Jennifer Saunders - Rotten Tomatoes

Jennifer Saunders

Highest Rated:   90% Coraline (2009)
Lowest Rated:   31% Patrick (2018)
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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
31% Patrick
  • Actor
2018
72% Sing
  • Nana
$270.4M 2016
59% Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
  • Executive Producer
  • Edina Monsoon
  • Screenwriter
$4.8M 2016
56% Minions
  • Queen Elizabeth II
$278M 2015
No Score Yet Stick Man
  • Actor
2015
No Score Yet The Boy in the Dress
  • Actor
2014
90% Coraline
  • Miss Spink
$75.2M 2009
No Score Yet L'Entente cordiale
  • Gwendoline
2006
88% Shrek 2
  • Fairy Godmother
$436.5M 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
70% 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
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
95% 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
  • Actor
  • 2008
  • 2005
No Score Yet Roseanne
1988
  • Screenwriter
  • Edina
  • 1996
No Score Yet Blandings
2013-2014
  • Actor
No Score Yet French & Saunders
1990-2004
  • Performer
  • Actor

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