Jul. 14th, 1960
Dolton, Illinois, USA
Jane Lynch's Main TV Roles
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Jane Lynch cut her theatrical teeth at The Second City, Steppenwolf Theatre and in many church basements all over the greater Chicago area.
Lynch's film credits include the upcoming Julie & Julia, Post Grad and Paul and Brownie Masters. Her past film work includes Christopher Guest's For Your Consideration, A Mighty Wind and Best in Show, as well as Role Models, The Rocker, Spring Breakdown, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Walk Hard, Talladega Nights, The 40 Year Old Virgin, Margaret Cho's Celeste and Bam Bam, Alan Cumming's Suffering Man's Charity, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, Sleepover, Surviving Eden and the animated film Space Chimps.
Her recent television credits include the series Party Down, Lovespring International, Desperate Housewives, Weeds, as well as the last season of The L Word opposite 'Cybill Shepherd'. She has had recurring roles on Boston Legal, Two and a Half Men, Criminal Minds and The New Adventures of Old Christine.
Lynch's play Oh Sister, My Sister! had runs at the Tamarind Theatre and Bang Theater, garnering the LA Weekly Comedy Ensemble of the Year Award.
Lynch lives in Los Angeles.
- Performed all her own singing and guitar playing in _A Mighty Wind (2003)_ (qv).
- She has performed in a lot of commercials; she is usually cast as an office professional.
- Penned and starred in the award winning play "Oh Sister, My Sister!"