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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 6 September 1947Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Birth NameJane Therese Curtin
Nickname Janey
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jane Therese Curtin was born September 6th, 1947. Years later, a 27-year-old Jane Curtin auditioned for a comedy variety show. which turned out to be the the thing that would first expose her to fame, Saturday Night Live (1975). Jane won the audition against Mimi Kennedy, a tough competitor. Also in the same year (1975), she married Patrick Lynch.

After her five-year run on SNL, Jane moved on, having a daughter named Tess in-between a new show with Susan Saint James titled Kate & Allie (1984), which was about two divorced women living in one house with their children. After Kate & Allie (1984) and several film roles, including Coneheads (1993), came 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996), a show about aliens living in Ohio and adjusting to Earth. In 2001, 3rd Rock ended production, and Jane eventually brought her talents to Broadway. She currently lives with her husband and her daughter.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: SparkleJade

Spouse (1)

Patrick Lynch (2 April 1975 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (9)

Biography in "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith, pp. 126-127. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387
Has described daughter Tess as the best thing that has ever happened to her and says, "She's the most annoying but loving thing in my life."
Met her husband, Patrick Lynch, at a hockey game.
Cousin of Valerie Curtin.
Mother of Tess Lynch born in 1983 with husband Patrick Lynch.
Lives in Sharon, Connecticut.
Was friends with Susan Saint James before they starred on Kate & Allie (1984).
Shooting a new film titled Geraldine's Fortune (2004) (aka Piggy Bank Blues), which began production in early 2003. [April 2003]

Personal Quotes (1)

[on winning the Emmy Award] You think your life's going to change; it's going to change dramatically! I'm going to be a different person, and, you know, people are going to be flocking to my door with scripts. Nothing happens. You just walk around in the evening with this really heavy weapon in your hand, and nothing changes. And yet the build-up is so huge... and nothing.

Salary (1)

Saturday Night Live (1975) $750 /week (1975 season)

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