Jennifer Saunders

Jennifer Saunders

  • Highest Rated: 91% Coraline (2009)
  • Lowest Rated: 35% Spice World (1998)
  • 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

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

36% Patrick Actor 2019
70% Isn't It Romantic Natalie's Mom 2019
72% Sing Nana $270.4M 2016
58% Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Executive Producer Edina Monsoon Screenwriter $4.8M 2016
55% Minions Queen Elizabeth II $278M 2015
No Score Yet Stick Man Actor 2015
No Score Yet The Boy in the Dress Actor 2014
91% Coraline Miss Spink $75.2M 2009
No Score Yet L'Entente cordiale Gwendoline 2006
89% Shrek 2 Fairy Godmother $436.5M 2004
No Score Yet Absolument Fabuleux (Absolutely Fabulous) Herself Screenwriter 2001
No Score Yet French & Saunders Live Actor 2000
35% Spice World Fashionable Woman 1998
73% 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

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Moominvalley
2019
Voice Mymble
  • 2019
85% 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
Guest
  • 2008
  • 2005
76% Roseanne
1988-2018
Screenwriter Edina
  • 1996
No Score Yet Blandings
2013-2014
No Score Yet French & Saunders
1990-2004
Performer

QUOTES FROM Jennifer Saunders CHARACTERS

Queen Elizabeth II
Gentlemen do not steal lady's crowns!!!!
Queen Elizabeth II
Gentlemen do not steal lady's crowns!
Fairy Godmother
I told you before, ogres don't live happily ever after!
Fairy Godmother
Harold! You were meant to give her the potion!
Fairy Godmother
Harold! You were supposed to give her the potion!
King Harold
Well, I think I gave her the wrong tea!
King Harold
Well, I must have given her the wrong tea!
Fairy Godmother
The ogre! That's what!
Fairy Godmother
Yes!
Miss Spink
Never wear green in your dressing room!
Miss Forcible
Acquire a very tall stepladder.
Miss Spink
And be very, very careful.
Miss Spink
Giraffes don't just fall out of the sky, Miriam! *Taffy bowl falls*
Miss Spink
Giraffes don't just fall out of the sky, Miriam! [Taffy bowl falls]
Miss Forcible
Oh! Lord.
Miss Spink
I see a very peculiar hand...
Miss Forcible
*turns cup around* I see a giraffe.
Miss Forcible
[turns cup around] I see a giraffe.