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Friends (and Their Friends)

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The One with All Their Genealogies

This project is for the cast of the classic American television sitcom Friends, which aired on NBC from 1994 - 2004. The show centered on the lives of six main friends living in Manhattan:

  1. Chandler Bing, played by Matthew Perry
  2. Joey Tribbiani, played by Matt LeBlanc
  3. Monica Geller, played by Courteney Cox
  4. Phoebe Buffay, played by Lisa Kudrow
  5. Rachel Green, played by Jennifer Aniston
  6. Ross Geller, played by David Schwimmer

This project will include recurring characters and pivotal guest stars, such as family members, friends, coworkers, and love interests.




  • Mother: Gloria Tribbiani, played by Brenda Vaccaro
  • Father: Joseph Tribbiani, Sr., played by Robert Costanzo
  • Sister: Mary Therese Tribbiani, played by Mimi Lieber
  • Sister: Mary Angela Tribbiani, played by Holly Gagnier
  • Sister: Dina, played by Marla Sokoloff
  • Sister: Gina, played by Drea de Matteo
  • Sister: Tina, played by Lisa Maris
  • Sister: Veronica, played by Dena Miceli
  • Sister: Cookie, played by Alex Meneses


  • Birth mother: Phoebe Abbott, played by Teri Garr
  • Twin sister: Ursula Buffay, played by...Lisa Kudrow herself!
  • Brother: Frank Buffay, Jr., played by Giovanni Ribisi
    • ...who marries Alice Knight, played by Debra Jo Rupp
  • Grandmother: Frances, played by Audra Lindley
  • First husband: Duncan (the ice dancer), played by Steve Zahn
  • Second husband: Mike Hannigan, played by Paul Rudd
    • ...the son of Theodore Hannigan, played by Gregory Itzin, and Bitsy Hannigan, played by Cristine Rose


Ross & Monica's

  • Mother: Judy Geller, played by Christina Pickles
  • Father: Jack Geller, played by Elliott Gould
  • Ross' first wife: Carol Willick, played by Jane Sibbett
    • ...who marries Susan Bunch, played by Jessica Hecht
  • Ross' and Carol's son: Ben, played by...
    • Charles Thomas Allen and John Christopher Allen (toddler)
    • Cole Sprouse (school-aged)
  • Ross' second wife: Emily Waltham, played by Helen Baxendale
    • ...the daughter of Stephen Waltham, played by Tom Conti, and stepdaughter of Andrea Waltham, played by Jennifer Saunders
  • Cousin Cassie Geller, played by Denise Richards



  • Janice Litman-Goralnik (née Hosenstein), played by -- oh. my. GAWD. -- Maggie Wheeler
  • Joanna, Rachel's boss, played by Alison LaPlaca
  • Kathy, Joey's ex, played by Paget Brewster
  • Missy Goldberg, the collegiate pact-violating makeout buddy, played by Ellen Pompeo
  • Susie "Underpants" Moss, played by Julia Roberts


  • Charlie Wheeler, Ross' future girlfriend, played by Aisha Tyler
  • Erika Ford, Joey/Drake Ramoray's stalker, played by Brooke Shields
  • Erin, played by Kristin Davis
  • Janine LaCroix, his Australian roommate, played by Elle Macpherson
    • ...who is nearly stolen away by Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve "Tall Guy" Lex Medlin
  • Kate Miller, his play co-star, played by Dina Meyer
  • Kathy, Chandler's future girlfriend, played by Paget Brewster
  • Katie, the "playful puncher," played by Soleil Moon Frye


  • Alan, who just can't stand her friends, played by Geoffrey Lower
  • Chip Matthews, her high school classmate, played by Dan Gauthier
  • Fun Bobby, played by Vincent Ventresca
  • Paul the Wine Guy, played by John Allen Nelson
  • Pete Becker, played by Jon Favreau
  • Dr. Richard Burke, played by Tom Selleck


  • David, played (in Minsk) by Hank Azaria
  • Don, Monica's fellow smelly cheese fan, played by Harry Van Gorkum
  • Eric -- who is also Ursula's fiancé -- played by Sean Penn
  • Gary, the police officer, played by Michael Rapaport
  • Jason, the kindergarten teacher, played by Robert Gant
  • Jim Nelson, her disturbed "soulmate," played by James LeGros
  • Kyle, Mr. Hums-While-He-Pees, played by David Sutcliffe
  • Parker, played by Alec Baldwin
  • Roger, the annoying psychiatrist, played by Fisher Stevens
  • Ryan, the chicken pox-suffering sailor, played by Charlie Sheen
  • Vince, the firefighter (who hates open flames), played by Matt Battaglia


  • Barry Farber, D.D.S., her ex-fiancé, played by Mitchell Whitfield
    • ...who marries Mindy Hunter-Farber, Rachel's ex-best friend, played by Jennifer Grey
  • Danny the Yeti, played by George Newbern
  • Gavin Mitchell, played by Dermot Mulroney
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme, played by himself
  • Joshua Burgin, her recently divorced customer, played by Tate Donovan
  • Paolo, played by Cosimo Fusco
  • Tag Jones, her assistant, played by Eddie Cahill
  • Tommy, the aggressive bird-screamer, played by Ben Stiller


  • Bonnie, Phoebe's bald friend, played by Christine Taylor
  • Celia, the dirty-talker, played by Melora Hardin
  • Charlie Wheeler, Joey's ex-girlfriend, played by Aisha Tyler
  • Cheryl, "The Dirty Girl," played by Rebecca Romijn
  • Chloe, his on-a-break date, played by Angela Featherstone
  • Elizabeth Stevens, also his student, played by Alexandra Holden
  • Hillary, who has a blacklight IN 1999, played by Missi Pyle
  • Isabella Rossellini, Ross' failed "Top 5" attempt, played by herself
  • Julie, played by Lauren Tom
  • Katie, the salesperson hated by pregnant Rachel, played by Rena Sofer
  • Mona, played by Bonnie Somerville


  • Amanda Buffamonteezi, Monica and Phoebe's fake British friend, played by Jennifer Coolidge
  • Bob, who hates Chandler but thinks he's "Toby," played by Chris Parnell
  • Brenda, the maid who did not steal Monica's clothes, played by Arden Myrin
  • Cecilia Munroe, Joey's castmate, played by Susan Sarandon
    • ...whose daughter, Jessica Lockhart, was played by Eva Amurri, Sarandon's daughter
  • Dean Lipson, the lying zookeeper, played by Fred Willard
  • Doug, Chandler's butt-slapping boss, played by Sam McMurray
  • Dr. Benjamin Hobart, Charlie's ex and Ross' nemesis, played by Greg Kinnear
  • Dr. Donald Ledbetter, Ross' moistmaker-thieving boss, played by Michael Ensign
  • Earl, Phoebe's suicidal sales call, played by Jason Alexander
  • Eddie Manoick, Joey's Chandler-replacing roommate, played by Adam Goldberg
  • Ellen, Chandler and Monica's real estate agent, played by Jane Lynch
  • Erica, birth mother of Chandler and Monica's children, played by Anna Faris
  • Estelle Leonard, Joey's manager, played by June Gable
  • Gunther at Central Perk, played by James Michael Tyler
  • Jill Goodacre, the ATM-using supermodel, played by herself
  • Kristen Lang, the cute neighbor moving in, played by Gabrielle Union
  • Lelani Mayolanofavich, the Halloween cheque recipient, played by Emily Osment
  • Leonard Hayes, a famous actor, played by Jeff Goldblum
  • Lydia, the mother Joey befriends in the maternity unit, played by Leah Remini
  • Mackenzie, who lives in the Bings' new house, played by Dakota Fanning
  • Malcolm, Ursula's stalker, played by David Arquette
  • Marshall Townend, Joey's play director, played by Reg Rogers
  • Melissa Warburton, Rachel's lovestruck sorority sister, played by Winona Ryder
  • Molly, Emma's nanny (and Joey's futile crush), played by Melissa George
    • ...and her girlfriend, Tabitha, played by Carly Thomas Smith
  • Mr. Heckles, the downstairs neighbor, played by Larry Hankin
  • Mr. Treeger, the building super, played by Michael G. Hagerty
  • Mr. Zelner, Polo Ralph Lauren executive, played by Steve Ireland
  • Ms. McKenna, the boss who sends Chandler to Tulsa, played by Janet Hubert
  • Officer Goodbody, the hunk of beef with feelings, played by Danny DeVito
  • Paul "Chicken Boy" Stevens, father of Ross' girlfriend Elizabeth, played by Bruce Willis
  • Ralph Lauren, Rachel's boss/alleged former lover, played by himself
  • Randall, Joey's "hand twin," played by Thomas Lennon
  • Richard Crosby, the spitting actor, played by Gary Oldman
  • Sandy, Ross and Rachel's manny, played by Freddie Prinze, Jr.
  • Stephanie Schiffer, Phoebe's rival performer, played by Chrissie Hynde
  • Steve, the drug-addicted failed chef, played by Jon Lovitz
  • Steve Cera, the new neighbor who wants Ross to donate to the handyman, played by Willie Garson
  • Terry, the original Central Perk manager, played by Max Wright
  • Tom, Danny the Yeti's friend (not wingman), played by Doug Benson
  • Trudie Styler, Ben's classmate's mother, played by herself
  • Ugly Naked Guy, played by Jon Haugen
  • Wendy, the ham-stealing Miss Oklahoma runner-up who tries to seduce Chandler in Tulsa, played by Selma Blair
  • Will Colbert, Monica and Ross' friend who hates Rachel, played by Brad Pitt
  • Zack, Chandler's co-worker with great sperm, played by John Stamos
  • The adoption agency worker, played by Jim O'Heir
  • The encyclopedia salesman, played by Penn Jillette
  • The zoo janitor, played by Dan Castellaneta