Fey's composer husband Jeff Richmond is making progress bringing the comedienne's hit movie Mean Girls to the Broadway stage.


6th March 2013

Quote: "One day I was in the edit room cutting together a montage, and when we found this one shot I realised, 'Oh my God, I am literally, right now, wearing that shirt.'" Actress Tina Fey kept a few items of clothing from her hit Tv show 30 Rock, which ended after seven seasons earlier this year (13).


12th January 2013

Quote: "Any time an actress cries in a speech, drink. Any time you see a person actively not listening to someone on stage, drink... Any time anyone thanks Harvey Weinstein, eat a meatball sub." Golden Globes co-host Tina Fey suggests a new party game for viewers of Sunday's (13Jan13) prizegiving.


30th November 2012

Fact: Comedienne Tina Fey's seven-year-old daughter Alice has made her Tv debut on her mum's hit comedy 30 Rock - she played a younger version of her mother's character Liz Lemon in a flashback scene in an episode that aired in the U.S. on Thursday night (29Nov12).


24th September 2012

Quote: "We've been trying to watch great Tv finales, one a day, in our writers' room and we cry at all of them... We feel the pressure not to blow it." Tina Fey on her plans for the finale of 30 Rock. The upcoming season of the comedy show will be its last.


7th September 2012

Fact: Comedienne Tina Fey has signed on to play a mean substitute teacher on The Simpsons. The 30 Rock will voice the character Ms. Cantwell, who makes an enemy of Lisa Simpson in an episode to air in America next spring (13).


20th April 2011

Quote: "She also figured out it's funny to moon people and we are a comedy family, so I can't lie to her. (I say), 'Yes, that is very funny... but it's not for school. That's a home butt.'" Comedienne Tina Fey on her five-year-old daughter's penchant for showing her bottom.


19th April 2011

Quote: "It's funny because now I'm oldie, olderson. I have what they call advanced maternal age. They look at me like I'm just going to explode. They treat me very gingerly." Actress/comedienne Tina Fey on becoming a mum for the second time at the age of 40.


19th April 2011

Quote: "We decided we are going to wait. We're going to find out... never. Not even after it's born. I'm just going to see what it chooses to wear to prom." Comedienne Tina Fey has no interest in finding out her unborn baby's sex.


11th March 2011

Quote: "I'm imagining it will be a very different tone. She's a great choice. She's a great actress. If she needs my wig, I have it. It's at Snl." Tina Fey is pleased to hear Julianne Moore is to portray one-time U.S. vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin in a new TV biopic. Fey famously portrayed Palin in a Saturday Night Live skit.


27th January 2011

Fact: KICK ASS star Chloe Moretz is set to show off her comedy skills on the small screen - the 13-year-old star has signed on for a cameo on Tina Fey's hit TV series 30 Rock, reports EW.com.


11th January 2011

Fact: Tina Fey threw a star-studded party to mark her husband JEFF RICHMOND's 51st birthday on Friday (07Jan11). Guests at the New York City bash included MAD MEN star Jon Hamm and the cast of hit TV show 30 ROCK.


4th November 2010

Quote: "I'm sort of displaced right now. We moved out of our old apartment... I'm hoping to have a home by Thanksgiving (25Nov10)." Actress Tina Fey is facing a holiday season filled with unpacking.


24th September 2010

Quote: "I do not tweet, because writing is work. I take writing seriously so I don't want to be dropping half-baked things into the universe all the time." 30 ROCK star Tina Fey doesn't want to cheapen her comedy by using micro-blogging website Twitter.com.


22nd September 2010

Quote: "Don't try to keep up with Jon Hamm!" Comedienne Tina Fey is no match for the MAD MEN star's tolerance for alcohol.


2nd September 2010

Fact: Pussycat Dolls creator Robin Antin choreographed the show-stopping opening to the 2010 Emmy Awards, which featured comics Jimmy Fallon and Tina Fey, Jon Hamm, the cast of Glee and Lost star Jorge Garcia.


23rd July 2010

Quote: "I'm pretty sure we're going to meet at some point. I've sent him over 100 letters saying that I'm pretty sure we're going to meet. And 100 chunks of my hair. If that's not a great gift, then one of us is crazy." Tina Fey jokes about her longtime crush on Hollywood hunk Brad Pitt.


11th April 2010

Quote: "On my way here today I had to stop and get my leg and pubic hair ripped out so that I could wear a hooker costume later in a sketch that won't even air." Comedienne Tina Fey bemoans the pitfalls of being a woman in Hollywood during her guest hosting stint on Saturday Night Live.


11th April 2010

Quote: "I've actually worked with Justin Bieber before - he was one of the babies in Baby Mama, two years ago." Actress/comedienne Tina Fey pokes fun at her fellow Saturday Night Live guest, teenage pop star Bieber.


9th April 2010

Quote: "The great thing about being the producer is you have control. If I've been doughnut-ing it up, we just keep it from the waist up. I've been like, 'That shot of me walking away from the camera? Take it out!'" 30 ROCK creator and star Tina Fey edits out her own unflattering shots.


8th April 2010

Quote: "Oprah was probably the most intimidating person to come on 30 ROCK - I was on the set the night before to make sure everything was clean and scrubbed." Tina Fey was nervous ahead of Oprah Winfrey's cameo appearance in her hit TV show.


7th April 2010

Quote: "She's a national treasure... She's fantastic." Steve Carell on his DATE NIGHT co-star Tina Fey.


31st March 2010

Fact: Matt Damon is set to join Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin and Tracy Morgan on the small screen - The Bourne Identity star has signed up for a cameo role in the upcoming season of the trio's Emmy-winning U.S. comedy, 30 ROCK.


19th March 2010

Quote: "It was fun because we're both so polite and not only are we both married, but we know each other's spouses. It was the world's longest closed-mouth kiss. It was like a tongueless turtle mouth." Tina Fey on his kissing scene with pal Steve Carell in new comedy movied DATE NIGHT.


18th March 2010

Quote: "I got an email with a list of the potential setups, and my email back was like, 'Well, I need to decline being handcuffed to a bed. I won't straddle anyone. I won't make out with a cop'. If I were a young single model, they would be appropriate, but, you know, I'm a mom. And my kid's going to find this someday. I don't want to be handcuffed to a bed in Esquire. I got to get my kid into kindergarten." Comedienne Tina Fey on her recent photoshoot with Esquire magazine.


26th January 2010

Fact: Rocker Jon Bon Jovi is set to appear in a special romantic Valentine's Day (14Feb10) episode of U.S. comedy 30 ROCK - as the ex-boyfriend of Tina Fey's character.


4th December 2009

Quote: "I would like to manage a Laytner's Linen on (Manhattan's) Upper West Side. Every time I'm in there, I wish I worked there - free towels." Comedienne Tina Fey on her favourite New York store.


21st November 2009

Quote: "They made a porn movie about Sarah Palin and the same actress, Lisa Ann, played me in the porn version of 30 Rock. Weirdly, of the three of us, Lisa Ann knows the most about foreign policy." Tina Fey takes a swipe at the political knowledge of SARAH PALIN, the former U.S. Vice Presidential hopeful she mercilessly impersonated on U.S. TV show Saturday Night Live.


30th October 2009

Quote: "Recently someone stopped me in the street and said, 'You're very good in The Office!'" 30 ROCK comedienne Tina Fey often suffers from mistaken identity.


7th October 2009

Quote: "You can point any kind of laser at my face, but I don't think Botox is for me. I think it is bad. (Celebrities with) too much... look like their faces are full of candles - (it causes) a shiny, shiny face." 30 ROCK star Tina Fey, 39, swears off using Botox injections to prevent her face from wrinkling.


2nd September 2009

Quote: "I would love to be on 30 ROCK.” Lindsay Lohan wants to make a guest appearance on Tina Fey's hit comedy series.


26th November 2008

Quote: "I love TINA. She does a great job, she understands comedy, which is really hard." Reese Witherspoon is a huge fan of 30 ROCK creator Tina Fey.


26th October 2008

Quote: "It's just that there's nothing else. You work, and you see your family when you can, and you go to bed. I don't see any movies. And I never get to have wine! I always have to go to bed." 30 ROCK star Tina Fey rues her busy lifestyle.


24th October 2008

Fact: Comedian Will Ferrell reprised his famed impression of U.S. President GEORGE W. Bush on Thursday (23Oct08) in an "impromptu" evening address to the nation on hit comedy sketch show Saturday Night Live alongside Tina Fey as Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin and Darrell Hammond as her running-mate, John McCain.


17th October 2008

Fact: U.S. vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin will make a cameo appearance on TV comedy sketch series Saturday Night Live this week (18Oct08), talk show host Larry King confirmed on his show Larry King Live on Thursday (16Oct08). Comedienne Tina Fey has been blamed for the Republican party's recent slip in the polls ahead of the election after impersonating Palin in recent weeks.


22nd September 2008

Quote: "If I get nominated, I get nominated. But I don't need (a) trophy to validate me." 30 ROCK star Tracy Morgan insists he isn't bothered by his Emmy snub, after watching co-stars Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey pick up awards for their roles in the hit U.S. series on Sunday (21Sep08).


22nd September 2008

Quote: "Sometimes on the 30 ROCK set when I don't know quite how to play a scene my husband will just remind me, he'll say, 'Just try to act like Julia Louis-Dreyfus.' So thank you, Julia, that is really working out for me." Comedienne Tina Fey reveals her ultimate acting inspiration.


22nd September 2008

Quote: "It's great to be a writer because if you're at a wedding or something and you tell people that you're a writer they're less interested in talking to you than if you tell them that you're an actor, which is great." Comedienne Tina Fey prefers to introduce herself with a less celebrity-worthy career title.


22nd September 2008

Quote: "Sometimes on the 30 ROCK set when I don't know quite how to play a scene my husband will just remind me, he'll say, 'Just try to act like Julia Louis-Dreyfus.' So thank you, Julia, that is really working out for me." Comedienne Tina Fey reveals her ultimate acting inspiration.


22nd September 2008

Quote: "It's great to be a writer because if you're at a wedding or something and you tell people that you're a writer they're less interested in talking to you than if you tell them that you're an actor, which is great." Comedienne Tina Fey prefers to introduce herself with a less celebrity-worthy career title.


27th March 2008

Quote: "I have people shout 'Tina Fey' at me all the time. We kinda look exactly like." Actress Megan Mullally is used to people mistaking her for the U.S. comedienne.


11th February 2008

Quote: "My friend said it's just going to come in a box and it's going to seem like I ordered it from Amazon." 30 ROCK star Tina Fey won't mistake her Golden Globe Award for Best Actress In A TV Comedy for an Internet purchase when it gets delivered by post.


11th December 2007

Quote: "I foolishly made a disparaging joke about Will's skit... and he lunged at me with a letter opener. I remember thinking, 'This guy's a genius. It would be an honour to be killed by him.'" Comedienne Tina Fey jokes about a stand-off with former Saturday NIGHT LIVE castmate WILL FERRELL.


23rd September 2006

Fact: Comedian SETH MEYERS will replace Tina Fey as Amy Poehler's Weekend Update co-anchor when US comedy sketch show Saturday Night Live returns on 30 September (06).


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