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Jane Kaczmarek

Mostly Credited As: Jane Kaczmarek
Birth Name: Jane Frances Kaczmarek
Date Of Birth: December 21, 1955 (Age 59)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Height: 5' 8" (1.72 m)

Jane Kaczmarek


Jane Kaczmarek was born on December 21, 1955 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is best known for his role of Lois, the "angry mom" in Malcolm in the Middle.

She first studied theatre at the University of Wisconsin, where she met Tony Shalhoub. She later studied theatre in Yale University. Tony Shalhoub also enrolled in Yale. They had several hits in Broadway.

In 1982 she made her debut in television in "For Lovers Only", a failed pilot. The next year she had a role as a nurse on "St. Elsewhere". She had several roles at movies, but they weren't very successfull. She was feautured in several series, but most of them were short and unpopular. She had some guest star roles in "L.A. Law" and "Law & Order". After that she had more important roles in several movies which were more succesful than the 1st ones.

Kaczmarek gained a lot of popularity with her role in Malcolm in the middle as the not-so-nice mom, and a bit more of popularity making voices in "The Simpsons". Her role as Lois had a great possitive responses, even nominated to an Emmy Award.

She is currently married to Bradley Whitford, and has 2 daughters and 1 son. She has earned several awards and nominations.

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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Us & Them (2014)As: Pam
Here’s Your Damn Family (2014)As: TBA
Friends & Family (US) (2013)As: Pam
Raising the Bar (2008)As: Trudy Kessler
Help Me Help You (2006)As: Anne
Malcolm in the Middle (2000)As: Lois Wilkerson
Big Wave Dave's (1993)As: Karen Fisher
Equal Justice (1990)As: Linda Bauer
I'll Take Manhattan (1987)As: Nina Stern
Hometown (US) (1985)As: Mary Newell Abbott
The Paper Chase (1978)As: Connie Lehman (1983)
Episode Cast Credits 

Playing House (2014) 
  Totes Kewl 01x04: (May/13/2014) As Gwen Crawford 
  Unfinished Business 01x03: (May/06/2014) As Gwen Carter, [Special Guest Stars]

The Talk (2010) 
  Jane Kaczmarek, Paul Stanley, Valentine, Jay Perry, Linda Perry, guest co-host Marie Osmond 04x150: (May/01/2014) As Herself 
  Season 3, Episode 39 03x39: (Nov/01/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Middle (2009) 
  Wheel of Pain 04x17: (Feb/27/2013) As Mrs. Armwood, [Special Guest Stars]
  The Safe 04x07: (Nov/07/2012) As Sandy Armwood, [Special Guest Stars]

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) 
  Beautiful Frame 14x11: (Jan/09/2013) As Suffolk County D.A. Pam James, [Special Guest Stars]

Whitney (2011) 
  Bawl And Chain 02x01: (Nov/14/2012) As Candi, [Special Guest Stars]
  Christmas is Cummings 01x10: (Dec/08/2011) As Candi, [Special Guest Stars]
  Pilot 01x01: (Sep/22/2011) As Candy, [Special Guest Stars]

The Bonnie Hunt Show (2008) (2008) 
  Jane Kaczmarek; Jensen Ackles; Dr. Ian K. Smith 01x80: (Jan/09/2009) As Herself 

The Simpsons (1989) 
  Rome-old and Juli-eh 18x15: (Mar/11/2007) Voiced  Judge Constance Harm, [Special Guest Stars]
  On a Clear Day I Can't See My Sister 16x11: (Mar/06/2005) Voiced  Judge Constance Harm, [Special Guest Stars]
  Wandering Juvie 15x16: (Mar/28/2004) Voiced  Judge Constance Harm, [Special Guest Stars]
  Brake My Wife, Please 14x20: (May/11/2003) Voiced  Judge Constance Harm, [Special Guest Stars]

Jeopardy! (1964) 
  Celebrity Jeopardy! 2 23x44: (Nov/09/2006) As Herself 

Help Me Help You (2006) 
  Fun Run 01x03: (Oct/10/2006) As Anne 
  Working Women 01x11: (Unaired) As Anne 

The Megan Mullally Show (2006) 
  Jane Kaczmarek, Masi Oka, Champion Cloggers 01x11: (Oct/02/2006) As Herself 

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Jane Kaczmarek, Esai Morales, Larke Miller 02x137: (Aug/17/2006) As Herself 
  Jane Kaczmarek, Rick Majerus, Tom Fontana 02x52: (Mar/28/2006) As Herself 
  Jane Kaczmarek, Rick Majerus, David Gray 02x48: (Mar/22/2006) As Herself 
  Jane Kaczmarek, John Carroll Lynch, Greg Proops 01x125: (Jul/20/2005) As Herself 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Tom Cruise, Jane Kaczmarek 03x159: (May/12/2006) As Herself 
  Jane Kaczmarek, Christopher Meloni, Michael Bublé 03x97: (Jan/31/2006) As Herself 
  Jane Kaczmarek/Emily Procter 03x41: (Oct/31/2005) As Herself 
  Simon Cowell 02x158: (May/11/2005) As Herself 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Jane Kaczmarek, Jeff Probst, & Kevin Shea 03x133: (Oct/04/2005) As Herself 

Seconds from Disaster (2004) 
  Crash Landing in Sioux City 02x07: (Sep/13/2005) As Victim, [Uncredited]

The View (1997) 
  Season 7, Episode 208 07x208: (Jun/21/2004) As Herself 
  Season 6, Episode 184 06x184: (May/15/2003) As Herself 

Last Call with Carson Daly (2002) 
  Jane Kaczmarek, Dan Patrick, Ted Alexandro, John Mayer 03x74: (Jun/18/2004) As Herself 

The Sharon Osbourne Show (US) (2003) 
  Episode 5 01x05: (Sep/19/2003) As Herself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Anthony Edwards, Jane Kaczmarek, Tom Papa 10x120: (May/14/2003) As Herself 

MADtv (1995) 
  Episode #803 08x03: (Sep/28/2002) As Herself, [Uncredited]

American Idol (2002) 
  Season 1 Finale 01x25: (Sep/04/2002) As Herself 

Felicity (1998) 
  Happy Birthday 01x18: (Apr/27/1999) As Carol Anderson 

The Practice (1997) 
  Part IV 01x04: (Mar/25/1997) As Pamela Bourge 
  Trial And Error 01x03: (Mar/18/1997) As Pamela Bourge 

Picket Fences (1992) 
  Heroes and Villains 03x16: (Mar/03/1995) As Janice Neiman 

Party of Five (1994) 
  In Loco Parentis 01x17: (Feb/01/1995) As Mrs. Thompson 

L.A. Law (1986) 
  Whose San Andreas Fault Is it, Anyway? 08x16: (Mar/24/1994) As Ms. Gershonwood 

Law & Order (1990) 
  Censure 04x14: (Feb/02/1994) As Janet Rudman 

Crazy Like A Fox (1984) 
  Pilot 01x01: (Dec/30/1984) As Unknown 

Hill Street Blues (1981) 
  Nutcracker Suite 04x19: (Mar/15/1984) As Officer Clara Tilsky 
  The Count of Monty Tasco 04x18: (Mar/08/1984) As Officer Clara Tilsky 
  The End of Logan's Run 04x17: (Mar/01/1984) As Officer Clara Tilsky 
  Parting is Such Sweep Sorrow 04x16: (Feb/16/1984) As Officer Clara Tilsky 

Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983) 
  Always Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth 01x06: (Nov/07/1983) As Penny/Princess Salana Sharese Khan 

Remington Steele (1982) 
  Altared Steele 02x03: (Oct/11/1983) As Barbara Troy Dannon 

St. Elsewhere (1982) 
  Family History 01x13: (Feb/08/1983) As Sandy Burns 
  Release 01x12: (Feb/01/1983) As Sandy Burns 
  Graveyard 01x11: (Jan/18/1983) As Sandy Burns 

Monty (1994) 
  Wild, Wild Willy And His O.K. Corral, Or There Goes The G.L.A.A.D. Award 01x08: (Unaired) As Nickerson 
Trivia

She has a brother called Jim Kaczmarek.

She has a brother called Bill Kaczmarek.

She has a sister called Mary Kaczmarek.

Her father is called Edward Kaczmarek.

Her mother is called Evelyn Kaczmarek.

She has 2 daughters (Frances Whitford and Mary Louisa Whitford) and one son (George Whitford)

Kaczmarek hates plastic surgery.

She earned the American Comedy Award Funniest Female in a TV Series "Malcolm in the Middle" 2001

She earned the Los Angeles Drama Critics Award Featured Performance "Raised in Captivity" 1996

She earned the Ovation Award Featured Actress (Play) "Kindertransport" 1996

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