Jennifer Saunders

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Date of Birth: 07/06/1958

Age: 58

Place of birth: Sleaford Lincolnshire

Citizenship: United Kingdom


Author: Denis Pravdyuk

Website: Celebrities

British actress Jennifer Jane Saunders was born July 6, 1958 in the town of Sleaford, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. It was raised in normal English family. Her mother was a teacher of biology at school, and his father served in the army. Jennifer childhood changed many schools, following his father - a military pilot of the Royal Air Force of Great Britain, which were sent from one garrison to another. Jennifer Saunders, after graduating from high school went to work in the Italian theater.

At nineteen Sanders met Dawn French, who starred in `The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Shkaf` and `Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkabana`. Both attended drama courses at the Central School of Drama in London. Both were young and had common interests. They grew up on the same basis of the Royal Air Force, they had common friends, but despite all this, the fate did not grant them the opportunity to talk and get to know the past. After meeting Jennifer and Dawn decided to create a comedy duo.

Jennifer and Dawn together rented an apartment during their joint study in London. At first, the girls often had disagreements. Jennifer Saunders spoke of his partner as an egotistical man, in turn, Dawn French saw his partner self-centeredness and a lack of understanding of its ideas. This often happens with talented people who work in the duo, especially in a comedy duo. This has led to frustration, which led to the fact that Jennifer Saunders refused to receive a university education at Oxbridge.

But despite the differences, Jennifer and Dawn `` got used to each other and created a great female comedy duo - Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders were at the beginnings of a new wave of comedy. Critics later say of this as a new comedic direction in popular culture. At the festival, Montreux Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders were awarded the Golden Rose for his `new genre Alternative komedii`.

Jennifer and Dawn participated in various humorous programs and shows in Britain and the United States, including in the popular `` The Benny Hill Show. However, the role they were generally minor. Over time, Jennifer Saunders began to change the current trend that all the major roles in the comedy show performed by men. Gradually, the girl began to come to the fore in the comic show programs both in England and in the United States. And at the same time and on television Jennifer received more independence and privileges.

In 1981 he published a short comedic film `The Comic Strip`, where French and Saunders performed one of the main roles. And from next year start running comedy series `The Comic Strip Presents`, where the girls, along with Peter Richardson and Adrian Edmondson played the leading role. The series was shown successfully at Channel 4 for 16 years. Another successful project with the participation of Jennifer Saunders came in 1985. It was called `Girls on Top`. It tells of the four girls, who withdrew kvartirosemschitse housing and that they offered to rent.

The most famous series featuring Jennifer Saunders - `Beautifully not live zapretish` - was released in 1992. The script for the series, Jennifer wrote itself, and performed a major role. The series was divided into three separate stories. They tell about the adventures of a PR agency hostess Edina (Jennifer Saunders) and her friend Patsy (Joanna Lumley). The series has received great reviews from critics and audiences. The film `Nice to live not forbid `- a good example chistozhenskogo humor, addressed to the female audience. The show was popular and was broadcast on the BBC on-Sea from 1992 to 1996 and from 2001 to 2005.

In 1998, Jennifer Sanders starred in the popular comedy series `Druzya`, where she performed the role of stepmother Emily. Among the feature films featuring Jennifer can be called a comedy `Winter skazka` musical comedy` Treasure Island `and Mappetov` Spice Uorld`, short fantasy `House volshebnika`, comedy` `Spy strasti` and Fanny and Elvis`.

In addition, Jennifer is known for his work on the animated film. In 2004, she voiced the fairy godmother in the movie `Shrek 2`, and in 2009 her voice was saying in the cartoon April Spink `Carolina Koshmarov` Country. For scoring of fairies (which lasted only four days) Sanders in 2005 was marked by `American People` s Choice Award `` for the best part of the negative hero `.

Jennifer Saunders is among the `50 best comedy actors Velikobritanii`, and it takes 93 th place in the ranking lines` Sexiest Women Velikobritanii`. Jennifer is married to comedian Adrian Edmondson. They have three daughters: Eleanor, Beatrice and Freya.

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