Janeane, the petite woman with the acerbic wit, was born in Newton, New Jersey, in , to Joan, a secretary, and Carmine Garofalo, an Exxon executive. She is of Italian and Irish descent. Janeane had many jobs before breaking into show biz. She worked as a bike messenger, a shoe saleswoman, waitress and temp secretary.
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In fact, to schedule our interview, she gives me a call to ask what my schedule looks like so she can be available on her preferred landline—a far cry from the typical, celebrity interviews that come together over days of emailing with publicists haggling over time slots. Garofalo already predicted that back when she was making the movie. Well deserved, she says, but hardly surprising. And what about the political correctness debate happening in comedy right now?
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Comic Janeane Garofalo has been in over 50 films. Her latest, The Happys, reminds us that she's still able to play against type. Janeane Garofalo stars as a free-spirited former child star in The Happys, a delightfully queer film in which we're rooting for the straight girl as much as the bi and gay guys. The voice of Generation X, the dark and attractive, sarcastic yet seemingly sincere actress became an icon in 's Reality Bites. Her feisty stand-up and social activism and a show on Air American Radio also made Garofalo a modern icon.