Jane Curtin

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Jane Curtin

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Jane Curtin

Date of Birth

Birthday: September 6
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Jane Curtin is an American actress and comedian who first came to prominence as an original cast member on the hit TV comedy series Saturday Night Live in 1975.

She went on to win back-to-back Emmy Awards for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series on the 1980s sitcom Kate & Allie.

Curtin later starred in the hit series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001), playing the role of Dr. Mary Albright.

As a member of the original cast of Saturday Night Live, Jane Curtin was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2017.

Jane Curtin is an American actress and comedian who first came to prominence as an original cast member on the hit TV comedy series Saturday Night Live in 1975.

She went on to win back-to-back Emmy Awards for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series on the 1980s sitcom Kate & Allie.

Curtin later starred in the hit series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001), playing the role of Dr. Mary Albright.

As a member of the original cast of Saturday Night Live, Jane Curtin was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2017.

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Awards & Nominations

5 Nominations | 2 Emmys | 1 Honor
Hall of Fame - 2017
  • Winner
  • Jane Curtin (as original cast member of Saturday Night Live), as Honoree
OUTSTANDING COMEDY-VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1979
  • Nominee
  • Jane Curtin
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
OUTSTANDING CONTINUING OR SINGLE PERFORMANCE BY A supporting actress in variety or music - 1978
  • Nominee
  • Jane Curtin
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Jane Curtin, John Ritter and Tyne Daly
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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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Jane Curtin is inducted into the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Garrett Morris, and Lily Tomlin attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Garrett Morris, Lily Tomlin, and Hayma Washington, Chairman and CEO of the Television Academy, attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Dan Aykroyd, Larry Wilmore, Chevy Chase, Chris Hardwick, Garrett Morris, Lily Tomlin, and Hayma Washington, Chairman and CEO of the Television Academy, attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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Jane Curtin, John Ritter and Tyne Daly
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