Jane Lynch

Biography

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.

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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.

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Gender Female

Known Credits 116

Birthday 1960-07-14

Place of Birth Dolton, Illinois, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Mascots
2016 Must See TV: A 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 Birds of Paradise as Rosie (voice)
2013 Jungle Master as Ilene (voice)
2013 A.C.O.D. as Dr. Judith
2013 Afternoon Delight as Lenore
2013 Hollywood Game Night(38 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 Delhi Safari as Female Flamingo (voice: English version)
2012 Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne as Herself
2012 The Three Stooges as Mother Superior
2012 Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man(52 episodes) as May Parker
2012 8 as Maggie Gallagher
2012 Abominable Christmas as Margaret Knowhow (voice)
2011 Small Fry as Queen Neptuna
2011 Glee: The Concert Movie as Sue Sylvester
2011 Rio as Alice/Goose (voice)
2011 Paul as Pat Stevenson
2010 Neighbors from Hell(1 episode)
2010 Neighbors from Hell(10 episodes) as Alex
2010 Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back as Dr. Poole (voice)
2010 Shrek Forever After as Gretched (voice)
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(123 episodes) as Sue Sylvester
2009 Party Down(16 episodes) as Constance Carmell
2009 Party Down(1 episode)
2009 The Toe Tactic as Honey Strumpet
2008 Big Breaks as M.J.
2008 Easy to Assemble(51 episodes)
2008 Another Cinderella Story as Dominique Blatt
2008 The Rocker as Lisa
2008 Role Models as Gayle Sweeny
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 Ghost Writer as Ingrid Sorensen
2007 Smiley Face as Casting Director
2006 For Your Consideration as Cindy
2006 Help Me Help You(5 episodes)
2006 Handy Manny(0 episodes) as Jackie Greenway
2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby as Lucy Bobby
2006 Lovespring International(13 episodes) as Victoria Ratchford
2006 The New Adventures of Old Christine(2 episodes)
2006 Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema as Herself
2005 The Californians
2005 Criminal Minds(5 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)
2004 Desperate Housewives(4 episodes)
2004 Boston Legal(4 episodes)
2004 Veronica Mars(1 episode)
2004 Rodney(1 episode)
2004 Sleepover as Gabby Corky
2004 The L Word(12 episodes)
2003 Arrested Development(2 episodes)
2003 Two and a Half Men(11 episodes)
2003 Las Vegas(1 episode)
2003 Two and a Half Men(2 episodes) as Dr. Linda Freeman
2003 Reno 911!(1 episode) as Therapist
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)
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)
1996 7th Heaven(4 episodes)
1995 JAG(1 episode)
1995 NewsRadio(1 episode)
1995 Cybill(1 episode)
1994 Friends(1 episode) as Ellen
1994 Party of Five(1 episode)
1993 Frasier(1 episode)
1993 Bakersfield P.D.(17 episodes) as Michelle Hathaway
1993 Bakersfield P.D.(1 episode)
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)
1900 Little Black Boot as Grace
1900 Area 57(0 episodes) as Irene Maloof
1900 Illeanarama(0 episodes) as Ann

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2013 Ronny & I … Executive Producer

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