About Actress Jennifer Aniston
- Has the most enviable body in Hollywood, according to a survery of 2000 people conducted by Fitness magazine and Yahoo! (2011)
- Says she’s not as well behaved as people make out and has a crude sense of humor and likes to swear.
- Bought a $450K oil painting at the Artists for Haiti auction by Christie’s in NYC. (September 2011)
- Her mother has suffered a stroke. (September 2011)
- Thinks bald men are gorgeous.
Jennifer Aniston Biography
JENNIFER ANISTON, born in Sherman Oaks, California and raised in New York City, is a versatile actress who was exposed to acting at an early age by her father, John Aniston, who starred on NBC’s daytime drama “Days of Our Lives,” and by her godfather, the late Telly Savalas.
Aniston stars opposite Ben Affleck, Drew Barrymore and Scarlett Johansson in the feature film “He’s Just Not That Into You,” based on the bestseller by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo. In the past year, she also completed the films “Traveling” co-starring Aaron Eckhart, and “Management” with Steve Zahn, the latter premiering at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival. Additionally, Aniston is set to produce “Goree Girls” with producing partner, Kristin Hahn. The project is based on the true story of a group of women who served time in Texas’ Goree Prison during the 1940s and formed one of the nation’s first all-female country and western acts.
Aniston completed her tenth and final season on the hit ensemble comedy “Friends,” along with Courteney Cox-Arquette, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer, and Lisa Kudrow, on NBC. Her work as Rachel Green earned her five Emmy® nominations, two Screen Actors Guild Award® nominations as well as two Golden Globe® Award nominations, and four People’s Choice® Awards. Aniston won her first Emmy in 2002 for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series as well as her first Golden Globe Award in 2003 for Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
In addition to the massive success she has achieved on the small screen, Aniston has continued to branch out with very different roles on the silver screen. She was last seen in the hit romantic comedy “The Break-Up,” which also starred Vince Vaughn. She also starred in “Friends with Money,” which marked Aniston’s return to independent cinema; her performance and the film received rave reviews. Additionally, Aniston starred in the Rob Reiner film “Rumor Has It,” as well as in the thriller “Derailed,” also starring Clive Owen.
Aniston starred in Miguel Arteta’s critically acclaimed third film, “The Good Girl” opposite Jake Gyllenhaal, John C. Reilly and Zooey Deschanel, for which Aniston earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination. The film made its debut to rave reviews at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival and was released by Fox Searchlight.
Aniston’s other film credits include: “Rock Star” opposite Mark Wahlberg, directed by Stephen Herek; “She’s the One” opposite director Ed Burns and Cameron Diaz; “Picture Perfect” opposite Kevin Bacon and Olympia Dukakis, directed by Glenn Gordon Caron; “‘Til There Was You” with Jeanne Tripplehorn, Sarah Jessica Parker and Dylan McDermott; and the critically praised “The Object of My Affection” opposite Paul Rudd. Her other film credits include “Office Space” and “Dreams for an Insomniac.”
In 2006, Aniston made her directorial debut, directing the short film, “Room 10,” as part of the award winning short film series, Glamour Reel Moments.
Aniston, who is of Greek descent, spent a year of her childhood living in Greece with her family, relocating to New York when her father landed a role on the daytime drama “Love of Life.” She had her first taste of acting at age 11 when she joined the Rudolf Steiner School’s drama club. Her experience at the Rudolf Steiner School also helped Aniston develop a passion for art. At age 11, she created a painting that was selected to be on display in an exhibit at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.
She began her professional training as a drama student at New York’s High School of the Performing Arts. After graduating in 1987, Aniston won roles in the Off-Broadway productions “For Dear Life” at New York’s Public Theater and “Dancing on Checker’s Grave.” In 1989, she landed her first television role as a series regular on “Molloy.” Aniston’s other television credits include series regular roles on “The Edge” and “Ferris Bueller,” a recurring role on “Herman’s Head” and guest-starring roles on “Quantum Leap” and “Burke’s Law.”
Jennifer Aniston Movies
|The Goree Girls||2010|
|The Bounty Hunter||2010|
|He’s Just Not That Into You||2009|
|Marley & Me||2008|
|30 Rock (TV Series)||2008|
|Dirt (TV Series)||2007|
|Friends with Money||2006|
|Rumor Has It…||2005|
|Friends (TV Series)||2004|
|Along Came Polly||2004|
|King of the Hill (TV Series)||2003|
|Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series)||2003|
|The Good Girl||2002|
|The Iron Giant||1999|
|South Park (TV Series)||1999|
|Hercules (TV Series)||1998|
|The Object of My Affection||1998|
|The Thin Pink Line||1998|
|‘Til There Was You||1997|
|Steven Spielberg’s Director’s Chair||1996|
|She’s the One||1996|
|Dream for an Insomniac||1996|
|Partners (TV Series)||1996|
|Muddling Through (TV Series)||1994|
|Burke’s Law (TV Series)||1994|
|Herman’s Head (TV Series)||1993|
|Quantum Leap (TV Series)||1992|
|Ferris Bueller (TV Series)||1991|
|Camp Cucamonga (TV)||1990|
|Molloy (TV Series)||1990|