Jane Krakowski Bio

Ally Character: Elaine Vassal (1997- Present)
Birth Date: October, 11 1966
Birth Place: Parsipanny, New Jersey USA
Birth Name: Jane Krajkowski
Schooling: Attended Professional Children's School in New York City.

About Jane: Some of Jane Krakowski's television work includes "Early Edition, "Due South," "The High Life," "Great Performances 20th Anniversary Special," "Young Indiana Jones," "Queen," "Return To Kansas City," "Against the Law," "When We Were Young" and "Search For Tomorrow," for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards. Her film credits include the upcoming "Shut Up And Dance;" "Hudson River Blues," "Mrs. Winterbourne," "Stepping Out," "Fatal Attraction" and "National Lampoon's Vacation." She has appeared in several Broadway productions, including "Once Upon a Mattress," "Tartuffe," "Company," "Face Value," "Starlight Express" and "Grand Hotel," for which she was nominated for a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award. Krakowski's additional theater work includes "Encores! One Touch of Venus" and "Henceforward," for which she received an L.A. Drama Critic Award for Best Actress and the Drama-Logue Award. She also can be heard on Verese Saraband's latest recording "Lost in Boston IV," "Sondheim At The Movies," the soundtrack for the independent film "Hudson River Blues" and many other Broadway original cast recordings of the shows in which she has appeared. Born in New Jersey, she now resides in New York and Los Angeles.

Trivia: Jane's best friend was Calista's college roommate. Eagle-eyed viewers caught Jane (at 19) playing a babysitter in Fatal Attraction, and more recently saw her playing "Wanda" in the Dixie Chicks' "Goodbye Earl" video.

Filmography: click here to read about her other roles

Elaine Vassal: Always eavsdropping & calling people snappish, Elaine doesn't feel anyone's business is private. A secretary and victim of foot in mouth disease, she once inadvertently testified that Ally was insane. A self proclaimed man-eater, she taught John Cage how to kiss. Her inventions include a face bra, ice glasses and condom's with sayings on them.

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