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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 The Emmy Awards 1949-01-25
Latest Project:
Movie Prime Day Concert 2019 2019-07-10
Known For
Poster of The New Adventures of Old Christine
Poster of Blind Justice
Poster of Gilmore Girls
Poster of Party of Five
Movie Prime Day Concert 2019 Herself - Host 2019-07-10
Movie UglyDolls Scanner / Electronic Female Voice (voice) 2019-05-01
Movie Ralph Breaks the Internet Calhoun (voice) 2018-11-20
Series Dallas & Robo Carol 2018-05-30
Movie A Legendary Christmas with John & Chrissy Herself 2018-11-28
Series Area 57 Irene Maloof 2017
Series Angel from Hell Amy 2016-01-07
Movie Must See TV: An All Star Tribute to James Burrows 2016-02-21
Series Illeanarama Ann 2016
Movie The Late Bloomer Caroline 2016-10-07
Movie Mascots Gabby Monkhouse 2016-10-11
Movie After the Reality Doctor 2016-04-21
Movie Back to the Jurassic Sue 2015-06-09
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 A.C.O.D. Dr. Judith 2013-10-03
Movie Afternoon Delight Lenore 2013-08-30
Movie Jungle Master Ilene (voice) 2013-12-01
Movie 8 Maggie Gallagher 2012-03-03
Movie Abominable Christmas Margaret Knowhow (voice) 2012-01-01
Movie The Three Stooges Mother Superior 2012-04-13
Series Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man May Parker 2012-04-01
Movie Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne Herself 2012-08-12
Movie Dino Time Sue 2012-12-07
Movie Wreck-It Ralph Sergeant Calhoun (voice) 2012-11-01
Movie Delhi Safari Female Flamingo (voice: English version) 2012-10-19
Movie Paul Pat Stevenson 2011-02-14
Movie Rio Alice/Goose (voice) 2011-04-03
Movie Small Fry Queen Neptuna (voice) 2011-11-23
Movie Glee: The Concert Movie Sue Sylvester 2011-08-11
Movie Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back Dr. Poole (voice) 2010-05-26
Movie Shrek Forever After Gretched (voice) 2010-05-16
Series Neighbors from Hell Alex 2010-06-07
Movie Spring Breakdown Senator Hartmann 2009-05-22
Series Glee Sue Sylvester 2009-05-19
Movie The Toe Tactic Honey Strumpet 2009-01-29
Movie Mr. Troop Mom Ms.Hulka 2009-06-19
Series Party Down Constance Carmell 2009-03-20
Movie The Face Is Familiar 2009-06-08
Movie Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Diatryma Mom (voice) 2009-06-29
Movie Man Maid Sabena 2009-10-28
Movie Post Grad Carmella Malby 2009-08-21
Series The Cleveland Show Unknown 2009-09-27
Movie Julie & Julia Dorothy McWilliams 2009-08-06
Movie Weather Girl J.D. 2009-07-10
Movie Tru Loved Ms. Maple 2008-02-27
Movie Space Chimps Dr. Poole (voice) 2008-07-17
Movie I Do & I Don't Nora Stelmack 2008-01-01
Movie The Rocker Lisa 2008-08-20
Movie Adventures of Power Joni 2008-01-20
Series Easy to Assemble 2008-09-22
Movie Another Cinderella Story Dominique Blatt 2008-09-16
Movie Alex's Halloween Mother 2008-10-04
Movie Role Models Gayle Sweeny 2008-11-07
Movie Big Breaks M.J. 2008-12-31
Movie Eye of the Dolphin Glinton 2007-08-24
Movie Ghost Writer Ingrid Sorensen 2007-03-09
Movie Smiley Face Casting Director 2007-05-24
Series iCarly Pam Puckett 2007-09-08
Movie Holly Hobbie and Friends: Best Friends Forever Joan Hobbie / Minnie 2007-09-18
Movie Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Gail the Television Reporter 2007-12-21
Movie Alvin and the Chipmunks Gail 2007-12-13
Movie Fifty Pills Doreen 2006-04-26
Series The New Adventures of Old Christine Unknown 2006-03-13
Movie Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema Herself 2006-01-01
Series Lovespring International Victoria Ratchford 2006-06-05
Series Help Me Help You Unknown 2006-09-26
Movie For Your Consideration Cindy 2006-11-22
Movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Lucy Bobby 2006-08-04
Series Handy Manny Jackie Greenway 2006-09-16
Series The Life and Times of Juniper Lee Unknown 2005-05-30
Series Blind Justice Unknown 2005-03-08
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Series Weeds The Candyman 2005-08-07
Movie The 40 Year Old Virgin Paula 2005-08-11
Movie The Californians 2005-10-21
Series Criminal Minds Diana Reid 2005-09-22
Movie Bam Bam and Celeste 2005-09-13
Series The L Word Unknown 2004-01-18
Movie Little Black Boot Grace 2004-01-16
Movie Sleepover Gabby Corky 2004-07-09
Series Rodney Unknown 2004-09-21
Movie Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Realtor (uncredited) 2004-12-16
Series Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Series Boston Legal Unknown 2004-10-03
Series Veronica Mars Unknown 2004-09-22
Movie A Mighty Wind Laurie Bohner 2003-04-16
Series Reno 911! Therapist 2003-07-23
Series Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Oscorp Executive 2003-08-01
Series Arrested Development Unknown 2003-11-02
Series Las Vegas Unknown 2003-09-22
Series Two and a Half Men Unknown 2003-09-21
Movie Collateral Damage Agent Russo 2002-02-06
Series Watching Ellie Roman 2002-02-26
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Series The Dead Zone Unknown 2002-06-16
Series MDs Aileen Poole 2002-09-25
Series The Division Unknown 2001-01-07
Series According to Jim Unknown 2001-10-03
Movie What Planet Are You From? Doreen 2000-03-03
Series The Weber Show Carla 2000-10-26
Series Titus Unknown 2000-03-20
Movie Red Lipstick 2000-02-16
Movie Best in Show Christy Cummings 2000-09-19
Series Boston Public Unknown 2000-10-23
Series Gilmore Girls Unknown 2000-10-05
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Series Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Series Family Law Unknown 1999-09-20
Series Popular Unknown 1999-09-29
Series Dawson's Creek Unknown 1998-01-20
Series The King of Queens Unknown 1998-09-21
Movie Touch Me Counselor 1997-09-05
Series Dharma & Greg Unknown 1997-09-24
Series 7th Heaven Unknown 1996-08-26
Series NewsRadio Unknown 1995-03-21
Series Cybill Unknown 1995-01-02
Series JAG Unknown 1995-09-23
Series Party of Five Unknown 1994-09-12
Series Friends Ellen 1994-09-22
Movie The Fugitive Dr. Kathy Wahlund 1993-08-06
Series The John Larroquette Show Evaluator 1993-09-02
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Series Bakersfield P.D. Michelle Hathaway 1993-09-14
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Movie In the Best Interest of the Children Gwen Hatcher 1992-02-16
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series Spider-Man Oscorp Executive 1981-09-12
Series The Emmy Awards Unknown 1949-01-25