Jennifer Joanna Aniston was born on February 11, 1969, in Sherman Oaks, California. Her father is John Aniston, and her mother is Nancy Dow. Both parents were actors. Her father even received a Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award before he passed in November 2022.
In 1990, Aniston bagged her first TV role in Molloy and followed it with the Ferris Bueller TV series, which ran from 1990 to 1991. She starred as Jeannie Bueller and appeared in 13 episodes.
Her big screen debut would come in 1993 with Leprechaun. However, this horror movie wasn’t a hit with fans or critics. She also expressed her embarrassment regarding it. She would appear on several more television shows leading up til 1994 when she joined the cast of the massively popular Friends TV series. Her character, Rachel Green, stole the hearts of fans from the very first episode. With a great cast and fantastic writing, it’s no surprise that the beautiful and comedic story of five best friends was telecast for 10 seasons.