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Jennifer Coolidge

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Jennifer Coolidge

TV and Movie Actress

    Jennifer Audrey Coolidge

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    • 28 Aug 1961 
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    • Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 
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    • TV and Movie Actress

      Jennifer Coolidge, born on August 28, 1961, in Boston, Massachusetts, is an American actress renowned for her unique comedic talent and distinctive voice. She grew up in a creative household, with her father being a plastics manufacturer and her mother working as a homemaker. Jennifer's early exposure to the arts sparked her interest in pursuing a career in entertainment.

      Coolidge's acting journey began with formal training at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. After honing her skills, she set her sights on Hollywood to pursue her dreams in the entertainment industry. Jennifer's career took off in the mid-1990s when she started making appearances in various television shows and movies, including "Seinfeld" and "Friends."

      However, it was her role as Stifler's Mom in the 1999 hit comedy film "American Pie" that propelled her to widespread fame. Her portrayal of the seductive and humorous character earned her critical acclaim and secured her position as a standout comedic talent in Hollywood.

      Some of Coolidge's other iconic roles include Paulette Bonafonté in "Legally Blonde," Fiona in "A Cinderella Story," and Sherri Ann Cabot in "Best in Show." Her versatility as an actress allowed her to bring a touch of humor to various characters, leaving a lasting impact on audiences worldwide.

      Throughout her career, Jennifer Coolidge has continued to shine as a comedic queen. With her unique blend of wit, charm, and impeccable timing, she has quickly become a beloved figure in the entertainment industry. Her ability to steal scenes with memorable one-liners and hilarious physical comedy has made her a sought-after actress for both films and television.

      More recently Jennifer Coolidge has appeared among the main cast of HBO's The White Lotus and Netflix's The Watcher. In 2023, NEHGS's Christopher Child posted to their Vita Brevis blog an article and family chart showing her family connections to Presidents Calvin Coolidge, William Howard Taft, George H. W. Bush and his son George W. Bush.

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  • Sources for Jennifer Audrey Coolidge

    • 2 Child, Christopher C., "Coolidge Connections", Vita Brevis,, (accessed 06/22/2023).

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