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Jennifer Aniston Biography

Jennifer Aniston became a star on Friends.
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Jennifer plays the ditzy, fashion plate - Rachel Green.
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Birthdate: February 11, 1969

Jennifer Aniston's Big Fat Greek Life

Jennifer Aniston was born in California, but spent the first few years of her life in Greece with her family. Jennifer Aniston's dad is actor John Aniston and when she was nine, they moved to New York and he landed the role of Victor Kiriakis on the daytime drama Days of Our Lives. Her mom, a model named Nancy Aniston, divorced John Aniston when Jennifer was nine.

Jennifer Aniston's Friends

Jennifer Aniston first took up acting when she was 11 and she decided to join the drama club at her school. After high school graduation, Jennifer Aniston snagged roles in TV shows like Ferris Bueller, Molloy and Herman's Head. Jennifer was offered a chance to audition for the role of Monica Gellar for Friends. Instead, Jennifer Aniston auditioned for the role of Rachel Green. The show, as everyone now knows, is one of the most popular comedies on TV and the cast make 1 million dollars an episode.

Jennifer Aniston Almighty

Jennifer Aniston has made a successful jump from her hit TV show into some hit movies. Jennifer Aniston's been in the critically adored flick The Good Girl as well as the hit comedy Bruce Almighty starring crazy man Jim Carrey. In Bruce Almighty, Jennifer Aniston's plays Jim Carrey's girlfriend. Jim Carrey is Bruce, a guy who manages to snag the powers of God.

Jennifer Aniston - Did U Know?

  • Jennifer Aniston changed her legal name to Jennifer Pitt after she married super-hottie Brad Pitt in July 2000. She'll keep using her maiden name, Aniston, in her acting roles.
  • Jennifer Aniston's original family name was Anastassakis, but her parents changed it to Aniston when they moved to the US.
  • When Jennifer Aniston was 11, a painting she had done was displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  • While growing up, Jennifer Aniston battled self-image problems including always thinking she was fat.

Jennifer Aniston Says...

"When somebody follows you 20 blocks to the pharmacy, where they watch you buy toilet paper, you know your life has changed."

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