Jennifer Coolidge movies and TV shows ranked: 10 greatest roles worst to best

Is there anyone alive who doesn’t love Jennifer Coolidge? The veteran actress, whose career has lasted more than three decades, has at last received the kind of adulation from the public that her acting skills have long warranted. Her performance as a troubled heiress searching for peace in the first two seasons of “The White Lotus” is one of the most lauded in recent years, bringing her an armful of golden statues and a new career as showbiz’s reigning queen of awards show acceptance speeches.

Coolidge’s film career, however, looms just as large, with a key role in two film franchises (“Legally Blonde” and “American Pie”), as well as three mockumentary spoofs (“Best in Show,” “A Mighty Wind” and “For Your Consideration”) by Christopher Guest. In addition, Coolidge has worked with a remarkable range of directors, from German auteur Werner Herzog to Oscar winner Emerald Fennell.

So as she soars to even greater heights in her career, let’s raise a glass to this one-of-a-kind actress by counting down her 10 greatest roles of all time. Scroll through our gallery below for Jennifer Coolidge’s movies and TV shows ranked.