Lisa Kudrow

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Quotes (19)

  • Lisa: When I first met my husband, I offered him my phone number and told him to call me for a game of tennis. I wasn't playing games. After our tennis date, I invited him to a party. He showed up, and I was like, 'You're here!' I took his breath away with how I wasn't hiding how happy I was to see him.

  • Lisa: I decided early on that I don't know anything about movies. I was just learning about TV.

  • Lisa: I actually made an effort to reject acting, to shove it out of my body, because I didn't want my kids to have an actress as a mother-to have, like, a silly person.

  • Lisa: Friends' producers have always been really generous about accommodating the schedule, and they don't have to do that. No show ever has to do that, because they own you.

  • Lisa: For me it was just, No, I'm saving myself. I have to make myself worthy of the kind of man I have in mind.

  • Lisa: Christina Ricci is amazing, the most professional actor I think I've ever met. You can be chatting with her and when they call action, she's right there.

  • Lisa: Blonde is dumb comedy, red hair is smart, sexy comedy.

  • Lisa: Before I became an actress, I used to think, 'When I get famous, there's so much love for you. And I think that's what everyone's after with trying to achieve celebrity.

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Trivia (38)

  • Lisa was nominated for Golden Globe in 1996 for Actress In A Supporting Role - Series, Mini-Series Or Television Movie for her role on Friends.

  • Lisa speaks fluent French.

  • In March 2007, it was revealed that Lisa had been offered a role alongside Kate Walsh in a Grey's Anatomy spin-off. Lisa was offered to portray a doctor on the series.

  • While starring on Friends, Lisa appeared in 2 public service announcements for NBC's The More You Know. Her topics were sexually transmitted diseases and teen pregnancy.

  • Lisa's son, Julian Murray, was born on May 7, 1998.

  • Lisa enjoyed playing tennis in high school.

  • Lisa graduated with a major in Psychobiology in 1985, at Vassar College.

  • Lisa was casted for the role of playing Roz Doyle on Frasier, but the producers and writers had to change the character too much to fit Lisa's personality, So they decided it would be better to recast the role.

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