Dolton, Illinois, USA
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A Mighty Wind, Glee
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MFA Theater, Cornell University
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Jane Marie Lynch
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Dr Lara Embry (wife)
John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John
Grease (1978), The Crossing Guard (1995), Ninotchka (1939), The Big Lebowski (1998), Zoolander (2001), Private Benjamin (1980)
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Illinois State University for a BA in Theater
Jane Marie Lynch (born July 14, 1960) is an American actress, singer, and comedian. She gained fame in Christopher Guest's improv mockumentary pictures such as Best in Show.
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Jane Marie Lynch (born July 14, 1960) 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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Thornridge High School, Dolton, IL
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TV commercial for Nexium (2001), TV commercial for Sprint PCS (2001), TV commercial for Tilex (2001), TV commercial for American Express (2002), TV commercial for Washington Mutual (2005), (2009) TV commercials for Healthy Choice frozen foods, playing a friend of Julia Louis-Dreyfus, TV commercials for X-Box with Ritsa Gountoumas, (2010) TV commercials for "Comcast's Xfinity Network", (2011) TV commercials for "Netflix", (2012) Print ads for OPI Products Inc.'s Gelcolor by O.P.I. brush-on nail color, (2012) Appeared on an infomercial, hosted by Carol Burnett, for TimeLife's "The Best of the Carol Burnett Show" DVD collection, Barnes & Noble Nook (2011), Kellogg Frosted Flakes