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Check out Janeane's 2016 tour dates on the Live Appearances page

Esquire Magazine: The Greatest Joke (According to Janeane Garofalo)

Video: Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (Netflix, 2015)

Video: Majority Report - Janeane Garofalo In Studio

Video: Janeane Garofalo performs at the RISK! Live Show in NYC

view PDFview Janeane Garofalo on EPIX Janeane Garofalo: If You Will premiere on EPIX, filmed live in front of a sold-out audience at Seattle's legendary Moore Theatre. Download the show on iTunes

view PDF GEEK Magazine: Janeane Garofalo ushers in a new era

view PDF Inked Magazine: Q and A with Janeane Garofalo

download Janeane joins Marc and Sam on Air America's Break Room Live (60 min / listen in audio player below)



Saturday, 9/17/16 Kaaboo Festival Del Mar in Del Mar, CA
Tickets and Info

Saturday 9/23/16 Iron House Music Hall in Northampton, MA
7 and 9:30 pm shows | Tickets and Info

Saturday 9/24/16 The Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, CT
8 pm show | Tickets and Info


Janeane Garofalo: If You Will Performed May 8, 2010, Moore Theatre, Seattle Download the show on iTunes




"The Jim Gaffigan Show" (TV, 2015) - Eve - watch clip

"Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp" (Netflix, 2015) - Beth - watch trailer - and "Hurricane of Fun" documentary on the making of Wet Hot American Summer watch trailer

"Broad City" (TV, 2014-2015) - Monica - watch clip

"Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" (TV, 2014-2015) - Lyla

"Inside Amy Schumer" (TV, 2014) - Sharon Overwood - watch clip

"Janeane Garofalo: If You Will" (TV, 2010)

"For Better or for Worse" (Film, 2010)

"Love Hurts" (Film, 2009) - Hannah Rosenbloom

"Labor Pains" (Film, 2009) - Claire the Vista Host

"24" (TV, 2009) - Janis Gold

"Girl's Best Friend" (Film, 2008) - Mary

"The Ten" (Film, 2007) - Nuclear Powerplant Shift Supervisor Beth Soden

"Ratatouille" (Film, 2007) - Colette (voice)

"The West Wing" (TV, 2005-2006) - Louise Thornton

Air America Radio's "The Majority Report" (Radio, 2004-2006) - Co-Host, with Sam Seder

"Duane Hopwood" (Film, 2005) - Linda

"Steal This Movie" (Film, 2000) - Anita Hoffman

"Strangers with Candy" (TV, 2 Episodes, 2000) - Cassie Pines

"Mystery Men" (Film, 1999) - The Bowler

"Mad About You" (TV, 1 Episode, 1999) Mabel Buchman

"Dogma" (Film, 1999) - Liz

"The Minus Man" (Film, 1999) - Ferrin

"Clay Pigeons" (Film, 1998) - Agent Dale Shelby

"The Simpsons" (TV, 1 Episode, 1998) - Herself (voice)

"Cop Land" (Film, 1997) - Deputy Cindy Betts

"Romy and Michele's High School Reunion" (Film, 1997) - Heather Mooney

"Law and Order" (TV, 2 Episodes, 1997) - Greta Heiss

"The Cable Guy" (Film, 1996) - Medieval Times Waitress

"The Truth about Cats and Dogs" (Film, 1996) - Abby

"Seinfeld" (TV, 2 Episodes, 1996) - Jeannie Steinman

"Ellen" (TV, 1 Episode, 1996) - Chloe Korban

"Mr. Show with Bob and David" (TV, 1 Episode, 1995-1996) - Various Characters

"HBO Comedy Half-Hour" (TV, 1 Episode, 1995) - Herself, Writer

"TV Nation" (TV, 2 Episodes) - Herself - Correspondent

"News Radio" (TV, 1 Episode, 1995) - Nancy

"Bye Bye Love" (Film, 1995) - Lucille

"Saturday Night Live" (TV, 14 Episodes) - Herself

"Reality Bites" (Film, 1994) - Vickie Miner

"The Ben Stiller Show" (TV, 1992-1993) - Various Characters

"The Larry Sanders Show" (TV, 1992-1997) - Paula


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May 2015, Esquire Magazine: The Greatest Joke (According to Janeane Garofalo)

view PDF January 2009, GEEK Magazine: Janeane Garofalo ushers in a new era

view PDF January 2009, Inked Magazine: Q and A with Janeane Garofalo

download January 9, 2009: Janeane joins Marc and Sam on Air America's Break Room Live (60 min / listen in audio player below)

view PDF January 7, 2009, Gothamist: Janeane Garofalo, Comedian

download August 2008, KCRW Radio: Janeane guest DJ's and talks with Jason Eldredge from KCRW (11.5 min / listen in audio player below)

August 2007, TV Guide: Janeane Joins the Cast of 24

view PDF June 2007, The Onion AV Club: Random Roles: Janeane Garofalo - view PDF



Actress and Comedian Janeane Garofalo has been an American institution since she burst on the scene in 1992.

In addition to acting in film and television, Janeane is an outspoken activist, spoken word performer and stand-up comedy entertainer known and respected around the country, and the world. As well, she was instrumental in the successful launching of the first liberal radio network, Air America Radio, where she hosted her own talk show, "The Majority Report." A lightning rod for controversy, Janeane's well informed opinions and unflinching honesty have inspired laughs, as well as striking a chord with the left, right and everyone in between. She is a noted peace activist.

Janeane has had many memorable and critically acclaimed roles in films such as "The Truth About Cats and Dogs," "Steal This Movie," "Copland," "Reality Bites," and "Duane Hopwood," as well as for her specific brand of sharp wit and comedy shown in her roles in "Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion," "Bye Bye Love," "Mystery Men," "Clay Pigeons," "The Minus Man" and "The Cable Guy," directed by her friend Ben Stiller. Ben and Janeane also co-authored the best seller "Feel This Book," (Ballantine May 1999). Janeane was also a cast member of the Emmy Award-winning Ben Stiller Show.

Janeane played the role of Paula, the acerbic talent booker, on "The Larry Sanders Show," for which she received an Emmy nomination in 1997 and two Cable Ace nominations. During the fall of '94 she joined the cast of "Saturday Night Live." Some of Janeane's other television work includes two specials for HBO, the series finale of "Mad About You" and the critically lauded, final season of NBC's "The West Wing," where she played Democratic campaign strategist Louise Thornton.

In 2007, Janeane's voice was featured in the Disney/Pixar animated comedy Ratatouille, and can be seen in Stella writer/director David Wain's ensemble comedy, "The Ten." Janeane can also be seen in her latest projects, the Lifetime movie "Girl's Best Friend" and as a recurring character on the 2009 season of "24."

Janeane lives in New York and Los Angeles.

More about her film and TV appearances on her IMDB page