Janeane Garofalo

Janeane Garofalo as Kathy

Petite, raven-haired, acerbic-tongued actress of film, TV and stand-up comedy, Janeane Garofalo has lived much of her life in the public eye, winning over generations of fans. Never one to shy away from the issues of the day, Garofalo has stood up for her political and humanitarian beliefs in film, TV, radio, and on the stage. Garofalo’s firm belief in freedom of expression and passion for unsung heroes has led her to champion indie-films, as well as small stand-up comedy spaces and theater venues. In a career that spans decades, Garofalo’s credits include over 100 film and television roles. Some of her most famous films include “Reality Bites,” “The Truth About Cats & Dogs,” “Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion,” “Cop Land,” “Dogma,” and “Wet Hot American Summer.” Garofalo has garnered acclaim for her performances in HBO’s “The Laramie Project,” and “Wonderland.” TV series include: “The Ben Stiller Show,” “The Larry Sanders Show,” “Seinfeld,” “Saturday Night Live,” “Strangers With Candy,” “Felicity,” “The West Wing,” “24,” “Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior,” and “Ideal.” Garafalo also lent her voice as Sheila on “King of the Hill,” and as Colette, the only female chef in the kitchen in “Ratatouille.” Recently Garofalo was seen in the New Group’s well-received Off-Broadway production, “Russian Transport.”

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