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Janet Varney

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16 February 1976 Arizona, USA
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Arizona native & San Francisco refugee Janet Varney has made an indelible mark in film, television and theatre, captivating audiences and winning her fans the world over. An established writer, producer, actress and doyenne of the national comedy scene, Janet has created a unique, in-demand brand that has propelled her to the upper ranks of Hollywood.Janet is well known for her wildly successful and long-running stint as co-host of TBS' "Dinner and a Movie," as well as the Mark Burnett-Steven Spielberg-produced film competition "On the Lot". She has also starred in sketch series "HPC," with Dave Koechner, Diedrich Bader and Kristin Wiig, and Sean Hayes' sketch series for FOX, "Man Stroke Woman." She has guest starred on many hit shows including "How I Met Your Mother," "Better Off Ted," "Psych," "Bones," "What About Brian?" and "Halfway Home." Janet continues to recur as smart, sexy TV executive Amy Miller, on HBO's "Entourage." In 2009, Janet signed on to star in the new ABC comedy series from Jeff Strauss, alongside Jonathan Silverman and Matthew Lillard.In film, Janet has appeared alongside Owen Wilson in "Drillbit Taylor," Halle Berry in "Catwoman," and in the Lionsgate feature "Still Waiting," as part of a comedy ensemble that includes Justin Long, John Michael Higgins, and Luiz Guzman. Janet recently shot the female lead in the teen comedy "Nic & Tristan," starring the dynamic, 10 year-old skateboarding Puehse twins.Janet is the co-creator and co-producer of one of the largest and most successful comedy festivals in the country, San Francisco Sketchfest.
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