JANE KRAKOWSKI (Betty O’Shale) currently stars in the Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award-winning television series Ally McBeal. Krakowski also received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a television series, mini-series or motion picture made for television for her work on the show. She recently appeared in the critically-acclaimed feature Go. Other feature credits include Dance with Me, Mrs. Winterbourne, Stepping Out, Fatal Attraction and National Lampoon’s Vacation.
A Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominee for Grand Hotel, Krakowski has also starred in the Broadway productions of Once Upon A Mattress, Company, Tartuffe and Starlight Express. In Los Angeles, she starred at the Mark Taper Forum in Henceforward,winning the Los Angeles Drama Critics and the Drama-Logue Award. (She also appeared at New York City Center in Encores! and One Touch of Venus, as well as many productions at the Willamstown theater Festival).
Krakowski’s additional television work includes HBO’s The High Life and Men and Women II, Alex Haley’s Queen, the film When We Were Young and the recent Great Performances Rodgers and Hart. She received two Emmy Award nominations for her work on Search for Tomorrow.
In addition to singing on several original Broadway cast recordings of shows in which she has appeared, she can be heard on Verese Saraband records Lost in Boston IV, The Burt Bacharach Album, Sondheim at the Movies and The Paul Simon Album.