Has performed all her own singing and guitar playing in A Mighty Wind (2003).
Has penned and starred in the award winning play "Oh, Sister, My Sister!".
She has performed in a great deal of commercials; she is usually cast as an office professional.
Lynch's wife, Lara Embry, is a clinical psychologist in west central Florida and a professor of psychology at New College in Sarasota, Florida. Embry made Florida headlines, in 2009, when a Florida court ruled that she had the right to share custody of a child she had adopted with her ex-girlfriend, and, more widely, that the State of Florida had to accept the validity of other states' gay-parent adoptions.
Has a fear of elevators.
Is a huge fan of Olivia Newton-John and childhood fan of John Travolta.
Comedienne Carol Burnett is a huge fan.
Married Lara Embry at the Blue Heron Restaurant in Sunderland, Massachusetts.
Stepmother of Lara Embry's daughter, Haden.
Started dating wife, Lara Embry, in May 2009. They became engaged in October 2009.
Her favorite films are Ninotchka (1939) Private Benjamin (1980), The Crossing Guard (1995), The Big Lebowski (1998) and Zoolander (2001).
Hosts the 'Do Something' Awards on VH1 - the nation's largest awards show honoring celebrities and young people's efforts to create social change. Glee (2009) won the 2010 award in the TV Show category for promoting diversity.
(September 11, 2011) For her role on Glee (2009), she was named one of the "Eight Actors Who Turn Television into Art", in cover story of The New York Times Magazine.
Grew up in Dolton, Illinois, a south suburb of Chicago.
Struggled with alcoholism years before stardom, which she details in her forthcoming memoir "Happy Accidents". She also describes how she used to secretly wear her brother's clothing and wanted to fill the athletic "son" role her father had wished for her brother.