Janeane Garofaloactress, comedian
Birthplace: Newton, New Jersey
Offbeat, sometimes brash, comedian best known as the talent booker Paula in The Larry Sanders Show (1992–97). Despite a reputation for being somewhat temperamental, Garofalo has established herself in movies as well, with starring roles in The Truth About Cats and Dogs (1996), The Matchmaker (1997), and Cop Land (1997), and a supporting roles in Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997) and Dogma (1999). She cohosts The Majority Report on Air America Radio.