Facts about Jessica Rabbit

Born: 1988
Birthplace: Fiction
Best known as: Sexy wife of Roger Rabbit in the film Who Framed Roger Rabbit?


Jessica Rabbit Biography

Jessica Rabbit is the voluptuous femme fatale in the 1988 feature film Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, which was based loosely on Gary Wolf’s 1981 book Who Censored Roger Rabbit? Jessica is the absurdly sexy wife of hapless hero Roger, and she’s a constant temptation to detective Eddie Valiant. With mock innocence and more curves than Daytona, she delivers the immortal line: “I’m not bad, I’m just drawn that way.” Jessica also added spice to later Roger Rabbit cartoons, playing nurses and the like.

Extra credit

Wolf wrote a 1991 sequel to his original book titled Who P-p-plugged Roger Rabbit?… Though Roger is a rabbit, Jessica is a human; the pairing is played for laughs in the film… Actress Kathleen Turner supplied Jessica’s voice for the film, though she wasn’t listed in the film’s original credits… Jessica’s appearance is reminiscent of the outlandish style of animator Tex Avery… Other animated characters who make cameo appearances in the film include Bugs Bunny, Mickey Mouse and Pinocchio.


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