NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING
Primetime Emmy Award-winning actress LISA KUDROW (Dean Carol
Gladstone) continues to bring her original sense of comedic timing and delivery
to every role she takes on, venturing among film, television and the Internet
Kudrow made her feature film debut in the Albert Brooks comedy Mother in 1996.
Following Mother, she starred in Clockwatchers (1997), opposite Toni Collette
and Parker Posey, and the critically acclaimed hit comedy Romy and Michele's
High School Reunion (1997) with Mira Sorvino, which garnered her widespread
popularity with film audiences.
Kudrow went on to star in The Opposite of Sex, for writer/director Don Roos
(1998); Analyze This (1999) and its sequel, Analyze That (2002), with Robert De
Niro and Billy Crystal; Lucky Numbers (2000) with John Travolta; Hanging Up
(2000) opposite Meg Ryan and Diane Keaton; Wonderland (2003) with Val Kilmer;
Roos' Happy Endings (2005); Kabluey (2007); P.S. I Love You (2007), with Hilary
Swank and Gerard Butler; Hotel for Dogs (2009); Paper Man (2009) opposite Jeff
Daniels and Ryan Reynolds; Bandslam (2009); and Easy A (2010) with Emma Stone,
Stanley Tucci, Patricia Clarkson and Thomas Haden Church. Audiences last saw
Kudrow in the Universal Pictures film Neighbors, which starred Zac Efron and
In 2016, audiences will see Kudrow alongside Emily Blunt, Luke Evans, Justin
Theroux and Allison Janney in the psychological thriller The Girl on the Train,
directed by Tate Taylor. She will also be seen in Jeffrey Blitz's upcoming
feature Table 19, which also stars Anna Kendrick.
The actress has always received rave reviews for her feature film roles. She won
the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress and earned
nominations for the Chicago Film Critics Association Award and the Independent
Spirit Award for her role in The Opposite of Sex. She won a Blockbuster
Entertainment Award and received a nomination for an American Comedy Award for
her role in Harold Ramis' box-office hit Analyze This.
Of course, it was Kudrow's role as Phoebe Buffay, the character she brilliantly
portrayed on the NBC hit comedy series Friends for 10 seasons (1994-2004), that
brought her to audience attention worldwide. For this role, Kudrow won the 1998
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
Additionally, she was nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden
Globe Award for the role, as well as a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding
Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series and an American Comedy Award
for Funniest Supporting Female Performer in a TV Series.
In fall 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, HBO's critically acclaimed The Comeback
(2005), garnered three Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including one for
Kudrow for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
Who Do You Think You Are?, the second Is or Isn't Entertainment series,
documents the genealogy of a well-known public figure in each episode.
Is or Isn't Entertainment also produces the critically acclaimed Web series Web
Therapy, in which Kudrow stars as a therapist who conducts sessions with her
clients via the Internet. The format of the show has been sold to and produced
all over the world, including productions in Poland and Spain.
In 2009, Kudrow received a Webby Award for Outstanding Comedic Performance for
her role in season one of Web Therapy. In 2010, the show won a Webby Award for
Best Comedy: Long Form or Series, and the actress received a nomination for Best
Individual Performance. In 2011, Kudrow won a Webby Award for Best Individual
Performance, and Web Therapy won for Best Comedy: Long Form or Series. Web
Therapy was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in 2012 for Outstanding Special
Classâ€“Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs and, in the same year,
received a nomination from the Producers Guild of America for Outstanding Web
In 2015, Kudrow received another Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding
Lead Actress in a Comedy Series on behalf of her role in The Comeback.
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