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Friends cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Friends main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Friends stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Friends focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Friends that are on here as well.

Items on this poll include Jennifer Aniston and Jane Lynch

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Friends?" or "Who starred on Friends?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

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Aisha Tyler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Friends Cast List
Archer, Ghost Whisperer, XIII: The Series
Aisha N. Tyler (born September 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, director and talk show host. She is known for playing Andrea Marino in the first season of Ghost Whisperer, Dr. Tara ...more
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Sierra Marcoux is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Friends Cast List
Sierra Marcoux is a film actress.
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Andy Romano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Friends Cast List
Friends, Get Christie Love
Andrew Romano (born June 15, 1941), is an American actor, known for playing "J.D.", an outlaw motorcyclist and right-hand henchman of the character Eric von Zipper (played by Harvey ...more
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Christina Pickles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Friends Cast List
Friends, St. Elsewhere, Another World
Christina Pickles (born February 17, 1935) is a British-American actress. She is known for her role as Nurse Helen Rosenthal in the NBC medical drama St. Elsewhere (1982–88), for which she ...more
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Alexandra Conley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Friends Cast List
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Courteney Cox is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Friends Cast List
Friends, Family Ties, Cougar Town
Courteney Bass Cox (born June 15, 1964) is an American actress, producer, and director. She is best known for her roles as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends, Gale Weathers in the horror ...more
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Dante Pastula is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Friends Cast List
Dante Pastula is an American child actor. He had a small role in The Polar Express in 2004 as "Little Boy". On October 2, 2003, he appeared on Friends as "Frank Buffay, Jr.
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Alexis Arquette is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Friends Cast List
Wanted, The Strip
Alexis Arquette (July 28, 1969 – September 11, 2016) was an American actress, cabaret performer, underground cartoonist, and activist.
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David Schwimmer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Friends Cast List
Friends, Band of Brothers, Monty
David Lawrence Schwimmer (born November 2, 1966) is an American actor, director, activist, and producer. Schwimmer began his acting career performing in school plays at Beverly Hills High ...more
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Elliott Gould is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Friends Cast List
Friends, Ray Donovan, The Shining
Elliott Gould (born Elliott Goldstein; August 29, 1938) is an American actor. He began acting in Hollywood films during the 1960s. In addition to his performance in the comedy Bob & Carol ...more
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Alison Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Friends Cast List
Days of Our Lives, American Playhouse, I Married Dora
Alison Ann Sweeney (born September 19, 1976) is an American actress, reality show host, director and author. Sweeney is best known for her portrayal of Samantha "Sami" Brady on the NBC ...more
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James Michael Tyler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Friends Cast List
Friends
James Michael Tyler (born May 28, 1962) is an American former actor best known for his role as Gunther on the NBC sitcom Friends.
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Jennifer Aniston is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Friends Cast List
Friends, The Edge, Ferris Bueller
Jennifer Joanna Aniston (born February 11, 1969) is an American actress, film producer, and businesswoman. The daughter of actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow, she began working as an actress at ...more
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Allisyn Ashley Arm is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Friends Cast List
Sonny with a Chance, So Random!, Inconceivable
Allisyn Ashley Arm (born April 25, 1996), sometimes credited as Allisyn Arm, is an American actress best known for her main role as Zora Lancaster on Sonny with a Chance and its spin-off So ...more
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Jill Whelan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Friends Cast List
The Love Boat, Friends
Jill Whelan (born September 29, 1966) is an American actress. She played Vicki Stubing, the daughter of Captain Stubing in the hit television series The Love Boat.
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Athina Conley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Friends Cast List
Athina Conley
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Karen Morrow is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Friends Cast List
Tabitha, Friends, Ladies' Man
Karen Morrow (born December 15, 1936) is an American singer–actress best known for her work in musical theater. Her honors include an Emmy Award and a Theatre World Award, and an Ovation Award ...more
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Lee Dong-gun is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Friends Cast List
Friends, Ruler of Your Own World, Lovers in Paris
Lee Dong-gun (Korean: 이동건, Korean pronunciation: [i.doŋgʌn]; born 26 July 1980) is a South Korean actor and singer.
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Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Friends Cast List
Saturday Night Live, Soap, The Critic
William Edward Crystal (born March 14, 1948) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, director, and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s and 80s for television roles as ...more
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Lisa Kudrow is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Friends Cast List
Friends, The Comeback, Web Therapy
Lisa Valerie Kudrow (; born July 30, 1963) is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. After making guest appearances in several television sitcoms, including Cheers, she came to ...more
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Maggie Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Friends Cast List
Friends, SilverHawks, Ellen
Margaret Emily Wheeler (née Jakobson; born August 7, 1961) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Janice on the sitcom Friends. She was also a recurring character on ...more
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Matthew Perry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Friends Cast List
Friends, Go On, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
Matthew Langford Perry (born August 19, 1969) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian and playwright who gained worldwide recognition for his role as Chandler Bing on the NBC television sitcom ...more
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Bonnie Somerville is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Friends Cast List
NYPD Blue, Golden Boy, Kitchen Confidential
Bonnie Somerville (born February 24, 1974) is an American actress and singer. She has had roles in a number of movies and television series, most notably NYPD Blue, Grosse Pointe, Friends, The ...more
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Matt LeBlanc is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Friends Cast List
Friends, Married... with Children, Episodes
Matthew Steven LeBlanc (; born July 25, 1967) is an American actor and comedian. He received international recognition for his portrayal of dim-witted, yet well-intentioned womaniser Joey ...more
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Brent Spiner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Friends Cast List
Brent Spiner Star Trek: The Next Generation, Alphas, Threshold
Brent Jay Spiner (; born February 2, 1949) is an American actor, comedian, musician and singer best known for his portrayal of the android Lieutenant Commander Data in the television series Star ...more