Jane Curtin is an actress and comedian who joined show business in the year 1975. She earned her big break after she was featured in the American late-night live TV variety show, Saturday Night Live, in 1975. The actress has equally excelled in other series such as 3rd Rock from the Sun, which ran from 1996–2001, Kate & Allie for which she won Emmy Awards for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series back-to-back.
Nicknamed the “Queen of the Deadpan”, Curtin boasts an impressive career timeline which features about 15 movies and over 35 television series, with Broad City being the most recent. The actress portrayed the role of Margo in an episode titled “Witches”. Apart from films and TV shows, Jane Curtin has also made several appearances on Broadway, which greatly helped in thrusting her into limelight within and the beyond theater-goers.
Jane Curtin’s Bio (Age)
The accomplished actress cum comedian is the daughter of John Joseph Curtin, an Insurance agency owner, and Mary Constance, who gave birth to her on the American soil, precisely in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Jane was named Jane Therese Curtin by her parents after her birth on September 6, 1947. She was raised in a Catholic home in Wellesley, Massachusetts, along with her two brothers – Larry Curtin, who’s currently living in South Florida, and John J. Curtin, who sadly passed on in the year 2008. Jane has famous family members such as radio personality Joseph Curtin (uncle) and popular writer/actress Valerie Curtin (cousin).
The actress has passed through several institutions of learning such as Convent of the Sacred Heart, Newton Country Day, in Newton (graduated in 1965), Elizabeth Seton Junior College in New York City (from where she obtained an associate degree in 1967), and Northeastern University, where she did a course from 1967 to 1968. In the same year, Jane Curtin enrolled at a college to study comedy but she dropped out not long after and decided to join to perform together with a comedy group called “The Proposition”. She did so many shows with the team until 1972. Some of the theatrical productions she has starred in include Pretzels (written in 1974), Candida (as Miss Proserpine Garnett), Our Town (2002), and many others.
Owing to her competence in show business, Jane Curtin was nominated to present the Emmy Awards in 1984, 1987, and 1998. She also carried the same task at the 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards in 1997 as well as the 11th Annual American Comedy Awards which held in 1997.
The actress is also popular for narrating several audiobooks, including a novel titled: Nature Girl, which was written by renowned American columnist/writer Carl Hiaasen. To her credit, Jane Curtin has also served as a U.S. Committee National Ambassador for the New York-based nonprofit organization The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF).
Jane Curtin has no doubt garnered an impressive amount of wealth from her many projects in the industry, which has greatly helped her financial life. Though the amount she earns as salary is yet to be disclosed, the beautiful actress is estimated to be worth a whopping $2 million at the time of writing this report. Though Curtin still acts and makes public appearances occasionally, the actress is living a quiet life at the moment.
Spouse & Daughter
Jane Curtin is happily married to Patrick Francis Lynch, a popular American television producer. The couple met at a hockey game and later tied the knot in the year 1975, precisely on the second day of April. Jane’s husband graduated from Brown University in 1967.
He has brilliantly executed many projects in the industry and also worked with notable showbiz elites for years. The highlight of his career to date is winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Program, which he received for his TV programs aimed towards children.
Curtin and Patrick, who currently live in Sharon, Connecticut, share one daughter together. Her name is Tess Curtin Lynch. She was born on the 16th of January 1983 in Connecticut. Like her father, Tess is a graduate of Brown University. She passed out with her mates from the institution in 2005. She’s been married to Swordswallowers actor Peter Cellini since 2012.
Body Measurements – Height
Most beautiful women get less attractive as they get older, that’s just the way life is. But Jane Curtin’s case is totally different – she still looks charming and amazing as she was when she made her first on-screen appearance. The actress stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches but her other body measurements are not available.