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Name: Jennifer Aniston

Real name: Jennifer Joanna Aniston

Birth date: 11 of February 1969 (50 y.o.)

Place of birth: Sherman Oaks, California, U.S.

Height: 165 cm Weight: 47 kg

Birth Sign: Aquarius

Chinese zodiac: Rooster

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Biography of Jennifer Aniston

American actress Jennifer Joanna Aniston is the star of "Friends," a sitcom popular in the 90s. And although the role of spoiled and self-willed Rachel Greene brought her fabulous fame, she cannot be considered an actress of one role at all; Aniston's filmography counts more than a dozen of interesting projects.
Jennifer Aniston, a Hollywood beauty
Jennifer Aniston, a Hollywood beauty
Despite the fact that the actress is about to turn fifty, even girls may envy her figure; and her charming face that the time is completely uncontrollable over, easily wins men's hearts. Respectively, she easily gets roles of young beauties and innocent seducers.

Jennifer Aniston's childhood

Jenny was born in Sherman Oaks, a city in California, on February 11, 1969, in the family of actor John Aniston, a native of the island of Crete (his real name is Yannis Anastassakis). She has an elder brother John Melik and a younger brother Alex.
Jennifer Aniston's photo as a child
Jennifer Aniston's photo as a child
When Jennifer was 9 years old, her parents divorced. The girl stayed to live with her mother but always visited her father in Los Angeles. At that time, John starred in the soap opera Days of Our Life and was a very popular Hollywood actor.
Jennifer Aniston in her youth
Jennifer Aniston in her youth
Inspired by her father, Jennifer began to build a career as an actress when she turned 11 years old. It was at this age that the future Hollywood star began to perform in Rudolf Steiner's school.
On the photo: Jennifer Aniston and her father John Aniston (Yannis Anastassakis)
On the photo: Jennifer Aniston and her father John Aniston (Yannis Anastassakis)
Jennifer Aniston got a professional education at the New York School of Acting. Immediately after the graduation, Jennifer made her debut in the Broadway productions "Not for Life, but to Death" and "Dancing at the Grave of the Controller." But to make ends meet, the girl had to take two jobs – that of a courier and of a telephone marketer.
Jennifer Aniston before and after rhinoplasty
Jennifer Aniston before and after rhinoplasty

The first roles of Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer first appeared on screens in the very end of the 80's. Unlike most of beginning actresses, Aniston did not have to go through all the circles of Hollywood's hell: after participating in the Howard Stern radio show and a second-rate comedy series "Molloy," she debuted in the full-length film ("Camp Cucamonga, 1990) and then got a main role in the horror film "Leprechaun." This horror was an absolute success for then-new film studio Trimark, whereas Jennifer got her first piece of fame.
One of Jennifer Aniston's first roles,
One of Jennifer Aniston's first roles, "Leprechaun"

"Friends"

In 1994, the NBC channel launched a new comedy series about the daily life of young New Yorkers full of the unexpected situations – both comic and serious. By the start of filming "pilot" episods, the creators of the show already formed their idea of the main characters. It is noteworthy that initially, Aniston was supposed to play Monica whereas Rachel's role was the one to be played by Courtney Cox. But while working on the first episode, Cox and Aniston realized that they were better to change characters. This way, the cult images were born: that of the wealthy "princess" Rachel Greene looking for her place in the world of adults, and Monica Geller, an ugly duckling in the past and an ambitious chef in the present.
After
After "Friends," Jennifer Aniston became an icon of the whole generation
At that point, Jennifer Aniston, Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer were hardly known to anyone. First, producers of the show pinned hopes on the popularity of Courtney Cox but after the first episodes, it was no longer necessary for the audience enthusiastically discussed the show in details. A haircut «a la Jennifer Aniston» – straight and silky smooth hair – immediately came into fashion. By the way, this hairstyle was "born" by accident during the preparation for the shooting when one of the stylists accidentally chopped off her curl and had to urgently save the day without realizing that he was creating a new fetish for millions of girls around the world.

The role of Rachel brought Jennifer Aniston four nominations and one victory of Emmy in the category "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series."
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10 seasons of the show were released. During this time, actors started affairs with each other and broke up several times, found jobs and quitted, quarreled and made up. Anyway, all good things come to an end, and "Friends" was not an exception. The show ended in 2004. "This tormented us very much. We were like a vase of Chinese porcelain thrown into a brick wall, "Aniston told the reporters sadly. However, each of the six actors was paid one million dollars for each episode of the tenth season, which slightly smoothed the melancholy of the actors.
Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Greene
Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Greene

Other roles

During 10 years of shooting in "Friends," Jennifer Aniston did not ignore other offers. Her type was appreciated by the directors shooting romantic comedies such as Dream for an Insomniac (1996), Picture Perfect (1997), Office Space (1999). In 2001, Jennifer Aniston played an exhausted "workhorse" from the drama "The Good Girl" that was highly estimated at the Sundance Independent Film Festival.
A screenshot from the movie
A screenshot from the movie "The Good Girl"
In 2003, the comedy "Bruce Almighty" starring Jimmy Kerry was released. A well-known comedian was «endowed» with literally divine powers, whereas Jennifer Aniston played the love of his life.

The next year, the audience enjoyed the actor's duet of Jennifer Aniston and Ben Stiller in the romantic comedy "Along came Polly." Stiller played a nerdy white collar, Jennifer's role was that of a reckless beauty.

2005 was marked by the release of "Rumor Has It" in which the heart of Aniston's character was the prize in the competition between Mark Ruffalo and Kevin Costner. In the same year, a thriller Derailed starring Clive Owen and Vincent Cassel was released – that was a work fundamentally different from everything Aniston had played before. In fact, it was her debut in the genre, leaving alone that she had never worked with Owen. Needless to say, Aniston coped with the task brilliantly.
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In 2006, the actress directed her first short film "Room 10" starring Robert Wright Penn and Chris Kristofferson. She noted that it was inspired by directing experience of Gwyneth Paltrow.

In 2008, a touching melodrama "Marley and me" was released. In it, Aniston and Owen Wilson played a married couple. Although Aniston was approaching the age of 40, she successfully played a young girl.
Jennifer Aniston in the movie
Jennifer Aniston in the movie "Marley and Me"
The next Jennifer Aniston's actor's work was in a romantic comedy titled "He's Just Not That Into You." Just over the first weekend, the film starring the biggest Hollywood celebrities got almost $30 million and headed the box office rate. In 2010, a romantic comedy "Just Go With It" was released. Jennifer Aniston played the secretary of the successful plastic surgeon and womanizer (Adam Sandler) who asked the girl to pretend his vulgar ex-wife in the face of another beauty.
Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler played together a lot
Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler played together a lot
In 2011, a comedy "Horrible bosses" in which Jennifer played a sexually-anxious dentist, was released. In the autumn of the same year, the film "Wanderlust" by Daville Wayne was released. The story was about a couple of downshifters who decided to move from a city to the countryside. A memorable comedy came "We are the Millers" in which Aniston played a fake wife of a drug dealer.
That famous dance scene with Jennifer Aniston from "We're the Millers"
At times, Jennifer Aniston appeared to save the day for mediocre comedies such as "The Bounty Hunter" (2010) or "Life of Crime" (2013). The directors of these projects, actively exploited her image of a naive fool. However, sometimes she had a chance to reveal her deep dramatic talent – for example, the role of Claire Bennett in the drama "Cake." Aniston's character was a girl with a disability who reflects on the meaning of life and tries to go to the length of suicide.

Although the film itself did not impress the audience, Aniston's play was appreciated: "She was gorgeous! We used to see her in comedic images, but here ... she revealed great bravery and played just brilliant." "For me, the talent of Jennifer Aniston played out in fresh colors after this film."
Aniston without makeup (from the movie
Aniston without makeup (from the movie "Cake")
In 2016, a comedy "Mother's Day" starring Aniston, Julia Roberts, Keith Hudson and Jason Sudeikis was released. The story reflected upon the components of women's happiness. Also, Aniston took part in the drama "The Yellow Birds" along with Jack Houston. This story is about two young American soldiers thrown into the heat of the Iraq war by the will of fate.
In 2016, Jennifer Aniston was again recognized as one of the most beautiful women on the planet
In 2016, Jennifer Aniston was again recognized as one of the most beautiful women on the planet

Personal life of Jennifer Aniston

From the very first days of her fame, Jennifer Aniston was admired by millions but she had not have a serious relationship for a long time.

At the dawn of her career, Jennifer Aniston dated musician Adam Duritz, then tried to find happiness with actor Tate Donovan.
In the photo: young Jennifer Aniston and Tate Donovan
In the photo: young Jennifer Aniston and Tate Donovan
The most serious and widely discussed in the press love story of Aniston was with Brad Pitt. The couple married in the summer of 2000 in Malibu. They were called the most beautiful couple in Hollywood but after five years, the couple broke up. The marriage wrecker was the femme fatale Angelina Jolie whom Brad met on the set of "Mr. and Mrs. Smith." After the divorce, many of Jennifer's haters insisted that Brad Pitt left Aniston because she did not want to spoil herself by giving birth to children whereas Jolie, on the contrary, was not against having kids.
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston broke up in 2005
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston broke up in 2005
Jennifer was going through the divorce very painfully and could not forget the former spouse for a long time, although they parted as friends. Only yoga helped her to get over and cool down. After the divorce, Aniston tried to build a relationship with actor Vince Vaughn, and then with John Mayer. In 2010, the media discussed her relationship with Gerard Butler, her costar from "Bounty Hunter."
Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler dated for a short while
Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler dated for a short while
Soon the affair with Butler turned out to be a failure as well. Aniston addressed to those who discussed her personal life in an interview: "Why does everyone label me "poor single Jen"? I'm quite happy in love! Yes, my life cannot be called ordinary – there is no husband, children and a house bought on credit. So what? This is my life, it suits me, and if something does not please you – you can just not look."
Jennifer Aniston in a swimsuit
Jennifer Aniston in a swimsuit
On the set of the film "Wanderlust," Jennifer Aniston gave herself to the romance with Justin Theroux (from "Mulholland Drive", the series "Left Behind"). Unexpectedly, the affair with the 42-year-old actor and screenwriter moved beyond an ordinary colleague flirtation. Very soon, Theroux left his girlfriend with whom he had been in a relationship for 14 years and moved in with Aniston.
In the photo: Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux
In the photo: Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux unveiled their relationship only in May 2011 and only because it became impossible to hide from the ubiquitous paparazzi. For her beloved, Jen took an annual break in her work and dedicated herself to the relationship completely. The couple bought a house for $ 21 million, and in 2012, Theroux proposed.
The House of Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux in Beverly Hills
The House of Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux in Beverly Hills
However, they got married only in the summer of 2015. Preparation for the wedding was kept in secret, the stars invited friends under the guise of Justin's birthday celebration. Imagine their surprise when they realized that they had come to a wedding! The event took place on August 5, 2015, in the Los Angeles mansion of the actors. The bride's maid was Courtney Cox. The wedding was attended by about 70 guests. After the party, the couple went on a honeymoon to Bora Bora.

In February 2018, the couple announced a breakup. According to Jennifer, they are simply got tired of each other.

Jennifer Aniston now

In 2017, movie fans could see Aniston in the war drama "The Yellow Birds." In the center of the plot, there are two soldiers who got into the epicenter of the Iraq war. The main role in the film was played by Alden Ehrenreich known for the role of young Han Solo from the "Star Wars."
Jennifer Aniston at the Golden Globe-2018 ceremony
Jennifer Aniston at the Golden Globe-2018 ceremony
In 2018, preparation for the series starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon was announced.
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