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Jane Marie Lynch (born July 14, 1960)[1] is an American actress, author, singer, and comedian. She is best known for her role as Sue Sylvester in the musical television series Glee
Glee
and Earth Live in National Geographic. She also gained fame in Christopher Guest's improv mockumentary pictures such as Best in Show.[2][3][4] Lynch's television cameos include an appearance in the Nickelodeon situation comedy iCarly and the Showtime dark comedy series Weeds. Lynch had a recurring role in the Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
situation comedy Two and a Half Men from 2004 to 2014 and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for her performance in 2010. She has also had other notable roles in numerous mainstream comedies, such as Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Role Models
Role Models
and The Three Stooges. Her portrayal of Sue Sylvester
Sue Sylvester
in Glee
Glee
has won numerous awards, including the Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film, and the People's Choice Award for Favorite TV Comedy Actress. On September 4, 2013, Lynch received the 2,505th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of television located at 6640 Hollywood Blvd. Lynch has lent her voice to multiple animated films, including Space Chimps, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Shrek Forever After
Shrek Forever After
and Wreck-It Ralph. Since 2013, she has hosted the NBC
NBC
game show Hollywood Game Night, for which she has won two Emmy Awards.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Early work 2.2 Films 2.3 Television shows 2.4 Other work

3 Personal life 4 List of works 5 References 6 External links

Early life[edit] Lynch was born in Evergreen Park, Illinois,[5] and raised in Dolton, Illinois, the daughter of a banker father, Frank Lynch, and a homemaker-secretary mother, Eileen (née Carney).[6][7][8] Her father was of Irish descent, his parents having come from Swinford
Swinford
County Mayo, [9][10] and her mother was of Irish and Swedish ancestry.[11] She was raised in a Catholic family[12] and attended Thornridge High School.[6] She received her Bachelor's degree
Bachelor's degree
in theater from Illinois State University and her MFA in theater from Cornell University. Career[edit] Early work[edit] Lynch spent 15 years in Chicago, acting in the Steppenwolf Theatre Company and, at the time of her audition, was one of only two women picked to join The Second City
The Second City
comedy troupe.[6][13] She then continued to hone her comical and improvisational skills at Annoyance Theater, playing Carol Brady
Carol Brady
in the theater's The Real Live Brady Bunch. Andy Richter
Andy Richter
played Mike Brady in the New York shows. He and Lynch became very good friends.[14] Films[edit] Lynch got her start in films in 1988, playing a small role in the film Vice Versa. In 1993, she had a secondary role as a doctor alongside Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
in The Fugitive.[15] During the 1990s, she made numerous television commercials, including one for Frosted Flakes
Frosted Flakes
for an adult audience, directed by Christopher Guest. A few years later, Guest would remember Lynch, as he chose actors for his 2000 dog show mockumentary, Best in Show. Lynch played Christy Cummings, a butch lesbian personal dog handler to trophy wife Sheri Ann Cabot (Jennifer Coolidge). From there, she became a staple actress in Guest's casts, appearing in the director's A Mighty Wind (2003) as porn actress-turned-folk singer Laurie Bohner and in For Your Consideration (2006) as an entertainment reporter. Audiences and critics took notice of Lynch for her turn in Judd Apatow's The 40-Year-Old Virgin. She told Fresh Air's Terry Gross
Terry Gross
that the role was originally intended for a man but also that, at the urging of Steve Carell's wife Nancy Walls, was offered to Lynch instead.[16] From there, she took supporting roles in a series of films including Role Models, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Alvin & the Chipmunks, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, Space Chimps, The Rocker, The Hammer, Another Cinderella Story, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Wreck-It Ralph, and Spring Breakdown.[17] In Adventures of Power, a critically acclaimed comedy about air-drumming released in 2008, Lynch reunited with Michael McKean, her former co-star from For Your Consideration, in the role of Aunt Joanie and starring alongside Ari Gold, Adrian Grenier, Chiu Chi Ling, and Shoshannah Stern. In a role similar to that of her contributions as Sue Sylvester
Sue Sylvester
on the Fox musical comedy-drama series Glee, Lynch's role as the encouraging Aunt Joanie to Power, a young musician who plays the air drums because he never had access to musical instruments, promotes the initiative to support music education.[18] In Julie and Julia, she portrayed Dorothy McWilliams, Julia Child's sister. Entertainment Weekly
Entertainment Weekly
dedicated an article, on its net-site, to the possibility of her performance receiving an Academy Award nomination.[19][20] However, she was not nominated. Television shows[edit] Lynch has appeared in many television shows, including The X Files, L.A. Law, Judging Amy, The West Wing, 7th Heaven, Desperate Housewives, Friends, NewsRadio, Dawson's Creek, Felicity, Arrested Development, Lovespring International, Two and a Half Men, Veronica Mars, Weeds, Boston Legal, L Word, Criminal Minds, Help Me Help You, Gilmore Girls, New Adventures of Old Christine, Psych, Monk and Frasier. She also starred with John Hannah and William Fichtner
William Fichtner
in 2002's MDs and has appeared in the crime drama Criminal Minds
Criminal Minds
as Spencer Reid's schizophrenic mother. In 2008 she narrated Out & Proud in Chicago, a documentary which tells about LGBT life in Chicago from the Civil War to 2008 through the stories of 20 everyday Chicagoans, from age 30 to age 80.[21]

Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
at the 69th Annual Peabody Awards for Glee

Beginning in 2009, Lynch appeared as a regular cast member of the Fox series Glee. The role echoed previous guest appearances in The X-Files and Veronica Mars, being her third time cast as a harsh high school teacher. She won glowing reviews for her role as the aggressive cheerleading coach, Sue Sylvester. Mary McNamara of the Los Angeles Times wrote, "Lynch alone makes Glee
Glee
worth watching."[22] Before her work with Glee, she was a series regular on the Starz comedy Party Down. Though the series was renewed for a second season, Lynch would not be returning, due to her work on Glee.[23] In addition to her most recent work on Glee, Lynch continued to pursue other projects. Lynch hosted Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
on October 9, 2010; the news of her hosting was accidentally broken to her by her Glee boss, Ryan Murphy, by text message.[24] Lynch had also guest-starred on the Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon
comedy iCarly as Pam Puckett, Sam Puckett's mother, in the episode "iSam's Mom." Beginning on July 11, 2013, Lynch hosted the NBC
NBC
game show Hollywood Game Night. The show had two teams made up of members of the public (civilians) and celebrities competing in various party games, with a chance for the civilians to take home up to $25,000.[25] Lynch was the co-host of the NBC
NBC
special New Year's Eve with Carson Daly on December 31, 2013, alongside Carson Daly, host of The Voice. In February 21, 2017, Lynch appeared on The Price Is Right as a Celebrity Charity Week. In March 2013, Lynch was announced as executive producer of comedy web series Dropping the Soap.[26] Lynch starred in the series and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series.[27] The series premiered on Dekkoo.com and was made available on digital platforms including Amazon Video.[28] Lynch currently portrays Janet Reno
Janet Reno
in the Discovery Channel television series, Manhunt: Unabomber.[29] Other work[edit] Lynch wrote and starred in the award-winning play Oh Sister, My Sister. Originally produced in 1998, the play kicked off the Lesbians in Theater program at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center
Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center
in 2004.[30] She starred in Comcast's XFinity ads, mainly with two different laptops and two different colored Persian cats. She also stars in LG Corp.'s Text Ed campaign to educate drivers about the dangers of texting while driving.[31] Lynch's first experience hosting an awards show was in 2010 when she hosted the 2010 VH1 DoSomething Awards.[32] It was announced that she will be hosting the 2011 VH1 DoSomething Awards, airing on VH1 on August 18.[33] Lynch hosted the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
on September 18, 2011, only the third woman in Emmy history to host the awards show solo.[34] According to the September 19 edition of The Hollywood Reporter, Lynch hosting the Emmys did not help ratings, as viewing was down 8% year over year and eight million fewer people watched the Emmys than watched Michael Vick's return to Atlanta on Sunday Night Football on NBC
NBC
(21.5 million for Eagles-Falcons, 13.5 million for the Emmys).[35]

(l-r) Governor appointee Don Norte, Dr. Lara Embry, Jane Lynch, and Norte's husband, gay activist Kevin Norte, at Autum P-FLAG 2010's Charitable Event at The London Hotel, West Hollywood.

An autobiography written by Lynch, titled Happy Accidents, was published in the fall of 2011 by Hyperion Voice. Lynch was inspired to write the book after reflecting upon the successes of her past year and wishing she could have told her more anxious, younger self to not worry as much.[36] The memoir also includes detail about her years as an alcoholic and her success in battling this addiction.[37] Lynch is openly lesbian and married Lara Embry in 2010.[38] A self-proclaimed animal lover, Lynch has two dogs and a cat.[39] She has recorded a PSA for PETA encouraging the adoption of shelter animals, and she sponsors an annual adoption event at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.[40][41] She was the commencement speaker for Smith College's class of 2012 where she received an honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts. In March 2012, Lynch was featured with Martin Sheen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Chris Colfer
Chris Colfer
and Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt
in a performance of Dustin Lance Black's play, '8' – a staged re-enactment of the federal trial that overturned California's Prop 8 ban on same-sex marriage – as Maggie Gallagher.[42] The production was held at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre and broadcast on YouTube to raise money for the American Foundation for Equal Rights.[43][44] Lynch made her Broadway debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie for a limited engagement lasting from May 15 to July 14, 2013. She took the place of Katie Finneran.[45] In 2014, Lynch joined the Ban Bossy
Ban Bossy
campaign as a spokesperson advocating leadership roles for girls.[46] In 2015, Lynch debuted See Jane Sing, a cabaret show in which she sings along with Kate Flannery
Kate Flannery
from The Office and Tim Davis from ABC's Boy Band, accompanied by the Tony Guerrero
Tony Guerrero
Quintet. The show continues to tour around the country. In 2016, Lynch released A Swingin' Little Christmas, a nostalgic Christmas album featuring the See Jane Sing ensemble and released on Lynch's own KitschTone Records label. The album received substantial airplay around the country and landed on the Billboard AC Chart's Top 10. In 2017, Lynch recorded a Christmas single with actor Dick Van Dyke. The song was composed and produced by Tony Guerrero
Tony Guerrero
and was released by KitschTone Records. Personal life[edit] Lynch is openly lesbian; in 2005, she was named one of Power Up's "10 Amazing Gay Women in Showbiz." Lynch married clinical psychologist Lara Embry on May 31, 2010, in Sunderland, Massachusetts, whom she first met a year earlier at a fundraiser in San Francisco.[47][48][49] In June 2013, Lynch announced that she and Embry were divorcing after three years of marriage.[50] The divorce was finalized in January 2014.[51] Lynch is deaf in her right ear. On July 19, 2013, she speculated to Craig Ferguson
Craig Ferguson
on The Late Late Show that the deafness in that ear was most likely caused by having had a high fever as an infant.[52] List of works[edit] Main article: List of Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
performances

A Mighty Wind
A Mighty Wind
(2003) Another Cinderella Story
Another Cinderella Story
(2008) Glee: The Music, The Power of Madonna (2010) Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers (2010)

References[edit]

^ " Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
Biography (1960-)". FilmReference.com. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved January 19, 2017.  Note: Site gives Dalton, Illinois, as birth place, while Lynch in a Late Late Show source cited here gives Evergreen Park, Illinois. ^ Freeman, Hadley (September 19, 2011). "Jane Lynch: 'I came wired with extra angst'". The Guardian. Retrieved October 22, 2011.  ^ Holmes, Linda (September 16, 2011). "Jane Lynch: A Life Of 'Happy Accidents'". NPR. Retrieved November 21, 2011.  ^ Chaney, Jen (September 18, 2011). "Jane Lynch: Five things you may not know about the Emmy host and ' Glee
Glee
star'". The Washington Post. Retrieved October 22, 2011.  ^ The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Season 11. November 18, 2014. Evergreen Park? I was born in Evergreen Park! Little Company of Mary. The hospital.  ^ a b c Berrin, Danielle (January 9, 2010). "Jane Lynch: 'I'm just a goof'". The Guardian. Retrieved January 8, 2010.  ^ Goldman, Andrew (January 24, 2011). "See Jane Run". Elle. Archived from the original on January 30, 2011. Retrieved December 24, 2011.  ^ "Happy Accidents by Jane Lynch". NPR. Retrieved December 24, 2011.  ^ Grandparents, from Swinford
Swinford
(September 29, 2016). "Gleeful Jane Lynch leaves Ireland with full heart". RTE News. Retrieved September 29, 2016.  ^ Mayo, Grandparents (October 3, 2013). " Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
on adults behaving like kids in A.C.O.D." Irish Central. Retrieved October 3, 2013.  ^ Bowles, Hamish (July 14, 2011). "Queen Jane Lynch". Vogue. Archived from the original on January 10, 2012. Retrieved December 24, 2011.  ^ Tecum, Dykeus (November 7, 2011). "Jane Lynch". Good Catholic Dykes. Retrieved June 29, 2014.  ^ Stated on Inside the Actors Studio, 2012 ^ " Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
at Outfest". Her Name is Jane Lynch. June 12, 2010. Archived from the original on May 4, 2011.  ^ Lynch, Jane (2011). Happy Accidents. Hachette Books. ISBN 9781401342753. This was a huge deal—my first big Hollywood movie. I played Dr. Kathy Wahlund, a researcher and forensic scientist who helps Richard Kimble prove his innocence.  ^ "The many roles of 'Glee' meanie Jane Lynch". npr.org. NPR. November 4, 2009. Retrieved November 29, 2010.  ^ Williamson, Kevin (August 18, 2009). "40 is the new 20 for Jane Lynch". Toronto Sun.  ^ "Power Saves the Music & The VH1 Save the Music Foundation in Jersey City". Youtube.com. Retrieved December 5, 2013.  ^ Slezak, Michael (August 14, 2009). "Jane Lynch: How 'bout an Oscar nod for her work in 'Julie & Julia'?". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved November 29, 2010.  ^ Perry, Byron (March 5, 2008). "Jane Lynch". Variety. Retrieved May 26, 2008.  ^ "Chicago Gay and Lesbian
Lesbian
Hall of Fame".  ^ McNamara, Mary (May 19, 2009). "'Glee' on Fox". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 11, 2010.  ^ Godwin, Jennifer (July 7, 2009). "Who Could Replace Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
on Party Down?". E! Online. Retrieved July 8, 2009.  ^ " Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
Found Out She's Hosting SNL by Text". Us. Us Weekly. August 11, 2010. Retrieved October 11, 2010.  ^ "Hollywood Game Night. NBS website Retrieved 22 May 2013". Nbc.com. Retrieved December 5, 2013.  ^ Marechal, AJ (March 11, 2013). "Jane Lynch, Lisa Kudrow
Lisa Kudrow
Launch Digital Series 'Dropping the Soap'". Variety. Retrieved July 18, 2017.  ^ "Nominees/Winners Television Academy". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved July 18, 2017.  ^ Gaynor, Emily (March 7, 2017). " Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
on Her Hilarious Queer Web Series Dropping the Soap". Out. Retrieved July 18, 2017.  ^ "Manhunt: Unabomber". IMDb.  ^ "Jane Lynch". The New York Times. Retrieved June 4, 2011.  ^ " Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
is a Text Ed Teacher". Her Name is Jane Lynch. August 25, 2010.  ^ " Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
hosts DoSomething Awards, talks gay marriage, and Glee". The NY Post.  ^ " Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
to Host 2011 VH1 Do Something Awards". PRNewswire.  ^ "Is Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
Going to Host the Emmys?". Los Angeles Times. May 24, 2011.  ^ Guthrie, Marisa; Powers, Lindsay (September 19, 2011). "Emmy Ratings Down Among Viewers But Steady in Younger Demo". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 24, 2011.  ^ "Previews of Happy Accidents". Her Name is Jane Lynch. May 26, 2011.  ^ Newman, Judith (September 16, 2011). " Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
Finds Herself". The New York Times. Retrieved September 18, 2011.  ^ Freeman, Hadley (September 19, 2011). "Jane Lynch: 'I came wired with extra angst'". The Guardian. Retrieved December 24, 2011.  ^ Amelia Proud, "Puppy Glee! Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
Gives A Dog A Home as She Adopts Rescue Pooch," MailOnline December 13, 2011.l ^ " Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
Stands Up for Bitches," Ecorazzi February 1, 2011. ^ Sue Manning,"Glee's Lynch and Dog Go to Bat for Shelter Mutts," Salon.com, May 16, 2013. ^ "'Glee' Stars 'Touched' By Pitt & Clooney's Support Of '8'". Access Hollywood. accesshollywood.com. Retrieved March 18, 2012.  ^ ""8": A Play about the Fight for Marriage Equality". YouTube. Retrieved March 18, 2012.  ^ "YouTube to broadcast Proposition 8
Proposition 8
play live". pinknews.co.uk. Retrieved March 18, 2012.  ^ J J Anisiobi (May 17, 2013). "We love you, Miss Hannigan: Jane Lynch. Daily Mail UK 17 May 2013 Retrieved 22 May 2013". Dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved December 5, 2013.  ^ Jolie Lee (May 10, 2014). "Beyonce, Jennifer Garner, Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
join 'Ban Bossy" campaign. USA Today 10 March 2014 Retrieved 8 Aug 2014". USAToday.com. Retrieved August 8, 2014.  ^ Schwartz, Paula (June 2, 2010). " Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
and Lara Embry". The New York Times. Retrieved May 6, 2012.  ^ Schwartz, Paula (June 6, 2010). " Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
and Lara Embry". The New York Times. p. ST10. Retrieved October 11, 2010.  ^ Everett, Cristina (January 26, 2010). "'Glee' actress Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
set to wed girlfriend, Dr. Lara Embry, in May 2010". New York Daily News. New York. Retrieved October 11, 2010.  ^ Rizzo, Monica (June 10, 2013). " Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
and Lara Embry to Divorce". People. Retrieved June 10, 2013.  ^ Sperry, April (January 8, 2014). " Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
Finalizes Divorce From Wife Lara Embry". Huffington Post. Retrieved January 8, 2014.  ^ Interview in season 9 of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, July 19, 2013

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Awards for Jane Lynch

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Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series

Patrika Darbo
Patrika Darbo
(2016) Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
(2017)

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Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Vivian Vance
Vivian Vance
(1953) Audrey Meadows
Audrey Meadows
(1954) Nanette Fabray
Nanette Fabray
(1955) Pat Carroll (1956) Ann B. Davis
Ann B. Davis
(1957) Ann B. Davis
Ann B. Davis
(1959) Alice Pearce
Alice Pearce
(1966) Frances Bavier
Frances Bavier
(1967) Marion Lorne
Marion Lorne
(1968) Karen Valentine
Karen Valentine
(1970) Valerie Harper
Valerie Harper
(1971) Sally Struthers
Sally Struthers
/ Valerie Harper
Valerie Harper
(TIE) (1972) Valerie Harper
Valerie Harper
(1973) Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
(1974) Betty White
Betty White
(1975) Betty White
Betty White
(1976) Mary Kay Place (1977) Julie Kavner
Julie Kavner
(1978) Sally Struthers
Sally Struthers
(1979) Loretta Swit
Loretta Swit
(1980) Eileen Brennan
Eileen Brennan
(1981) Loretta Swit
Loretta Swit
(1982) Carol Kane
Carol Kane
(1983) Rhea Perlman
Rhea Perlman
(1984) Rhea Perlman
Rhea Perlman
(1985) Rhea Perlman
Rhea Perlman
(1986) Jackée Harry
Jackée Harry
(1987) Estelle Getty
Estelle Getty
(1988) Rhea Perlman
Rhea Perlman
(1989) Bebe Neuwirth
Bebe Neuwirth
(1990) Bebe Neuwirth
Bebe Neuwirth
(1991) Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf
(1992) Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf
(1993) Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf
(1994) Christine Baranski
Christine Baranski
(1995) Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
(1996) Kristen Johnston
Kristen Johnston
(1997) Lisa Kudrow
Lisa Kudrow
(1998) Kristen Johnston
Kristen Johnston
(1999) Megan Mullally
Megan Mullally
(2000) Doris Roberts
Doris Roberts
(2001) Doris Roberts
Doris Roberts
(2002) Doris Roberts
Doris Roberts
(2003) Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon
(2004) Doris Roberts
Doris Roberts
(2005) Megan Mullally
Megan Mullally
(2006) Jaime Pressly
Jaime Pressly
(2007) Jean Smart
Jean Smart
(2008) Kristin Chenoweth
Kristin Chenoweth
(2009) Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
(2010) Julie Bowen
Julie Bowen
(2011) Julie Bowen
Julie Bowen
(2012) Merritt Wever
Merritt Wever
(2013) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2014) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2015) Kate McKinnon (2016) Kate McKinnon (2017)

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Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program

Jeff Probst
Jeff Probst
(2008) Jeff Probst
Jeff Probst
(2009) Jeff Probst
Jeff Probst
(2010) Jeff Probst
Jeff Probst
(2011) Tom Bergeron
Tom Bergeron
(2012) Heidi Klum
Heidi Klum
& Tim Gunn
Tim Gunn
(2013) Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
(2014) Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
(2015) RuPaul
RuPaul
Charles (2016) RuPaul
RuPaul
Charles (2017)

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Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film

Gail Fisher
Gail Fisher
(1970) Sue Ane Langdon
Sue Ane Langdon
(1971) Ruth Buzzi
Ruth Buzzi
(1972) Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
(1973) Betty Garrett
Betty Garrett
(1974) Hermione Baddeley
Hermione Baddeley
(1975) Josette Banzet (1976) Polly Holliday
Polly Holliday
(1978) Polly Holliday
Polly Holliday
(1979) Valerie Bertinelli/ Diane Ladd
Diane Ladd
(1980) Valerie Bertinelli
Valerie Bertinelli
(1981) Shelley Long
Shelley Long
(1982) Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
(1983) Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway
(1984) Sylvia Sidney
Sylvia Sidney
(1985) Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland
(1986) Claudette Colbert
Claudette Colbert
(1987) Katherine Helmond
Katherine Helmond
(1988) Amy Madigan
Amy Madigan
(1989) Piper Laurie
Piper Laurie
(1990) Amanda Donohoe (1991) Joan Plowright
Joan Plowright
(1992) Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
(1993) Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richardson
(1994) Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1995) Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
(1996) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(1997) Faye Dunaway/ Camryn Manheim
Camryn Manheim
(1998) Nancy Marchand
Nancy Marchand
(1999) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2000) Rachel Griffiths
Rachel Griffiths
(2001) Kim Cattrall
Kim Cattrall
(2002) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(2003) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(2004) Sandra Oh
Sandra Oh
(2005) Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt
(2006) Samantha Morton
Samantha Morton
(2007) Laura Dern
Laura Dern
(2008) Chloë Sevigny
Chloë Sevigny
(2009) Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
(2010) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(2011) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2012) Jacqueline Bisset
Jacqueline Bisset
(2013) Joanne Froggatt
Joanne Froggatt
(2014) Maura Tierney
Maura Tierney
(2015) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(2016) Laura Dern
Laura Dern
(2017)

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Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film

Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
(1996) Ellen Barkin
Ellen Barkin
(1997) Rita Wilson
Rita Wilson
(1998) Julia Ormond
Julia Ormond
(2001) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2002) Justine Bateman
Justine Bateman
(2003) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(2004) Lisa Edelstein
Lisa Edelstein
(2005) Julie Benz
Julie Benz
(2006) Vanessa Williams
Vanessa Williams
(2007) Fionnula Flanagan
Fionnula Flanagan
(2008) Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
(2009) Brenda Vaccaro
Brenda Vaccaro
(2010) Vanessa Williams
Vanessa Williams
(2011) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2012) Laura Prepon
Laura Prepon
(2013) Sarah Paulson
Sarah Paulson
(2014) Rhea Seehorn
Rhea Seehorn
(2015) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
/ Rhea Seehorn
Rhea Seehorn
(2016) Ann Dowd
Ann Dowd
(2017)

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Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

Will & Grace, season 2/season 3 (2000): Hayes; McCormack; Messing; Mullally

Sex and the City, season 4 (2001): Cattrall; Davis; Nixon; Parker

Everybody Loves Raymond
Everybody Loves Raymond
season 6/season 7 (2002): Boyle; Garrett; Heaton; Roberts; Romano; Sweeten

Sex and the City, season 6 (2003): Cattrall; Davis; Nixon; Parker

Desperate Housewives, season 1 (2004): Bowen; Chavira; Cross; Culp; Denton; Hatcher; Huffman; Kasch; Longoria; Metcalfe; Moses; Sheridan; Strong

Desperate Housewives, season 1/season 2 (2005): Bart; Bowen; Brooks; Chavira; Cross; Culp; Denton; Hatcher; Huffman; B. Kinsman; S. Kinsman; Longoria; Moses; Savant; Sheridan; Strong; Woodard

The Office, season 2/season 3 (2006): Baker; Baumgartner; Carell; Denman; Fischer; Flannery; Hardin; Kaling; Kinsey; Krasinski; Lieberstein; Novak; Nunez; Smith; Wilson

The Office, season 3/season 4 (2007): Baker; Baumgartner; Carell; Denman; Fischer; Flannery; Hardin; Kaling; Kinsey; Krasinski; Lieberstein; Novak; Nunez; Smith; Wilson

30 Rock, season 2/season 3 (2008): Adsit; Baldwin; Bowden; Fey; Friedlander; Krakowski; McBrayer; Morgan; Powell

Glee, season 1 (2009): Agron; Colfer; Gallagher; Gilsig; Lynch; Mays; McHale; Michele; Monteith; Morris; Morrison; Riley; Rivera; Salling; Shum; Sussman; Talton; Theba; Ushkowitz

Complete list (1994–1999) (2000–2009) (2010–2019)

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TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy

David Hyde Pierce
David Hyde Pierce
(1997) David Hyde Pierce
David Hyde Pierce
(1998) Ray Romano
Ray Romano
(1999) Jane Kaczmarek
Jane Kaczmarek
(2000) Jane Kaczmarek
Jane Kaczmarek
(2001) Bernie Mac
Bernie Mac
(2002) Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart
(2003) Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais
(2004) Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart
(2005) Steve Carell
Steve Carell
(2006) Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
(2007) Tina Fey
Tina Fey
(2008) Jim Parsons
Jim Parsons
(2009) Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
(2010) Ty Burrell
Ty Burrell
/ Nick Offerman
Nick Offerman
(2011) Louis C.K.
Louis C.K.
(2012) Louis C.K.
Louis C.K.
(2013) Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
(2014) Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer
(2015) Rachel Bloom
Rachel Bloom
(2016) Donald Glover
Donald Glover
(2017)

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