Jane Curtin Biography

Published On May 24, 2016
Facts of Jane Curtin
Date of Birth: 1947 , September-6
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
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In 1975, Jane got married to Patrick Francis Lynch. Patrick Francis Lynch is a TV producer. Their wedding ceremony was held on 2nd of April. She was young and beautiful when she got bonded into a married life with Patrick. They also have a daughter name Tess Curtin Lynch. Her nationality is American and she is of white ethnicity.

Though Jane was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she spent her childhood days in Wellesley, Massachusetts. There she got enrolled at Convent of the Sacred Heart, Elmhurst Academy and she also graduated from there in 1965. She also attended Elizabeth Seton Junior College and graduated from there in 1967. After that she worked as the U.S. Committee National Ambassador for UNICEF and later on she decided to pursue her career in the entertainment industry. She was aged 21 years old when she began her comedian career. In the late 1960s, she joined The Proposition and in the early 1970s she began appearing in several Broadway shows. Finally in 1975, she made her TV debut by appearing in an American late-night show Saturday Night Live. She also earned her first nomination in Primetime Emmy Award from this performance. For this performance, she earned the salary of $750 /week in the mid 1970s. She appeared in this show till 1980. She is also well known for starring the role of Allison 'Allie' Lowell in an American television situation comedy Kate & Allie. Her net worth is $3 Million.

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Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

September 6 , 1947

Five feet and four inches tall, Jane Curtin was born as Jane Therese Curtin in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America at the end of 1947. She was born to Mary Constance (née Farrell) and John Joseph Curtin. Her parents were the owner of an insurance agency.

Graduated from Elmhurst Academy

1965

While she was in Wellesley, Massachusetts, she got enrolled at Convent of the Sacred Heart, Elmhurst Academy and she also graduated from there in 1965. She also attended Elizabeth Seton Junior College and graduated from there in 1967. 

First movie, Mr Mike's Mondo Video

1979

It’s been more than four decades she has been active as an actress. She has also appeared in several movies besides her appearance in the TV shows. In 1979, she appeared in her first movie Mr. Mike's Mondo Video. Next year she was seen in the movie How to Beat the High Cost of Living. 

Appeared in the television series, Kate & Allie

1984

 Jane Curtin is known for her beauty and acting talent. She is also well known for starring the role of Allison 'Allie' Lowell in an American television situation comedy Kate & Allie. She appeared in this TV series for about half a decade. 

Married to Patrick Francis Lynch

April 2 , 1975

In 1975, Jane got married to Patrick Francis Lynch. Patrick Francis Lynch is a TV producer. Their wedding ceremony was held on 2nd of April. She was young and beautiful when she got bonded into a married life with Patrick.

First child, Tess Lynch

1983

She became mother for the first time in her life in 1983. She and her husband Patrick Francis welcomed their first child together that year and that time it was a girl and they named her Tess Lynch. 

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

1984

Till date she has been nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards for five different times and out of these five nominations, she has been honored twice. She won this award for the first time in 1984 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. 

Won Satellite Awards

1997

In 1997, she got nominated in Satellite Awards for the first time in her life and that was for her appearance in the TV series 3rd Rock from the Sun. She was also honored with this award that year for Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical. 

Won CableACE Awards

1992

Till date she has been honored with several prestigious awards in her life. She won CableACE Awards for the first time in her life in 1992 for Entertainment Host. She has also once been honored with TV Guide Awards and that was in the late 1990s.