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Jane Lynch

1960 - Today

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Jane Marie Lynch (born July 14, 1960) is an American actress, singer and author. She is known for starring as Sue Sylvester in the musical comedy series Glee (2009–2015), which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award. Lynch 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 sitcom Two and a Half Men (2004–2014), for which she received a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award, as well as recurring roles in the drama series The L Word (2005–2009), the police drama series Criminal Minds (2006–2020), the drama series The Good Fight (2017–present), and the period comedy series The Marvelous Mrs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jane Lynch has received more than 6,684,357 page views. Her biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Jane Lynch is the 1,501st most popular actor (down from 1,482nd in 2019), the 2,668th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,682nd in 2019) and the 735th most popular American Actor.

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  • 65.11

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  • 50

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  • 3.69

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  • 4.91

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Jane Lynch ranks 1,501 out of 10,030Before her are Ulrich Mühe, Véra Clouzot, Louis Jouvet, Charles Grodin, Mark Dacascos, and James Finlayson. After her are Lindsay Wagner, Katie Holmes, Matthew Fox, Timothy Spall, Scatman Crothers, and Itziar Ituño.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1960, Jane Lynch ranks 77Before her are Gjorge Ivanov, Nicoletta Braschi, Yannick Noah, Hirohiko Araki, Tony Robbins, and Lepa Brena. After her are Susanne Bier, Melissa Leo, Erin Brockovich, Laurent Fignon, Naoki Urasawa, and Gazebo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jane Lynch ranks 2,668 out of 15,968Before her are Curtis Mayfield (1942), Zach Galifianakis (1969), Charles Grodin (1935), Syd Mead (1933), Mark Dacascos (1964), and Paul Bremer (1941). After her are Lindsay Wagner (1949), Edwin Sutherland (1883), Katie Holmes (1978), Matthew Fox (1966), Harlan Ellison (1934), and Anne McCaffrey (1926).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jane Lynch ranks 735Before her are Sung Kang (1972), Dick Sargent (1930), G. W. Bailey (1944), Don Cheadle (1964), Charles Grodin (1935), and Mark Dacascos (1964). After her are Lindsay Wagner (1949), Katie Holmes (1978), Matthew Fox (1966), Scatman Crothers (1910), Arthur Kennedy (1914), and Jill St. John (1940).

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