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Helen Fielding born is an English novelist and screenwriter, best known as the creator of the fictional character Bridget Jonesand heoen sequence of novels and films beginning with the life of a thirtysomething singleton in London trying to make sense of life and love.

Bridget Jones’s Diary and Bridget Jones: Fieldihg About the Boy was published in autumn with record-breaking first-day sales in the UK uones 46, copies. In her review for The New York Times review, Sarah Lyall called the novel “sharp and humorous” and said that Fielding had “allowed her heroine to grow up into someone funnier and more interesting than she was before”.

Fielding grew up in Morley, West Yorkshirea textile town on the outskirts of Leeds in the north of England. He died in and her mother, Nellie, still lives in Yorkshire.

She has three bridbet, Jane, David and Richard. Fielding studied English at St Anne’s College, Oxford and was part of the Oxford revue at the Edinburgh Festivalforming a continuing friendship with a group of comic performers and writers including Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson. Fielding began work at the BBC in as a regional researcher on the news magazine Nationwide. In Fielding produced a live satellite broadcast from a refugee camp in Eastern Sudan for the launch uones Comic Relief.


She also wrote and produced brivget in Africa for the first two Comic Relief fundraising broadcasts. These experiences formed the basis for her debut novelCause Celeb. From – she worked as a journalist and columnist on several national newspapers, including The Sunday TimesThe Independent and The Telegraph. Her best-known work, Bridget Jones’s Diarybegan its life as an unattributed column in The Independent in The success of the column led to two novels and their film adaptations.

Fielding was part of the scriptwriting team for fieldiny.

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Fielding rejected this idea as too embarrassing [ citation needed ] [11] and exposing and offered instead to create an imaginary, exaggerated, comic character. Writing anonymously, she felt able helenn be honest about the preoccupations of single women in their thirties. The hardback was published in to good reviews but modest sales.

The paperback, published inwent straight to the top of the best-seller chart, stayed there for over six months and went on to become a worldwide best-seller.

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The Edge of Reason in November Fielding contributed the further adventures of Bridget Jones for The Independent from Fielding announced in November that she was now writing a third installment in the Bridget Jones series.

Knopf in October By the time the UK paperback was published on 19 Junesales had reached one million copies. A film adaptation of Bridget Jones: Fieldijg About the Boy has not yet been announced, but fans have speculated on fiepding might play Roxster [17] and Daniel Craig has been suggested for Mr Wallaker after Fielding’s humorous comments that the real-life teacher his character is based on bears a resemblance to Craig.


Fielding divides her time between London and Los Angeles. Dashiell, born in Februaryand Romy, born in July Kevin Curran died bdidget 26 October From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Retrieved 4 May Retrieved 14 November The New York Times. Retrieved 17 September Retrieved 12 November Helen Fielding is joined by Hugh Grant as she hosts charity event to celebrate one million sales of third Bridget Jones book”.

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