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Jane Krakowski

Actress and Singer
Born Oct 11, 1968

Jane Krakowski is a American actress and singer. She is best known for her performance as Elaine Vassal on Ally McBeal, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award, and for her current role as Jenna Maroney on the NBC sitcom 30 Rock, for which she has received three Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.… Read More

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1968 Birth Born on October 11, 1968.


1981 - 1983 2 More Events
1984 15 Years Old In her first major television role, Krakowski joined the soap opera Search for Tomorrow in 1984, playing the role of Theresa Rebecca (T.R.) Kendall, a role she played until the show ended in 1986.
1986 17 Years Old She was nominated for two consecutive Daytime Emmy Awards for the role in 1986 and 1987. … Read More
1987 18 Years Old A trained singer, Krakowski has made numerous appearances on stage. At age 18, she originated the role of Dinah the Dining Car in the 1987 Broadway production of Starlight Express.


1989 20 Years Old She appeared in the 1989 Broadway musical Grand Hotel as the typist and would-be-film-star Flaemmchen, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award. … Read More
1995 26 Years Old In 1995, she played the ditzy flight attendant April in The Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of Company.
1996 27 Years Old In 1996, she starred alongside Sarah Jessica Parker in the Broadway revival of Once Upon a Mattress.
1997 28 Years Old In 1997, she played office assistant Elaine Vassal on the television series Ally McBeal for five seasons until 2002; her role earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 1999. … Read More


2002 33 Years Old In January 2002, Windham Hill Records released an album that Jim Brickman had recorded, titled Love Songs & Lullabies; this album featured Krakowski as a vocalist for the song "You", which became a hit on adult contemporary radio stations. … Read More
2003 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2003, she guest starred on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Emma Spevak, a serial killer of elderly women. … Read More
2005 36 Years Old In 2005, she starred as Miss Adelaide in Michael Grandage's West End revival of Guys and Dolls at London's Piccadilly Theatre. … Read More
2006 37 Years Old Krakowski received the 2006 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance. and performed a cabaret show called Better When It's Banned, which featured various songs from the 1920s and '30s that were all deemed racy at the times of their original popularity.
Krakowski performed in a January 2007 workshop production and backers's audition for a Broadway musical adaption of the 1980 film, Xanadu, with music from the film's soundtrack and a book by Douglas Carter Beane.
2008 39 Years Old In 2008, Krakowski starred as Lola in New York City Center's production of Damn Yankees opposite Sean Hayes and Cheyenne Jackson.


2009 40 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 30 and 31, 2009, Krakowski played the title character in a reading of Mrs. Sharp, with music and lyrics by Ryan Scott Oliver and book by Kirsten A. Guenther, at Playwrights Horizons. … Read More
2010 41 Years Old Krakowski released her debut solo album on July 15, 2010 — an album of cover versions called Laziest Gal in Town — on DRG Records. … Read More
2013 44 Years Old In 2013, she appeared on The Simpsons episode "The Fabulous Faker Boy".
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