Jennifer Coolidge aka Jennifer Audrey Coolidge is an American actress and comedian. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts and brought up in Norwell, Massachusetts. She has a brother, Andrew and two sisters, Elizabeth and Susannah. She did her schooling at Norwell High School. She did BA in Theater from Emerson College. She later joined the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, situated in New York City.
Coolidge was famous for her supporting roles and guest appearances in various comic films as well as television shows. She has first seen in "The Masseuse" an episode of Seinfeld. She took the limelight in American Pie, portraying the role of a comic character of Jeanine Stifler. This film did wonder at the box office and was a hit. She continued with her role in the sequel of American Pie.
She was also a part of Legally Blonde and Legally Blonde 2. She also played a stepmother in A Cinderella Story. She did movies like American Wedding, Trial and Error, Men in White, Best in Show and many more. She played the role of Bobbie in a comic series Joeys. She was seen in "
Friends" during its season finale.
She was also seen in "Sex and the City" and "Frasier". She was seen in Slappy and the Stinkers. In Robots an animated feature, she gave the voice to Aunt Fanny. Robots turned into an animated short film named as Aunt Fanny's Tour of Booty. She did a guest appearance in
Top Chef. She was also seen in a comedy film Click.
In the year 2000-2006, she was seen in A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration directed by
Christopher Guest. In 2007, she was seen in Thank God You're Here and The Closer. Coolidge is known for her role as Sophie Kachinsky in 2 Broke Girls.