Janeane Garofalo is an American film actress, stand-up comedian, liberal political activist, and writer. Garofalo began her career as a stand-up comedian and became a cast member on the Ben Stiller Show, The Larry Sanders Show, and Saturday Night Live. She went on to appear in more than 50 movies and stared with Bradley Cooper and Paul Rudd in a 2015 Netflix eight-episode prequel to Wet Hot American Summer.
Garofalo is an outspoken progressive activist. From March 2004 to July 2006, she hosted Air America Radio’s The Majority Report with Sam Seder.
Known for her incisive, cynical sense of humor, Garofalo’s informed opinions and unflinching honesty on topics ranging from everyday life to pop culture inspire laughs and strike a chord with audiences everywhere.
Janeane Garofalo stand-up
Garofalo on WTF with Marc Maron. Aging, not wanting kids, and more.