Jane Lynch

14 Jul 1960

Actor

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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Filmography (43 titles)

Genre: Music, TV Movie
Role: Actor (as Herself)
(movie, 2018)
···Ralph Breaks the Internet
Genre: Family, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Calhoun (voice))
(movie, 2016)
···Mascots
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Gabby Monkhouse)
(movie, 2016)
···The Late Bloomer
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Caroline)
(movie, 2014)
···Birds of Paradise
Genre: Animation
Role: Actor (as Rosie (voice))
(movie, 2013)
···A.C.O.D.
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dr. Judith)
(movie, 2013)
···Afternoon Delight
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Lenore)
(movie, 2013)
···Escape from Planet Earth
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Io (Voice))
(movie, 2013)
···A.C.O.D.
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dr. Judith)
(movie, 2012)
···Delhi Safari
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Female Flamingo (voice: English version))
(movie, 2012)
···Dino Time
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Sue)
(movie, 2012)
···Wreck-It Ralph
Genre: Family, Animation, Comedy, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Sergeant Calhoun (voice))
(movie, 2012)
···The Three Stooges
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mother Superior)
(movie, 2012)
···8
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Maggie Gallagher)
(movie, 2012)
···Abominable Christmas
Genre: Animation
Role: Actor (as Margaret Knowhow)
(movie, 2011)
···Rio
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Alice · Goose (voice))
(movie, 2011)
7.5Paul
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Pat Stevenson)
(movie, 2011)
···Glee Encore
Genre: Music
Role: Actor (as Sue Sylvester)
Genre: Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Dr. Poole (voice))
(movie, 2010)
···Shrek Forever After
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Gretched (voice))
(movie, 2009)
···Post Grad
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Carmella Malby)
(movie, 2009)
···Julie & Julia
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dorothy McWilliams)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Diatryma Mom (voice))
(movie, 2009)
···Spring Breakdown
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Senator Hartmann)
(movie, 2009)
···Mr. Troop Mom
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Miss Hulka)
(movie, 2008)
···Another Cinderella Story
Genre: Music
Role: Actor (as Dominique Blatt)
(movie, 2008)
···The Rocker
Genre: Comedy, Music
Role: Actor (as Lisa)
(movie, 2008)
···Role Models
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Gayle Sweeny)
(movie, 2008)
···Adventures of Power
Genre: Comedy, Music
Role: Actor (as Joni)
(movie, 2008)
···Man Maid
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Sabena)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Role: Actor (as Gail the Television Reporter)
(movie, 2007)
···Alvin and the Chipmunks
Genre: Comedy, Music, Family, Fantasy, Animation
Role: Actor (as Gail)
(movie, 2007)
···Smiley Face
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Casting Director)
(movie, 2007)
···Area 57
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Irene Maloof)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Janet)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Lucy Bobby)
(movie, 2005)
···The 40 Year Old Virgin
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Paula)
(movie, 2005)
···Bam Bam and Celeste
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Darlene)
(movie, 2004)
···Sleepover
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Gabby Corky)
(movie, 2004)
···Surviving Eden
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Maude Silver)
(movie, 2003)
···A Mighty Wind
Genre: Comedy, Music
Role: Actor (as Laurie Bohner)
(movie, 2000)
···Best in Show
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Christy Cummings)
(movie, 1993)
7.0The Fugitive
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Dr. Kathy Wahlund)