Jennifer Coolidge

Jennifer Coolidge (born August 28, 1961 height  5' 10" (1,78 m)) is an American actress and comedian, known for playing "Stifler's mom", the MILF in the film American Pie (1999); Hilary Duff's stepmother in A Cinderella Story (2004); Paulette, the manicurist in Legally Blonde (2001) and its sequel; the voice of Aunt Fanny in the animated feature Robots (2005); for her role in The Secret Life of the American Teenager as Betty; and for her regular role in the NBC sitcom Joey as Joey's agent, Bobbie Morganstern. She is also a regular actor in Christopher Guest's mockumentary films. Coolidge is an alumna of The Groundlings, an improv and sketch comedy troupe based in Los Angeles.She stars in the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls as Sophie, Max and Caroline's Polish upstairs neighbor who owns a cleaning business. Coolidge was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Gretchen (née Knauff) and Paul Constant Coolidge, a plastics manufacturer. She was raised in Norwell, Massachusetts, and has a brother, Andrew, and two sisters, Elizabeth and Susannah. Coolidge attended Norwell High School, the Cambridge School of Weston, Emerson College in Boston and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City.Her charitable work has included a history of supporting AIDS assistanceand animal rights. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jennifer Coolidge, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Zoolander (2001)

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Clear the runway for Derek Zoolander, VH1's three-time male model of the year. His face falls when hippie-chic Hansel scooters in to steal this year's award. The evil fashion guru Mugatu seizes the opportunity to turn Derek into a killing machine. It's a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Stiller
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Owen Wilson  •  Christine Taylor  •  Will Ferrell

Clear the runway for Derek Zoolander, VH1's three-time male model of the year. His face falls when hippie-chic Hansel scooters in to steal this year's award. The evil fashion guru Mugatu seizes the opportunity to turn Derek into a killing machine. It's a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Stiller
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Owen Wilson  •  Christine Taylor  •  Will Ferrell

A Cinderella Story (2004)

Routinely exploited by her wicked stepmother, the downtrodden Samantha Montgomery is excited about the prospect of meeting her Internet beau at the school's Halloween dance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Rosman
CAST:  Hilary Duff  •  Jennifer Coolidge  •  Chad Michael Murray  •  Dan Byrd

Routinely exploited by her wicked stepmother, the downtrodden Samantha Montgomery is excited about the prospect of meeting her Internet beau at the school's Halloween dance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Rosman
CAST:  Hilary Duff  •  Jennifer Coolidge  •  Chad Michael Murray  •  Dan Byrd

A Mighty Wind (2003)

In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, get back on the stage for one concert in New York ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Catherine O'Hara  •  Bob Balaban  •  Larry Miller  •  Eugene Levy

In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, get back on the stage for one concert in New York ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Catherine O'Hara  •  Bob Balaban  •  Larry Miller  •  Eugene Levy

A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

Despite being well into adulthood, brothers Doug and Steve Butabi still live at home and work in the flower shop owned by their dad. They exist only to hit on women at discos, though they're routinely unsuccessful until a chance run-in with Richard Grieco gets them ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Fortenberry
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Chris Kattan  •  Jennifer Coolidge  •  Michael Clarke Duncan

Despite being well into adulthood, brothers Doug and Steve Butabi still live at home and work in the flower shop owned by their dad. They exist only to hit on women at discos, though they're routinely unsuccessful until a chance run-in with Richard Grieco gets them ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Fortenberry
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Chris Kattan  •  Jennifer Coolidge  •  Michael Clarke Duncan

American Dreamz (2006)

The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County. Recently awakened President ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Mandy Moore  •  Willem Dafoe

The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County. Recently awakened President ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Mandy Moore  •  Willem Dafoe

American Pie (1999)

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At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all "score" by their senior prom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Chris Klein  •  Thomas Ian Nicholas  •  Alyson Hannigan

At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all "score" by their senior prom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Chris Klein  •  Thomas Ian Nicholas  •  Alyson Hannigan

American Pie 2 (2001)

After a year apart - attending different schools, meeting different people - the guys rent a beach house and vow to make this the best summer ever. As it turns out, whether that will happen or not has a lot to do with the girls. Between the wild parties, outrageous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.B. Rogers
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Thomas Ian Nicholas  •  Chris Klein  •  Seann William Scott

After a year apart - attending different schools, meeting different people - the guys rent a beach house and vow to make this the best summer ever. As it turns out, whether that will happen or not has a lot to do with the girls. Between the wild parties, outrageous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.B. Rogers
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Thomas Ian Nicholas  •  Chris Klein  •  Seann William Scott

American Wedding (2003)

With high school a distant memory, Jim and Michelle are getting married -- and in a hurry, since Jim's grandmother is sick and wants to see him walk down the aisle -- prompting Stifler to throw the ultimate bachelor party. And Jim's dad is reliable as ever, doling ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse Dylan
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Alyson Hannigan  •  Seann William Scott  •  Eddie Kaye Thomas

With high school a distant memory, Jim and Michelle are getting married -- and in a hurry, since Jim's grandmother is sick and wants to see him walk down the aisle -- prompting Stifler to throw the ultimate bachelor party. And Jim's dad is reliable as ever, doling ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse Dylan
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Alyson Hannigan  •  Seann William Scott  •  Eddie Kaye Thomas

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)

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When diabolical genius Dr. Evil travels back in time to steal superspy Austin Powers's ‘mojo,’ Austin must return to the swingin' '60s himself - with the help of American agent, Felicity Shagwell - to stop the dastardly plan. Once there, Austin faces off against Dr ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Roach
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Heather Graham  •  Michael York  •  Robert Wagner

When diabolical genius Dr. Evil travels back in time to steal superspy Austin Powers's ‘mojo,’ Austin must return to the swingin' '60s himself - with the help of American agent, Felicity Shagwell - to stop the dastardly plan. Once there, Austin faces off against Dr ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Roach
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Heather Graham  •  Michael York  •  Robert Wagner

Best in Show (2000)

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The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives -- the Mayflower Dog Show ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Jay Brazeau  •  Parker Posey  •  Michael Hitchcock  •  Catherine O'Hara

The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives -- the Mayflower Dog Show ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Jay Brazeau  •  Parker Posey  •  Michael Hitchcock  •  Catherine O'Hara

The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000)

A close-knit group of gay friends share the emotional roller coster of life, relationships, the death of friends, new beginnings, jealousy, fatherhood and professional success. At various stages of life's disarray, these young men share humorous and tragic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Berlanti
CAST:  Ben Weber  •  Timothy Olyphant  •  Matt McGrath  •  Zach Braff

A close-knit group of gay friends share the emotional roller coster of life, relationships, the death of friends, new beginnings, jealousy, fatherhood and professional success. At various stages of life's disarray, these young men share humorous and tragic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Berlanti
CAST:  Ben Weber  •  Timothy Olyphant  •  Matt McGrath  •  Zach Braff

Click (2006)

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A married workaholic, Michael Newman doesn't have time for his wife and children, not if he's to impress his ungrateful boss and earn a well-deserved promotion. So when he meets Morty, a loopy sales clerk, he gets the answer to his prayers: a magical remote that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Coraci
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Christopher Walken  •  David Hasselhoff

A married workaholic, Michael Newman doesn't have time for his wife and children, not if he's to impress his ungrateful boss and earn a well-deserved promotion. So when he meets Morty, a loopy sales clerk, he gets the answer to his prayers: a magical remote that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Coraci
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Christopher Walken  •  David Hasselhoff

Date Movie (2006)

Spoof of romantic comedies which focuses on a man, his crush, his parents, and her father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aaron Seltzer
CAST:  Alyson Hannigan  •  Adam Campbell  •  Sophie Monk  •  Jennifer Coolidge

Spoof of romantic comedies which focuses on a man, his crush, his parents, and her father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aaron Seltzer
CAST:  Alyson Hannigan  •  Adam Campbell  •  Sophie Monk  •  Jennifer Coolidge

Down to Earth (2001)

Struggling comic Lance Barton knows what it's like to die on stage. But when his life takes an unexpected turn - straight to heaven - Lance is sure there's been a mistake. Miraculously, he's right! An angel tells Lance he was taken prematurely but assures him he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Regina King  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Eugene Levy

Struggling comic Lance Barton knows what it's like to die on stage. But when his life takes an unexpected turn - straight to heaven - Lance is sure there's been a mistake. Miraculously, he's right! An angel tells Lance he was taken prematurely but assures him he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz  •  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Regina King  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Eugene Levy

For Your Consideration (2006)

Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Catherine O'Hara  •  Stephen Rannazzisi  •  Ed Begley Jr.  •  Eugene Levy

Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Catherine O'Hara  •  Stephen Rannazzisi  •  Ed Begley Jr.  •  Eugene Levy

Legally Blonde (2001)

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Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Luke Wilson  •  Selma Blair  •  Matthew Davis

Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Luke Wilson  •  Selma Blair  •  Matthew Davis

Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)

After Elle Woods, the eternally perky, fashionably adventurous, famously blonde Harvard Law grad gets fired by her law firm because of her opposition to animal testing, she takes her fight to Washington. As an aide for Congresswoman Victoria Rudd, she pushes for a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Sally Field  •  Regina King  •  Jennifer Coolidge

After Elle Woods, the eternally perky, fashionably adventurous, famously blonde Harvard Law grad gets fired by her law firm because of her opposition to animal testing, she takes her fight to Washington. As an aide for Congresswoman Victoria Rudd, she pushes for a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Sally Field  •  Regina King  •  Jennifer Coolidge

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

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Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Silberling
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Meryl Streep  •  Jude Law  •  Emily Browning

Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Silberling
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Meryl Streep  •  Jude Law  •  Emily Browning

Pootie Tang (2001)

Pootie Tang, the musician/actor/folk hero of the ghetto, is chronicled from his early childhood to his battles against the evil Corporate America, who try to steal his magic belt and make him sell out by endorsing addictive products to his people. Pootie must learn ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis C.K.
CAST:  Jennifer Coolidge  •  Lance Crouther  •  J.B. Smoove  •  Reg E. Cathey

Pootie Tang, the musician/actor/folk hero of the ghetto, is chronicled from his early childhood to his battles against the evil Corporate America, who try to steal his magic belt and make him sell out by endorsing addictive products to his people. Pootie must learn ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis C.K.
CAST:  Jennifer Coolidge  •  Lance Crouther  •  J.B. Smoove  •  Reg E. Cathey

Robots (2005)

Rodney Copperbottom is a young robot inventor who dreams of making the world a better place, until the evil Ratchet takes over Big Weld Industries. Now, Rodney's dreams – and those of his friends – are in danger of becoming obsolete.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Wedge
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Halle Berry  •  Mel Brooks

Rodney Copperbottom is a young robot inventor who dreams of making the world a better place, until the evil Ratchet takes over Big Weld Industries. Now, Rodney's dreams – and those of his friends – are in danger of becoming obsolete.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Wedge
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Halle Berry  •  Mel Brooks
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