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Lisa Kudrow

Emmy® Award-winning actress Lisa Kudrow continues to bring her original sense of comedic timing and delivery to every role she takes on and is able to venture between films to television to the internet with ease.


It was her role as Phoebe Buffay, the character she brilliantly portrayed on the NBC hit comedy series FRIENDS for ten seasons (1994-2004), that brought her to audience attention worldwide. For this role, Kudrow was nominated for an Emmy® Award five times and won once for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 1998. She also received a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series, an American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Female Performer in a Television Series, and a Golden Globe Award nomination.


Kudrow made her feature film debut in the Albert Brooks' comedy MOTHER in 1996. Following Mother, she starred opposite Toni Collette and Parker Posey in CLOCKWATCHERS (1997) and in the critically acclaimed hit comedy ROMY & MICHELLE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION (1997) with Mira Sorvino, which garnered her widespread popularity with film audiences. Kudrow continued to star in films such as THE OPPOSITE OF SEX, for which she received the Best Supporting Actress Award from the New York Film Critics, an Independent Spirit Award nomination and a Chicago Film Critics Award nomination; ANALYZE THIS and the sequel ANALYZE THAT; LUCKY NUMBERS; HANGING UP; WONDERLAND; HAPPY ENDINGS; P.S. I LOVE YOU; HOTEL FOR DOGS; EASY A with Emma Stone; and PAPER MAN opposite Jeff Daniels and Ryan Reynolds.


In the fall of 2003, Kudrow formed the production company, Is or Isn't Entertainment with actor/writer Dan Bucatinsky. Is or Isn't Entertainment has garnered great success since its inception. The company's first television series, the critically acclaimed series THE COMEBACK, garnered three Emmy® Award nominations including one for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. Their second series, WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? is now in season 3.


In 2009, Kudrow received a Special Webby Award for Outstanding Comedic Performance for her role in season one of the original web version of WEB THERAPY; in 2010 the show won a Webby Award for Best Comedy Series and received two additional nominations including one for Kudrow for Best Individual Performance. In 2011, she won a Webby Award for Best Individual Performance and WEB THERAPY won for Best Comedy: Long Form or Series.