Central School of Speech and Drama
Creates and co-stars in "Roger & Val Have Just Got In"
Reunites with Saunders for "Jam & Jerusalem"
Plays "The Fat Lady" in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"
Critical and ratings hit with "The Vicar of Dibley"
First solo success with "Murder Most Horrid"
Begins long-running "French and Saunders" series
French and Saunders write and co-star in "Girls on Top"
Appears with Saunders on "The Comic Strip Presents…"
Teams with Jennifer Saunders in the comedy troupe "The Comic Strip"
The title of her 2008 autobiography, Dear Fatty, is derived from her nickname for Jennifer Saunders.
Spokesperson for Terry's Chocolate Orange, a UK candy, and Churchill Insurance Company.
Named as the female celebrity most UK women identify with in a 2006 poll.
Was nominated for and declined an OBE (Order of the British Empire) with Saunders in 2001.
Appeared in music videos for songs by Alison Moyet ("Love Letters," 1987, and "Whispering Your Name," 1994) and Kate Bush ("Experiment IV, 1986).
Has penned two books on knitting, which is her favorite pastime.
Named one of the 100 most powerful women in the UK by the BBC Radio program "Woman's Hour."