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The Best Friends Characters

List of the best characters from the TV show "Friends," one of the greatest sitcoms of all time, ranked by fans. The Friends core cast of characters - siblings Monica and Ross Geller, her high school best friend Rachel Green, his college roommate Chandler Bing, and their friends Phoebe Buffay and Joey Tribbiani - became cultural icons during the show's original run from 1994-2004. Since the acclaimed series finale, the stars - Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow, and David Schwimmer - have become superstars in TV as well as film. In addition to the main cast, "Friends" was full of dozens dozens of memorable characters and guest stars who filtered in and out of their fictional, uniquely turn-of-the-millennium New York City. While many superstars appeared as themselves (namely Isabella Rossellini, Charlton Heston, Ralph Lauren, and Sarah Ferguson), others (Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder...) appeared in memorable roles as characters integral to the "Friends" universe. This list counts down the very best and most hilarious Friends characters who fans enjoy seeing the most when they pop up on syndicated episodes.
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  1. 1
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    the people's #1
    Chandler Bing

    Matthew Perry More
    100
  2. 2
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    Lisa Kudrow More
    94
  3. 3
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    Matt LeBlanc More
    91
  4. 4
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    Jennifer Aniston More
    90
  5. 5
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    most listed
    Monica Geller

    Courteney Cox More
    90
  6. 6
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Ross Geller

    David Schwimmer More
    65
  7. 7
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    Maggie Wheeler More
    63
    added by: StarSpangledB
  8. 8
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    Paul Rudd More
    62
    18 eps.
  9. 9
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    Elliott Gould More
    61
  10. 10
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    Lisa Kudrow More
    59
  11. 11
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    Giovanni Ribisi More
    59
  12. 12
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    James Michael Tyler More
    59
  13. 13
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    Kathleen Turner More
    59
  14. 14
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    Brad Pitt More
    58
    8.9
  15. 15
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    Christina Applegate More
    58
  16. 16
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    Reese Witherspoon More
    58
    6.13-14
  17. 17
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    Erica

    Anna Faris More
    58
    Season 10
  18. 18
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    Denise Richards More
    57
  19. 19
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    Kathy

    Paget Brewster More
    57
    Season 4
  20. 20
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    Susie Underpants

    Julia Roberts More
    56
  21. 21
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    Brooke Shields More
    56
  22. 22
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    Mr Heckles

    56
    added by: alasdairduncan3
  23. 23
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    Marlo Thomas More
    55
  24. 24
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    Bonnie Somerville More
    55
  25. 25
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    Ben Geller

    Cole Sprouse More
    55
    added by: triviafan
  26. 26
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    Jane Sibbett More
    54
  27. 27
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    Dina Meyer More
    54
  28. 28
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    Aisha Tyler More
    54
    Seasons 9-10
  29. 29
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    Rebecca Romijn More
    53
  30. 30
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    Elle Macpherson More
    53
  31. 31
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    51
    added by: Mindu
  32. 32
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    Jennifer Coolidge More
    51
  33. 33
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    Ugly Naked Guy

    35
    added by: colormelivvy
  34. 34
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    Tom Selleck More
    34
    added by: MikeMeares
    Tom Selleck
  35. 35
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    Genevieve Davidson, Noelle Sheldon, Cali Sheldon More
    29
    added by: JenAnistonFriends
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    new! Mark Robinson

    23
    added by: ck123
    Ross: I HATE that guy
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