Jane Lynch and her wife Lara Embry
Jane Lynch attended Thornridge High School. She received her bachelor's degree in theatre from Illinois State University and her MFA in theatre from Cornell University.
Among the works of Jane Lynch are Vice Versa, In the Best Interest of the Children, Straight Talk, Fatal Instinct, Touch Me, What Planet Are You From?, Red Lipstick, Best in Show, Nice Guys Finish Last, Collateral Damage, A Mighty Wind, Little Black Boot, Surviving Eden, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, Holly Hobbie and Friends: Surprise Party, The Aviator, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Holly Hobbie and Friends: Christmas Wishes, I Do & I Don't, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Adventures of Power, Another Cinderella Story, Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Shrek Forever After, The Three Stooges and many others.
Lynch's memoir, Happy Accidents, was released Fall 2011 by Hyperion Voice. She 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.The memoir also includes detail about her years as an alcoholic and her success in battling this addiction.