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The day after another season of 30 Rock came to an end, the woman behind that genius NBC sitcom has reason to celebrate:

Tina Fey is 42 years old! Send in your birthday wishes now!

Tina Fey Photograph

Fey, who gave birth to her second child last August, is a former head writer on Saturday Night Live and also a best-selling author. She will likely conclude 30 Rock following next year's seventh season and has not yet announced any plans beyond that run.

Also celebrating birthdays today: George Strait (60) Pope John Paul II (Posthumous), Reggie Jackson (66).

Who do you think is the funniest woman alive?

 

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This Fashion Face-Off is one of epic comedic proportions.

In one corner, 30 Rock star/creator and former SNL shot-caller Tina Fey, wearing Carolina Herrera - the only celebrity to be outfitted by the NYC-based designer.

In the other corner, Bridesmaids and Mike & Molly star Melissa McCarthy, perhaps the only star around who's as funny as Tina, donning a Marina Rinaldi gown.

If you missed them, follow this link for the full list of 2012 Academy Award winners from Sunday night. Then choose the winner of this style showdown below!

Fashion Face-Off!

Who looked better at the Oscars, Tina Fey or Melissa McCarthy? Cast your vote in THG's Fashion Face-Off now! View Poll »

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Both Tina Fey and Sofia Vergara came up short last night in the Best Actress in a Comedy category, losing to Betty White (see our full list of 2012 SAG Awards winners).

Consider this their chance at redemption.

The 30 Rock star is best known for being one of the funniest people on earth, but she's no style slouch, either. Sofia Vergara? She wows us with her dresses almost as much as she causes us to double over with her Modern Family quotes.

Vote for your favorite style star in THG's Fashion Face-Off below!

Fashion Face-Off!

Who dressed best at the SAG Awards, Tina Fey or Sofia Vergara? Vote for the 30 Rock star or the Modern Family star in THG's Fashion Face-Off! View Poll »

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Effing Snooki. Just kidding. Seeing if you're paying attention!

SNL great and 30 Rock Emmy-winner Tina Fey is TV’s highest-paid actress, according to Forbes, as is Desperate Housewives' Eva Longoria. Both stars tied with $13 million in earnings between May 2010 and May 2011. Impressive.

Both stars also earned big bucks outside their TV roles.

Tina Fey Channels Jersey Shore

Tina Fey channels her inner Jersey Shore on Late Night. Hilarious.

Fey's book Bossypants has been a huge seller, while Longoria's deals with L’Oréal and LG are highly lucrative. Third on the list? Eva's co-star Marcia Cross.

Law & Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay and soon-to-be-former CSI cast member Marg Helgenberger earned a healthy $10 million apiece to tie for third place.

Cougar Town‘s Courteney Cox and Ellen Pompeo of Grey’s Anatomy both earned $7 million, while The Good Wife star Juliana Margulies made $6 million.

Desperate's Teri Hatcher and Felicity Huffman also made the Top 10.

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Emmy-winner Tina Fey welcomed her second daughter this week.

Already mom to five-year-old Alice, the 30 Rock star and husband Jeff Richmond now have their hands full with Penelope Athena Richmond as well!

The baby's gender was a surprise to the pair. "I'm just going to see what it chooses to wear to prom," Fey said while pregnant a few months ago.

Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond

The comedian called her second pregnancy "easy," but admitted agonizing over having a second kid and whether or not to expand their family.

Fey told Oprah earlier this summer, "My husband and I decided that we felt rather than risk having 30 Rock end in several years and feeling like part of our family is missing that we were going to prioritize our family."

We'd say she made the right call. Congratulations, Tina and Jeff!

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There's no defending Tracy Morgan's recent homophobic rant, in which he referred to gays who commit suicide as "pussies" and said he'd stab his son if he were to come out of the closet.

Tina Fey, who works with Morgan on 30 Rock and has known him for years, isn't trying to. She said the "violent imagery" of the diatribe was "disturbing" to her and Morgan clearly "went too far."

But the actress also stood up for her co-star in general, telling TMZ yesterday that Morgan isn't a bad person.

30 Rock Scene

Morgan's hate-filled speech "doesn't line up with the Tracy Morgan I know, who is not a hateful man and is generally much too sleepy and self-centered to ever hurt another person," said Fey.

She added, referring to Morgan's follow-up statement: "I hope for his sake that Tracy's apology will be accepted as sincere by his gay and lesbian coworkers at 30 Rock, without whom Tracy would not have lines to say, clothes to wear, sets to stand on, scene partners to act with, or a printed-out paycheck from accounting to put in his pocket."

Do you accept the actor's words of contrition?

 

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You gotta hand it to Tina Fey. Her impression of former politician and current celebrity Sarah Palin is so good, Fox News can't even tell them apart.

Reporting on Palin's heavily hyped One Nation bus tour, the channel actually used a photo of the 30 Rock star impersonating her in a faux debate.

Maybe they just prefer to look at Tina? Doubtful. Way to go, guys. As if this weren't absurd enough, Palin herself is a contributor to the network!

We haven't seen a move this boneheaded on camera since somebody claimed Paul Revere warned the British instead of the colonists ...

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Saturday Night Live alum Tina Fey returned to reprise her role as Sarah Palin in a debate sketch of potential Republican presidential candidates this weekend.

Introduced as "current famous person Sarah Palin," Fey wasted no time launching into her pitch-perfect impression of the '08 GOP vice presidential nominee.

"It's so nice to be back on FOX News, a network that both pays me and shows me the questions ahead of time," Fey gushed as Palin. "I just hope tonight the lamestream media won't twist my words by repeating them verbatim."

Tina Fey and Darrell Hammond

These two make an unbeatable political team. The actors, that is.

"First, I want to acknowledge that we have finally vanquished one of the world's great villains. I for one am thrilled to say good riddance to Katie Couric!" she added.

SNL may fall flat much of the time, but political sketches like this have always been - and remain - must-watch material. Having Tina as host doesn't hurt.

While Fey was terrific, Bill Hader (as Fox News' Shepard Smith) and Darrell Hammond (reprising his role as Donald Trump) really stole the show here.

Watch it after the jump ...

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Saturday Night Live will close out a successful season (if only for its parodies of the Kardashian sisters alone) with a set of hilarious hosts and impressive musical guests.

The schedule includes:

  • May 7: Tina Fey/Ellie Goulding
  • May 14: Ed Helms/Paul Simon
  • May 21: Justin Timberlake/Lady Gaga
  • Ed Helms Pic
  • JT in the Hizzy

Fey will actually be pregnant during her stint; Helms will be promoting The Hangover 2; and Timberlake? He'll just be dreamy and hysterical.

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Forget the 30 Rock quotes she pens every week.

Tina Fey delivered two words during an interview with Oprah this week that will be far more memorable than anything Jack Donaghy has ever uttered: I'm pregnant.

Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond

During a chat that will air on April 12, the actress admitted she's five months along with her and husband Jeff Richmond's second child. Their first, a girl named Alice, is five years old.

Fey appeared on the program to promote her new memoir, Bossypants, which went on sale this week. We're so happy for the funniest woman on television!

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Tina Fey Biography

Tina Fey in Vanity Fair Tina Fey is a funny, funny lady. She is known best for three things: Hilarious 30 Rock quotes Being the head writer of Saturday Night... More »
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Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
Full Name
Elizabeth Stamatina Fey
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