Janet Varney

Born Feb 16, 1976

Janet Varney is an American comedic actress best known for hosting TBS's Dinner and a Movie and as the voice of Korra in The Legend of Korra.

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1976 Birth Born on February 16, 1976.


1993 17 Years Old Varney was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. She graduated as salutatorian from Rincon High School in 1993 and is an alumna of San Francisco State University where she majored in theater. … Read More


2004 28 Years Old She was in a relationship with comedian Chris Hardwick from 2004 to 2011. … Read More


2007 31 Years Old In 2007, Varney appeared in the short films Random Acts of Kindness, Die Hardly Working, Eternal Waters, Worldly Possession, The Losers, Keep Off Grass, and Dress For Success which were made during the reality show On the Lot. … Read More
2008 32 Years Old Starting in 2008, she began starring in the HBO television series Entourage, playing television producer Amy Miller who works alongside Eric and Charlie. … Read More
2011 35 Years Old She appeared alongside host Paul Gilmartin and chef Claud Mann in each episode introducing movies and injecting humor during the preparation of a creative dinner to go with some theme of the movie until the series' cancellation in 2011. … Read More
2012 36 Years Old In March 2012, she launched a podcast entitled The JV Club, hosted on
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