Jane is a famous American actress and comedian who was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Edward and Evelyn. She was born on 21st of December in the year 1955. Even though her birth place is Milwaukee, she grew up for the most part of her childhood in Greendale. Jane has majored in the subject of theater from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She has also attended the Yale School of Drama from where she completed her graduation. After doing her course in acting, she thought of testing her luck in the film and television industry. She appeared notably in the movie Falling in Love, which was released in the year 1984. Another movie that she did, among the several others, is named Heavenly Kid that came out in the year 1985 in which she played the role of Emily.
She also worked in various Broadway productions and proved to be a wonderful actress in them too. Lost in Yonkers is one of the many Broadway productions that she worked in. Other than trying her luck at the movies and various theatrical productions at Broadway Theater, she has also appeared in a whopping 40 serials that aired on television. She played the role of Nurse Sandy in St. Elsewhere and also appeared in Burns as well as the Big Bang Theory among the several other shows that she acted in. Jane married
on 15th August, in the year 1992. They together have three children, Frances Genevieve, George Edward and Mary Louisa. It was after 17 years of their marriage that they filed for a divorce as their issues couldn’t be reconciled and they decided to part ways.
In the year 2004, she underwent surgery to replace her hip due to chronic arthritis that she suffered. Jane is the founder of a children’s charity which auctions celebrity clothes and uses them for the benefit of children. The name of this charity is ‘Clothes off our Back’. Jane is most famously known for her role in the much-appreciated show named Malcolm in the Middle and has won many nominations for the best actress in a comic role for the same.