ByMatthew Chapman, writer at Creators.co
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While she may not have been one of the core group, you can't think of Friends - especially Chandler - without thinking of this woman!

Image: Warner Bros. Television
Image: Warner Bros. Television

That's right - Janice!

She may only have appeared in 19 out of the 239 episodes, but Janice quickly became iconic thanks to her unmistakable voice and THAT catchphrase.

Have you ever wondered what Janice sounds like without the Janice part? Well, Maggie Wheeler recently did an interview with This Morning in the UK and gave fans a chance to hear her normal voice.

Who knew her real voice was going to be so different? Not only that, she looks so ... normal! Having said that, it has been over 10 years since we last saw Wheeler on Friends.

Images: WB/OWN.
Images: WB/OWN.

Wheeler also explains just how that laugh came to be.

"I needed to find a way to laugh because Matthew Perry is so funny. And working with him, I knew right away, I thought, ‘This guy’s gonna make me laugh on set, I’ve gotta be prepared. What am I going to do?’ So I created Janice’s laugh just as a safety measure for when Matthew made me laugh.”

The actress also revealed how eager she was about getting new scripts.

“Every time Janice came and went, the door was left a little bit open, but we never really knew. Then, they’d call me out of the blue and I would just wait with bated breath for that script to drop at the door.“Whatever time of night it was — 1 o’clock in the morning, 2 o’clock in the morning — I would drag that thing in and start leafing through it just to figure out what they were going to do with her next.”

Image: ITV.
Image: ITV.

Aside from her role on Friends, Wheeler has also had roles on Everybody Loves Raymond, The Parent Trap, How I Met Your Mother, Archer and Californication.

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But Maggie Wheeler isn't the only actor who doesn't sound like their iconic character. Here are just a few more celebs who sound different from some of their biggest roles.

RENEE ZELLWEGER

Image: Universal.
Image: Universal.

Zellweger may have starred in many films but her most popular would have to be the Bridget Jones trilogy - the actress put on a British accent for her role but is actually from Texas originally.

TOM HOLLAND

We may have only seen the character on screen once so far but England born, Tom Holland has ditched his British accent for a Queens accent to play Peter Parker.

CHRISTIAN BALE

Image: Warner Bros.
Image: Warner Bros.

Starring as an American superhero billionaire, Christian Bale dropped his Welsh accent to film The Dark Knight Trilogy ... and then went back to his Welsh accent to yell at people on film sets.

HUGH JACKMAN and CHRIS HEMSWORTH

Image: Fox/Marvel
Image: Fox/Marvel

Then you have two of Australia's finest, Jackman and Hemsworth, who left their accents in the southern hemisphere to film their hugely popular superhero roles as Wolverine and Thor respectively.

What do you think of Maggie Wheeler's actual voice? Can you think of any other actors who sound nothing like their iconic roles? Comment below.

(Source: HuffingtonPost)