Jennifer Coolidge Biography

Jennifer Coolidge is an American actress best recognized for her role in the American Pie movie series. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

Jennifer Coolidge
Quick Facts

Birthday: August 28, 1961

Nationality: American

Famous: Actresses Comedians

Age: 57 Years, 57 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Virgo

Also Known As: Jennifer Audrey Coolidge

Born in: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Famous as: Actress

Height: 5'10" (178 cm), 5'10" Females

Family:

father: Paul Constant Coolidge

mother: Susannah Coolidge

siblings: Andrew Coolidge, Elizabeth Coolidge, Susannah Coolidge

City: Boston

U.S. State: Massachusetts

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education: Cambridge School of Weston, Norwell High School, Emerson College, American Academy of Dramatic Arts

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Jennifer Coolidge is an American actress as well as comedian who is best recognized for playing the role of Stifler's mom in the American Pie movie series, Fiona Montgomery in the movie 'A Cinderella Story' and Paulette Bonafonté in the flick ‘Legally Blonde’. She is also known for appearing as Sophie in the CBS drama ‘2 Broke Girls’, as Roberta in the series ‘Joey’ and as Betty in the teen drama series ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager’. Coolidge has also been a part of many other films and television shows. On the big screen, she played notable roles in ‘Down to Earth’, ‘Plump Fiction’, ‘Zoolander’, ‘Carolina’, ‘American Dreamz’, ‘A Night at the Roxbury’, and ‘Mascots’, to name a few. The American actress has also worked as a voice artist in various small and big screen projects, the popular ones being ‘Robots’, ‘Igor’, ‘The Emoji Movie’, ‘Fish Hooks’ and ‘Gravity Falls’. In addition, Coolidge is an alumna of a sketch comedy troupe titled ‘The Groundlings’ based in Los Angeles.

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Jennifer Coolidge
Career
  • Jennifer Coolidge first starred as Jodi in a 1993 episode of the series ‘Seinfeld’. She then appeared in the movies ‘Not of this Earth’ and ‘A Bucket of Blood’. Following these, she played a voice role in the series ‘King of the Hill’. Soon after this, the actress acted in the films ‘Slappy and the Stinkers’ and ‘A Night at the Roxbury’. Then in 1999, she was cast as Jeanine Stifler in the adult comedy flick ‘American Pie’. After this, she played comic part in the movie ‘Best in Show’.
  • From 2001 to 2003, Coolidge appeared in the movies ‘Legally Blonde’ and ‘A Mighty Wind’ as well as in the TV programs ‘The Andy Dick Show’, ‘Do Over’, ‘According to Jim’, ‘Sex and the City’ and ‘Friends’. Then in the year 2004, she joined the main cast of the drama ‘Joey’. The same year, she played Fiona Montgomery in the flick ‘A Cinderella Story’. The American beauty then had a voice role in the drama ‘Hopeless Pictures’ as well as in the film ‘Robots’.
  • She got featured in the movies ‘American Dreamz’, ‘Click’ and ‘For Your Consideration’ in 2006. Two years later, Coolidge voiced a character in the series ‘Yin Yang Yo’. The same year, she also portrayed the character of Betty in the series ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager’ and of Tish in the television film ‘Living Proof’. From 2010 to 2013, she acted as Daniella Capricorn in the drama ‘Hero Factory’. Around this time, she also played roles in the TV dramas ‘Fish Hooks’, ‘2 Broke Girls’ and ‘Gravity Falls’.
  • Then Coolidge made a cameo appearance in the flick ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip’ in 2015. She also appeared in the series ‘Glee’ that year. In 2017, the American actress voiced Mary Meh in the movie ‘The Emoji Movie’.
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Personal Life
  • Jennifer Coolidge was born as Jennifer Audrey Coolidge on August 28, 1961, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, to Gretchen and Paul Constant Coolidge. She has one brother as well as two sisters. She studied at Cambridge School of Weston and Norwell High School. Later on, Coolidge attended Emerson College in Boston. She then enrolled at New York City’s American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
  • Coming to the American actress’ love affairs, she was in a relationship with a man named Chris Kattan who was ten years younger than her in 2001. After separating from him, Coolidge started dating another man named Banks McClintock. As of now, the American beauty is sharing her time between her two houses, one in New Orleans and other in Hollywood, California. She has no marriage plans in the coming future. Her charitable work includes a history of supporting animal rights and AIDS assistance.
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1. Best in Show (2000)

  (Comedy)

2. A Mighty Wind (2003)

  (Comedy, Music)


3. American Pie (1999)

  (Comedy)

4. The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000)

  (Romance, Drama, Sport, Comedy)



5. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

  (Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Family)

6. American Reunion (2012)

  (Comedy)




7. Zoolander (2001)

  (Comedy)

8. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)

  (Comedy, Adventure, Crime, Action)





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