Sure, everyone remembers Brad Pitt As Friends‘most memorable guest on Thanksgiving, but the iconic sitcom has also seen a parade of other famous guest star faces over the years.
From Julia Roberts and George Clooney on Anna Faris and Dakota Fanning, Friends Attracted the same top names back then and then unknown artists who would one day continue the bright future of Hollywood in 10 seasons on the air.
To celebrate a future lover (and even more hyped) meeting also on HBO Max, consequences gathered 15 star guests you may not remember being shown Friends.
1. Helen Hunt
A Crazy About You crossover! In Season 1’s “The One with Two Parts: Part One,” Helen Hunt appeared as her character Jamie Buchanan in a scene set at Central Perk. The visitor area also serves as a bridge to introduce Ursula, the twin sister of Lisa KudrowPhoebe – who first started out as a recurring character in Hunt’s long -running NBC sitcom.
2. George Clooney
Back in the days he was best known as Dr. Doug Ross then THE, Guest starring George Clooney with Noah Wyle in Season 1 of “The One with Two Parts: Part Two” as doctors date Jennifer Anistonof Rachel and Courtney CoxMonica, after first ended up in the emergency room with a foot injury and no health insurance.
3. Julia Roberts
It was only a year before his favorite fan role in 1997 Married to My Best Friend, Julia Roberts entered Friends‘Season 2 post-Super Bowl extravaganza as Susie Moss, a childhood friend of Matthew PerryChandler, who asked him out on a date in a revenge plot for humiliating him in the fourth grade.
4. Brooke Shields
In addition to Roberts, Brooke Shields added even more power to the star of 1996’s “The One After the Superbowl” as a Days of Our Lives superfan who is a little more worried than Dr. Drake Ramoray, the soap opera character played by Matt LeBlancJoey.
5. Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen donned a Navy uniform in Season 2’s “The One with the Chicken Pox” as Ryan, a former Phoebe’s flame who landed in New York when he arrived at a wasted time case in most contagious disease.
6. Billy Crystal and Robin Williams
Billy Crystal and Robin Williams ’unforgettable rubber stamp on Season 3’s“ The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion ”happened thanks to a bit of luck, as the comedians did a lot while filming. The best part? Their amusing conversation, which the gang watched from the couch at Central Perk, was completely immersive!
7. Jon Favreau
The first star on the list to play a recurring role in the series, superstar actor and filmmaker Jon Favreau starred throughout Season 3 as Pete Becker, a memorable Monica love interest that carried her to in Italy for pizza on their first date. In all, he appeared in six episodes, beginning with 1997’s “The One with the Hypnosis Tape.”
8. Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon first wore the Friends universe in Season 6 as Jill, Rachel’s prissy younger sister. Not to be confused with Rachel etc. sister Amy, played by Christina Applegate in later times, the Sweet Home Alabama The star appeared in two episodes and broke the brother code by going on a bad date advice. David SchwimmerRoss. Maybe that’s why we don’t see Jill on the show anymore?
9. Cole Sprouse
Sans his brother Dylan, it’s Cole Sprouse’s turn Friends marks the first solo role of his young career. Throughout Seasons 6, 7, and 8, the future Riverdale The star features Ross’s beautiful son Ben.
10. Bruce Willis
Season 6, Die Hard Star Bruce Willis sparked a pop of fans as Rachel’s old lover Paul… who also became the overly protective father of Ross ’new lover, Elizabeth.
11. Winona Ryder
Just a few months before she was lured into a 2001 arrest for shoplifting, Winona Ryder made a memorable turn in Season 7’s “The One with Rachel’s Big Kiss” as Rachel’s former female sorority received end of stage title.
12. Alec Baldwin
In the same year that Brad Pitt was seen stopping by for Thanksgiving, guest Alec Baldwin starred in two episodes (Season 8 “The One with the Tea Leaves” and “The One in Massapequa”) as Parker, Phoebe’s ardent lover.
13. Paul Rudd
Paul Rudd’s beautiful pianist Mike Hannigan has become an endgame for Phoebe. After the first appearance of Season 9 “The One with the Pediatrician,” Rudd appeared on 17 episodes in the last two seasons of the sitcom and finally married Phoebe in the middle of the final run of the episodes.
14. Anna Faris
It was a long time before he was best known for his role -playing roles The Bunny House and Mom, Anna Faris repeats throughout Friends‘10th time as Erica, the biological mom of the twins adopted by Monica and Chandler.
15. Dakota Fanning
In the last season of the show, Dakota Fanning makes a memorable appearance as Mackenzie, a precocious 8-year-old bond with Joey during an open house while her parents are busy showing up at Monica’s house and Chandler.