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Jennifer Coolidge

Jennifer CoolidgeAKA Jennifer Audrey Coolidge

Born: 28-Aug-1961
Birthplace: Boston, MA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Legally Blonde

While she was a struggling actor, Jennifer Coolidge worked in a New York restaurant with an undiscovered Sandra Bullock. In her younger years, Coolidge was a New York party girl with a weakness for booze and cocaine. She schmoozed with O. J. Simpson at least once. After earning her a bachelor's degree in theater, Jennifer Coolidge worked for several years with two prominent improv groups, New York's Gotham City and L.A.'s Groundlings. Moviemaker Christopher Guest first saw Coolidge in a Groundlings performance, and she has appeared in two of his largely-improvised movies, as the golddigger lesbian in Best In Show, and as a bimbo PR flack in A Mighty Wind. Other prominent roles include the randy mom in American Pie, the beautician in Legally Blonde, and the wicked stepmother in A Cinderella Story.

Father: Paul Constant Coolidge
Mother: Gretchen Knauff
Brother: Andrew
Sister: Elizabeth
Sister: Susannah
Boyfriend: Chris Kattan (actor, together 2001)

    High School: Norwell High School, Norwell, MA
    University: BA Theatre, Emerson College
    Conservatory: American Academy of Dramatic Arts

    Entertainment Weekly's 2003 "It" List Smart Blonde

    2 Broke Girls Sophie Kachinsky (2012-)
    The Secret Life of the American Teenager Betty (2008-)
    Party Down Bobbie St. Brown (2009)
    Hopeless Pictures Traci (voice, 2005)
    Joey Bobbie Morganstern (Joey's agent, 2004-06)

    The Emoji Movie (28-Jul-2017) [VOICE]
    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (18-Dec-2015)
    Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (9-Oct-2014)
    Austenland (18-Jan-2013)
    American Reunion (4-Apr-2012) · Stifler's Mom
    Beauty & the Briefcase (18-Apr-2010) · Alicia
    Gentlemen Broncos (24-Sep-2009) · Judith
    Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call, New Orleans (4-Sep-2009) · Genevieve
    ExTerminators (13-Mar-2009) · Stella
    Soul Men (7-Nov-2008)
    Living Proof (18-Oct-2008)
    Igor (19-Sep-2008) [VOICE]
    Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (4-Mar-2008) [VOICE]
    Epic Movie (25-Jan-2007)
    For Your Consideration (10-Sep-2006) · Whitney Taylor Brown
    Click (23-Jun-2006) · Janine
    American Dreamz (4-Mar-2006) · Martha Kendoo
    Date Movie (17-Feb-2006)
    Robots (10-Mar-2005) [VOICE]
    Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (17-Dec-2004)
    A Cinderella Story (16-Jul-2004) · Fiona
    Testosterone (11-Sep-2003)
    American Wedding (24-Jul-2003) · Stifler's Mom
    Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2-Jul-2003) · Paulette Parcelle
    Carolina (5-Jun-2003) · Aunt Marilyn
    A Mighty Wind (12-Mar-2003) · Amber Cole
    Women vs. Men (4-Aug-2002)
    Zoolander (28-Sep-2001)
    Legally Blonde (13-Jul-2001)
    Pootie Tang (29-Jun-2001)
    Down to Earth (12-Feb-2001)
    Best in Show (8-Sep-2000) · Sherri Ann Cabot
    The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (29-Jan-2000)
    American Pie (9-Jul-1999)
    Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (8-Jun-1999)
    A Night at the Roxbury (1-Oct-1998)
    Men in White (16-Aug-1998)
    Slappy and the Stinkers (23-Jan-1998)
    Brown's Requiem (1998) · Helen
    Trial and Error (30-May-1997) · Jacqueline
    Plump Fiction (23-May-1997)
    The Death Artist (12-Sep-1995)
    Not of This Earth (1995)

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