is an English stage and television actress, comedian, singer, dancer, director, author, and screenwriter with dual British and American citizenship who is best known for her Fox
variety show The Tracey Ullman Show
from 1987 to 1990
, her HBO
sketch comedy series Tracey Takes On...
from 1996 to 1999
, and her Showtime
sketch comedy series Tracey Ullman's State of the Union
from 2008 to 2010
For Disney, she played Eden Brent in the 1994 Miramax film, Bullets Over Broadway and voiced the cat in the 2004 live-action short, The Cat That Looked at a King. In 2005, she voiced Ms. Birdwell in the direct-to-video animated film, Kronk's New Groove and played Princess Winnifred in the television film, Once Upon A Mattress. She also played Jack's mother in the 2014 Disney live-action fantasy musical film, Into the Woods and does the voice of Lucinda's mother Marla in the Disney Junior series Sofia the First.