The Friends sitcom is quite possibly the most highly watched shows from the nineties. The shenanigans of Rachel, Joey, Phoebe, Ross, Chandler, and Monica were some of the most “iconic” for an entire decade. And if you were a guest star on the show, you were dang near TV or Hollywood royalty, or actual royalty.
That being said, did you know Friends had more than 50 guest stars? YES, more than 50! Which is why we decided to make your life easier, and name them all for you. That’s right. Every. Single. One. Go ahead and grab your popcorn, or chips, or whatever snack you binge tv with, because this, like a season finale, is gonna take a while.
1. Jill Goodacre – “The One with the Blackout”
The Victoria Secret model starred as herself, in the episode where Chandler gets stuck in an ATM vestibule.
2. Mindy “Frau Farbissina” Sterling – “The One with Barry and Mindy’s Wedding”
The epi where the Austin Powers actress plays as the wedding planner for Rachel’s ex-fiance’s wedding.
3. Matthew Ashford – The One with the Soap Opera Party
He plays himself, a soap opera (Days of Our Lives star) and goes to a party with Joey.
4. Leah Remini – The One with the Birth
Do you remember when Joey helped her give birth??
5. Donny Osmond – The One Where the Stripper Cries
Triple threat singer, actor, dancer Donny Osmond appears as himself and Joey goes on Pyramid!
6. Alison Sweeney – Season 7
Another Days of our Lives star comes to Friends! Jennifer plays it *super* cool.
7. Arden Myrin – “The One with the Stain”
In this one, Monica things a main, Brenda (Arden) is stealing and gets snoopy.
8. David Sutcliffe – The One with the Engagement Picture
Rory’s Dad from Gilmore Girls visits the Friends, sans Rory and dates Phobe! His name is Kyle and he hums while he pees, and it…well, I’m sure you know the rest.
9. Marlo Thomas – Season 2
Marlo plays Rachel’s mom, Sandra Green.
10. Soleil Moon Frye – The One with the Girl Who Hits Joey
Joey is getting lucky….actually he’s getting hurt.
11. Doug Benson – The One Where Ross Moves In
Doug is Rachel’s date, Danny’s weird Friend
12. Ben Stiller – The One With The Screamer
He’s Rachel’s boyfriend who gets the boot after screaming at Joey and Chandler’s birds (and other people).
13. Dan Castellaneta – The One After the Superbowl: Part 1,”
The Simpsons voice actor plays the zookeeper that helps Ross when Marcel gets a little lost.
14. Jay Leno- The One With Mrs Bing
That one time that Jay played himself. On his show. But, like, on friends.
15. Alec Baldwin – The One In Massapequa
You know how if someone is too happy it’s a legit reason to not like them? He played that guy. *Spoiler alert*, Phoebe dumps him.
16. Gabrielle Union The One With The Cheap Wedding Dress
Gabrielle guests stars as Kristen Lang who catches the eye of both Ross AND Joey!
17. Young Emily Osment – The One With The Halloween Party
This lucky kiddo gets written a check when Rachel runs out of Halloween candy. #howadultssolveproblems
18. Charlie Sheen – The One With The Chicken Pox
Sheen plays a potential beau for Phoebe named Ryan, who she gives chicken pox to on accident.
19. Mae Whitman – The One Where Rachel Quits
Ross is the cause of a girl scout (Whitman) breaking her leg and since he’s a good guy he helps her sell the rest of her cookies.
20. Jeff Goldblum – The One With The Mugging
Joey attempts to impress a famous actor Leonard Hayes (Goldblum) in an interview, and makes an interesting impression
21. Chris Parnell – The One with Rachel’s Date
Bob, Chandler’s co-worker that can never het his name right/
22. Harry Shearer – The One with the Fake Monica,
He wants to buy Ross’ monkey for his animal fighting ring. Dr. Baldharar
23. Denise Richards – The One with Ross and Monica’s Cousin
Richards plays Ross and Monica’s cousin, who Chandler and Phoebe want to get to know better.
24. Ralph Lauren – The One With Ross’s Teeth
One of Rachel’s coworkers thinks she made out with the designer.
25. John Stamos – The One With The Donor
Chandler’s coworker get invited to dinner by Monica and Chandler, who want him to be a sperm donor.
26. Jennifer Grey – The One With The Evil Orthodontist
From Dirty Dancing to friends, Grey plays a friend/enemy to Rachel. They team up against Barry who has been cheating on each of them with the other.
27. Jane Lynch – The One Where Estelle Dies
As Ellen, a real estate agent who shows Monica and Chandler a house.
28. Sean Penn – The One With The Halloween Party
Guy dates a girl who lies to him and breaks up with her. Guy dates a girl who looks like the first girl and breaks up with her because of it, even though she isn’t lying to him. Poor Phoebe.
29. Sarah Ferguson – The One With Ross’s Wedding
A meta one. Joey meets Fergie (The Duchess of York) and takes a video.
30. Danny DeVito – The One Where The Stripper Cries
Three words: He’s. A. Stripper.
31. Dakota Fanning – The One With Princess Consuela
Dakota plays the daughter of the couple who own the house Monica and Chandler are looking at.
32. Christina Pickles – Season 1
Christina pickles plays Ross and Monica’s mom, Judy.
33. Noah Wyles -The One With Two Parts
Wyle plays a doctor who Rachel and Monica find attractive
34. George Clooney- The One With Two Parts
The ER star along with his costar Noah Wyle are doctors.
35. Julia Roberts
Susie Moss is a woman who is is out for revenge on Chandler. She leaves him in a prickly situation for something he did in childhood.
36. Winona Ryder – The One With Rachel’s Big Kiss
Rachel’s ex- sorority sister wants to pretend something that definitely happened, didn’t.
37. Bruce Willis- The One Where Ross Meets Elizabeth’s Dad
The father of one of Ross’ students who dates Rachel
38. Freddie Prinze Jr. – The One With The Male Nanny
He’s a manny. 😉
39. Hugh Laurie- “The One With Ross’s Wedding
Rachel tries to tell her story to the man next to her in a flight. He isb’t having it.
40. Morgan Fairchild- Season 1
She plays Chandler’s mom who is a writer of romance novels.
41. Helen Hunt- The One with Two Parts
In a crossover effort, Helen is Jamie Buchman, from Mad About You, who thinks Phoebe is her twin siser, Ursula.
42. Reese Witherspoon – Season 6
43. Christina Applegate- Season 9
Also Rachel’s sister
44. Hank Azaria – Season 1
Hank Azaria is “the science guy”, Phoebe’s OG love interest.
45. Paul Rudd – Season 9
Phoebe’s Mike, a blind date that turns into something more.
46. Anna Faris – Season 10
… As the mother of Chandler and Monica’s adopted twins.
47. Brad Pitt – The One with the Rumor
Brad Pitt is Will Colbert. He used to hate Rachel- but only on screen.
48. Brooke Shields
A REALLY big fan of Joey’s Days of Our Lives Dr. Drake Ramoray character.
49. Selma Blair – The One with Christmas in Tulsa
Selma is Chandler’s flirty coworker, Wendy.
50. Craig Robinson -The One with Princess Consuela,”
When Phoebe tries to changer her name to Princess Consuela Bananahammock, Robinson is the clerk who has to deal with the insanity.
51. Cole Sprouse
Cole is Ross’ son, Gen Geller.
52. Tom Selleck – Season 2
He’s Dr. Richard Burke, Monica’s boyfriend from season two and her first real love.
53. Christine Taylor – The One With The Ultimate Fighting Champion
Bonnie is Ross’ girlfriend who Rachel tricks into shaving her head because she’s petty af.
54. Giovanni Ribisi – Season 2
Phoebe’s younger half brother
55. Debra Jo Rupp – Season 3
Known from That 70’s show, Debra plays frank’s (Phoebe brother) teacher that he … marries?
56. Jennifer Saunders- The One With Ross’s Wedding
Comedian Saunders plays Emily’s stepmother who flirts with Ross after her marries Emily.
57. Jennifer Coolidge- The One With Ross’s Tan
Amanda Buffamonteezi is one of Monica and Phoebe’s old friends. She’s annoying but in a funny way. Or funny in an annoying way. You choose.
58. Jean-Claude Van Damme: The One After the Superbowl
Playing himself filming a movie in New York with Marcel.
59. David Arquette- The One with the Jam
Malcom is stalking phoebe’s twin sister.
60. Olivia Williams- Season 4
A bridesmaid who Joey hooks up with.
61. Ellen Pompeo- The One Where the Stripper Cries
Missy Goldberg is an old classmate of Ross and Chandler
62. Adam Goldberg – Season 2
He’s Chandler’s ~extreme roommate.
63. Jessica Hecht – Season 1
Carol’s girlfriend, who for sure hates Ross.
64. Maggie Wheeler- Season 1
Chandler’s on and off girlfriend for the first few seasons. “OH. MY. GOD.”
65. John Lovitz- The One With The Blind Dates
He is Rachel’s blind date in season 9.
66. Helen Baxendale- season 4
Ross’ second wife
67. Greg Kinnear- The One With Ross’s Grant
Dr. Hobart won’t give Ross a grant unless he breaks up with his girlfriend.
68. Rebecca Romijn – The One With The Dirty Girl
Cheryl is Ross new girlfriend in season 4. She’s super messy.
69. Elaine Hendrix- The One With The Pediatrician
Ross meets Sally when waiting to see the pediatrician
70. & 71 Robin Williams and Billy Crystal – The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion
“Tomas” and “Tim”.
72. Jason Alexander- The One Where Rosita Dies
Phoebe tries to help a suicidal office manager.
73. Dermot Mulroney – Season 9
Mulroney is Rachel’s rival at Ralph Lauren
74. Elle Macpherson – Season 6
Joey starts dating his roommate.
Congrats for making it this far- we know who the real fans are here! If after all this you’re still craving some Friends, it should still be up on Netflix for a little while longer, go go!