Janeane Garofalo

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Janeane Garofalo
Ms. magazine Cover - Summer 2003.jpg
Garofalo on the cover of Ms. magazine in 2003
Born (1964-09-28) September 28, 1964 (age 53)
Newton, New Jersey, U.S.
Medium Stand-up, television, film, radio
Nationality American
Years active 1988–present
Genres Alternative comedy
Subject(s) American politics, celebrities, feminism, body image
Spouse Robert Cohen (m. 1992–2012)
Website www.janeanegarofalo.com

Janeane Garofalo (born September 28, 1964) is an American political activist, stand up comedian and actress. She was co-host on the radio show The Majority Report.

Garofalo is of Italian and Irish descent. Her father is a former executive at Exxon.[1][2] Garofalo was raised as a conservative Catholic.[3] Garofalo now describes herself as an atheist.[4]

She had two Emmy Award[5] nominations for her role on The Larry Sanders Show.

References[change | change source]

  1. Westbook, Bruce (June 22, 2007). "Garofalo talks politics, 'evil oil empire' and life in Houston". Houston Chronicle. 
  2. Westbrook, Bruce (June 24, 2007). "The world according to Janeane Garofalo". Zest Magazine, Houston Chronicle. p. 10. Retrieved August 8, 2009. 
  3. Span, Paula (2005-04-27). "And Don't Even Get Her Started on the War". The New York Times. Retrieved 2011-01-08. 
  4. Michael Janusonis (2007-07-06). "Just the right spice". projo.com. Retrieved 2010-05-09. 
  5. Janeane Garofalo Emmy Nominated

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