JANE LYNCH cut her theatrical teeth at The Second City, Steppenwolf Theatre, and
in many church basements all over the greater Chicagoland area, helping her
become the comedic talent she is today. She can be seen in the Golden Globe and
SAG Award-winning Ryan Murphy television series "Glee" on FOX as the one-liner
powerhouse coach Sue Sylvester. With her magnificent comedic timing, Lynch has
earned an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress, a Golden Globe for Best
Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, and a SAG Award nomination for
her role. With her wi8t and luminous stage presence, Lynch served as the host
for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Some of her other television credits
include the STARZ series "Party Down," Lifetime's "Lovesprings," "Desperate
Housewives" and "Weeds," as well as the last season of "The L Word" opposite
Cybil Shepherd. Lynch has recurring roles on "Two and a Half Men," for which
she was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress, "Criminal Minds"
and "The New Adventures of Old Christine."
Lynch has a long list of film credits, including the upcoming film "The Three
Stooges and A.C.O.D.," "Paul," "Julie & Julia," "The Post Grad Survival Guide,"
"Brownie Masters," "Christopher Guest's "For Your Consideration," "A Mighty
Wind" and "Best in Show," as well as "Role Models," "The Rocker," "Spring
Breakdown," "Walk Hard," "Talladega Nights," "The 40 Year Old Virgin," Margaret
Cho's "Celeste and Bam Bam," Alan Cumming's "Suffering Man's Charity," "Lemony
Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events," "Sleepover," "Surviving Eden," and
many more. Lynch has lent her voice to "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs," "Space
Chimps," "Alvin and the Chipmunks," "The Cleveland Show," "The
"Shrek Forever After."
Lynch recently added author to her repertoire. Her memoir, "Happy Accidents,"
was released in September 2011 and includes a foreword written by the legendary
Carol Burnett. Lynch's play "Oh Sister, My Sister!" had runs at the Tamarind
Theatre and Bang Theater garnering the LA Weekly Comedy Ensemble of the Year
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