Top 5000
Down 1,051 this week

Janeane Garofalo

Janeane, the petite woman with the acerbic wit, was born in Newton, New Jersey, in 1964, and had many jobs before breaking into show biz. She worked as a bike messenger, a shoe salesperson (no doubt with Al Bundy's disposition), waitress and temp secretary. Watching David Letterman on TV inspired her to write comedy, and by 1985 she was doing ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent, manager and legal
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Janeane Garofalo? Add or change photos

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 people
created 17 Jul 2011
a list of 33 people
created 28 Jan 2012
a list of 45 people
created 09 Jul 2012
a list of 49 people
created 07 Jan 2013
a list of 40 people
created 11 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Janeane Garofalo.

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Sorry, looks like we are having some difficulty rendering this content. Please try again in a few minutes.

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Comedy Product (TV series) - host. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 4 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Alternate Names:

Beverly Center | Janeane Garafolo | Jeaneane Garofalo


5' 1" (1.55 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Team America: World Police (2004)] What am I getting my head blown off for? For speaking out against an immoral, illegal and unjustified invasion and occupation? What they did was cowardly. To try and get yourself off the hook by saying we're equal-opportunity offenders, it doesn't mean shit to me. See more »


Has a tattoo on her arm which reads "think". See more »


Deadpan cynicism

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Not a Liberal. faulknerfan123
Janeane Garofalo is awesome!! luvie2003
Why does she continuously use the word 'retarded'? wolfgangniedert
You right-wing psychos need to get a life... scottstrades
Pretty kamidesu
Met her at the Fringe festival in Edinburgh The_Noo
Discuss Janeane Garofalo on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page