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Jane Krakowski

 
Birth Place:
Parsippany, NJ, USA
Bio:
Jane is most commonly known for her role as Jenna Maroney on NBC’s Emmy Award-winning "30 Rock". Krakowski was honored with four Emmy nominations for her work on the show, as well as a collective 2009 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, along ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: October 11, 1968 (53)

Birth Place: Parsippany, NJ, USA

Bio:
Jane is most commonly known for her role as Jenna Maroney on NBC’s Emmy Award-winning "30 Rock". Krakowski was honored with four Emmy nominations for her work on the show, as well as a collective 2009 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, along ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Concert Production, 2018
Mrs. Potts
  [Motion Picture]
FOX Live Televised Production, 2017
Miss Shields
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival, 2016
Ilona
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Summer Stars Revival, 2008
Lola
  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Kira
  [West End]
London Revival, 2005
Miss Adelaide
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2003
Carla
  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2002
Fanny Brice
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Lady Larken
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Mariane
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1996
Gloria Kramer
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Gloria Kramer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1995
April
  [Broadway]
0
Marci Williams
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Flaemmchen
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1987
Dinah
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Off-Off-Broadway Revival, 1981
Performer

Photos

Jane Krakowski and Camryn Manheim Photo

Jane Krakowski and Camryn Manheim

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04/25/2022
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Jane Krakowski

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Jane Krakowski Photo

Jane Krakowski

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Jane Krakowski and Camryn Manheim Photo

Jane Krakowski and Camryn Manheim

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04/25/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Concert Production, 2018
Mrs. Potts

  [Motion Picture]
FOX Live Televised Production, 2017
Miss Shields

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival, 2016
Ilona

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Summer Stars Revival, 2008
Lola

  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Kira

  [West End]
London Revival, 2005
Miss Adelaide

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2003
Carla

  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2002
Fanny Brice

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Lady Larken

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Mariane

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1996
Gloria Kramer

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Gloria Kramer

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1995
April

  [Broadway]
0
Marci Williams

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Flaemmchen

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1987
Dinah

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Off-Off-Broadway Revival, 1981
Performer

Jane Krakowski Biography

Jane is most commonly known for her role as Jenna Maroney on NBC’s Emmy Award-winning "30 Rock". Krakowski was honored with four Emmy nominations for her work on the show, as well as a collective 2009 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, along with additional nominations in that category in 2013 and 2014. She was first introduced to the TV mainstream with her Golden Globe-nominated portrayal of Elaine Vassal on the Emmy, Golden Globe, and SAG Award-winning Ally McBeal. Most recently, Jane reteamed with her "30 Rock" collaborators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock for "The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" for Netflix. Her other television guest-starring appearances have included iconic shows like "Modern Family", "The Simpsons","American Dad", and even "Sesame Street". Jane received the 2003 Tony Award for her portrayal of Carla in the Broadway musical Nine, opposite Antonio Banderas. Her performance in Nine also earned her a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award. She earned her first Tony nomination for her work in the original Broadway production of Grand Hotel. Other Broadway credits include She Loves Me, Company, Once Upon a Mattress, Tartuffe, and Starlight Express. Krakowski won an Olivier Award while starring in Guys and Dolls with Ewan McGregor in London's West End. She also starred in the Encores! revival of Damn Yankees opposite Sean Hayes. Making her film debut as Cousin Vickie in National Lampoon’s Vacation, Krakowski has also starred in the films Alfie, Pretty Persuasion, Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant, Brother’s Keeper, Big Stone Gap, Pixels, Henchmen, and The Willoughbys. Most recently, Krakowski began hosting FOX TV's reboot of the 1950s gameshow Name That Tune.

Jane Krakowski Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Jane Krakowski, She Loves Me
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Jane Krakowski, She Loves Me
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Jane Krakowski, She Loves Me
 
Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Jane Krakowski, Guys And Dolls
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Gold Star
Jane Krakowski, Nine
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Jane Krakowski, Nine
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Jane Krakowski, Nine
 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Jane Krakowski , Grand Hotel
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Jane Krakowski, Grand Hotel

Jane Krakowski News

Musical Adaptation Of FROM THE MIXED-UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER to Receive Photo Musical Adaptation Of FROM THE MIXED-UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER to Receive 29 Hour Reading
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

The beloved novel From The Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsberg is becoming a new family musical for the theatrical stage. Adam Ben-David (Music), Jessica Penzias (Book), and Christyn Budzyna (Lyrics) will receive a 29-hour reading in New York City on May 16, 2022, at the JCC Manhattan.

Musical Adaptation of Book FROM THE MIXED-UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER Recei Photo Musical Adaptation of Book FROM THE MIXED-UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER Receives 29 Hour Reading
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022

The beloved novel From The Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsberg is becoming a new family musical for the theatrical stage. Adam Ben-David (Music), Jessica Penzias (Book), and Christyn Budzyna (Lyrics) will receive a 29-hour reading in New York City on May 16, 2022, at the JCC Manhattan.

Vanessa Williams to Join SETH RUDETSKY'S BROADWAY at The Town Hall Photo Vanessa Williams to Join SETH RUDETSKY'S BROADWAY at The Town Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

The Town Hall & Mark Cortale will continue with the latest installment of the internationally acclaimed concert series Seth Rudetsky's Broadway, hosted and music directed by Sirius/XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). On Monday, June 20 at 8pm, Seth welcomes platinum recording artist and star of stage and screen Vanessa Williams.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of NAME THAT TUNE on FOX - Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of NAME THAT TUNE on FOX - Tuesday, May 3, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 28, 2022

Get all the scoop on NAME THAT TUNE, airing on FOX on Tuesday, May 3, 2022! Tony Award winner Jane Krakowski hosts, and Grammy Award-winning producer Randy Jackson serves as band leader. Plus, watch a preview of the series now!

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of FUNNY GIRL Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of FUNNY GIRL
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 25, 2022

FUNNY GIRL opened last night, Sunday, April 24 at the August Wilson Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the star-studded red carpet arrivals. Check out the photos below!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of NAME THAT TUNE on FOX - Tuesday, April 26, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of NAME THAT TUNE on FOX - Tuesday, April 26, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 21, 2022

Get all the scoop on NAME THAT TUNE, airing on FOX on Tuesday, April 26, 2022! Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of NAME THAT TUNE on FOX - Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of NAME THAT TUNE on FOX - Tuesday, April 19, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 14, 2022

Get all the scoop on NAME THAT TUNE, airing on FOX on Tuesday, April 19, 2022! The episode features Cassadee Pope vs. Jana Kramer and Mel B. vs. Tituss Burgess. Watch a preview of the upcoming episode now!

VIDEO: Showtime Releases ZIWE Season Two Trailer Photo VIDEO: Showtime Releases ZIWE Season Two Trailer
by Michael Major - Apr 14, 2022

The trailer previews more of Ziwe’s signature, provocative interviews with season-two guests including Charlamagne Tha God, Chet Hanks, Emily Ratajkowski, Ilana Glazer, Hannibal Buress, Nicole Byer, Mia Kalifa, Adam Pally and Deux Moi, along with special appearances by Jane Krakowski and Luann de Lesseps. 

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of NAME THAT TUNE on FOX - Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of NAME THAT TUNE on FOX - Tuesday, April 12, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 7, 2022

Get all the scoop on NAME THAT TUNE, airing on FOX on Tuesday, April 12, 2022! Jennie Garth vs. Ian Ziering and Shaggy vs. Kim Fields in the new episode. Watch a preview of the upcoming episode now!

Photos: Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet at TAKE ME OUT Opening Night Photo Photos: Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet at TAKE ME OUT Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 6, 2022

Second Stage Theater production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play Take Me Out opened Monday night at the Hayes Theatre.

Jane Krakowski Videos

VIDEO: Watch a New Ad for ANNIE LIVE! VideoVIDEO: Watch a New Ad for ANNIE LIVE!
by Michael Major - Oct 27, 2021

NBC has released a new ad for Annie LIVE! featuring Taraji P. Henson, Harry Connick Jr, and Celina Smith. The new live musical will also feature Nicole Scherzinger, Jane Krakowski, and Tituss Burgess. Watch the new video now!

VIDEO: Will SCHMIGADOON Elect a New Mayor? Check Out This Clip From the Season Finale VideoVIDEO: Will SCHMIGADOON Elect a New Mayor? Check Out This Clip From the Season Finale!
by Stage Tube - Aug 9, 2021

In ‚ÄúHow We Change,‚ÄĚ with the election looming, Mildred (Kristin Chenoweth) relentlessly ramps up her campaign. Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) and Melissa (Cecily Strong) face their true feelings for each other.

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Channels Harold Hill in an Impressive New Musical Clip from  VideoVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Channels Harold Hill in an Impressive New Musical Clip from SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2021

The first two episodes of ‚ÄúSchmigadoon!‚ÄĚ premiered globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, July 16. The series continues with one new episode weekly, every Friday through August 13.

VIDEO: Jaime Camil Romances Cecily Strong in a New Sneak Peek at Friday's SCHMIGADOON VideoVIDEO: Jaime Camil Romances Cecily Strong in a New Sneak Peek at Friday's SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Jul 26, 2021

In ‚ÄúSuddenly,‚ÄĚ Melissa (Cecily Strong) grapples with her conflicted feelings for Doc Lopez (Jaime Camil), rebelling against his archaic ideas, while Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) tries to court Emma (Ariana DeBose) the schoolmarm.

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Leads 'Mothers Against the Future' in a New Clip from SCHMIG VideoVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Leads 'Mothers Against the Future' in a New Clip from SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2021

In the third episode of Schmigadoon, Melissa (Cecily Strong) and Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) have trouble staying together in the local inn because, the Mothers Against the Future contend, they are living in sin. 

VIDEO: Find That Bridge With Keegan-Michael Key in a New Musical Clip From SCHMIGADOO VideoVIDEO: Find That Bridge With Keegan-Michael Key in a New Musical Clip From SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Jul 19, 2021

In ‚ÄúCross That Bridge,‚ÄĚ when their first flings end in regret, Melissa and Josh agree to a new plan ‚ÄĒ which he¬†immediately casts aside, prompting her to make a fresh start.

VIDEO: Keegan-Michael Key Says SCHMIGADOON! Directors Told Him He Couldn't Dance on S VideoVIDEO: Keegan-Michael Key Says SCHMIGADOON! Directors Told Him He Couldn't Dance on Set!
by Stage Tube - Jul 13, 2021

Keegan-Michael Key stars in the highly anticipated musical comedy series Schmigadoon!, which premieres on Friday, July 16 on Apple TV+. He recently stopped by The Late Show, where he told Stephen Colbert that he struggled to not dance to the music on the set.

VIDEO: Sing Along to a Musical Sneak Peek From SCHMIGADOON! VideoVIDEO: Sing Along to a Musical Sneak Peek From SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Jul 12, 2021

The six-episode season, co-created by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio, and directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, also stars Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, Ariana DeBose, Fred Armisen, Jaime Camil, Jane Krakowski and Ann Harada. 

VIDEO: See Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Ariana DeBose & More in the Action-Packed  VideoVIDEO: See Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Ariana DeBose & More in the Action-Packed New Trailer for SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2021

Watch the trailer featuring the star-studded cast, including Cecily Strong, Keegan Michael-Key, Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, Ariana DeBose, Fred Armisen, Jaime Camil, Jane Krakowski and Ann Harada.

VIDEO: Ewan McGregor Talks HALSTON on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS! VideoVIDEO: Ewan McGregor Talks HALSTON on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS!
by Stage Tube - May 25, 2021

On screen, he's best known for his roles in 'Moulin Rouge' and 'Star Wars.' 


Jane Krakowski Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jane Krakowski been in?
Jane Krakowski has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has Jane Krakowski been in?
Jane Krakowski has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Jane Krakowski's first West End show?
Jane Krakowski's first West End show was Guys and Dolls which opened in 2005

What awards has Jane Krakowski been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for She Loves Me , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for She Loves Me , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for She Loves Me , Best Actress in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Guys And Dolls , Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Nine , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Nine , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Nine Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Grand Hotel and Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Grand Hotel .

What awards has Jane Krakowski won?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for She Loves Me, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for She Loves Me, Best Actress in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Guys And Dolls, Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Nine Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Nine and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Nine.