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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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Born:
Jul 14, 1960 In Dolton, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
120
First Appeared:
In the series The Emmy Awards 1949-01-25
Latest Project:
Movie Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 2018-03-07
Known For
Poster of Rio
Poster of Family Guy
Poster of Friends
Poster of The Simpsons
Filmography

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018)

Animation
Movie
as Calhoun

Little Black Boot (2018)

Movie
as Grace
8 2 votes

Illeanarama (2018)

Series
as Ann

Area 57 (2018)

Comedy
Series
as Irene Maloof

Angel from Hell (2016)

Comedy Drama
Series
as Amy
6.3 14 votes

Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows (2016)

Movie
8 2 votes

The Real O'Neals (2016)

Comedy
Series
as Jane Lynch
7.9 12 votes

Mascots (2016)

Comedy
Movie
as Gabby Monkhouse
5.6 43 votes

The Late Bloomer (2016)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Caroline
5 55 votes

After the Reality (2016)

Family Comedy Drama
Movie
as Doctor

Back to the Jurassic (2015)

Adventure Family Animation
Movie
as Sue
6.2 3 votes

Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter (2015)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
8 1 votes

Birds of Paradise (2014)

Animation
Movie
as Rosie (voice)
6 1 votes

Escape from Planet Earth (2013)

Animation Comedy Adventure Family Science Fiction
Movie
as Io (Voice)
5.7 285 votes

Hollywood Game Night (2013)

Series
as Herself - Host
6 1 votes

Afternoon Delight (2013)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Lenore
6.1 60 votes

A.C.O.D. (2013)

Comedy
Movie
as Dr. Judith
5.4 93 votes

Jungle Master (2013)

Adventure Animation
Movie
as Ilene (voice)

8 (2012)

Movie
as Maggie Gallagher

Abominable Christmas (2012)

Animation Family
Movie
as Margaret Knowhow (voice)
5.2 8 votes

The Three Stooges (2012)

Comedy
Movie
as Mother Superior
4.9 111 votes

Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man (2012)

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy
Series
as May Parker
5.5 26 votes

Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne (2012)

Comedy
Movie
as Herself
5.9 8 votes

Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

Family Animation Comedy Adventure
Movie
as Sergeant Calhoun (voice)
7 3944 votes

Delhi Safari (2012)

Animation Comedy Family Foreign
Movie
as Female Flamingo (voice: English version)
5.1 6 votes

Dino Time (2012)

Animation Adventure Comedy Family
Movie
as Sue
5 10 votes

Paul (2011)

Adventure Comedy Science Fiction
Movie
as Pat Stevenson
6.4 1479 votes

Rio (2011)

Animation Adventure Comedy Family
Movie
as Alice/Goose (voice)
6.5 1779 votes

Small Fry (2011)

Animation Adventure Comedy Family Fantasy
Movie
as Queen Neptuna
6.8 102 votes

Glee: The Concert Movie (2011)

Documentary Music Family
Movie
as Sue Sylvester
6.5 61 votes

Shrek Forever After (2010)

Comedy Adventure Fantasy Animation Family
Movie
as Gretched (voice)
5.9 1483 votes

Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back (2010)

Animation Family
Movie
as Dr. Poole (voice)
4.6 22 votes

Neighbors from Hell (2010)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Alex
7.5 2 votes

Spring Breakdown (2009)

Comedy
Movie
as Senator Hartmann
5.2 13 votes

Glee (2009)

Drama Comedy Music
Series
as Sue Sylvester
5.6 96 votes

The Toe Tactic (2009)

Drama
Movie
as Honey Strumpet

The Face Is Familiar (2009)

Movie

Party Down (2009)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.2 35 votes

Mr. Troop Mom (2009)

Comedy Family
Movie
as Ms.Hulka
2.3 3 votes

The Cleveland Show (2009)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5 55 votes

Man Maid (2009)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Sabena

Julie & Julia (2009)

Romance Drama
Movie
as Dorothy McWilliams
6.5 466 votes

Post Grad (2009)

Comedy
Movie
as Carmella Malby
5 83 votes

Weather Girl (2009)

Action Comedy Mystery Romance Thriller
Movie
as J.D.
5.5 17 votes

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)

Animation Comedy Family Adventure
Movie
as Diatryma Mom (voice)
6.5 1679 votes

Adventures of Power (2008)

Comedy
Movie
as Joni
5.9 10 votes

I Do & I Don't (2008)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Nora Stelmack
8 1 votes

Role Models (2008)

Comedy
Movie
as Gayle Sweeny
6.4 466 votes

Another Cinderella Story (2008)

Music
Movie
as Dominique Blatt
6.1 244 votes

The Rocker (2008)

Comedy Music
Movie
as Lisa
5.4 127 votes

Easy to Assemble (2008)

Comedy
Series

Big Breaks (2008)

Comedy
Movie
as M.J.

Eye of the Dolphin (2007)

Drama
Movie
as Glinton
7.3 6 votes

Smiley Face (2007)

Comedy
Movie
as Casting Director
6.3 55 votes

Ghost Writer (2007)

Comedy Horror
Movie
as Ingrid Sorensen
6.3 3 votes

iCarly (2007)

Comedy Family
Series
as Pam Puckett
6.3 35 votes

Holly Hobbie and Friends: Best Friends Forever (2007)

Animation
Movie
as Joan Hobbie / Minnie

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)

Comedy Music
Movie
as Gail the Television Reporter
6.5 176 votes

Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)

Comedy Music Family Fantasy Animation
Movie
as Gail
5.5 813 votes

Fifty Pills (2006)

Comedy
Movie
as Doreen
5.3 12 votes

The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5 18 votes

Lovespring International (2006)

Comedy
Series
as Victoria Ratchford

Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
6 2 votes

For Your Consideration (2006)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Cindy
5.8 36 votes

Help Me Help You (2006)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6 1 votes

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

Comedy
Movie
as Lucy Bobby
6.2 407 votes

Handy Manny (2006)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Jackie Greenway
6.5 2 votes

The Life and Times of Juniper Lee (2005)

Animation Action & Adventure Sci-Fi & Fantasy Comedy
Series
as Unknown
2 2 votes

Blind Justice (2005)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
8 1 votes

American Dad! (2005)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.5 232 votes

Weeds (2005)

Drama Comedy
Series
as The Candyman
7.1 155 votes

The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Paula
6.2 1632 votes

The Californians (2005)

Drama Comedy
Movie

Criminal Minds (2005)

Crime Drama Mystery
Series
as Diana Reid
6.9 225 votes

Bam Bam and Celeste (2005)

Comedy
Movie
6 2 votes

Sleepover (2004)

Comedy Family
Movie
as Gabby Corky
5.3 89 votes

The L Word (2004)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
5.6 17 votes

Rodney (2004)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
10 1 votes

Veronica Mars (2004)

Mystery Drama Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.7 91 votes

Boston Legal (2004)

Comedy Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.6 70 votes

Desperate Housewives (2004)

Mystery Drama Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.5 118 votes

Reno 911! (2003)

Comedy
Series
as Therapist
6.7 27 votes

Two and a Half Men (2003)

Comedy
Series
as Dr. Linda Freeman
5.9 286 votes

A Mighty Wind (2003)

Comedy Music
Movie
as Laurie Bohner
6.5 65 votes

Las Vegas (2003)

Drama Comedy Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
6.6 41 votes

Arrested Development (2003)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
8 209 votes

Watching Ellie (2002)

Comedy
Series
as Roman

Collateral Damage (2002)

Action Thriller Drama
Movie
as Agent Russo
5.6 357 votes

Monk (2002)

Drama Mystery Crime Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.5 108 votes

The Dead Zone (2002)

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown
6.6 28 votes

MDs (2002)

Drama
Series
as Aileen Poole

The Division (2001)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
5.5 2 votes

According to Jim (2001)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.3 48 votes

The Weber Show (2000)

Comedy
Series
as Carla

Titus (2000)

Comedy Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.2 9 votes

Best in Show (2000)

Comedy
Movie
as Christy Cummings
6.8 132 votes

Boston Public (2000)

Drama Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.4 4 votes

Gilmore Girls (2000)

Comedy Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.5 97 votes

Family Guy (1999)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.6 545 votes

Judging Amy (1999)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.7 16 votes

Family Law (1999)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Popular (1999)

Comedy Drama Family
Series
as Unknown
6.7 10 votes

Dawson's Creek (1998)

Drama
Series
as Mrs. Witter
5.6 46 votes

The King of Queens (1998)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.7 121 votes

Dharma & Greg (1997)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.6 45 votes

7th Heaven (1996)

Family Drama
Series
as Unknown
5.3 34 votes

Cybill (1995)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6 7 votes

JAG (1995)

Mystery Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.4 42 votes

NewsRadio (1995)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.1 31 votes

Party of Five (1994)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.1 20 votes

Friends (1994)

Comedy
Series
as Ellen
7.7 586 votes

The John Larroquette Show (1993)

Comedy
Series
as Evaluator
6.5 2 votes

The Fugitive (1993)

Adventure Action Thriller Crime Mystery
Movie
as Dr. Kathy Wahlund
7.2 998 votes

The X-Files (1993)

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown
8 443 votes

Frasier (1993)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.7 131 votes

Bakersfield P.D. (1993)

Comedy
Series
as Michelle Hathaway

In the Best Interest of the Children (1992)

Drama
Movie
as Gwen Hatcher

The Simpsons (1989)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.2 770 votes

Spider-Man (1981)

Animation Kids
Series
as Oscorp Executive
6.6 7 votes

The Emmy Awards (1949)

Reality
Series
as Unknown