Jennifer Audrey Coolidge is an American actress, comedian and activist. She is best known for playing Jeanine Stifler in the American Pie franchise.
Coolidge was born in Boston to Gretchen and Paul Constant Coolidge, a plastics manufacturer. She was raised in Norwell, Massachusetts, and is one of four children, with a brother, Andrew, and two sisters, Elizabeth and Susannah. Coolidge attended Norwell High School, the Cambridge School of Weston, and pursued university studies at Emerson College in Boston and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City.