Lisa Kudrow Biography
Lisa Kudrow Is Not PhoebeLisa Kudrow isn't at all like her Friends character. Lisa Kudrow's a brainiac, grounded and she's not looking for love - Lisa Kudrow's married to advertising exec., Michel Stern. It's not surprising Lisa Kudrow planned a career as a medical researcher (she has her Bachelor of Science in biology.) Lisa Kudrow's father is a doctor who specializes in headaches and her older brother is a neurologist.
Lisa Kudrow Drops Test Tubes For Screen TestsLisa Kudrow shied away from the medical field and made the jump to acting after being impressed with the gig her friend, comedian Jon Lovitz, landed on Saturday Night Live.
Lisa Kudrow's Big BreakLisa Kudrow's big break came in 1993 when she snagged a recurring role as a spazzy waitress named Ursula on the TV show Mad About You. Lisa Kudrow's biggest success so far was landing the role of the quirky Phoebe on Friends in 1994. In the beginning Lisa got to play both Ursula and Phoebe. The writer's made them twins - so the Mad About You character crossed over to Friends and even dated Joey!
Lisa Kudrow Takes On MoviesLisa Kudrow also made the jump from the tube to the big screen with roles in Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion, Analyze This, Analyze That, Hanging Up and Lucky Numbers. Whether she's belting out crazy songs like Smelly Cat, chatting with her dead mother, driving a cab or flirting with Joey, you know Phoebe will send us into hysterics for the last season of Friends.
Lisa Kudrow - Did U Know?
Lisa Kudrow Says..."I've learned you can make a mistake and the whole world doesn't end. I had to learn to allow myself to make a mistake without becoming defensive and unforgiving. "