Happy 43rd birthday, Tina Fey!

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    From her days with Chicago’s “Second City” to stardom with “Saturday Night Live” and now “30 Rock,” the comedian just keeps making people laugh.

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    Staying classy -

    From her days with Chicago’s "Second City" to stardom with "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock," the writer, actor, comedian and producer just keeps making people laugh.

    Tina Fey and husband Jeff Richmond attend the "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" premiere in New York on Dec. 15, 2013.

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    Glowing at galas -

    Tina Fey arrives at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in September 2013. On Jan. 12, 2014, Fey will host the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards with comedian and actress Amy Poehler.

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    A grand finale -

    Tina Fey appears as Liz Lemon in the series finale of “30 Rock,” which aired on Jan. 31, 2013. Over the course of seven seasons, “30 Rock” was nominated for more than 100 Emmy awards.

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    A win for Liz Lemon -

    Tina Fey poses in the press room at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 27, 2013. Fey won for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series for her role in “30 Rock.”

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    Funny friends -

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the Golden Globe Awards together for the first time on Jan. 13, 2013. Their hilarious performance and easy rapport got them invited back for another hosting gig in 2014.

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    Queen of comedy -

    Tina Fey accepts an award onstage from actor Will Arnett at The Comedy Awards 2012 at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York on April 28, 2012.

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    Another glam night -

    Fey arrives at the 84th Annual Academy Awards at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, Calif., on Feb. 26, 2012.

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    It's not Saturday night -

    Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin perfom in a live episode of "30 Rock" in 2012.

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    Liz and Jenna -

    Fey (Liz Lemon) and "30 Rock" costar Jane Krakowski (Jenna Maroney) arrive at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Jan. 29, 2012.

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    Her mini me -

    Fey and daughter Alice attend the HBO Luxury Lounge in honor of the 69th annual Golden Globes at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverlin Hills, Calif., on Jan. 14, 2012.

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    Weekend anchors -

    Fey and actress Amy Poehler arrive at the 13th Annual Warner Bros. and InStyle Golden Globe After Party held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Jan. 15, 2012.

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    Expecting No. 2 -

    Fey unveiled her baby bump during a visit to "Late Show With David Letterman" at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York on April 11, 2011. Her second daughter, Penelope, was born on Aug. 10, 2011.

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    Author -

    Fey signs copies of her book, "Bossypants," at Barnes & Noble Union Square in New York on April 8, 2011.

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    Happy anniversary! -

    Cast members from the NBC's "30 Rock" television show, including front row from left, Jack McBrayer, Fey, Alec Baldwin, Jane Krakowski and Tracy Morgan celebrate the 100th episode taping at Silver Cup Studios in New York on March 10, 2011.

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    Rocking '30 Rock' -

    Fey stars as comedy writer Liz Lemon in "30 Rock," based on her experiences writing for "Saturday Night Live." While ratings are low, the show is a critical favorite, and received Emmy Awards for outstanding comedy series in 2007, 2008, and 2009.

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    Out on the town -

    Fey teams with another comic powerhouse, Steve Carell, in 'Date Night." They play a suburban couple whose regular night out turns into an adventure beyond their wildest dreams.

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    Mommy's little girl -

    Fey walks with her daughter, Alice Richmond, to toy store FAO Schwarz on March 9, 2010 in New York. Fey returned to work just six weeks after Alice was born. Fey's husband, Jeff Richmond, is a composer on "30 Rock."

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    Rain, rain, go away -

    Fey arrives at the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards on a rainy January day in 2010. She and "30 Rock" were both nominated for awards, but neither won.

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    Cover girl -

    Fey graced the March 2010 cover of Vogue Magazine. While working on "Saturday Night Live," Fey says she lost 30 pounds after seeing herself in a role as an extra, and notes that suddenly there was a lot more interest in putting her on the air. She has been named to People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People list in 2003, and to its 100 Most Beautiful People list in 2007, 2008, and 2009.

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    Golden gal -

    Fey presented an award at the 2010 Academy Awards, held on March 7, 2010, in Los Angeles. Her sparkly black gown is by Michael Kors.

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    Truth will out -

    Fey starred along with Rob Lowe, Ricky Gervais and Jennifer Garner in 2009's "The Invention of Lying," which takes place in an alternate reality where even the concept of a lie does not exist.

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    Writing right -

    Fey accepts the Emmy award for outstanding writing for a comedy series for "30 Rock" at the 60th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 21, 2008.

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    'I can see Russia from my house!' -

    Fey had already left "Saturday Night Live," but she returned during the run-up to the 2008 presidential election, playing vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin, with Amy Poehler as Sen. Hillary Clinton. Fey's Palin impression earned her headlines everywhere, and some people even confused some of her joke lines with Palin's real comments.

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    Oh, baby! -

    In 2009's "Baby Mama," Fey and Poehler team up for a comedy about Poehler's character serving as a surrogate mother for Fey. The movie received mixed reviews.

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    Comedy inside a comedy -

    Joining Fey in "30 Rock" are co-stars Tracy Morgan as Tracy Jordan and Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy. The show has especially helped revitalize Baldwin's career, as his performance as the blustering network boss Donaghy has been widely praised.

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    You like us! You really like us! -

    The cast of "30 Rock" poses in the pressroom with their Emmy for outstanding comedy series on Sept. 16, 2007 in Los Angeles.

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    Giving back -

    Fey speaks during the 2005 Do Something BRICK Awards April 19, 2005 in New York. The BRICK Awards honor leaders age 25 and under who have created innovative solutions to problems in their local communities in the areas of community building, health, and the environment.

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    Don't be 'Mean' -

    Fey wrote and co-starred in the 2004 comedy "Mean Girls," based in part on the book "Queen Bees and Wannabes" and in part on Fey's own Pennsylvania high-school days.

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    The 'Girls' -

    Fey and "Mean Girls" star Lindsay Lohan attend a private screening of the film on April 23, 2004 at Loews Lincoln Square Theater, in New York. Entertainment Weekly listed the film on its end-of-the-decade best-of list.

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    Live, from New York -

    Fey and Jimmy Fallon are seen co-anchoring "Weekend Update" on "Saturday Night Live" in 2004. Fey joined "SNL" in 1997 and was promoted to head writer in 1999.

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    Make 'em laugh -

    Fey, Ben Affleck, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph and Rachel Dratch pose backstage at the 5th Annual Directors Guild Of America Honors at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel September 29, 2004 in New York.

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    Classy couple -

    Fey and composer Jeff Richmond dated for seven years before marrying in 2001.

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    Before fame -

    After graduating from the University of Virginia in 1992, Fey moved to Chicago to take classes at the improvisational comedy group The Second City. She's seen here in 1997 during her days as a featured player with the organization. That same year, she joined "SNL," and her career began to take off.

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One of our favorite funny ladies turns 43 today. Happy birthday Tina Fey!

If you already miss Liz Lemon as much as we do, or you can't stop clicking on old "Saturday Night Live" videos -- you betcha! -- enjoy the attached slideshow and share your well wishes in the comments below.

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