2. A native Californian, she was born in Los Angeles County raised in the San Francisco Bay area of Marin County.
3. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree—both of Jane’s parents have a creative bent, too. Her mother, Mary, is an artist, and her father, Lester, is a musician.
4. She cut her acting teeth on community theatre, appearing in productions of Annie and The Wizard of Oz.
5. While Jane has admitted that she “wasn’t exactly like Tessa in high school—I was friends with some of the mean girls,” she noted that she was a “floater.” She didn’t belong to one specific group, but got along with pretty much everyone.
Above: Jane as Tessa Altman in ‘Suburgatory.’
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