Jane Lynch

Actor, Film actor

1960 –

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Who is Jane Lynch?

Jane Marie Lynch is an American actress, singer, and comedian. She gained fame in Christopher Guest's improv mockumentary pictures such as Best in Show. Notable awards she has won for her portrayal of Sue Sylvester in Glee include the Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film, and the People's Choice Award for Favorite TV Comedy Actress.

Lynch's television cameos include an appearance in the Nickelodeon situation comedy iCarly and the Showtime dark comedy series Weeds. Lynch had a recurring role in the Warner Bros. situation comedy Two and a Half Men and also has had notable roles in numerous mainstream comedies, such as Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Role Models, and The Three Stooges.

On September 4, 2013, Lynch received the 2,505 star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of television located at 6640 Hollywood Blvd.

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Born
Jul 14, 1960
Dolton
Also known as
  • Jane Marie Lynch
  • Jany Lynch
Parents
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Master of Fine Arts, Cornell University
    Theatre
  • Bachelor's degree, Illinois State University
    Theatre
  • High school, Thornridge High School
Lived in
  • Chicago

Submitted
on July 23, 2013