FOR decades Jane Lynch has had a successful career in the entertainment industry.
Aside from Jane Lynch’s work as an actress, she has also championed many LGBT rights and issues.
Who is Jane Lynch?
Lynch was born on July 14, 1960, in Evergreen Park, Illinois.
The 61-year-old actress attended both Illinois State University and Cornell University.
She earned her MFA degree from Cornell in 1984.
When it comes to her romantic life, Lynch has been married twice.
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Lynch and her ex Lara Embry were married from 2010 to 2014.
In 2021 she married her partner Jennifer Cheyne in a small courthouse wedding, PEOPLE reports.
At the time she appeared on Live with Kelly and Ryan to talk about her marriage.
“We’ve been together a really long time. It was more touching than I was expecting,” she said.
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“Because the impulse to do this, was we’re looking for insurance for Jennifer and I said, ‘Let’s just get married.’”
Lynch told the outlet that they married at a courthouse in Santa Barbara, California where they live.
The Glee alum is an award-winning actress including an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series.
She has received a total of 12 Emmy Award nominations and has won five times.
Her most recent win was for Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series in 2019.
Lynch won the award for her role as Sophie Lennon in the Amazon series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
What shows has she been in?
The actress has been in many movies and TV shows throughout her career.
Below are some of the shows that Lynch has appeared in.
- Glee (2009 – 2015)
- The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (since 2017)
- Hollywood Game Night (2013 – 2020)
- Weakest Link (since 2020)
- The L Word (2004 – 2009)
- Friends (1994 – 2004)
- Girl Meets World
- Arrested Development
Some films that Lynch has appeared in include Shrek, 40 Year Old Virgin, Wreck-It Ralph, and more.
Where is Jane Lynch now?
Lynch is returning to the game show life as she is currently the host of the TV show Weakest Link on NBC.
New episodes of the show will air on Sundays at 7pm EST on NBC, Distractify reports.
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For those who miss the live shows, Weakest Link is also available to stream via Peacock.
Lynch is also on stage for the Broadway musical Funny Girl starring Beanie Feldstein.