Exclusive Portrait: ‘Glee’ Star Jane Lynch Pushes New Book ‘Happy Accidents’

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CHICAGO – It’s no accident that Jane Lynch is one of hottest performers of the moment, despite the title of her new book, “Happy Accidents.” The talented and hilarious Ms. Lynch memorably portrays Sue Sylvester on the popular FOX show, “Glee,” and had time to host the Emmys this year.

Jane Lynch was born in the Chicago suburb of Dolton, Illinois, and started her show business career in the Windy City, including stints at the Steppenwolf Theater Company and the Annoyance Theater. After several characters parts in film and television, she broke out with director Christopher Guest in “Best in Show” (2000), followed by “A Mighty Wind” (2003) and “For Your Consideration” (2006). Her appearances in Judd Apatow’s “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” and TV’s “Two and a Half Men” led to the character Sue Sylvester in “Glee” (2009). She released her book “Happy Accidents” this year.

 Glee-ful: Jane Lynch at Barnes and Noble, Skokie, Illinois, October 8th, 2011
Glee-ful: Jane Lynch at Barnes and Noble, Skokie, IL, October 8th, 2011
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com.

Joe Arce of HollywoodChicago.com caught up with Jane Lynch at an appearance to promote her book in October at the Old Orchard Barnes and Noble in Skokie, Illinois. In typical Sue Sylvester fashion, she offered these two poses.

 Prop Comical: Jane Lynch Strikes another Sue Sylvester Pose
Prop Comical: Jane Lynch Strikes another Sue Sylvester Pose
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com.

”Happy Accidents” by Jane Lynch, is available at Barnes and Noble or wherever books are sold. The Christmas episode of “Glee” is Tuesday, December 13th, on FOX at 8pm EST/7pm CST. Check local listings for channel location.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

Senior Staff Writer

© 2011 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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