Jane Lynch


Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jane Lynch serves as host of Hollywood Game Night, a show inspired by the raucous game nights at executive producer Sean Hayes' own home. Lynch cut her theatrical teeth at the Second City, Steppenwolf Theatre and in many church basements all over the greater Chicago area.

Recent film credits include "A.C.O.D.," "Three Stooges," "Wreck-It Ralph," "Julie & Julia," "Shrek Forever After," "The Post Grad Survival Guide," "Paul" and "Brownie Masters." Past film work includes Christopher Guest's "For Your Consideration," "A Mighty Wind" and "Best in Show," as well as "Role Models," "The Rocker," "Spring Breakdown," the animated film "Space Chimps," "Alvin and the Chipmunks," "Walk Hard," "Talladega Nights," "The 40 Year Old Virgin," Margaret Cho's "Celeste and Bam Bam," Alan Cumming's "Suffering Man's Charity," "Lemony Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Events," "Sleepover" and "Surviving Eden."

Lynch can currently be seen in the Ryan Murphy television series "Glee," for which she is an Emmy and Golden Globe winner for portraying the iconic character Sue Sylvester. Some of her other TV credits include "Party Down," "Lovespring International," "Desperate Housewives," "Weeds," "The L Word," "Two and a Half Men," "Criminal Minds" and "The New Adventures of Old Christine."

Lynch's play "Oh Sister, My Sister!" had runs at the Tamarind Theatre and Bang Theater, garnering the L.A. Weekly Comedy Ensemble of the Year award.

She also authored the autobiography "Happy Accidents," which topped several national best-sellers lists. Starting this May, she will be featured in the Broadway production of "Annie" as Miss Hannigan in a limited Broadway run.