Lynne Koplitz Bio
Lynne Koplitz is an American stand-up comedian and actress. Born June 13, 1969 in Long Island, New York, USA and raised in Sarasota, Florida.
Lynne is a graduate of Troy State in Alabama. She moved to New York with theatre on her mind but turned to stand-up comedy after trying it on a whim. Now, she is one of America’s most sought after female comics – regularly headlining at major comedy clubs and colleges nationally. Lynne has had her own ½ hour comedy special Comedy Central Presents (She placed 13th out of 100 comics in Comedy Central’s Stand-Up Showdown) , and co-hosted the syndicated TV talk show Life & Style (w/ Kimora Lee Simmons and Jules Asner). She has also performed at HBO’s U.S. Comedy Arts Festival and Live at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Lynne was the host of the popular TV dating show Change of Heart and the cooking show How To Boil Water on The Food Network.
Among her other many television appearances are CBS’s Late Night with Craig Ferguson, NBC’s Later and Shop and Style, Comedy Central’s Premium Blend and Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, and The Greatest Joke Ever Told (with Lewis Black) for The History Channel. She has had development deals for new sitcoms with NBC, 20th Century Fox and Carsey Werner Productions/Warner Television. She has just co-written a humorous narrative cookbook called Love and Leftovers with Rich Nightingale. She currently lives in Greenwich Village in NYC with her Yorkie Aldo.