Knowledge Identifier: +Janeane_Garofalo
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1964.
Countries: United States (67%), Washington (9%), California (4%)
Linked to: Fox Broadcasting Company, Providence College, Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, Tea Party protests
David Letterman - Subsequently, while still recovering from surgery, Letterman revived the late night tradition that had virtually disappeared on network television during the 1990s of 'guest hosts' by allowing Bill Cosby, Kathie Lee Gifford , Dana Carvey, Janeane Garofalo, and others to host new episodes of "The Late Show"
Garofalo married then-boyfriend Robert Cohen, a writer for "The Ben Stiller Show", in Las Vegas in 1991
Garofalo's breakthrough into film came in 1994's "Reality Bites" as Winona Ryder's Gap-managing best friend Vickie
Molly Shannon - Shannon's major break came in February 1995, when she was hired as a featured player on "Saturday Night Live" to replace Janeane Garofalo after Garofalo left mid-season due to creative differences
In 1996, Garofalo earned a starring role in the critically acclaimed "The Truth About Cats & Dogs", a variation on "Cyrano de Bergerac" which featured Uma Thurman in the lead role as a beautiful but dim-witted model, while Garofalo played Abby, a highly intelligent radio host
Uma Thurman - Thurman starred opposite Janeane Garofalo in the moderately successful 1996 romantic comedy The Truth About Cats & Dogs as a ditzy blonde model.
Garofalo played the leading role in the "The MatchMaker", a 1997 film about the misadventures of a cynical American woman who reluctantly visits Ireland
In 1998 Garofalo starred in her first voice-acting job playing Ursula the Artist in Disney's English dub of Studio Ghibli's Kiki's Delivery Service
Anita Hoffman - Her life was dramatized in the 2000 film "Steal This Movie", in which she was portrayed by Janeane Garofalo
Morgan J. Freeman - In 2000, Freeman wrote and directed "The Cherry Picker" for Showtime starring Janeane Garofalo
Wet Hot American Summer - "'Wet Hot American Summer"' is a 2001 satirical comedy film written by David Wain and Michael Showalter, directed by David Wain, and starring Janeane Garofalo, David_Hyde_Pierce, Michael Showalter , Marguerite Moreau, Paul Rudd, Molly Shannon, Christopher Meloni, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian Black, Bradley Cooper, Amy Poehler, Zak Orth and A.D. Miles
Prior to the 2003 Iraq War, she took a position on the threat posed by Saddam Hussein
Reality Bites - When asked in 2007 how well "Reality Bites" had aged, Janeane Garofalo replied, "I think it means a lot more to people younger than me