Lisa Kudrow

Mostly Credited As: Lisa Kudrow
Sometimes Credited As: Lisa Kudrow Arquette

Birth Name: Lisa Marie Diane Kudrow
Date Of Birth: July 30, 1963 (Age 52)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Encino, California
Height: 5' 8" (1.72 m)

Lisa Kudrow

Lisa Marie Diane Kudrow was born July 30, 1963 in Encino, California. Her parents are Lee Kudrow and Nedra Stern. Lisa is of Jewish-American descent.

She attended Portola Middle School in Tarzana, California, then attended Vassar College and graduated with a degree in Biology.

Lisa's first major television role was as the daffy waitress Ursula Buffay, on the sitcom Mad About You. She was soon cast on Friends as Ursula's estranged twin sister, Phoebe Buffay. In 1998 she won an Emmy Award for Best Actress In A Comedy Series for the role.

She married Michel Stern and their one son, Julian Murray, was born on May 7, 1998.

Lisa has also starred in films, most notably in Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, Hanging Up, The Opposite of Sex, Analyze This and sequel Analyze That.

Lisa was co-creator, writer and executive producer of the HBO original series, The Comeback
She also starred as the main character, Valerie Cherish.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Web Therapy (2011)As: Fiona Wallice
The Comeback (2005)As: Valerie Cherish
Friends (1994)As: Phoebe Buffay-Hannigan
MTV Movie Awards (1992)As: Herself (Host 1999)
Episode Cast Credits 

Angie Tribeca (2016) 
  Pilot 01x01: (Jan/17/2016) As Monica Vivarquar 

Conan (2010) 
  Lisa Kudrow, Eric Andre, Interpol 04x178: (Dec/15/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Lisa Kudrow, George R.R. Martin, Wild Cub 04x86: (May/13/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Journey to Joke Mountain 3: The Laughening 03x121: (Aug/05/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  The Little Engine That Could, But Chose Not to for Ethical Reasons 02x126: (Aug/07/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Lisa Kudrow, Max Greenfield 12x65: (Dec/09/2014) As Herself 

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Lisa Kudrow, Dominic Monaghan 11x59: (Dec/01/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Lisa Kudrow 10x78: (May/08/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Lisa Kudrow, James Frey, Chairlift 05x111: (Jun/26/2009) As Herself 

Tavis Smiley (2004) 
  Lisa Kudrow 11x213: (Nov/20/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Celebrity Name Game (2014) 
  Lisa Kudrow & Tom Arnold 01x77: (Nov/13/2014) As Herself 
  Tom Arnold & Lisa Kudrow 01x09: (Sep/26/2014) As Herself 

Entertainment Tonight (1981) 
  Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky 33x50: (Nov/11/2014) As Herself 

The View (1997) 
  Lisa Kudrow 18x40: (Nov/07/2014) As Herself 

Real Time With Bill Maher (2003) 
  Linda Tirado, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Robert Costa, Kristen Soltis Anderson, Lisa Kudrow 12x33: (Nov/07/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Watch What Happens: Live (2009) 
  Lisa Kudrow & Martin Short 11x183: (Nov/06/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Good Morning America (1975) 
  Season 39, Episode 261 39x261: (Nov/03/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Will Arnett, Lisa Kudrow, Lady Antebellum 12x210: (Oct/29/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Scandal (2012) 
  Vermont is for Lovers, Too 03x08: (Nov/21/2013) As Congresswoman Josephine Marcus 
  Icarus 03x06: (Nov/07/2013) As Congresswoman Josephine Marcus 
  More Cattle, Less Bull 03x05: (Oct/31/2013) As Josephine Marcus 
  Say Hello to My Little Friend 03x04: (Oct/24/2013) As Josephine Marcus 

The Queen Latifah Show (2013) 
  Queen's Premiere Week: Jake Gyllenhaal, Lisa Kudrow, and Celebrity Chef Anne Thornton 01x05: (Sep/20/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Arsenio Hall Show (2013) (2013) 
  Ice Cube | Lisa Kudrow | Mac Miller 01x02: (Sep/10/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Hollywood Game Night (2013) 
  The One With the Friends 01x01: (Jul/11/2013) As Herself 

Kathy (2012) 
  Lisa Kudrow & Jane Lynch 02x01: (Jan/10/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Lisa Kudrow, Richard Rawlings & Aaron Kaufman, Owl City with Carly Rae Jepsen 20x140: (Aug/28/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Lisa Kudrow, Billy Gardell, Natasha Bedingfield 19x111: (Jul/05/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Lisa Kudrow, Piers Morgan, Wolfmother 14x201: (Aug/01/2006) As Herself 
  Lisa Kudrow, "The Apprentice" Winner, Interpol 13x159: (May/20/2005) As Herself 

Bethenny (2013) 
  Lisa Kudrow 01x26: (Jul/16/2012) As Herself 

Allen Gregory (2011) 
  Mom Sizemore 01x06: (Dec/04/2011) Voiced  Sheila 

The Rosie Show (2011) 
  Lisa Kudrow; the cast from "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert", Ready, Set, Go exercise and weight loss program launched with 25 viewers. 01x04: (Oct/13/2011) As Herself 

The Joy Behar Show (2009) 
  Lisa Kudrow 01x180: (Jun/18/2010) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Who Do You Think You Are? (US) (2010) 
  Lisa Kudrow 01x03: (Mar/19/2010) As Herself 

Cougar Town (2009) 
  Rhino Skin 01x11: (Jan/06/2010) As Dr. Amy Evans, [Special Guest Stars]

The Bonnie Hunt Show (2008) (2008) 
  Lisa Kudrow; Damon Weaver 02x02: (Sep/08/2009) As Herself 

Live with Kelly (1983) 
  Guest Co-Host Ashton Kutcher; Lisa Kudrow; Jeanine Mason 27x246: (Aug/10/2009) As Herself 
  Lisa Kudrow/Freddie Highmore/Rick Springfield 23x221: (Jul/11/2005) As Herself 

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009) 
  Lisa Kudrow, Billy Mays & Anthony Sullivan, Elvis Costello 01x17: (Jun/23/2009) As Herself, [Interviewees]

American Idol (2002) 
  Idol Gives Back (Apr/25/2007) As Herself 

The Megan Mullally Show (2006) 
  Selma Blair, Kristin Chenoweth, Lisa Kudrow, Laura Linney, Julia Louis-Dreyfus 01x75: (Jan/18/2007) As Herself 
  Lisa Kudrow, 10 year-old Opera Singer, Adam Rodriguez 01x03: (Sep/20/2006) As Herself 

American Dad! (2005) 
  The Best Christmas Story Never Told 02x09: (Dec/17/2006) Voiced  Michelle 

The New Paul O'Grady Show (2006) 
  Series 1, Show 3 01x03: (Mar/29/2006) As Herself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Lisa Kudrow, D. J. Qualls, Loudon Wainwright III 12x150: (Jul/13/2005) As Herself 
  Lisa Kudrow, Jeremy Piven, Granddaddy 11x15: (Oct/03/2003) As Herself 
  Lisa Kudrow, Dondre T. Whitfield, The Roots 10x43: (Nov/29/2002) As Herself 
  Lisa Kudrow, Erik Estrada, Silverchair 04x104: (May/01/1997) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Stupid Human Tricks, Lisa Kudrow, R.E.M. 11x19: (Oct/02/2003) As Herself 
  Lisa Kudrow, Mike Piazza, Billy Bragg & Wilco 05x174: (Jun/29/1998) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Lisa Kudrow, Umberto Buccigrossi, Verve Pipe 04x137: (Apr/24/1997) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Lisa Kudrow, Delroy Lindo, Wynonna 04x55: (Nov/25/1996) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Blue's Clues (1996) 
  The Baby's Here! (4) 04x08: (Oct/29/2001) As Baby Doctor 

King of the Hill (1997) 
  The Exterminator 05x14: (Mar/04/2001) Voiced  Miss Pittman, [Special Guest Stars]

The Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995) 
  6th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 06x01: (Mar/12/2000) As Winner: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series (for 'Friends') 

Oprah (1986) 
  Meg Ryan, Diane Keaton, Lisa Kudrow 14x110: (Feb/13/2000) As Herself 

MTV Movie Awards (1992) 
  1999 MTV Movie Awards 08x08: (Jun/10/1999) As Herself, [Guest Hosts]

Mad About You (1992) 
  The Final Frontier (1) 07x21: (May/24/1999) As Ursula 
  The Thanksgiving Show 07x07: (Nov/24/1998) As Ursula 
  Fire at Riff's 06x19: (Apr/28/1998) As Ursula 
  The Magic Pants 06x06: (Nov/18/1997) As Ursula 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 71st Annual Academy Awards 47x01: (Mar/21/1999) As Presenter, [Featuring]

Disney's Hercules (1998) 
  Hercules and the Gorgon 02x12: (Jan/09/1999) Voiced  Aphrodite 
  Hercules and the Big Kiss 01x05: (Sep/04/1998) Voiced  Aphrodite 

The Emmy Awards (1949) 
  The 50th Annual Emmy Awards 50x01: (Sep/13/1998) As Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (for 'Friends') 

The Simpsons (1989) 
  Lard of the Dance 10x01: (Aug/23/1998) Voiced  Alex Whitney 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Lisa Kudrow/Sheryl Crow 22x02: (Oct/05/1996) As Herself (Host) 
  David Schwimmer/Natalie Merchant 21x03: (Oct/21/1995) As Herself, [Uncredited]

Duckman (1994) 
  The One With Lisa Kudrow in a Small Role 03x13: (Apr/20/1996) Voiced  Beta Max Females 

Newhart (1982) 
  The Last Newhart 08x24: (May/21/1990) As Sada 

Cheers (1982) 
  Two Girls for Every Boyd 08x09: (Nov/23/1989) As Emily 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Who Do You Think You Are? (US) (2010)• Executive Producer
Web Therapy (2011)• Creator
• Executive Producer

Episode Crew

Web Therapy (2011) (Credited in 5 episodes from this show) 
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National Exposure 02x05 Jul/30/2012 As: Story
Sister Act 02x04 Jul/23/2012 As: Story
Campaign Reform 02x03 Jul/16/2012 As: Story
Blindsides and Backslides 02x02 Jul/09/2012 As: Story
Getting It Straight 02x01 Jul/02/2012 As: Story

She was the only member of the cast to already be married when she joined the cast of Friends.

She remained a virgin until her wedding night.

One of Lisa's favorite vacation spot is San Francisco. "The lights of the city are breathtaking at night," she says. "With the fog and the beautiful views, it's a great place to play."

On July 13th 2005, Lisa appeared on the Late Night show with Conan O'brien and said that people saying Friends will be making a movie is all rumors.

Once dated Conan O'Brian

Convinced to quit her job as a medical researcher to become a full time actress by Jon Lovitz.

In 1990, She auditioned for SNL because they needed more women, but they picked Julia Sweeney.

She was hired to play Roz Doyle on "Frasier" but was fired after three days.

She's the oldest of the "Friends" gang

She is actually a brunette but she dyes it for friends

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