Jane Kaczmarek stars as Judge Trudy Kessler on TNT's "Raising the Bar."

Jane Kaczmarek starred for seven years on the Emmy-winning TV series "Malcolm in the Middle." She was nominated for seven consecutive Emmys, as well as numerous Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards. She won the American Comedy Award and the Television Critics Award for two consecutive years; Kaczmarek was the first woman to ever receive such an honor.

Kaczmarek was recently seen on the ABC comedy "Help Me Help You," opposite Ted Danson. Other television appearances include "Felicity," "Equal Justice," "Paper Chase: The Second Year," "Party of Five," "Frasier," "The Practice," "St. Elsewhere" and "Hill Street Blues." Kaczmarek's film credits include "Pleasantville," "Vice Versa," "DOA," "Falling in Love" and "Uncommon Valor."

Kaczmarek appeared on Broadway in "Lost in Yonkers" and in plays at the Manhattan Theatre Club, The Public, Second Stage, Long Wharf, New York Stage and Film and the Berkshire and Williamstown theater festivals. In Los Angeles, she appeared in "Kindertransport," for which she received an Ovation Award. Kaczmarek starred in the premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Dinner with Friends" at South Coast Repertory, where she also appeared in "Raised in Captivity," for which she won the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award.

Kaczmarek is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and the Yale School of Drama. She founded the Clothes Off Our Back Foundation, which auctions celebrity award show finery to benefit children's charities. She is married to actor Bradley Whitford ("The West Wing"), with whom she has three children.


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Age: 61 years old
Birthday: December 21, 1955
Height: 5' 6 ½"
Full Name / Real Name: Jane Frances Kaczmarek
Birthplace: Milwaukee, WI
Husband: Bradley Whitford

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