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Janeane Garofalo
Ms. magazine Cover - Summer 2003.jpg
Garofalo on the cover of Ms. magazine in 2003
Born September 28, 1964 (1964-09-28) (age 55)
Newton, New Jersey, U.S.
Medium Stand-up, television, film, radio
Nationality American
Years active 1988–present
Genres Alternative comedy
Subject(s) American politics, celebrities, feminism, body image
Spouse
Robert Cohen (m. 1992–2012)

Janeane Garofalo (born September 28, 1964) is an American political activist, stand up comedian and actress. She was co-host on the radio show The Majority Report.

Garofalo is of Italian and Irish descent. Her father is a former executive at Exxon. Garofalo was raised as a conservative Catholic. Garofalo now describes herself as an atheist.

She had two Emmy Award nominations for her role on The Larry Sanders Show.


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