Janeane Garofalo

1964 - Today

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Janeane Marie Garofalo (; born September 28, 1964) is an American stand-up comedian, actress and writer. Garofalo began her career as a stand-up comedian and became a cast member on The Ben Stiller Show, The Larry Sanders Show, and Saturday Night Live, then appeared in more than 50 movies, with leading or major roles in The Truth About Cats and Dogs, Wet Hot American Summer, The Matchmaker, Reality Bites, Steal This Movie!, Clay Pigeons, Sweethearts, Mystery Men, The Minus Man, and The Independent, among numerous others. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janeane Garofalo has received more than 4,240,601 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Janeane Garofalo is the 62nd most popular comedian (up from 64th in 2019), the 9,653rd most popular biography from United States (down from 8,379th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular American Comedian.

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  • 54.29

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  • 32

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  • 1.86

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  • 4.89

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Among comedians, Janeane Garofalo ranks 62 out of 90. Before her are Cedric the Entertainer, Stephen Merchant, Amy Sedaris, Fred Armisen, Jeff Dunham, and Dave Chappelle. After her are Jemaine Clement, Nick Offerman, Dax Shepard, Kathy Griffin, Wanda Sykes, and Amy Schumer.

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Among people born in 1964, Janeane Garofalo ranks 384Before her are Šarūnas Bartas, Eduard Fernández, Pat Fry, Zurab Noghaideli, L'Wren Scott, and Lisa Cholodenko. After her are Tom McGrath, Frode Grodås, Mauro Gianetti, Amit Shah, Ernst Vettori, and Aleksei Serebryakov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Janeane Garofalo ranks 9,653 out of 15,968. Before her are Keith Andes (1920), Nicole Richie (1981), Devendra Banhart (1981), Karl Gordon Henize (1926), George Baird (1907), and Buck Angel (1962). After her are Lucas Grabeel (1984), Eddie Harris (1934), Harold Prince (1928), Tom McGrath (1964), Bam Margera (1979), and Sidney Darlington (1906).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Janeane Garofalo ranks 53Before her are David Cross (1964), Cedric the Entertainer (1964), Amy Sedaris (1961), Fred Armisen (1966), Jeff Dunham (1962), and Dave Chappelle (1973). After her are Nick Offerman (1970), Dax Shepard (1975), Kathy Griffin (1960), Wanda Sykes (1964), Amy Schumer (1981), and Sinbad (1956).

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