Jane Lynch

1960 - Today

Jane Lynch

Jane Marie Lynch (born July 14, 1960) is an American actress, voice actress, singer, author, and comedian. She is best known for her starring role as Sue Sylvester in the Fox musical comedy series Glee (2009–2015), which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award. She also gained recognition for her roles in Christopher Guest's mockumentary films, such as Best in Show (2000), A Mighty Wind (2003), and For Your Consideration (2006).Lynch had a recurring role in the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men (2004–2014), for which she received a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award, the Showtime drama series The L Word (2005–2009), the CBS police drama series Criminal Minds (2006–2020), the CBS All Access drama series The Good Fight (2017–2018), and the Prime Video period comedy series The Marvelous Mrs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jane Lynch has received more than 4,810,331 page views. Her biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 1,503rd most popular actor.

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  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jane Lynch ranks 1,484 out of 8,832Before her are Deep Roy, Peter Alexander, Deanna Durbin, Jill St. John, John Derek, and Emily Blunt. After her are Tommy Wiseau, Fess Parker, Jonathan Frakes, Vincent Schiavelli, Kit Harington, and Jo Van Fleet.

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Among people born in 1960, Jane Lynch ranks 80Before her are Hideaki Anno, Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran, Abdullah Abdullah, Yannick Noah, Igor Belanov, and Hirohiko Araki. After her are Erin Brockovich, Nicoletta Braschi, Axel Rudi Pell, Gazebo, Melissa Leo, and Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jane Lynch ranks 2,684 out of 12,171Before her are Randy Newman (1943), William E. Moerner (1953), Jill St. John (1940), Ralph Nader (1934), John Derek (1926), and William L. Shirer (1904). After her are Elihu Root (1845), Harlan Ellison (1934), Bill Viola (1951), Lee Radziwill (1933), Fess Parker (1924), and Jesse Jackson (1941).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jane Lynch ranks 718Before her are Dolores Costello (1903), Casey Affleck (1975), Jim Davis (1909), George Segal (1934), Jill St. John (1940), and John Derek (1926). After her are Fess Parker (1924), Jonathan Frakes (1952), Vincent Schiavelli (1948), Jo Van Fleet (1915), Seth MacFarlane (1973), and Blake Lively (1987).