ByKristin Lai, writer at
MP Staff Writer, cinephile and resident Slytherclaw // UCLA Alumna // Follow me on Twitter: kristin_lai
Kristin Lai

Twelve years ago to the day, the very last episode of Friends, "The Last One," aired on TV screens world wide. The beloved comedy show had us all enthralled for 10 seasons as we followed the lives of six 20-somethings living together in New York City. In honor of the occasion, we're breaking out our comfiest sweatpants and turning on Netflix to binge-watch the entire series all over again. You can never have too much of a good thing, right?

More than 20 years after the first episode aired, the show has never really strayed far from our minds. Although the main six characters were the primary stars of series, we also fell in love with their extended family and ex-lovers. Here's what the secondary cast of Friends looks like today and some titles they've worked on since the show ended:

Gunther - James Michael Tyler

Notable roles since: Scrubs, Episodes, Modern Music

Janice - Maggie Wheeler

Notable roles since: Paine Management, ER, Friday Night Lights, How I Met Your Mother, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Archer, Californication, Shake It Up!

Jack Geller - Elliott Gould

Notable roles since: Oceans Eleven, Ocean's Twelve, Ocean's Thirteen, Kim Possible, The Ten Commandments, Contagion, Noah, Ruby Sparks, I'm Not Dead Yet, Mulaney, Ray Donovan

Judy Geller - Christina Pickles

Notable roles since: Medium, Privileged, Atlas Shrugged: Part I, How I Met Your Mother, Children's Hospital, Break a Hip

Dr. Richard Burke - Tom Selleck

Notable roles since: Boston Legal, Jesse Jones series, Meet the Robinsons, Las Vegas, Blue Bloods

Mike Hannigan - Paul Rudd

Notable roles since: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Monsters vs. Aliens, I Love You, Man, Dinner for Schmucks, Our Idiot Brother, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, This is 40, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Parks and Recreation, Ant-Man, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp

Carol Willick - Jane Sibbett

Notable roles since: Snow Dogs, Ally McBeal, Once and Again, East of Normal, West of Weird, What About Brian

Susan Bunch - Jessica Hecht

Notable roles since: Sideways, Dan in Real Life, J. Edgar, The Sitter, The English Teacher, Breaking Bad, Person of Interest, Limitless, Jessica Jones

Emily Waltham - Helen Baxendale

Notable roles since: Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years, An Unsuitable Job for a Woman, Dead by Monday, Cold Feet, Kidnap and Ransom, Cuckoo, Midsomer Murders

Frank Buffay Jr. - Giovanni Ribisi

Notable roles since: Cold Mountain, The Dead Girl, Perfect Stranger, My Name Is Earl, Public Enemies, Avatar, The Rum Diary, Contraband, Ted, Gangster Squad, Dads, Selma, Results, Ted 2

Tag Jones - Eddie Cahill

Notable roles since: Glory Days, Haunted, Miracle, Lords of Dogtown, CSI: NY, Under the Dome

Which characters would you most want to see join in for a Friends reunion?

(Source: IMDb)


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