Helen Fielding

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Fielding in 2009

Helen Fielding (born 1958) is a British novelist and screenwriter. She is best known as the creator of the book series about the fictional character Bridget Jones. Bridget Jones's Diary (1996) and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (1999) were published in 40 countries and sold more than 15 million copies. The book series spawned a trilogy of movies. Renée Zellweger starred as Jones.

Fielding was born in Morley, West Yorkshire. She was in a relationship with American screenwriter Kevin Curran from 1999 until his death in 2016. The couple had two children.[1]

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  1. "Kevin Curran, Writer and Producer on 'The Simpsons,' Dies at 59". The Hollywood Reporter. 25 October 2016. Retrieved 18 March 2020.

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