Cast of Friends In The First Episode, Last Episode, And Now

  • AUTHOR: dua
  • POSTED ON: April 15, 2020

FRIENDS will celebrate it’s 26th birthday this year while I will have my first quarter-life crisis.

I know this pandemic is sucking the life out of our already dreadful existence, but we have to make it out alive. Ya alright, we won’t have a summer 2020, but we’re kicking Corona in the butt and celebrating the 26th anniversary of our favorite TV show FRIENDS.

We’ve all gone back to watching and re-watching the entire series during this horrifying period. It brings back the joy that we’ve been deprived of in the last couple of weeks.

Anyway, to celebrate the big day, let’s take a look at our favorite ensemble in their before and after avatars.

Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green 

Source: Buzzfeed

Do you know that she was originally offered the role of Monica? Well, it’s another story that she fell in love with Rachel Green after reading the script, and the rest is history. Anyway, Jennifer is one of the top actresses of our time. Recently, she swiped all the awards for her acting on the hit series The Morning Show. 

Courteney Cox as Monica Geller 

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In the last season, Cox was pregnant but had to hide her pregnancy as it was already established that her character Monica and TV husband Chandler can’t conceive. She had to hide it by wearing baggy clothes. Ever since the show ended, she has starred on another famous show, Cougar Town. 

Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay

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Lisa was originally playing Ursula on another show, but the creators of FRIENDS decided to give a twin storyline to explain Lisa’s appearance on both the shows. Lisa has been part of some incredible work ever since the show ended namely Easy A and Bojack Horseman.

David Schwimmer as Ross Geller

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Do you know that Ross and Rachel were never supposed to be in the end game? Well, the writers decided that after witnessing Jennifer and David’s chemistry. David has since essayed some unforgettable roles in shows like People Vs OJ Simpson and Web Therapy. 

Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing

Source: Buzzfeed 

Matthew didn’t give the audition at first and kept recommending his real friends for the part. But as destiny had it, the project he was originally supposed to do, didn’t take off, and he auditioned for Chandler and got the part. Matthew has done several recurring roles in Cougar Town and The Good Wife. 

Matt Leblanc as Joey Tribbiani 

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Matt dislocated his shoulder while racing Mathew Perry to get to the famous armchair during the scene. He fell on the floor and that’s when everybody realized it was bad. You can now watch him on Top Gear!

Updated April 15, 2020
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