Almost three decades ago one of the most important sitcoms in television history was released. Friends It consecrated its six protagonists but not all of them returned to have great roles after the show ended.
Friends is one of the most important sitcoms in the history of television, along with productions such as Seinfeld, The Big Bang Theory O How I Met Your Mother. In the case of the comedy created by Marta Kauffman and David Crane, served to consecrate the careers of unknown actors (only Courteney Cox had a certain trajectory prior to the premiere of the fiction). The first of its episodes premiered on September 22, 1994, 27 years ago.
For ten seasons, the actors of Friends they made the audience laugh and gave them great emotional moments. After the broadcast of the last episode in May 2004, the protagonists of the sitcom did not meet again in front of a camera until the beginning of this year, when the special of HBO Max. Except Jennifer Aniston, who managed to have a more stable career and can now be seen in The Morning Show, the rest of the artists stayed a bit on the sidelines of the big productions, but what were their best works once they were finished? Friends?
David Schwimmer (Ross Geller)
David Schwimmer became known worldwide for having given life to an intense paleontologist known as Ross Geller. When Friends came to an end, one of his best known roles was in Band of Brothers, the miniseries participated in it for three episodes. But his most important work came from the hand of American Crime Story, the anthological fiction that was born with the series on the trial of OJ Simpson, where he put himself in the shoes of his lawyer and friend, Robert Kardashian.
Matthew Perry (Chandler Bing)
The problems in the private life of Matthew Perry, known for having played the “transponster” Chandler Bing, they did that his career did not have great milestones once the series was over. His best known work had him in 17 Again, next to Zac Efron, where it was the adult version of Mike O’Donnell, a man frustrated with his life who has the opportunity to change the past after trying to save a man about to jump from a bridge.
Matt Le Blanc (Joey Tribbiani)
Matt Le Blanc was the hero of the last meeting of Friends and the one who was most associated with his character, Joey Tribbiani. In fact, there was an attempt to perform a spin-off focused on him that didn’t work out. Years later, he met again with David Crane in the series that the creator of Friends developed with his partner, Jeffrey Klarik: Episodes. There, The White he was able to play a caricatured version of himself.
Lisa Kudrow (Phoebe Buffay)
Lisa Kudrow, like Matt Le Blanc, will be forever associated with your character of Friends. The actress who gave life to Phoebe had his own series, Web Therapy, but if it is about heavy work, in addition to having been in Booksmart, had a character in the first installments of a great animated series. Kudrow was a television production company called Wanda Pierce on BoJack Horseman, a character who maintained a relationship with the protagonist of the series for some episodes.
Courteney Cox (Monica Geller)
The actress who had a certain fame before reaching Friends, became Monica Geller, a name by which all those obsessed with cleanliness are defined. After 2004, Courteney Cox starred in his own series, Cougar Town, centered on a group of neighbors that inhabited Gulfhaven, Florida. The show spanned six seasons and had over a hundred episodes.
Jennifer Aniston (Rachel Green)
Jennifer Aniston was the star that was born in Friends and what better career did he have after being Rachel Green. The actress was part of several films (especially comedies), such as My girlfriend Polly next to Ben Stiller, Living with my ex accompanied by Vince Vaughn, and the terrible Marley and Me, next to Owen Wilson. Currently, he stars in and produces one of the series of the moment, The Morning Show, which has just premiered its second season for Apple TV+.