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Jane Krakowski


Jane Krakowski was born in Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, to Barbara (Benoit), a college theater instructor, and Ed Krajkowski, a chemical engineer. Her father's family is Polish. Jane was the winner of the 2003 Tony Award for her stunning and sultry portrayal of "Carla", in the Broadway musical "Nine", opposite Antonio Banderas. Her ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.0 (2014)
 2015 Pixels (filming)
First Lady
 2014 Adult Beginners (post-production)
Miss Jenn
 2014 Big Stone Gap (post-production)
Sweet Sue Tinsley
 2014 Dead Boss (TV Movie)
Helen Stephens
 2013 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Zhenya
- The Fabulous Faker Boy (2013) ... Zhenya (voice)
 2009 TV's 50 Funniest Catch Phrases (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2008 Open Season 2
Giselle (voice)
 2008 The Rocker
Carol
 2006 Sex, Power, Love & Politics (TV Movie)
Sloan
 2006 Open Season
Giselle (voice)
 2000-2005 CatDog (TV Series)
CatDog's Mother / Pussy Cat Catfield
- Vexed of Kin/Meat, Dog's Friends (2005) ... CatDog's Mother (voice)
- CatDog and the Great Parent Mystery (2000) ... CatDog's Mother / Pussy Cat Catfield (voice)
 2005 Mom at Sixteen (TV Movie)
Donna Cooper
 2004 A Christmas Carol: The Musical (TV Movie)
Ghost of Christmas Past / Streetlamp Lighter
 2004 Alfie
Dorie
 2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Emma Spevak
- Bound (2004) ... Emma Spevak
 2004 Taste (TV Movie)
Samantha Neal
 2002-2004 Rocket Power (TV Series)
Breezy
- Summer Breezy/Sammy's Fortune (2004) ... Breezy (voice)
- Tito Sitting/There's Something About Breezy (2002) ... Breezy (voice)
 2004 Hack (TV Series)
Mrs. Smith
- One for My Baby (2004) ... Mrs. Smith
 2002-2003 Everwood (TV Series)
Dr. Gretchen Trott
- My Funny Valentine (2003) ... Dr. Gretchen Trott
- The Doctor Is In (2002) ... Dr. Gretchen Trott
 2002 Just a Walk in the Park (TV Movie)
Rachel Morgan
 2002 Ice Age
Rachel (voice)
 2001 CatDog: The Great Parent Mystery (TV Movie)
CatDog's Mother / Pussycat Catfield (voice)
 1999 Go
Irene
 1998 Dance with Me
Patricia
 1997 Hudson River Blues
Diane
 1996 Early Edition (TV Series)
Dr. Amy Handelman
- Baby (1996) ... Dr. Amy Handelman
 1995 Due South (TV Series)
Katherine Burns
- An Invitation to Romance (1995) ... Katherine Burns
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
Dale Winter
 1993 Queen (TV Mini-Series)
Jane
 1991 Stepping Out
Lynne
 1991 Against the Law (TV Series)
- Miss Mass (1991)
 1989 Another World (TV Series)
Tonya
- Episode #1.6455 (1989) ... Tonya
- Episode dated 29 September 1989 (1989) ... Tonya
- Episode dated 28 September 1989 (1989) ... Tonya
- Episode dated 24 May 1989 (1989) ... Tonya
- Episode dated 23 May 1989 (1989) ... Tonya
 1989 When We Were Young (TV Movie)
Linda Rosen
 1987 Fatal Attraction
Babysitter
 1985-1986 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Rebecca 'T.R.' Kendall
- Finale (1986) ... Rebecca 'T.R.' Kendall
- Episode dated 26 February 1986 (1986) ... Rebecca 'T.R.' Kendall
- Episode #1.8670 (1985) ... Rebecca 'T.R.' Kendall
 1983 No Big Deal (TV Movie)
Margaret
 1983 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Lizzie Dodge
- Horatio Alger Updated: Frank and Fearless (1983) ... Lizzie Dodge
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Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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I was one of those people who watched and videotaped the Tonys every year and kept a highlight reel every year. I saw every Broadway show as a kid. Basically, I would sit there in the audience and go, "I wish I could do that one day." The fact that I even get in Broadway shows is, to me, still amazing, but then to win a Tony was just incredible. See more »

Trivia:

Her father's name is Ed Krajkowski; he is a chemical engineer. Her father's family is Polish. Jane dropped the "j" from the family last name when she began working as an actress, as people kept trying to pronounce the letter even though it is considered silent by her. However, it is not silent in the Polish language from which the name Krajkowski originates. 'J' in Polish is always pronounced ... See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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