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Jane Lynch

Jane Marie Lynch (born July 14, 1960) is an American comedian, actress and singer. Since 2009, she has played the role of Sue Sylvester in the Fox musical-comedy series Glee for which she has won an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award. She has also played roles in comedies such as Best in Show, The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Role Models, as well as for her recurring roles as lawyer Joyce Wischina in The L Word, Dr. Linda Freeman, Charlie's sarcastic therapist on Two and a Half Men and as Spencer Reid's mother, Dr. Diana Reid on Criminal Minds. She has appeared on iCarly as Sam's mother. She was also a regular on the comedy-drama series Party Down as Constance Carmell; the role garnered her positive critical response. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jane Lynch, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 14, 1960 In Dolton, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Illeanarama
Latest Project:
Movie The Venture Bros.: Radiant Is the Blood of the Baboon Heart 2023-07-21
Known For
Poster of The New Adventures of Old Christine
Poster of Blind Justice
Poster of Gilmore Girls
Poster of Party of Five
Series Area 57 Irene Maloof 2024
Series Illeanarama Ann 2024
Series Velma Donna (voice) 2023-01-12
Movie Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love Self - Guest 2023-04-26
Movie The Venture Bros.: Radiant Is the Blood of the Baboon Heart Bobbi St. Simone (voice) 2023-07-21
Movie Ivy + Bean: The Ghost That Had to Go Mrs. Noble 2022-09-02
Movie Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine KJ Dillard 2020-10-27
Movie 100% Wolf The Commander (voice) 2020-06-26
Movie UglyDolls Scanner / Electronic Female Voice (voice) 2019-05-01
Movie Prime Day Concert 2019 Self - Host 2019-07-10
Series Middle School Moguls Mogul Victoria (voice) 2019-09-08
Movie A Legendary Christmas with John & Chrissy Self 2018-11-28
Series Dallas & Robo Carol 2018-05-30
Movie Ralph Breaks the Internet Calhoun (voice) 2018-11-20
Movie A Play Betty 2018-07-01
Series Angel from Hell Amy 2016-01-07
Movie Must See TV: An All Star Tribute to James Burrows Self 2016-02-21
Movie Mascots Gabby Monkhouse 2016-10-11
Movie The Late Bloomer Caroline 2016-10-07
Movie After the Reality Doctor 2016-04-21
Movie Writer's Block Jane 2016-12-31
Movie To Russia With Love Herself - Narrator (voice) 2014-10-19
Movie Escape from Planet Earth Io (voice) 2013-02-14
Series Hollywood Game Night Herself - Host 2013-07-11
Movie Jungle Master Ilene 2013-12-01
Movie Afternoon Delight Lenore 2013-08-30
Movie A.C.O.D. Dr. Judith 2013-10-03
Movie The Three Stooges Mother Superior 2012-04-13
Movie Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne Herself 2012-08-12
Series Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man May Parker 2012-04-01
Movie 8 Maggie Gallagher 2012-03-03
Movie Delhi Safari Female Flamingo (voice: English version) 2012-10-19
Movie Wreck-It Ralph Sergeant Calhoun (voice) 2012-11-01
Movie Back to the Jurassic Sue (voice) 2012-12-06
Movie Dino Time Sue 2012-12-07
Movie Abominable Christmas Margaret Knowhow (voice) 2012-10-23
Movie Paul Pat Stevenson 2011-02-14
Movie Glee: The Concert Movie Sue Sylvester 2011-08-11
Movie Rio Alice / Goose (voice) 2011-04-03
Movie Small Fry Queen Neptuna (voice) 2011-11-23
Movie Shrek Forever After Gretched (voice) 2010-05-16
Series Neighbors from Hell Alex 2010-06-07
Movie Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back Dr. Poole (voice) 2010-05-26
Movie Donkey's Christmas Shrektacular Gretched (voice) 2010-12-07
Movie Spring Breakdown Senator Hartmann 2009-05-22
Series Glee Sue Sylvester 2009-05-19
Movie The Toe Tactic Honey Strumpet 2009-01-29
Series Party Down Constance Carmell 2009-03-20
Movie The Face Is Familiar 2009-06-08
Series The Cleveland Show Unknown 2009-09-27
Movie Mr. Troop Mom Miss Hulka 2009-06-19
Movie Post Grad Carmella Malby 2009-08-21
Movie Man Maid Sabena 2009-10-28
Movie Weather Girl J.D. 2009-07-10
Movie Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Diatryma Mom (voice) 2009-06-26
Movie Julie & Julia Dorothy McWilliams 2009-08-06
Movie Tru Loved Ms. Maple 2008-02-27
Movie I Do & I Don't Nora Stelmack 2008-01-01
Movie Space Chimps Dr. Poole (voice) 2008-06-25
Movie Adventures of Power Joni 2008-01-20
Movie Another Cinderella Story Dominique Blatt 2008-09-16
Movie Big Breaks M.J. 2008-12-31
Movie The Rocker Lisa 2008-08-20
Movie Role Models Gayle Sweeny 2008-11-07
Movie Alex's Halloween Mother 2008-10-04
Series Easy to Assemble 2008-09-22
Movie The List Dr. Davina 2007-05-05
Movie Eye of the Dolphin Glinton 2007-08-24
Movie Ghost Writer Ingrid Sorensen 2007-03-09
Movie Alvin and the Chipmunks Gail 2007-12-13
Series iCarly Pam Puckett 2007-09-08
Movie Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Gail the Television Reporter 2007-12-21
Movie Smiley Face Casting Director 2007-11-16
Movie Holly Hobbie and Friends: Best Friends Forever Joan Hobbie / Minnie 2007-09-18
Series The New Adventures of Old Christine Unknown 2006-03-13
Movie Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema Self 2006-02-12
Movie Fifty Pills Doreen 2006-04-26
Series Lovespring International Victoria Ratchford 2006-06-05
Movie For Your Consideration Cindy 2006-11-17
Series Handy Manny Jackie Greenway 2006-09-16
Series Help Me Help You Unknown 2006-09-26
Movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Lucy Bobby 2006-08-04
Series Blind Justice Unknown 2005-03-08
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Series The Life and Times of Juniper Lee Unknown 2005-05-30
Movie PROM-troversy Mimi Nimby (Concerned Parent) 2005-01-05
Series Weeds The Candyman 2005-08-07
Movie Bam Bam and Celeste Darlene 2005-09-13
Series Criminal Minds Diana Reid 2005-09-22
Movie The 40 Year Old Virgin Paula 2005-08-11
Movie The Californians Sybill Platt 2005-10-21
Movie Sleepover Gabby Corky 2004-07-09
Movie Little Black Boot Grace 2004-01-16
Movie Memoirs of an Evil Stepmother Blanche Monroe 2004-09-18
Series The L Word Unknown 2004-01-18
Series Rodney Unknown 2004-09-21
Series Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Movie Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Realtor (uncredited) 2004-12-16
Series Veronica Mars Unknown 2004-09-22
Series Boston Legal Unknown 2004-10-03
Series Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Oscorp Executive 2003-07-11
Movie A Mighty Wind Laurie Bohner 2003-04-16
Series Las Vegas Unknown 2003-09-22
Series Arrested Development Unknown 2003-11-02
Series Reno 911! Therapist 2003-07-23
Movie Exposed Julie Gross 2003-10-17
Series Two and a Half Men Unknown 2003-09-22
Movie Collateral Damage Agent Russo 2002-02-06
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Series The Dead Zone Unknown 2002-06-16
Series Watching Ellie Roman 2002-02-26
Series MDs Aileen Poole 2002-09-25
Series According to Jim Unknown 2001-10-03
Series The Division Unknown 2001-01-07
Movie What Planet Are You From? Doreen 2000-03-03
Series Titus Unknown 2000-03-20
Movie Red Lipstick 2000-02-16
Series Boston Public Unknown 2000-10-23
Series The Weber Show Carla 2000-10-26
Series Gilmore Girls Unknown 2000-10-05
Movie Best in Show Christy Cummings 2000-09-29
Series Family Law Unknown 1999-09-20
Series Popular Unknown 1999-09-29
Series Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Series The King of Queens Unknown 1998-09-21
Series Dawson's Creek Unknown 1998-01-20
Series Dharma & Greg Unknown 1997-09-24
Movie Touch Me Counselor 1997-09-05
Series 7th Heaven Unknown 1996-08-26
Series Cybill Unknown 1995-01-02
Series NewsRadio Unknown 1995-03-21
Series JAG Unknown 1995-09-23
Series Party of Five Unknown 1994-09-12
Series Friends Ellen 1994-09-22
Movie The Fugitive Kathy Wahlund 1993-08-06
Series The John Larroquette Show Evaluator 1993-09-02
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Movie Fatal Instinct Prison Reporter 1993-10-29
Series Bakersfield P.D. Michelle Hathaway 1993-09-14
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Movie In the Best Interest of the Children Gwen Hatcher 1992-02-16
Movie Straight Talk Gladys (voice) 1992-04-03
Series Spider-Man Oscorp Executive 1981-09-12
Series The Emmy Awards Unknown 1949-01-25