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Jane Kaczmarek has appeared on Broadway in Lost in Yonkers and in plays at the Manhattan Theatre Club, The Public, Second Stage, Long Wharf, New York Stage and Film, and the Berkshire and Williamstown Theatre Festivals. In Los Angeles, she has appeared in Awake and Sing and Death of a Salesman at LA Theatre Works; Kindertransport (Ovation Award – Best Actress), Dinner With Friends and Raised in Captivity (LA Drama Critics Award – Featured Performance) at South Coast Repertory; and In Mother Words at the Geffen Playhouse. Kaczmarek starred for seven years in the Emmy Award winning TV series Malcolm in the Middle (Emmy Award nominations, Golden Globe Award nominations, SAG Award nominations, American Comedy Award – Funniest Female Performer – TV Series, TCA Award – Individual Achievement in Comedy, AFI Actor of the Year Award – Female – Series). Other TV credits include: Raising the Bar, The Simpsons, Felicity, Party of Five, Frasier and Whitney and Wilfred. Kaczmarek is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and Yale School of Drama.