Jane Lynch

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General Information

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Name: Jane Marie Lynch

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1960 in Dolton, Illinois

Website: jane-lynch.com/

Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Jane Lynch grew up on the South Side of Chicago and currently lives in Los Angeles.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jane was raised in an Irish Catholic family and attended Thornridge High School. She received her bachelor’s degree in theatre from Illinois State University and her MFA from Cornell University, also in theatre.

Lynch’s extensive theater background involved touring with The Second City comedy troupe, as well as numerous acting roles, the most famous of which is with "Glee". On December 15, 2009, Lynch received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or Television Film for her role on Glee. In 2010 she married Dr. Lara Embry.

Published Works

  • Happy Accidents, Voice, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Happy Accidents: A Memoir

ISBN: 1401341764
Release Date: 2011-09-13

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External Links

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