Lynch Star

09/04/2013 2:28 pm8 commentsViews: 25

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - Jane Lynch received

Jane Lynch  Photo by Gary McCarthy

Jane Lynch
Photo by Gary McCarthy

 

the 2,505th star on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame today, honoring a career best known for her Emmy-winning
portrayal of villainous cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester on Fox’s “Glee.”
“Glee” creator Ryan Murphy and Christopher Guest, who directed Lynch
in the films “Best in Show,” “A Mighty Wind” and “For Your
Consideration,” will join Lynch in speaking in the 11:30 a.m. ceremony in
front of the Sports Center Store on Hollywood Boulevard. The ceremony will be
streamed live on the Walk of Fame’s website, walkoffame.com.
Lynch won the outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series Emmy in
2010, the same year she received an outstanding guest actress in a comedy
series nomination for her recurring role as psychiatrist Linda Freeman on “Two
and a Half Men.”
Lynch also received Emmy nominations for her work on “Glee” in 2011
and is a nominee for this year’s ceremony, which will be held Sept. 22.
Born July 14, 1960, in the Chicago suburb of Dolton, Ill., where she was
raised, Lynch honed her skills in Chicago’s famed improvisational group The
Second City and the Steppenwolf Theatre.
Lynch’s other television credits include “Criminal Minds,” “The New
Adventures of Old Christine,” “Party Down,” “Desperate Housewives,”
“Weeds” and “The L Word.”
Lynch also appeared in the films “Julie & Julia,” “Walk Hard: The
Dewey Cox Story,” “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby,” “The 40-
Year Old Virgin,” “The Three Stooges” and “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of
Unfortunate Events.”
Lynch also supplied voices for the animated films “Shrek Forever
After,” “Wreck-It-Ralph” and `Alvin and the Chipmunks.”

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