Jane Kaczmarek

Lead Actress - Comedy

Jane Kaczmarek

Series: “Malcolm in the Middle”

Years on show: 3

Emmy pedigree: Three-time nominee

Episode submitted: “Poker”

2001-02 shining moment: “I was so angry that people were leaving their shoes all over the house that I started a shoe library.”

Pro: Portraying a mom has been good to Patricia Heaton, so why not?

Con: This category looks to be the most competitive in years.

Quotable: “Maybe people tune in because they can see a woman who looks like them. I probably remind the moms of Amer-ica what they look like and go through on a day-to-day basis.”

Critical viewpoint: “She’s like the typical suburban housewife and mother taken to the nth degree. Everyone in the family is terrified of her. She’s like a mama bear, totally crazed, but she manages to get away with it.” Andy Smith, Providence (R.I.) Journal

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