Jennifer Saunders


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in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, The United Kingdom
July 06, 1958

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Jennifer Jane Saunders is a BAFTA and Emmy Award-winning English comedienne, screenwriter and actress.

She first came into widespread attention in the 1980s and the early 1990s when she became a member of The Comic Strip after graduating from the Central School of Speech and Drama. Along with her comedy partner Dawn French, she proceeded to write and star in their eponymous sketch show, French & Saunders, and received international acclaim for writing and playing the lead role of Edina Monsoon in the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous.

In her other work, she has guest starred in the US-made sitcoms Roseanne and Friends, and won the American People's Choice Award for voicing the wicked Fairy Godmother in DreamWorks' animated Shrek 2. More recently
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Average rating: 3.94 · 4,656 ratings · 428 reviews · 25 distinct worksSimilar authors
Bonkers: My Life in Laughs

3.93 avg rating — 4,042 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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Absolutely Fabulous: The Co...

4.39 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 1995 — 3 editions
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Absolutely Fabulous: Contin...

4.18 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 2001
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Absolutely Fabulous 2

4.20 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 1994 — 3 editions
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Absolutely Fabulous: The Sc...

3.93 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1993
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Absolutely Fabulous Vol 1 & 2

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Girls On Top

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Absolutely Fabulous: "Death...

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Absolutely Fabulous: Four B...

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Absolutely Fabulous

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2002 — 2 editions
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“I do like a bit of flyin'. Comedy flying is one of my favourite things. I think it rates up there with a neck brace for funniness.”
Jennifer Saunders, Bonkers: My Life in Laughs

“If I could go back and say one thing to my younger self it would be: YOU ARE NOT FAT.”
Jennifer Saunders, Bonkers: My Life in Laughs

“I love a corpse. I love a bit of gruesome.”
Jennifer Saunders, Bonkers

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