Birthday: February 11, 1969.
Birthplace: Sherman Oaks and raised in New York City.
Parents: John and Nancy Aniston, divorced.
Education: Graduated from New York's High School For The Performing
Arts in 1987.
Current home: Hollywood Hills, California.
Marital status: Single, but is currently dating Tate Donovan formerly
of Fox Television's Partners.
Present Transportation: Land Rover.
Working on: "Friends," on NBC-TV.
Current Movie Projects: How To Date a Congressman and 'Til There Was
I stay home to watch: Seinfeld, Mad About You, and ER.
The book I've been reading is: The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield.
Favorite pigout food: Give me a giant bowl of tortilla chips, salsa,
and guacamole and forget it.
Favorite way to kill time: Surfing the Internet and America Online.
Prized possession: My dog Katchina. She's a mix, a golden shepherd.
Personal heroes: Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett.
Every New Year's I resolve: To be completely healthy, especially inwardly.
Nobody know's I'm: Greek.
I wish I could stop: The violence in this country.
I've never been able to: Get back to my art work. I draw, paint and
I'm better than anyone else when it comes to: Putting on makeup.
I'd give anything to meet: Barbra Streisand. She's a strong chick.
My fantasy is: I get on a plane, fly to San Francisco, see a show,
have a great dinner and fly back
The one thing I can't stand is: People who are overly protective of
me. I want them to trust my judgment.
If I could change one thing about myself, I would: Finish the things
People who knew me in high school thought I was: Bitchy.
I knew I was a grown-up when I: Forgave my parents.
The price I've paid for my success: A lot of hurt and rejection.
If I weren't an actress, I'd be: A therapist.
Major accomplishment: Getting my career started.
My most humbling experience: Every time I'm with my family; they ground
Three words that best describe me: Curious, caring and fun.
Born in Sherman Oaks, CA, and raised in New
York City, Jennifer Aniston was born to a family of actors. She is
a skillful actress who was exposed to acting at an early age by her
father, John Aniston, who stars on NBC's daytime hit soap opera "Days
of Our Lives," and her godfather, the late Telly Savalas.
Aniston, who is of Greek ancestry, spent a year when she was a child
living in Greece with her family, but she settled in New York when
her father landed a role on the daytime drama "Love of Life." Jennifer's
first experience at acting was when she joined the Rudolf Steiner
School's drama club. Aniston says: "I was always fascinated by acting,
but my experience at Rudolf Steiner encouraged me to pursue it as
a career. Steiner was a free-spirited school that encouraged creativity
Her time at Rudolf Steiner School influenced and helped her develop
a passion for art. When she was 11, one of her paintings was chosen
to be showcased in an exhibit at New York's Metropolitan Museum of
She began her professional training as a drama student at New York's
High School of the Performing Arts. After her graduation in 1987,
she was in many different roles such Off-Broadway productions like
"For Dear Life" at New York's Public Theater and "Dancing on Checker's
Grave." In 1989 she had her first "break" to show off her talent in
a television series, "Molloy." Her other TV credits include regular
roles on "The Edge" and "Ferris Bueller," a recurring part on "Herman's
Head" and guest-starring roles on such series as "Quantum Leap" and
During her off time during the summer of '95, Aniston completed production
on the upcoming feature film "Dreams for an Insomniac" starring Ioke
Skye and Mackenzie Astin. She also starred with Quentin Tarrentino
in an interactive tutorial CD Rom directed by Steven Spielberg.
She is a very talented artist and devotes a considerable amount of
time to art projects, and has completed several paintings as well
as works of art in charcoal and clay.
Aniston was born on a February 11. She enjoys hiking, camping and
virtually anything that brings her closer to nature. She lives in
of My Affection, The 1998 movie (Nina Borowski)
Perfect 1996 movie (Kate)
There Was You 1996 movie (Debbie)
for an Insomniac 1996 movie
the One 1996 movie (Renee)
1994 TV Series (Rachel Green)
Through 1994 TV Series (Madeline Drego Cooper)
1993 movie (Tory)
Edge 1992 TV Series (Skit characters)
Bueller 1990 TV Series (Jeannie Bueller)
1990 TV Series (Courtney)
Cucamonga1990 TV Movie (Ava)
I Spent My Summer 1990 TV Movie
Larry Sanders Show