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Biography #2 (for Absolutely Fabulous)Jennifer Saunders is the creator, writer and star of the critically-acclaimed hit series, Absolutely Fabulous. Saunders was also one half of the well-known British comedy duo, French and Saunders. She is an original member of the Comic Strip and was featured in all of their productions, including Five Go Mad in Dorset, Slags, Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door, Bad News Tour, and Strike for England's Channel 4; South Atlantic Traders, Oxford, Spaghetti Hoops and Le Kiss for BBC-TV.
Saunders appeared in the feature films Fanny and Elvis, Spice World, Muppet Treasure Island and Supergrass. Her television credits include Let Them Eat Cake (with Dawn French), Girls on Top, Sapsorrow, Little Pig Robinson (Christmas special with Dawn French), Heroes and Villian, Happy Families and three seasons of French and Saunders for BBC-TV. Theatre and national tours include the French and Saunders 2000 nationwide tour, Me and Mamie O'Rourke at the Strand Theatre and An Evening with French and Saunders nationwide tour. She also appeared in In the Bleak Mid Winter with Kenneth Branagh.
Saunder's hit series Absolutely Fabulous has earned two International Emmy Awards, five BAFTA Awards, a Writer's Guild Award, two Royal Television Society Awards and four British Comedy Awards.
Bio courtesy Comedy Central for "Absolutely Fabulous" (01-Jan-2000)