Date of Birth : Jul 27th 1972
American actress and comedian, known as a former cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live, and the daughter of soul singer Minnie Riperton. R&B singer Teena Marie is Rudolph’s godmother. She has also appeared in Hollywood films. She had small parts in Chuck & Buck, Gattaca, As Good As It Gets, Duplex and Duets; she was also a music supervisor for Duets. Her first prominent film role came in 2006 with A Prairie Home Companion, a role she filled during her pregnancy (her character is pregnant during the film). Earlier, she had co-starred with Luke Wilson in the 2005 Mike Judge sci-fi comedy Idiocracy, although that film was shelved until September 2006 and then only given a limited release. She also guest starred as Rapunzel in the DreamWorks animated film Shrek the Third. She guest starred as Julia in the The Simpsons episode “The Homer of Seville”. Rudolph stared as character Athena Scooberman in NBC’s Kath & Kim, and recently completed her newest picture Away We Go with The Office star John Krasinski, which hit theaters June 26, 2009. She is currently filming Grown Ups starring Adam Sandler, where she is playing the wife of Chris Rock.