Jennifer Saunders

Actor, TV writer, Comedian
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Born: 07/06/1958 in Lincolnshire, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (39)

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie 2016 (Movie)

Edina (Actor)

Sing 2016 (Movie)

Nana (Voice)

Stick Man 2016 (Movie)

Narrator (Voice)

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

Minions 2015 (Movie)

Queen Elizabeth II (Voice)

Absolutely Fabulous 2001 - 2004, 2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Graham Norton Show 2001 - 2004, 2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle 2001 - 2004, 2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Absolutely Fabulous 20th Anniversary Special 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Absolutely Fabulous: Olympics Special 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Coraline 2009 (Movie)

Miss Spink (Voice)

Top Gear 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Clatterford 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

French & Saunders Christmas Celebrity Special 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Absolutely Fabulous: White Box 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Shrek 2 2004 (Movie)

Voice of Fairy Godmother (Actor)

Absolutely Fabulous New York Special 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Mirrorball 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Absolument fabuleux 2001 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Fanny and Elvis 1999 (Movie)

Roanna (Actor)

The Magician's House 1999 (Tv Show)

Voice

Friends 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Spice World 1998 (Movie)

Fashionable Woman (Actor)

Absolutely Fabulous: The Last Shout 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

A Midwinter's Tale 1996 (Movie)

Nancy Crawford (Actor)

Muppet Treasure Island 1996 (Movie)

Mrs Bluveridge (Actor)

The 10th Annual American Comedy Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Performer

How to Be Absolutely Fabulous 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Absolutely Fabulous 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The Full Wax 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The Rita Rudner Comedy Specials 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The Secret Policeman's Biggest Ball 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The Jim Henson Hour 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Eat the Rich 1988 (Movie)

Lady Caroline (Actor)

Live From London 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The Supergrass 1988 (Movie)

Lesley (Actor)

More Bad News 1986 (Movie)

Sally (Actor)

Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door 1986 (Movie)

Monica (Actor)

The Strike 1986 (Movie)

Meryl Streep (Actor)
Writer (2)

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie 2016 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Absolutely Fabulous New York Special 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Writer
Producer (1)

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie 2016 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Music (1)

Shrek 2 2004 (Movie)

("Fairy Godmother Song") (Song Performer)
Other (1)

Absolument fabuleux 2001 (Movie)

from TV series("Absolutely Fabulous") (Other)

Relationships

Beattie Edmonson

Daughter

Ella Edmonson

Daughter

Freya Edmonson

Daughter

Adrian Edmondson Actor

Wife

Adrian Edmonson

Husband
appeared in the English comedy series "The Young Ones" has three children with Saunders

EDUCATION

Central School of Speech and Drama

London , England
met future collaborator Dawn French

Milestones

2016

Reprised the role of Edina for "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie"

2013

Starred on the series "Blandings"

2009

Voiced Miss April Spink and Other Spink in the animated film "Coraline"

2004

Voiced The Fairy Godmother in "Shrek 2"

2001

Created new episodes of "Absolutely Fabolous"; reprised the role of Edina

1992

Wrote, created and starred in the English comedy series "Absolutely Fabulous"; aired in the US on Comedy Central in 1994-95

1988

US TV debut, "Live from London", part of the "HBO Comedy Hour"

1987

Co-created, starred and wrote, with Dawn French, the English sketch-comedy series "French and Saunders"

1985

Feature acting debut, "Supergrass"; the first of "The Comic Strip Presents..." Movies

1982

Appeared in several episodes of the cult English comedy series "The Young Ones", starring husband Adrian Edmonson

1982

Appeared in many episodes of "The Comic Strip Presents...", an English comedy anthology series with Dawn French, Adrian Edmonson, Robbie Coltrane and Peter Richardson

1980

Auditioned for newly formed comedy troupe, The Comic Strip

Bonus Trivia

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The name Edina Monsoon comes from a "Comic Strip Presents..." episode called "Eddie Monsoon ... A Life?" starring her husband Adrian Edmonson.

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Saunders was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2009, and completed treatment in July 2010.

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Attended London's School of Speech and Drama where she met future collaborator Dawn French.

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Originally conceived of "Absolutely Fabulous" as a sketch for "French and Saunders."

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