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Lynne Koplitz
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Name: Lynne Koplitz
Born: June 13, 1969
Birth Hometown: Long Island, New York, U.S.
Occupation: comedian, actress
Years active: 1989-present
Known for: hosting the second season of Change of Heart

Lynne Koplitz (born June 13, 1969 in Long Island, New York) is an American stand-up comedian and actress. Koplitz was host of Telepictures' nationally syndicated dating show Change of Heart from 2001 to 2002 (before she we re-replaced by original host Chris Jagger later on in its run), guest host on NBC's Later, co-host of the Food Network's How to Boil Water, co-host of Sony Pictures syndicated talk show Life and Style. Her stand-up has appeared on a number of Comedy Central specials including Premium Blend. Koplitz performed at the Montreal Comedy Festival.

Early career[]

Koplitz earned a BA in theatre arts from Troy University where she was a member of the lota Kappa Chapter of Chi Omega in 1989. Koplitz performed a regional theatre group in Knoxville, Tennessee, before moving to New York City.

Later career[]

Koplitz is one of the comedian contributors to the "History of The Joke" on the History Channel, hosted by Lewis Black. Koplitz was featured in a series of advertisments for her alma mater, Troy University. Koplitz co-starred Sony's syndicated talk show Life and Style with Jules Asner and Kimora Lee Simmons, as well as the NBC shows Extra, The Other Half and last year's Shop & Style. Koplitz also has her own half-hour special, Comedy Central Presents: Lynne Koplitz, currently in rotation on Comedy Central. Koplitz is also currently featured in one of the "What's Funny About That Time of The Month" series of advertisements for Midol, with the "Sick Boyfriend" installment. Furthermore, Koplitz can also be seen on Z Rock on IFC. Where she plays Dina, the manager of the show's band called, ZO2. In 2009, Koplitz co-hosted a radio show called StarTalk along with well-known astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson. The show is syndicated Sunday afternoons on KTLA (AM) in Los Angeles and WHFS in Washington DC.

Trivia[]

On September 20, 2010, Koplitz played sister Rita in a stage reading of Charles Messina play A Room of My Own at the Theatre at 45 Bleecker Street in Greenwich Village.

Koplitz appeared on the WEtv reality show, Joan Knows Best.

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