07/10/2012 05:55 pm ET

Queens Of Comedy

Kristen Wiig may have just left a downright hilarious legacy on Saturday Night Live, but she's not the only funny lady giving us the giggles. From veteran acts like Joan Rivers and Lucille Ball, to modern jesters like Amy Poehler and Chelsea Handler, our roundup features the silliest lady comics who tickle our fancy, not to mention our funny bones.

Tina Fey
As a bona fide 
triple threat in 
comedy terms, Tina Fey writes, stars, and produces the insanely witty NBC comedy series 
30 Rock, which revolves around the life of Liz Lemon, a nerdy television writer obsessed with sandwiches ("with extra bread") and Star Wars. And if that isn't impressive enough, Fey was also head writer and a cast member of Saturday Night Live—and wrote the screenplay for the 2004 movie Mean Girls.

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