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PhilyPhire #3: Tina Fey

Before she became an extremely successful writer, producer, and actress, Tina Fey was often described as the typical “nerdy” kid while being raised in the Philadelphia suburb of Upper Darby during the 1970s. Aside from her school studies, Fey expressed an interest in comedy from a young age due to the fact her family shared a mutual love for the genre and frequently watched it as she was growing up. After attending Upper Darby High School where she was involved in many extracurriculars such as the school choir and drama club, Fey enrolled at the University of Virginia where she pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama. Upon graduating from the university in 1992, Fey focused on her writing...

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PhillyPhire #2: Rob McElhenney

The star of the hit show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Rob McElhenney was born in 1977 and was raised in the city with his two siblings and attended Saint Joseph’s Prep high in North Philly.  After graduating high school, Rob moved to New York City where he participated in a few classes at Fordham University, but did not become a full time student. Rob soon decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue his dreams to be in the entertainment industry.  As many aspiring actors do, Rob took a job as a waiter in L.A. to stay afloat while trying to catch a break.  Rob actively pursued many different small acting opportunities to try get his foot in the...

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