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Jane Lynch was born on July 14, 1960 in Dolton, Illinois, USA as Jane Marie Lynch. She is an actress, known for Glee (2009), Wreck-It Ralph (2012) and The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005). She was previously married to Lara Embry. See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 22 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Glee
Glee Sue Sylvester / Jane Lynch / Will Schuester
(2009-2015)
Wreck-It Ralph
Wreck-It Ralph Calhoun
(2012)
Role Models
Role Models Sweeny
(2008)

Filmography

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 2017 Relatively Happy (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Bobbi Martin
 2017-2018 The Good Fight (TV Series)
Madeline Starkey
- Episode #2.1 (2018) ... Madeline Starkey
- Self Condemned (2017) ... Madeline Starkey
 2016-2017 The Stinky & Dirty Show (TV Series)
Dumper
- Screen Clean/Drive-In Movers (2017) ... Dumper
- Tree Amigos/Tower Topper (2017) ... Dumper
 2017 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Roberta
- Grandpa Jack (2017) ... Roberta
 2017 Manhunt: Unabomber (TV Series)
Janet Reno
- Lincoln (2017) ... Janet Reno
- Publish or Perish (2017) ... Janet Reno
- Pure Wudder (2017) ... Janet Reno
 2017 The Adventures of Puss in Boots (TV Series)
Sally
- Before They Hatch (2017) ... Sally (voice)
 2017 Your Biggest Fan (TV Series)
- Jane Lynch (2017)
 2006-2017 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Diana Reid
- Red Light (2017) ... Diana Reid
- Unforgettable (2017) ... Diana Reid
- Surface Tension (2017) ... Diana Reid
- Memoriam (2008) ... Diana Reid
- The Instincts (2008) ... Diana Reid
 2017 A Stork's Journey
Olga
 2016 The Real O'Neals (TV Series)
Jane Lynch
- The Real Thang (2016) ... Jane Lynch (uncredited)
 2016 The Late Bloomer
Caroline Chambers
 2016 Tween Fest (TV Series)
Sophia Sharp
- #SpurgeExplosion (2016) ... Sophia Sharp
- Vape Battle of the Century (2016) ... Sophia Sharp
- The Week Between (2016) ... Sophia Sharp (voice)
 2016 Mascots
Gabby Monkhouse
 2016/I Writer's Block (Short)
Jane
 2016 Angel from Hell (TV Series)
Amy
- Believe Me, Part 2 (2016) ... Amy
- Believe Me, Part 1 (2016) ... Amy
- The Flask (2016) ... Amy
- Rain Check (2016) ... Amy
- Funsgiving (2016) ... Amy
 2016 After the Reality
Doctor
 2016 The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show (TV Series)
Bernadette Steele
- Show on the Road/Catherine the Great (2016) ... Bernadette Steele (voice)
 2015 Dropping the Soap (TV Series)
Olivia Vanderstein
- Julian's Choice ... Olivia Vanderstein
- Waiting Is Delicious ... Olivia Vanderstein
- Spontaneous Coma ... Olivia Vanderstein
- Otherwise Engaged ... Olivia Vanderstein
- Castaways ... Olivia Vanderstein
 2015 Back to the Jurassic
Sue (voice)
 2009-2015 Glee (TV Series)
Sue Sylvester / Jane Lynch / Will Schuester
- Dreams Come True (2015) ... Sue Sylvester
- We Built This Glee Club (2015) ... Sue Sylvester
- 2009 (2015) ... Sue Sylvester
- The Rise and Fall of Sue Sylvester (2015) ... Sue Sylvester
- Child Star (2015) ... Sue Sylvester
 2015 Portlandia (TV Series)
Barbecue Planner
- 4th of July (2015) ... Barbecue Planner
 2004-2014 Two and a Half Men (TV Series)
Dr. Linda Freeman
- Lotta Delis in Little Armenia (2014) ... Dr. Linda Freeman
- The Squat and the Hover (2011) ... Dr. Linda Freeman
- Chocolate Diddlers or My Puppy's Dead (2010) ... Dr. Linda Freeman
- 818-jklpuzo (2009) ... Dr. Linda Freeman
- The 'Ocu' or the 'Pado'? (2009) ... Dr. Linda Freeman
 2014 Birds of Paradise (Video)
Rosie (voice)
 2014 The Team Unicorn Saturday Action Fun Hour! (TV Series)
Dark Puba
- Pilot (2014) ... Dark Puba
 2013 Murder Police (TV Series)
- Meter Maid ... (voice)
- The Scientific Meth Head ... (voice)
- Daddy Issues ... (voice)
- Hug It Out ... (voice)
- I Bro Bot ... (voice)
 2013 Escape from Planet Earth
Io (voice)
 2013 A.C.O.D.
Dr. Judith
 2013 Afternoon Delight
Dr. Lenore
 2013 Jungle Master
Ilene (English version, voice)
 2011-2013 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Mrs. Johnson
- Fly on the Wall/My Sweet Ride (2013) ... Mrs. Johnson (voice)
- Delivery of Destiny/Let's Bounce (2012) ... Mrs. Johnson (voice)
- Bad Hair Day/Meatloaf Surprise (2011) ... Mrs. Johnson (voice)
- Run, Candace, Run/Last Train to Bustville (2011) ... Mrs. Johnson (voice)
- The Great Indoors/Canderemy (2011) ... Mrs. Johnson (voice)
 2012 Abominable Christmas (TV Movie)
Margaret Knowhow (voice)
 2012 Dino Time
Sue (voice)
 2012 Wreck-It Ralph
Calhoun (voice)
 2006-2012 Handy Manny (TV Series)
Jackie Greenway
- Kelly's Big Photo Shoot/Phone Fix (2012) ... Jackie Greenway (voice)
- Home Sweet Home/Jackie's Old Shed (2009) ... Jackie Greenway (voice)
- Bloomin' Tools/Ups and Downs (2008) ... Jackie Greenway (voice)
- Mr. Lopart's Mother/Gopher Help (2006) ... Jackie Greenway (voice)
- Not So Fast Food/Merry-Go-Round (2006) ... Jackie Greenway
 2012 Delhi Safari
Female Flamingo (English version, voice)
 2012 The Three Stooges
Mother Superior
 2012 8 (Video)
Maggie Gallagher
 2012 The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange (TV Series)
Jane the Peanut / Cobb
- An Orange Carol (2012) ... Jane the Peanut (voice)
- Pop Star (2012) ... Cobb (voice)
 2011 Toy Story Toons: Small Fry (Short)
Queen Neptuna (voice)
 2011 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Roz Davis
- Replaceable You (2011) ... Roz Davis (voice)
 2011 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Claire Dudek
- Public Relations (2011) ... Claire Dudek
 2011 The Lady with 700 Cats (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2010-2011 The Super Hero Squad Show (TV Series)
Nebula
- When Strikes the Surfer! (2011) ... Nebula (voice)
- Double Negation at the World's End! (2010) ... Nebula (voice)
 2011 Rio
Alice (The Other Goose) (voice)
 2011/II Carpool (Short)
 2011 Paul
Pat Stevens
 2010-2011 The Cleveland Show (TV Series)
Sue Sylvester / Ms. Eck
- How Do You Solve a Problem Like Roberta? (2011) ... Sue Sylvester (voice)
- Love Rollercoaster (2010) ... Ms. Eck (voice)
 2011 Mitzvah Communion (Short)
Elaine French
 2010 Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet (Video Game)
Nebula (voice)
 2010 iCarly (TV Series)
Pam Puckett
- iSam's Mom (2010) ... Pam Puckett
 2010 Neighbors from Hell (TV Series)
Alex
- Fantastic 15 (2010) ... Alex (voice)
- Screw the EPA (2010) ... Alex (voice)
- Country Club Hell (2010) ... Alex (voice)
 2010 Pretty Parts (Short) (voice)
 2009-2010 Party Down (TV Series)
Constance Carmell
- Constance Carmell Wedding (2010) ... Constance Carmell
- Celebrate Ricky Sargulesh (2009) ... Constance Carmell
- Brandix Corporate Retreat (2009) ... Constance Carmell
- Taylor Stiltskin Sweet Sixteen (2009) ... Constance Carmell
- Sin Say Shun Awards Afterparty (2009) ... Constance Carmell
 2010 Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back (Video)
Dr. Poole (voice)
 2010 Shrek Forever After
Gretched (voice)
 2009 Big Breaks (Short)
M.J.
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie)
Sue Sylvester
 2009 Post Grad
Carmella Malby
 2009 Julie & Julia
Dorothy McWilliams
 2009 Reno 911! (TV Series)
Therapist
- Wiegel's Couple's Therapy (2009) ... Therapist
 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Diatryma Mom (voice)
 2009 Mr. Troop Mom (TV Movie)
Miss Hulka
 2009 Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust (Video Game)
Denise Lemon (voice)
 2009 The Spectacular Spider-Man (TV Series)
Joan Jameson
- Gangland (2009) ... Joan Jameson (voice)
 2005-2009 The L Word (TV Series)
Joyce Wischnia
- Last Word (2009) ... Joyce Wischnia
- Lactose Intolerant (2009) ... Joyce Wischnia
- Least Likely (2009) ... Joyce Wischnia
- Loyal and True (2008) ... Joyce Wischnia
- Liquid Heat (2008) ... Joyce Wischnia
 2009 Weather Girl
J.D.
 2009 Spring Breakdown
Senator 'Kay Bee' Hartmann
 2008 Never Better (TV Movie)
Linda
 2008 Easy to Assemble (TV Series)
Manager Swenka / Manager Gjorna
- Training Video 4: Swedish Phrases (2008) ... Manager Swenka
- Art Is Where You Make It (2008) ... Manager Gjorna
- You Can't Be Somebody Else (2008) ... Manager Swenka
- Celebrity Bull-Riding (2008) ... Manager Swenka
- How Swede It Is (2008) ... Manager Swenka
 2008 Role Models
Sweeny
 2006-2008 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Joanna Monroe
- Dances with Wolves (2008) ... Joanna Monroe
- The Good Lawyer (2007) ... Joanna Monroe
- The Verdict (2006) ... Joanna Monroe
- Can't We All Get a Lung? (2006) ... Joanna Monroe
 2008 Alex's Halloween (Short)
Mother
 2008 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Claire Dudek
- Psycho Analysis: Part 3 (2008) ... Claire Dudek
- Psycho Analysis: Part 2 (2008) ... Claire Dudek
- Psycho Analysis: Part 1 (2008) ... Claire Dudek
 2008 Psych (TV Series)
Commander Barbara Dunlap
- There Might Be Blood (2008) ... Commander Barbara Dunlap
 2008 The Consultants (TV Movie)
Chase
 2008 Space Chimps
Dr. Poole (voice)
 2008 The Rocker
Lisa
 2008 Man Maid
Lonely Businesswoman Sabena
 2008 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Sissy
 2008 The Toe Tactic
Honey Strumpet
 2008 Tru Loved
Ms. Maple
 2008 Another Cinderella Story (Video)
Dominique
 2008 Adventures of Power
Joni
 2008 The Adventures of Captain Cross Dresser (TV Movie) (voice)
 2007 Area 57 (TV Movie)
Irene Maloof
 2007 I Do & I Don't
Nora Stelmack
 2007 Untitled Christine Taylor Project (TV Movie)
Janet
 2007 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Gail the Television Reporter
 2007 American Dad! (TV Series)
Doctor / Al / Timmy's mom
- The Most Adequate Christmas Ever (2007) ... Doctor (voice)
- Surro-Gate (2007) ... Al (voice)
- Four Little Words (2007) ... Timmy's mom (voice)
- Black Mystery Month (2007) ... (voice)
 2007 Holly Hobbie and Friends: Best Friends Forever (Video)
Joan Hobbie / Minnie (voice)
 2007 Love Is Love (Short)
Reverend Greeley
 2007/II The List
Dr. Davina
 2007 The New Adventures of Old Christine (TV Series)
Ms. Hammond
- Friends (2007) ... Ms. Hammond
- The Real Thing (2007) ... Ms. Hammond
 2007 The Hammer
Woman Who Argues With Jerry (uncredited)
 2007 Suffering Man's Charity
Ingrid Sorensen
 2007 Holly Hobbie and Friends: Secret Adventures (Video short)
Joan Hobbie (voice)
 2007 Smiley Face
Casting Director
 2007 Campus Ladies (TV Series)
Professor
- Psych 101 (2007) ... Professor
 2006-2007 Help Me Help You (TV Series)
Raquel Janes
- Moving On (2007) ... Raquel Janes
- Working Women (2006) ... Raquel Janes
- Perverse Psychology (2006) ... Raquel Janes
- Raging Bill (2006) ... Raquel Janes
- Inger Management (2006) ... Raquel Janes
 2006 Separated at Worth (TV Movie)
Jennifer
 2006 Eye of the Dolphin
Elizabeth
 2006 Holly Hobbie and Friends: Christmas Wishes (Video short)
Joan Hobbie / Minnie (voice)
 2006 The Frank Anderson (Short)
Dr. Emily Brice
 2006 Lovespring International (TV Series)
Victoria Ratchford
- The Fire (2006) ... Victoria Ratchford
- The Demuler (2006) ... Victoria Ratchford
- The Sperminator (2006) ... Victoria Ratchford
- Homeless Rockstar (2006) ... Victoria Ratchford
- The Psychic (2006) ... Victoria Ratchford
 2006 For Your Consideration
Cindy
 2006 Fifty Pills
Doreen
 2006 Night Stalker (TV Series)
Dr. Dominic Messinger
- Into Night (2006) ... Dr. Dominic Messinger (uncredited)
 2006 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Maxine Bennett
- Silly People (2006) ... Maxine Bennett
 2005 Holly Hobbie and Friends: Surprise Party (Video short)
Joan Hobbie / Minnie (voice)
 2005 The Californians
Sybill Platt
 2005 Illeanarama (TV Series)
Ann
 2005 Bam Bam and Celeste
Darlene
 2005 Weeds (TV Series)
The Candyman
- Fashion of the Christ (2005) ... The Candyman
 2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin
Paula
 2005 The Life and Times of Juniper Lee (TV Series)
Madame Rothchild
- Magic Takes a Holiday (2005) ... Madame Rothchild (voice)
 2004-2005 Father of the Pride (TV Series)
Lily / Gift Store Clerk
- Possession (2004) ... Gift Store Clerk (voice)
 2005 Rodney (TV Series)
Amy O'Brien
- Rodney's Big Shot (2005) ... Amy O'Brien
- Rodney Moonlights (2005) ... Amy O'Brien
 2005 Blind Justice (TV Series)
Dr. Taylor
- Rub a Tub Tub (2005) ... Dr. Taylor
- Four Feet Under (2005) ... Dr. Taylor
 2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Ranger
- Unbearable (2005) ... Ranger
 2005 Unscripted (TV Series)
Jane
- Episode #1.7 (2005) ... Jane
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... Jane
 2005 Promtroversy (Short)
Mimi Nimby (Concerned Parent)
 2004 A Series of Unfortunate Events
Realtor (uncredited)
 2004 Veronica Mars (TV Series)
Mrs. Donaldson
- Return of the Kane (2004) ... Mrs. Donaldson
 2004 Memoirs of an Evil Stepmother (Short)
Blanche Monroe
 2004 Sleepover
Gabby
 2004 Friends (TV Series)
Ellen
- The One Where Estelle Dies (2004) ... Ellen
 2004 Arrested Development (TV Series)
Cindi Lightballoon
- Altar Egos (2004) ... Cindi Lightballoon
- Shock and Aww (2004) ... Cindi Lightballoon
 2004 Las Vegas (TV Series)
Helen Putasca
- You Can't Take It with You (2004) ... Helen Putasca
 2004 Surviving Eden
Maude Silver
 2004 Monk (TV Series)
Dr. Julie Waterford
- Mr. Monk Gets Married (2004) ... Dr. Julie Waterford
 2004 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Susanna Howe
- You Da Bomb (2004) ... Susanna Howe
 2004 Little Black Boot (Short)
Grace
 2003 According to Jim (TV Series)
Janice
- The Lemonade Stand (2003) ... Janice
 2003 Exposed
Julie Gross
 2003 Spider-Man (TV Series)
Oscorp Executive
- Heroes and Villains (2003) ... Oscorp Executive (voice)
 2003 The Dead Zone (TV Series)
Flo McMurtry
- The Storm (2003) ... Flo McMurtry
 2003 Watching Ellie (TV Series)
Roman
- TV (2003) ... Roman
 2003 A Mighty Wind
Laurie Bohner
 2002 Hiding in Walls (Video short)
Diane Moffet
 2002 MDs (TV Series)
Aileen Poole, RN, Ph.D
- Family Secrets (2002) ... Aileen Poole, RN, Ph.D
- Connective Tissue (2002) ... Aileen Poole, RN, Ph.D
- Reversal of Fortune (2002) ... Aileen Poole, RN, Ph.D
- Wing and a Prayer (2002) ... Aileen Poole, RN, Ph.D
- R.I.P. (2002) ... Aileen Poole, RN, Ph.D
 2002 The Big Time (TV Movie)
Miss Rush
 2001-2002 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Nurse
- Holy War: Part 1 (2002) ... Nurse
- I Really Do (2002) ... Nurse
- Broken (2001) ... Nurse
- Worked (2001) ... Nurse
 2002 Felicity (TV Series)
Professor Carnes
- Ben Don't Leave (2002) ... Professor Carnes
- The Paper Chase (2002) ... Professor Carnes
 2001-2002 Family Guy (TV Series)
Dotty Campbell / English Mother at airport / French Teacher
- Road to Europe (2002) ... Dotty Campbell / English Mother at airport (voice)
- From Method to Madness (2002) ... Dotty Campbell (voice)
- Brian Wallows and Peter's Swallows (2002) ... (voice)
- Screwed the Pooch (2001) ... French Teacher (voice)
 2002 Collateral Damage
Agent Russo
 2002 Titus (TV Series)
Prosecutor
- The Trial (2002) ... Prosecutor
 2001 The King of Queens (TV Series)
Dr. Foreman
- Ovary Action (2001) ... Dr. Foreman
 2001 The X-Files (TV Series)
Mrs. Anne T. Lokensgard
- Lord of the Flies (2001) ... Mrs. Anne T. Lokensgard
 2001 Family Law (TV Series)
Cheryl Bowman
- No Options (2001) ... Cheryl Bowman
 2001 Boston Public (TV Series)
Jane Morrell
- Chapter Twenty-Four (2001) ... Jane Morrell
 2001 Arli$$ (TV Series)
 2001 The Division (TV Series)
 2001 Martini (Short)
Dr. Jane
 2000-2001 The West Wing (TV Series)
Reporter in Briefing Room / Reporter
- Two Cathedrals (2001) ... Reporter in Briefing Room
- In the Shadow of Two Gunmen: Part I (2000) ... Reporter
 2001 Popular (TV Series)
Suzi Klein
- I Know What You Did Last Spring Break (2001) ... Suzi Klein
 2001 Nice Guys Finish Last (Short)
Mom
 2001 The Weber Show (TV Series)
Carla
- ...And Then Jack Had Two Dates (2001) ... Carla
 2001 Dawson's Creek (TV Series)
Mrs. Witter
- The Te of Pacey (2001) ... Mrs. Witter
 2000 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Nurse
- Forgiveness and Stuff (2000) ... Nurse
 1999-2000 Judging Amy (TV Series)
ASA Perkins
- Waterworld (2000) ... ASA Perkins
- Drawing the Line (2000) ... ASA Perkins
- Pilot (1999) ... ASA Perkins
 2000 Best in Show
Christy Cummings
 2000 Color Me Gay (Short)
Executive
 2000 JAG (TV Series)
Sandy's Friend
- The Witches of Gulfport (2000) ... Sandy's Friend
 2000 Red Lipstick
Final TV Newscaster
 1999 Dharma & Greg (TV Series)
Sheryl
- Play Lady Play (1999) ... Sheryl
 1998 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Hostess
- Caroline and the First Date (1998) ... Hostess
 1997 Touch Me
Counselor
 1996 Frasier (TV Series)
Cynthia
- A Lilith Thanksgiving (1996) ... Cynthia
 1996 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
Ms. Koppel
- Dick, Smoker (1996) ... Ms. Koppel
 1996 Cybill (TV Series)
Mrs. Sweeney
- Educating Zoey (1996) ... Mrs. Sweeney
 1995 NewsRadio (TV Series)
Carol
- The Cane (1995) ... Carol
 1995 In the House (TV Series)
Ruth
- Female Trouble (1995) ... Ruth
 1994 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
Mary Travers
- The Tutor (1994) ... Mary Travers
 1994 Party of Five (TV Series)
Dr. Pennant
- Much Ado (1994) ... Dr. Pennant
 1994 Married with Children (TV Series)
Greta
- Valentine's Day Massacre (1994) ... Greta
 1993 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Tammy
- The Girl Who Cried Baby (1993) ... Tammy
 1993 Bakersfield P.D. (TV Series)
Michelle Hathaway
- Bakersfield Madam (1993) ... Michelle Hathaway
 1993 Fatal Instinct
Prison Reporter
 1993 The Fugitive
Doctor Kathy Wahlund
 1992 Straight Talk
Gladys (voice)
 1992 In the Best Interest of the Children (TV Movie)
Gwen Hatcher (as Jany Lynch)
 1988 Taxi Killer
 1988 Vice Versa
Ms. Lindstrom
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Sprint PCS (2001) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Cast of Glee | Jany Lynch

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on her clothing] I don't wear particular designers. I wear whoever fits me well. I try to dress the bottom I have. The body I have and the bottom I have. I have the intention of looking fabulous every time, and I care about it a great deal. I'm very vain. See more »

Trivia:

Grew up in Dolton, Illinois, a south suburb of Chicago. See more »

Trademark:

Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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