Her father is the former executive of Exxon, natural resources, and oil company.
She is the citizen of United States and comes from mixed descent as her parents are of different ethnicity- Italian, and Irish.
“Rob and I got married, for real, which we had to have a notary dissolve not 30 minutes before we got here tonight,” Garofalo said. We dated for a year, and we got married at a drive-through chapel in a cab.
She's appeared in films such as "The Truth About Cats and Dogs," "Wet Hot American Summer," "Ratatouille" and "Reality Bites." She was a cast member of the Emmy award winning "Ben Stiller Show," as well as the comedy classic "The Larry Sanders Show," and had recurring roles on "24" and "The West Wing." She appeared in Bravo's first scripted series "Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce" and can be seen in the Netflix series "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp." Along with "Little Boxes," Janeane will appear in several feature films in 2016, including "Blue Angel" and "Speech and Debate." In addition to acting in film and television, Janeane is an outspoken activist and tours the country as a stand-up comedian.Inspired by David Letterman, Garofalo began to compose humor in the early 1980s and by 1985 she was doing stand up comedy.Ever since then, Janeane has inspired innumerable warm laughs, venting her frustration at TV, dating, relationships, life generally and anything that ticks her off in particular.Like, everyone was always like Janeane Garofalo was married for 20 years and didn’t even know it, until she needed to get divorced Saturday.She explained at a New York Comedy Festival reunion for “The Ben Stiller Show” that she married a writer on the series — Rob Cohen, who went on to produce “The Big Bang Theory” — in Las Vegas as a joke in the 1990s, and didn’t realize the nuptials had stuck.