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November 27, 2010

Jane Lynch

Posted by Geobert Adan Son

Jane Lynch (born July 14, 1960) is an American comedian, actress and singer. She is known for her roles in comedies such as Best in Show, The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Role Models, as well as for her recurring roles as lawyer Joyce Wischina in The L Word, Dr. Linda Freeman, Charlie's sarcastic therapist on Two and a Half Men and as Spencer Reid's mother Diana Reid on Criminal Minds. She was also a regular on the comedy-drama series Party Down as Constance Carmell; the role garnered her positive critical response. Since 2009 she played Sue Sylvester in the Fox musical-comedy series Glee for which she has won an Emmy Award.

Early life:

Lynch was born and raised in Dolton, Illinois, the daughter of a homemaker mother and a banker father. She was raised in an Irish Catholic family and attended Thornridge High School.[3] She received her bachelor's degree in theatre from Illinois State University and her MFA in theatre from Cornell University. She lived in Chelsea for a year and a half.

Personal life:

Lynch, who is openly lesbian, married clinical psychologist Dr. Lara Embry on May 31, 2010 at the Blue Heron Restaurant in Sunderland, Massachusetts. Embry herself received much publicity surrounding a custody battle over two children with her former partner