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Jane Lynch

Actor Date of birth 14th July 1960
Place of birth Dolton, Illinois, USA
Year of debut 1988
First feature film Taxi Killers

Jane Lynch grew up in Illinois. She studied theatre at Illinois State University and Cornell University. She began her career performing with the Chicago Shakespeare Theater and touring with the comedy troupe Second City. In 2000 she got her big movie break in Best In Show. She has since built up a reputation playing comedic roles in a variety of TV shows like Arrested Development and Glee, and movies including The 40 Year Old Virgin and Julie & Julia.

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Jane Lynch's films

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Packshot for the film Alvin And The Chipmunks
U Certificate
88 Mins

A songwriter (Jason Lee) befriends three singing chipmunks. With Justin Long and David Cross. No material likely to offend or harm. Family entertainment.

Rent for £2.50
Packshot for the film Role Models
15 Certificate
94 Mins

Two immature adults (Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott) must mentor kids or go to jail. Strong language and crude sexual references.

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Packshot for the film Another Cinderella Story
PG Certificate
90 Mins

When Joey dances with the girl of his dreams (Selena Gomez) she leaves before he finds out who she is. Contains some mild sensuality and language.

Rent for £3.50

Did you know?

  • Jane Lynch was spotted by director Christopher Guest in a Frosted Flakes TV advertisement.
  • Early in her career, she played Carol Brady in the play The Real Live Brady Bunch.
  • She voiced the character Gretched in the movie Shrek Forever After.
  • She is deaf in her right ear.
  • She married Dr.Lara Embry in 2010.