Jane Lynch is an American comedian, actress , singer and writer, best known for her portrayal of Sue Sylvester in the FOX musical-comedy series "Glee". She holds a BA in Theater from Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, and an MFA in Theater from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Jane Lynch is an American comedian, actress , singer and writer, best known for her portrayal of Sue Sylvester in the FOX musical-comedy series "Glee". She holds a BA in Theater from Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, and an MFA in Theater from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 141

Birthday 1960-07-14

Place of Birth Evergreen Park, Illinois, USA

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Also Known As

  • Jane Marie Lynch

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 A Legendary Christmas with John & Chrissy as Herself
2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet as Calhoun (voice)
2018 Dallas & Robo (8 episodes) as Carol
2017 Big Hero 6 The Series (1 episode) as Supersonic Sue (voice)
2017 Will & Grace (1 episode) as Roberta
2017 Manhunt: Unabomber (1 episode) as Janet Reno
2017 Earth Live as Herself - Co-Host
2017 The Good Fight (3 episodes) as Madeline Starkey
2016 Writer's Block as Jane
2016 Mascots as Gabby Monkhouse
2016 The Late Bloomer as Caroline
2016 After the Reality as Doctor
2016 The Real O'Neals (1 episode) as Jane Lynch
2016 Must See TV: An All Star Tribute to James Burrows
2016 Angel from Hell (13 episodes) as Amy
2015 Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter (1 episode)
2015 Back to the Jurassic as Sue
2014 To Russia With Love as Herself - Narrator (voice)
2014 Birds of Paradise as Rosie (voice)
2013 A.C.O.D. as Dr. Judith
2013 Afternoon Delight as Lenore
2013 Hollywood Game Night (63 episodes) as Herself - Host
2013 Escape from Planet Earth as Io (voice)
2012 Dino Time as Sue
2012 Wreck-It Ralph as Sergeant Calhoun (voice)
2012 Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne as Herself
2012 The Three Stooges as Mother Superior
2012 Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man (78 episodes) as May Parker
2012 8 as Maggie Gallagher
2012 Abominable Christmas as Margaret Knowhow (voice)
2011 Small Fry as Queen Neptuna (voice)
2011 Glee: The Concert Movie as Sue Sylvester
2011 Rio as Alice/Goose (voice)
2011 Paul as Pat Stevenson
2011 Portlandia (1 episode) as Barbecue Planner
2010 Neighbors from Hell (11 episodes) as Alex
2010 Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back as Dr. Poole (voice)
2010 Shrek Forever After as Gretched (voice)
2009 Secret Ingredients: Creating Julie & Julia
2009 Man Maid as Sabena
2009 The Cleveland Show (2 episodes)
2009 Post Grad as Carmella Malby
2009 Julie & Julia as Dorothy McWilliams
2009 Weather Girl as J.D.
2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs as Diatryma Mom (voice)
2009 Mr. Troop Mom as Ms.Hulka
2009 The Face Is Familiar
2009 Spring Breakdown as Senator Hartmann
2009 Glee (121 episodes) as Sue Sylvester
2009 Party Down (11 episodes) as Constance Carmell
2009 The Toe Tactic as Honey Strumpet
2008 Big Breaks as M.J.
2008 Role Models as Gayle Sweeny
2008 Alex's Halloween as Mother
2008 Easy to Assemble (51 episodes)
2008 Another Cinderella Story as Dominique Blatt
2008 The Rocker as Lisa
2008 Space Chimps as Dr. Poole (voice)
2008 Tru Loved as Ms. Maple
2008 Adventures of Power as Joni
2008 I Do & I Don't as Nora Stelmack
2007 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story as Gail the Television Reporter
2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks as Gail
2007 Holly Hobbie and Friends: Best Friends Forever as Joan Hobbie / Minnie
2007 iCarly (1 episode) as Pam Puckett
2007 Eye of the Dolphin as Glinton
2007 Phineas and Ferb (2 episodes) as Mrs. Johnson
2007 Smiley Face as Casting Director
2007 Ghost Writer as Ingrid Sorensen
2007 Area 57 as Irene Maloof
2006 For Your Consideration as Cindy
2006 Help Me Help You (5 episodes)
2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby as Lucy Bobby
2006 Lovespring International (13 episodes) as Victoria Ratchford
2006 Fifty Pills as Doreen
2006 The New Adventures of Old Christine (2 episodes)
2006 Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema as Herself
2005 The Reichen Show (1 episode)
2005 The Californians
2005 Criminal Minds (6 episodes) as Diana Reid
2005 Bam Bam and Celeste
2005 The 40 Year Old Virgin as Paula
2005 Weeds (1 episode) as The Candyman
2005 The Life and Times of Juniper Lee (1 episode)
2005 Blind Justice (2 episodes)
2005 American Dad! (6 episodes)
2005 PROM-troversy as Mimi Nimby (Concerned Parent)
2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events as Realtor (uncredited)
2004 Boston Legal (4 episodes)
2004 Desperate Housewives (4 episodes)
2004 Veronica Mars (1 episode) as Mrs Donaldson
2004 Rodney (1 episode)
2004 Memoirs of an Evil Stepmother as Blanche Monroe
2004 Sleepover as Gabby Corky
2004 The L Word (12 episodes)
2004 Little Black Boot as Grace
2003 Arrested Development (2 episodes) as Cindi Lightballoon
2003 Las Vegas (1 episode)
2003 Two and a Half Men (2 episodes) as Dr. Linda Freeman (11 episodes)
2003 Reno 911! (1 episode) as Therapist
2003 Spider-Man: The New Animated Series (13 episodes) as Oscorp Executive
2003 A Mighty Wind as Laurie Bohner
2002 MDs (11 episodes) as Aileen Poole
2002 Monk (1 episode)
2002 The Dead Zone (1 episode)
2002 Watching Ellie (19 episodes) as Roman
2002 Collateral Damage as Agent Russo
2001 According to Jim (1 episode)
2001 The Division (1 episode)
2000 The Weber Show (17 episodes) as Carla
2000 Boston Public (1 episode)
2000 Gilmore Girls (1 episode)
2000 Best in Show as Christy Cummings
2000 Titus (1 episode)
2000 Red Lipstick
1999 Popular (1 episode)
1999 Family Law (1 episode)
1999 Judging Amy (3 episodes)
1999 Family Guy (5 episodes)
1998 The King of Queens (1 episode)
1998 Dawson's Creek (1 episode) as Mrs. Witter
1997 Dharma & Greg (1 episode)
1997 Touch Me as Counselor
1996 7th Heaven (4 episodes) as Nurse
1996 3rd Rock from the Sun (1 episode) as Ms. Koppel
1995 JAG (1 episode) as Sandy's Friend
1995 NewsRadio (1 episode)
1995 Cybill (1 episode)
1994 Friends (1 episode) as Ellen
1994 Party of Five (1 episode)
1993 Frasier (1 episode) as Cynthia
1993 Bakersfield P.D. (18 episodes) as Michelle Hathaway
1993 The X-Files (1 episode)
1993 The John Larroquette Show (84 episodes) as Evaluator
1993 The Fugitive as Dr. Kathy Wahlund
1992 In the Best Interest of the Children as Gwen Hatcher
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode)
1981 Spider-Man (26 episodes) as Oscorp Executive
1949 The Emmy Awards (1 episode)


2013 Ronny & I Executive Producer
2005 Starcrossed Associate Producer

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