Jennifer Coolidge

Birth Place: Boston, MA, USA

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Jennifer Coolidge is an American actress, best known for her roles as Jeanine Stifler in the American Pie film series (1999–2012), as Paulette Bonafonté Parcelle in the Legally Blonde film series (2001–2003), and as Fiona in the romantic comedy film A Cinderella Story (2004). Coolidge is also a regular actor in Christopher Guest's mockumentary films, such as Best in Show (2000), A Mighty Wind (2003), For Your Consideration (2006), and Mascots (2016).
Coolidge has appeared in films, including Click (2006), Date Movie (2006), Epic Movie (2007), American Dreamz (2006), Soul Men (2008), Gentlemen Broncos (2009), Austenland (2013), Like a Boss (2020), Promising Young Woman (2020) and Arlo the Alligator Boy (2021). On television, she is known for her roles as Roberta "Bobbie" Morganstern in the NBC sitcom Joey (2004–2006), as Betty in the ABC Family teen drama series The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008–2012), as Zofia "Sophie" Kaczyński in the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls (2011–2017), and as Tanya McQuoid in the first season of the HBO anthology series The White Lotus (2021).
Coolidge is an alumna of The Groundlings, an improv and sketch comedy troupe based in Los Angeles.

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Jennifer Coolidge STAGE CREDITS

Original Broadway Production, 2010
Reidun Nordsletten




Roundabout Revival, 2001

Jennifer Coolidge Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1970 - Best Musical

Stephen Sondheim, Company

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Flying in from the States for her eighth time at Soho Theatre, Seattle-based performer Dina Martin debuts her new show Sub-Standards. It takes some skill to straddle performance art, clowning, drag and stand-up with skill and wit but she never looks uncomfortable. And nor should she with her considerable pedigree and following.

Nicole Travolta's DOING ALRIGHT To Have New York Premiere At SoHo Playhouse

Catch Nicole Travolta's one-woman show, Doing Alright, now playing Off-Broadway at SoHo Playhouse. Directed by Lauren Burns, this limited engagement runs through February 24, 2024.

SARAH RACHEL LAZARUS: MAGNET OF CHAOS to be Presented at The Brooklyn Comedy Collective

Sarah Rachel Lazarus: Magnet of Chaos is a solo musical comedy show about the end of the world, Jennifer Coolidge, and becoming your breast self with stand up comedy by Josh Sharp (A24's Dicks: The Musical) playing at The Brooklyn Comedy Collective.

La MaMa Presents CANDIED CAMERA LIVE! The On-Stage Variety Show Celebrating The 30th Anniversary Of The 'Storied' Public Access TV Program

CANDIED CAMERA LIVE! at LA MAMA - Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the 'Storied' Public Access TV Program - opens tonight. Don't miss this on-stage variety show with special guests Michael Musto, Kevin Aviance, Lauren Ezersky, and Linda Simpson.

Broadway Streaming Guide: February 2024 - Where to Watch DICKS THE MUSICAL & More

This February, Broadway fans will be treated to new albums, movies, and television shows to binge. Check out what's coming to streaming this month, including Dicks the Musical coming to streaming, star-studded new series, a Jennifer Lopez movie musical, Feud: Capote vs. the Swans, Abbott Elementary, and new albums!

Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals Will Celebrate 175 Years with HEIST HEIST BABY

Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals has just announced its 175th annual show- HPT 175: Heist Heist Baby, written by Madeleine Dowd and Sophie Garrigus.

Michael Musto, Kevin Aviance & More to Join CANDIED CAMERA LIVE! La MaMa

La MaMa will present “Candied Camera LIVE!” – Nora Burns’ tongue-in-chic variety show (think “The Comeback” meets Spinal Tap) with guests, monologues, a multi-media mix of video clips and, of course, go-go boys.

Video: Hulu Drops LIFE & BETH Season Two Trailer With Beanie Feldstein, Laura Benanti & More

Check out the official trailer for the second season of Hulu's 'Life & Beth,' which is written, directed, executive produced, and starring Amy Schumer.  The new season will feature Laura Benanti, Beanie Feldstein, Jennifer Coolidge, Margaret Cho, Tim Meadows, Kevin Kane, Amy Sedaris, and more. Watch the video now!

Max Receives 31 Primetime Emmy Awards, The Most Of Any Network Or Platform, Across 11 HBO Original Series

HBO Originals swept the drama categories (Outstanding Drama Series, Lead Actor/Actress, Supporting Actor/Actress, Guest Actor/Actress, Directing, Writing, Casting, and Picture Editing) with “Succession,” “The Last of Us,” and “The White Lotus,” with “Succession” scoring top awards for its final season. 

Photos: Inside the 75th Emmy Award With Niecy Nash-Betts, Jennifer Coolidge & More

Check out photos from the Emmys red carpet, ceremony, and winners room! Winners included RuPaul Charles, Niecy Nash-Betts, Jennifer Coolidge, Sarah Snook, and more. Check out photos from inside the event, and shots from the red carpet with Hannah Waddingham, Natasha Lyonne, Ayo Edebiri, Jessica Chastain, Amy Poehler, and more.

Find Out Who Won at the 75th Emmy Awards - Full List of Winners!

Find out who won at the 75th Annual Emmy awards! Elton John, Jennifer Coolidge, RuPaul, Kieran Culkin, The Bear, Jeremy Allen White, Paul Walter Hauser, Niecy Nash-Betts, John Oliver, and more took home Emmys tonight. Check out the full list of winners now!

La Mama to Present CANDIED CAMERA LIVE! - Created And Hosted By Nora Burns

LA MAMA will present “CANDIED CAMERA LIVE!” - a variety show celebrating the 30th anniversary of the 'Storied' public access TV program. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets!

Tim Murray and SLee to Star in SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN Off-Broadway

Get ready for a hilarious and wild ride with Tim Murray and SLee in the Off-Broadway comedy, Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man. Return to Hell's Kitchen's AMT Theater for a limited engagement of this interactive comedy that leaves no topic taboo. Don't miss out on insider tips straight from the source: a gay man.


Returning to Hell's Kitchen's AMT Theater for a limited engagement is one of Off-Broadway's longest-running comedies - Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man! 

Video: Lagoona Bloo Releases 'Elle Woods' Music Video

Watch the video, a shimmering, bubblegum pink house party that sees RuPaul’s Drag Race royalty Kerri Colby, Marcia Marcia Marcia, Olivia Lux, and Laganja Estranja – who also choreographed the visual and appears as Paulette Bonafonté, the character made famous by Jennifer Coolidge – all playing different versions of Elle Woods with Julian Burzynski.

Original LEGALLY BLONDE Cast 'Dying' To Produce Reunion Concert

The Original Broadway Cast of Legally Blonde the Musical are hoping to reunite for a benefit concert.

Festival of Cinema NYC Returns to the Regal UA Midway in Forest Hills for its 7th Annual Film Festival

Get ready for the 7th Annual Festival of Cinema NYC, returning to the Regal UA Midway in Forest Hills from August 4 - 13. Celebrate the best of independent cinema with an exciting lineup of films, workshops, and special presentations.

HBO/Max Receives 127 Emmy Nominations, The Most Of Any Network Or Platform, Breaking Records Across Multiple Categories

The record-breaking nominations include 27 for the final season of “Succession,” the most of any program and making Emmy history with three nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Additionally, new series “The Last of Us” breaks through, earning major award nominations. “The White Lotus” sweeps the supporting actor/actress.

Family Programme Revealed For Annual Liverpool Theatre Festival

Liverpool Theatre Festival returns in 2023 with a brand new date to coincide with the school Summer holidays – and this year the programme features nine family shows to wow youngsters of all ages. 

Amazon Circling LEGALLY BLONDE 3 & Series Based on Film

Amazon Studios is circling a third Legally Blonde film and a potential series based on the film. Talks of the new project come after Amazon acquired MGM’s extensive film and television catalogue. Other titles that are being optioned include Robocop, Stargate, Fame, Barbershop, The Magnificent Seven, Pink Panther and The Thomas Crown Affair.


Jennifer Coolidge has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Jennifer Coolidge has not appeared in the West End.

Jennifer Coolidge has been nominated for the Best Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards for her role in the show Company.

Jennifer Coolidge has won the Best Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards for her performance in "Company".

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