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Bio For: Jennifer Aniston
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JENNIFER ANISTON (Dr. Julia Harris, D.D.S.) is an award-winning actress who has been recognized for her work on the both the big and small screens. She most recently drew critical and audience acclaim for her starring role in the Daniel Barnz drama "Cake," which debuted at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.

Her recent film credits also include the lead in "Life of Crime," a crime comedy based on an Elmore Leonard novel, as well as the hit comedies "We're the Millers," in which she starred with Jason Sudeikis; Seth Gordon's "Horrible Bosses," with an all-star ensemble cast including Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Colin Farrell, Kevin Spacey and Jamie Foxx; and Dennis Dugan's "Just Go with It," opposite Adam Sandler.

Following "Horrible Bosses 2," Aniston has a number of film projects upcoming, including "Squirrels to the Nuts," directed and co-written by Peter Bogdanovich and also starring Owen Wilson.

Born in Sherman Oaks, California, and raised in New York City, Aniston was introduced to the acting world at an early age, as the daughter of actor John Aniston and the goddaughter of the late Telly Savalas. She graduated from New York's High School of the Performing Arts before landing roles in the off-Broadway productions "For Dear Life," at the Public Theater, and "Dancing on Checkers' Grave." She also guest starred on a number of series and had regular roles on several shows, including "Ferris Bueller."

Aniston first gained global fame with her starring role on the now-classic NBC series "Friends." For her performance as Rachel Green on the show, she earned five consecutive Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, winning in 2002, and two Golden Globe nominations, winning in 2003 for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. She was also honored by her peers with two Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award nominations for Outstanding Female Actor in a Comedy Series, in addition to sharing a SAG Award for Outstanding Comedy Series Ensemble and six more SAG Award nominations in the same category. Over the course of the show's ten-year run, she also won five People's Choice Awards.

During her hiatuses from the series, Aniston pursued a budding film career, including an acclaimed performance opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in the feature "The Good Girl," for which she earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination. She also starred in such films as Edward Burns' "She's the One"; "Picture Perfect," with Kevin Bacon; "The Object of My Affection," opposite Paul Rudd; "Rock Star," opposite Mark Wahlberg; "Bruce Almighty," with Jim Carrey; and "Along Came Polly," in the title role, opposite Ben Stiller.

Since the wrap of "Friends," Aniston has emerged as one of the most sought-after leading ladies in the film industry. Her list of credits goes on to include "Rumor Has It...," with Shirley MacLaine and Kevin Costner; "Derailed," with Clive Owen; the ensemble comedy/drama "Friends with Money"; "The Break-Up," opposite Vince Vaughn; the indie film "Management," which she also executive produced; "Marley & Me," with Owen Wilson; the ensemble romantic comedy "He's Just Not That Into You"; "The Bounty Hunter," opposite Gerard Butler; and "The Switch," with Jason Bateman.

In 2009, she returned to television to guest star on "30 Rock," for which she received her sixth Emmy nomination.

Taking her talents behind the camera, Aniston made her directorial debut in 2006 with the short film "Room 10," as part of the award-winning short film series Glamour Reel Moments. She more recently earned a Directors Guild of American Award nomination for helming a segment of the 2011 longform television project "Five," on which she also served as an executive producer.

Movies For: Jennifer Aniston
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LIFE OF CRIME (R) On Video: 11/28/2014 At Theaters: 8/29/2014
WE'RE THE MILLERS (R) On Video: 11/19/2013 At Theaters: 8/7/2013
WANDERLUST (R) On Video: 6/19/2012 At Theaters: 2/24/2012
HORRIBLE BOSSES (R) On Video: 10/11/2011 At Theaters: 7/8/2011
JUST GO WITH IT (PG-13) On Video: 6/7/2011 At Theaters: 2/11/2011
THE SWITCH (PG-13) On Video: 3/15/2011 At Theaters: 8/20/2010
THE BOUNTY HUNTER (PG-13) On Video: 7/13/2010 At Theaters: 3/19/2010
LOVE HAPPENS (PG-13) On Video: 2/2/2010 At Theaters: 9/18/2009
HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU (PG-13) On Video: 6/2/2009 At Theaters: 2/6/2009
MARLEY & ME (PG) On Video: 3/31/2009 At Theaters: 12/25/2008
THE BREAK-UP (PG-13) On Video: 10/17/2006 At Theaters: 6/2/2006
FRIENDS WITH MONEY (R) On Video: 8/29/2006 At Theaters: 4/21/2006
RUMOR HAS IT (PG-13) On Video: 5/9/2006 At Theaters: 12/25/2005
DERAILED (R) On Video: 3/21/2006 At Theaters: 11/11/2005
ALONG CAME POLLY (PG-13) On Video: 6/8/2004 At Theaters: 1/16/2004
BRUCE ALMIGHTY (PG-13) On Video: 11/25/2003 At Theaters: 5/23/2003
THE GOOD GIRL (R) On Video: 1/7/2003 At Theaters: 8/7/2002
ROCK STAR (R) On Video: 1/22/2002 At Theaters: 9/7/2001
IRON GIANT (PG) On Video: 11/23/1999 At Theaters: 8/6/1999
OFFICE SPACE (R) On Video: 8/17/1999 At Theaters: 2/19/1999
THE OBJECT OF MY AFFECTION (R) On Video: 9/29/1998 At Theaters: 4/17/1998
PICTURE PERFECT (PG-13) On Video: 1/13/1998 At Theaters: 8/1/1997
TILL THERE WAS YOU (PG-13) On Video: 12/23/1997 At Theaters: 5/30/1997
HORRIBLE BOSSES 2 (R) At Theaters: 11/26/2014
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