On September 22nd, 1994, Rachel, Ross, Monica, Phoebe, Joey and Chandler were introduced to America on the sitcom Friends, and it wasn’t long before the show became a hairstyle-inspiring cultural juggernaut.
Over twenty years ago in a Manhattan coffee house, jilted husband Ross whined to his friends that he desperately wanted to get married, again.
Then right on cue, in walked a runaway bride named Rachel, setting the stage for a ten-year, on-again-off-again courtship that would captivate audiences the world over.
Fans could relate to all the characters and their 20-something angst, dating melodrama, and the idea that when all else fails, your friends “will be there for you.”
From their hilarious antics to the happily-ever-afters, the beloved show sadly came to an end in 2004. Friends lasted for a whopping 10 seasons and a big part of its success was the very real chemistry of its tight-knit cast that stuck together both onscreen and off.
You may still be enjoying reruns featuring a fresh-faced Rachel, Ross, Phoebe, Joey, Monica, and Chandler, but some of the cast hasn’t managed to escape the ravages of time. Others, however, haven’t aged a day!
So here’s taking a nice long look back at where the cast has been and where they are now…