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Her father is of Polish descent and her mother is of French-Canadian, Scottish, and half Polish ancestry. Jane was the winner of the Tony Award for her stunning and sultry portrayal of "Carla", in the Broadway musical "Nine", opposite Antonio Banderas. Krakowski also stars in Alfie , the remake of the famous film, alongside Jude Law. She has signed on to play Liza Minnelli in "Simply Halston", the biopic of the famous designer, who will be played by Alec Baldwin.
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T here were two reasons that Jane Krakowski signed on for Dickinson, the new comedy-drama in which she plays the mother of the great American poet Emily. The script, then, immediately piqued her interest. Who are you? What is this? They are two of the greatest comedy characters of recent times. Krakowski is in London to promote her shift to the sort-of period, sort-of drama of Dickinson, but she is a devoted Anglophile, particularly when it comes to comedy.
Krakowski grew up immersed in the local theater scene as a result of her parents' activities, saying in one interview: "Instead of hiring baby sitters, they brought me along with them. Her first major television role was as Theresa Rebecca "T. She was nominated for two consecutive Daytime Emmy Awards for her role in and Her guest appearances include a television commercial for the video game Solar Fox ; a guest appearance on Early Edition as Dr. Handleman season one, episode three: "Baby" ; appearances on Everwood as psychologist Dr. Gretchen Trott, a love interest for Treat Williams ' character Dr. She guest starred in an episode of Due South , and in multiple episodes of Modern Family. Krakowski was originally cast in the horror film Sleepaway Camp , but dropped out just before filming began because she felt her character's death scene with a curling iron was too violent. In , she provided the voice of the deer Giselle in the animated film, Open Season. A trained singer, Krakowski has made numerous appearances on stage.