Jennifer Saunders

Highest Rated: 90% Coraline (2009)
Lowest Rated: 34% Patrick (2019)
Birthday: Jul 12, 1958
Birthplace: Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England
Mother was a biology teacher, father a pilot in the Royal Air Force. Due to her father constantly moving the family around, was educated at boarding schools as a child. Met Dawn French while studying to be a drama teacher at the Central School of Speech & Drama, London. Met Adrian Edmondson, her husband of 33 years, at The Comedy Store in London. Greatest solo success was as Edina Monsoon in Absolutely Fabulous, which began in 1992. Declined an OBE in 2001. Did all her own singing for her role in Shrek 2 (2004). Was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, but following successful treatment remains in remission. Published her autobiography, Bonkers: My Life in Laughs, in 2013. Has volunteered for Dress for Success, a non-profit organisation which offers the loan of clothes and advice about job interviews to unemployed women.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
34% Patrick Actor 2019
68% Isn't It Romantic Natalie's Mom 2019
73% Sing Nana 2016
59% Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Edina Monsoon Screenwriter Executive Producer 2016
56% Minions Queen Elizabeth II 2015
No Score Yet Stick Man Actor 2015
No Score Yet The Boy in the Dress Actor 2014
90% Coraline Miss Spink 2009
No Score Yet L'Entente cordiale Gwendoline 2006
89% Shrek 2 Fairy Godmother 2004
No Score Yet Absolument Fabuleux (Absolutely Fabulous) Herself 2001
No Score Yet French & Saunders Live Actor 2000
No Score Yet Fanny and Elvis Roanna 1999
35% Spice World Fashionable Woman 1998
72% Muppet Treasure Island Mrs. Bluveridge 1996
81% In the Bleak Midwinter (A Midwinter's Tale) Nancy Crawford 1996
No Score Yet How To Be Absolutely Fabulous Actor 1996
No Score Yet Prince Cinders Actor 1994
43% Eat the Rich Lady Caroline 1987
No Score Yet Supergrass Lesley 1985

TV

CREDIT
84% The Simpsons
1989
Voice
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet The View
1997
Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen
2009
Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Graham Norton Show
2007
Guest
  • 2016
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
96% Absolutely Fabulous
1992-2012
Creator Screenwriter Edina Monsoon
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2001
  • 1996
  • 1995
  • 1994
  • 1992
No Score Yet Top Gear
2002-2018
Guest
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2005
No Score Yet Roseanne
1988-2018
Screenwriter Edina
  • 1996
No Score Yet Blandings
2013-2014
No Score Yet French & Saunders
1990-2004
Performer

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