Actress Jane Lynch stands tall at 6 feet. She was born on July 14, 1960 in Dolton, Illinois. Her movie credits include: Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, and Role Models. In 2009, she gained fame when she was cast as Sue Sylvester on the TV show Glee; the role earned her a Golden Globe and Emmy award. Aside from Glee, she has guest-starred on the shows Two and a Half Men, Monk, and Criminal Minds. Lynch is openly gay and in May 2010 she married her partner Lara Embry. In 2011, she released her autobiography Happy Accidents, in the books she opens up about her early struggles with alcoholism.