Jane Wagner Biography
Birthday: February 26, 1935 (Pisces)
Born In: Morristown, Tennessee, United States
Jane Wagner is an American writer, producer, and director who wrote the script of the science fiction comedy film ‘The Incredible Shrinking Woman’. Wagner has long been associated with the American actress cum comedian Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin whom she married a few years ago. Jane Wager has written a major portion of Tomlin’s comedy scripts as well as developed several movie scripts in which Tomlin has featured. Wagner and Tomlin first collaborated in the early 1970s, after Wagner won a Peabody Award, to further develop Tomlin’s ‘Laugh-In’ character ‘Edith Ann’. Since then, the duo has always been together and has won several awards, including three Emmy Awards. The duo has also won a Writers Guild of America award for their comic television special. She created the play ‘The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe’ for which she won the ‘Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award for Touring Production’ at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. Apart from Tomlin, she has also frequently worked with the stand-up comedienne, Karen Reno.