Coolidge, Jennifer 1963–

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COOLIDGE, Jennifer 1963–


Born August 28, 1963, in Boston (some sources cite Brookline), MA; daughter of Paul Coolidge (a plastics manufacturer). Education: Emerson College, B.A.; studied acting with Julie Bovasso.

Addresses: Agent—Lisa Gallant, International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Publicist—I/D Public Relations, 8409 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Career: Actress, voice artist, and writer. Performed with Gotham City Improv, New York City, and the Groundlings comedy troupe, Los Angeles. Worked as a waitress and a child care provider.

Awards, Honors: Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding featured actress in a play, 2002, for The Women; Florida Film Critics Circle Award (with others), best ensemble cast, 2004, for A Mighty Wind; Teen Choice Award, choice movie sleazebag, 2005, for A Cinderella Story.


Film Appearances:

Jacqueline "Jackie" Turreau, Trial and Error, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1997.

Sister Sister, Plump Fiction, 1997, Legacy Releasing, 1998.

Attractive police officer, A Night at the Roxbury, Paramount, 1998.

Harriet, Slappy and the Stinkers, TriStar, 1998.

Helen (some sources cite Erica), Brown's Requiem, Avalanche Releasing, 1998.

Stifler's mother, American Pie, MCA/Universal, 1999.

Woman at football game, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (also known as Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me), New Line Cinema, 1999.

Betty, The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy, Screen Gems/Sony Pictures Classics, 2000.

Sherri Ann Ward Cabot, Best in Show, Warner Bros., 2000.

Donna Karan, Zoolander (also known as Derek Zoolander), Paramount, 2001.

Ireenie, Pootie Tang, Paramount, 2001.

Mrs. Wellington, Down to Earth (also known as Einmal Himmel und zurueck), Paramount, 2001.

Paulette Bonafonte, Legally Blonde, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.

(Uncredited) Stifler's mother, American Pie 2, Universal, 2001.

Amber Cole, A Mighty Wind, Warner Bros., 2003.

Janice Denver, As Virgins Fall, Get It Pictures, 2003.

Paulette Parcelle, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2003.

Stifler's mother, American Wedding (also known as American Pie: The Wedding and American Pie—Jetzt wird geheiratet), Universal, 2003.

Aunt Marilyn, Carolina (also known as Carolina—Auf der Suche nach Mr. Perfect), Miramax, 2004.

Fiona, A Cinderella Story, Warner Bros., 2004.

Louise, Testosterone (also known as Testosterona), Strand Releasing, 2004.

White-faced woman, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (also known as Lemony Snicket and Lemony Snicket—Raetselhafte Ereignisse), Paramount, 2004.

Voice of Aunt Fanny, Robots (animated), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2005, also released as Robots: The IMAX Experience.

Grant's mother, Date Movie (also known as Untitled Aaron Seltzer/Jason Friedberg Project), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2006.

Janine, Click, Columbia/Revolution Studios, 2006.

American Dreamz, Universal, 2006.

For Your Consideration, Warner Independent Pictures, 2006.

Some sources cite an appearance in Showtime, Warner Bros., 2002.

Television Appearances; Series:

Various characters, She TV, ABC, 1994.

Various characters, Saturday Night Special, Fox, 1996.

Bobbie Morganstern, Joey, NBC, 2004–.

Voices of Traci Mink and Nina Boroslova, Hopeless Pictures (animated), Independent Film Channel, beginning 2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Herself, Heroes of Comedy: Women on Top, Comedy Central, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Nurse, Not of This Earth, Showtime, 1995.

Stupid girl, Bucket of Blood (also known as Dark Secrets, The Death Artist, and Roger Corman Presents "Buckets of Blood"), Showtime, 1995.

Men in White (also known as National Lampoon's "Men in White"), 1998.

Shelly, Women vs. Men (also known as Oooph!), Showtime, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Member of Groundlings, Sketch Pad, HBO, 2001.

Edith (Mrs. Phelps Potter), Stage on Screen: The Women, PBS, 2002.

Herself, Assembling Robots: The Magic, the Music, and the Comedy, Fox, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Jody, "The Masseuse," Seinfeld, NBC, 1993.

Marcia Kelly, The Monroes, ABC, 1995.

Voice of Miss Krezmer, "Plastic White Female," King of the Hill (animated), Fox, 1997.

Rhonda, "Again with the Hockey Player: Part 1," Alright Already, The WB, 1998.

Voice of Miss Krezmer, "Leanne's Saga," King of the Hill (animated), Fox, 1998.

Voice of Miss Krezmer, "Propane Boom," King of the Hill (animated), Fox, 1998.

Sue, "Filling the Wrong Hole," Rude Awakening, Showtime, 1998.

"Three Dykes and You're Out," Rude Awakening, Showtime, 1998.

Voice of police dispatcher, Vinyl Justice, VH1, 1998.

Helen, "Neutered Jimmy," Ladies Man, CBS, 1999.

Voice of Miss Krezmer, "Wings of the Dope," King of the Hill (animated), Fox, 1999.

Annalee, "Laughlin It Up," Dead Last, YTV (Canada), 2001.

Frederica, "Forgotten but Not Gone," Frasier (also known as Dr. Frasier Crane), NBC, 2001.

Esme, The Downer Channel, NBC, 2001.

Guest, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 2001.

Guest, The View, ABC, 2001.

Talk show host, The Andy Dick Show, MTV, 2001.

Guest, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2001, 2004.

Gwen Brody, "Cold War," Do Over, The WB, 2002.

Amanda Buffamonteezi, "The One with Ross's Tan," Friends, NBC, 2003.

Roxanne, "Vegas, Baby," According to Jim, ABC, 2003.

Victoria, "The Perfect Present," Sex and the City, HBO, 2003.

Roxanne, "The Baby," According to Jim, ABC, 2004.

Voice of Ramona, "Into the Woods," Game Over (animated), UPN, 2004.

Voice of Tracey, "And the Revolution Continues," Father of the Pride (animated), NBC, 2004.

Voice of Tracey, "Larry's Debut, and Sweet Darryl Hannah Too," Father of the Pride (animated), NBC, 2004.

Guest, Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (also known as Ellen and The Ellen DeGeneres Show), syndicated, 2004.

Ivanka, Mad TV, Fox, 2004.

Herself, "Robots," HBO First Look, HBO, 2005.

Appeared in episodes of other series.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

The Burbs, FX Channel, 2002.

Bobbie Morganstern, Joey, NBC, 2004.

Voice of Traci Mink, Hopeless Pictures (animated), Independent Film Channel, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Edith (Mrs. Phelps Potter), The Women, Roundabout Theatre Company, American Airlines Theatre, New York City, 2001–2002.

Fern Magnin, Beverly Winwood Presents the Actors Showcase, Groundlings Theatre, Los Angeles, 2002.



Herself, Inside "Legally Blonde," Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment, 2001.


Teleplays with Others; Series:

Saturday Night Special, Fox, 1996.



American Theatre, May, 2002, pp. 52-53.

Entertainment Weekly, October 15, 2004, pp. 46-47; September 30, 2005, p. 78.

HX, November 30, 2001.

Metro Source New York, December, 2002, pp. 66-68.

Newsweek, July 19, 2004, p. 65.

People Weekly, August 11, 2003, p. 63.