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Jane Lynch: the facts

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All you need to know about Jane Lynch, better known as acid-tongued Coach Sue from Glee...

Born

July 14 1960

School

Thornridge High School Illnois, followed by a theatre degree at Illinois State University and an MA from Cornell University

Theatre

Played Carol Brady in indie theatre hit The Real Live Brady Bunch in 1993

Film debut

Played a small role in comedy Vice Versa, 1988

Career

156 film and TV credits including, The West Wing, Two And A Half Men, Frasier, 40-Year-Old-Virgin and Julie and Julia

Awards

Won an Emmy in 2010 for playing character Sue Sylvester in Glee, as well as a Golden Globe in 2011 for the same role

Partner

Jane married psychologist Dr Lara Embry in May 2010

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