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Jennifer Jane Saunders (born 6 July 1958) is an English comedienne, screenwriter, singer and actress. She has won two BAFTAs, an International Emmy Award, a British Comedy Award, a Rose d'Or Light Entertainment Festival Award, two Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards, and a Peoples Choice Award.
She first came into widespread attention in the 1980s and 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 writes and stars in their eponymous sketch show, French & Saunders, and has 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 American 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, she wrote and starred in Jam & Jerusalem and The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle.
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|2018||Lady Windermere's Fan||The Duchess of Berwick||2018-03-20|
|2018||Grandpa's Great Escape||Miss Dandy||2018-01-01|
|2017||300 Years of French and Saunders||2017-12-25|
|2016||Stick Man||Narrator (voice)||2016-10-05|
|2016||British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves||Comedy Role (archive footage) (uncredited)||2016-09-12|
|2016||Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie||Edina Monsoon||2016-07-22|
|2015||Minions||Reine Elizabeth II (voice)||2015-07-10|
|2014||The Boy in the Dress||Miss Windsor||2014-12-26|
|2012||The Spice Girls Story: Viva Forever!||2012-12-24|
|2011||The Hunt for Tony Blair||Lady Thatcher||2011-10-15|
|2009||Coraline||Miss Spink (voice)||2009-02-06|
|2008||French and Saunders: Still Alive||Herself||2008-11-17|
|2006||L'entente cordiale||Gwendoline McFarlane||2006-06-21|
|2004||Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball?||Herself||2004-11-15|
|2004||Shrek 2||Fairy Godmother (voice)||2004-05-19|
|2000||French & Saunders - Live||Various roles||2000-11-20|
|1998||Spice World||Fashionable Woman||1998-01-22|
|1996||Absolutely Fabulous: The Last Shout||Edina Monsoon||1996-11-06|
|1996||Muppet Treasure Island||Mrs. Bluveridge||1996-02-16|
|1996||A Midwinter's Tale||Nancy||1996-02-09|
|1989||The Secret Policeman’s Biggest Ball||Herself||1989-01-01|
|1988||Eat the Rich||1988-04-22|
|1988||Mr Jolly Lives Next Door||1988-03-05|
|1988||The Strike||Meryl Streep as Mrs Scargill||1988-02-20|
|1981||The Comic Strip||1981-01-01|