WATCH: Tina Fey's First Commercial

By Kate Allt
|  Monday, Aug 2, 2010  |  Updated 7:58 PM CDT
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WATCH: Tina Fey's First Commercial

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NEW YORK - APRIL 19: Comedian Tina Fey poses for photos at the 2010 Matrix Awards presented by New York Women in Communications at The Waldorf Astoria on April 19, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Tina Fey

Before her stint on "Saturday Night Live" or her role on "30 Rock", Tina Fey was just another Second City comedian, looking for a job.

Purple Onion Films revealed a video of Fey’s first television commercial -- a work of 1995 art complete with embarrassing clothing and an awkward script. The Milwaukee company produced the commercial.


Fey auditioned for the Mutual Savings gig at one of Purple Onion’s offices just a few years before her break into Saturday Night Live.

“She was just another Second City member," Purple Onion said. "But obviously, she went on to bigger and better things." 
 

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