Lisa Kudrow

Born July 30, 1963

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July 30, 1963
54 years old


Lisa Valerie Kudrow (/ˈkuːdroʊ/; born July 30, 1963) is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She gained worldwide recognition for her ten-season run as Phoebe Buffay on the NBC television sitcom Friends, for which she received many accolades, including six Primetime Emmy Award nominations, winning once in 1998, and twelve Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, winning in 1996 and 2000.She went on to produce, write and star in the 2005 HBO comedy series The Comeback, which was revived nine years later and aired a second season in 2014. She received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for both seasons, in 2006 and 2015, respectively. She also starred in Web Therapy, which aired for four seasons on Showtime. As a producer of the series, she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class – Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program for the series in 2012. She is also one of the executive producers of the TLC reality program Who Do You Think You Are and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Program for the series in 2012, 2014 and 2017. Kudrow's other notable television appearances include guest-starring roles in the drama series Scandal, the animated series BoJack Horseman, and the comedy series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.