Accomplished American actress, comedian and singer, Jane Lynch forayed into acting with stage and later expanded her career with films and television productions. She rose to fame playing Sue Sylvester in the American musical comedy-drama television series ‘Glee’ (2009–15) that won her several awards including Golden Globe Award and Primetime Emmy Award. Other notable works of Lynch includes television game show ‘Hollywood Game Night’ (2013–present) that won her two Primetime Emmy Awards; and films like ‘Role Models’(2008) and ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ (voice, 2012). She made her Broadway debut with the play ‘Annie’ (2013).
Lynch’s career encompasses several critically and commercially successful films and television programs that portray some of her best performances which not only garnered her kudos from critics and audience but also earned her several awards. She has also forayed in singing lending her voice in soundtracks of different series like ‘A Mighty Wind’ (2003) as also released her album ‘A Swingin' Little Christmas’ (2016).
Filmography of Jane Lynch includes popular TV programs like ‘Glee’, ‘Hollywood Game Night’ and ‘Two and a Half Men’ (2004-2014); and top-grossing films like ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’ (2005) and ‘Shrek Forever After’ (2010). The film ‘Post Grad’ (2009) is counted among her box-office disappointments.
Jane Lynch Awards
|Glee||Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television||2011|
|The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel||Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series||2019|
|Dropping the Soap||Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series||2017|
|Hollywood Game Night||Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program||2015|
|Hollywood Game Night||Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program||2014|
|Glee||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series||2010|
|Winner||Favorite TV Comedy Actress||2011|