Janeane Garofalo biography

Janeane Garofalo

Comedian, Celebrity

1964 –

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Who is Janeane Garofalo?

Janeane Garofalo is an American stand-up comedian, actor, liberal political activist and writer.

She began her career as a stand-up comic in the late 1980s. In 1992, she made her television debut on the Ben Stiller Show, and followed this up with roles on The Larry Sanders Show and Saturday Night Live.

She moved to film in 1991 with an appearance as a fast food restaurant counter person in Late for Dinner, and also starred in The Truth About Cats and Dogs.

Garofalo is an outspoken progressive and feminist activist. From March 2004 to July 2006, she hosted Air America Radio's The Majority Report with Sam Seder.

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Born
Sep 28, 1964
Newton
Also known as
  • Jane Anne Garofalo
  • Beverly Center
  • Janeane Garafolo
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Religion
  • Atheism
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • Italian American
  • Irish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • James E. Taylor High School
  • Providence College
    American studies
  • History
Lived in
  • Ontario
  • Madison
  • Katy
  • Boston

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on July 23, 2013

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