Jane Krakowski is an American actress, singer and Tony Award winner.
In 1997, Krakowski landed what would become her biggest role, playing office assistant Elaine Vassal on the television series ?Ally McBeal? for six seasons until 2002. Her role on Ally McBeal earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 1999.
In 2006, Krakowski joined the cast of the new NBC sitcom ?30 Rock?, where she plays Jenna Maroney, a cast member of TGS with Tracy Jordan, 30 Rock’s fictional late night sketch show. Krakowski was cast to replace Rachel Dratch, who originally played Jenna in 30 Rock’s pilot episode.