The former “Friends” star rises from sitcom sweetheart to tabloid fixture and big screen star.
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Still a 'Friend'
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 16: Actress Jennifer Aniston attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Call Me Crazy: A Five Film' at Pacific Design Center on April 16, 2013 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)— Jason Merritt / Getty Images North America
Jennifer Aniston, right, and Justin Theroux arrive at NY Season Premiere of HBO's "The Leftovers" on Monday, June 23, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)— Evan Agostini / Invision
"Life of Crime"
Jennifer Aniston stars as Mickey Dawson in ' Life of Crime' (2014)—
Blue by you
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 14: Actress/producer Jennifer Aniston arrives at the "Life Of Crime" Premiere during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall on September 14, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jag Gundu/Getty Images)— Jag Gundu / Getty Images North America
'We're the Millers'
We're the Millers—
Throw your hands in the air
CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 08: Actress Jennifer Aniston onstage during Spike TV's Guys Choice 2013 at Sony Pictures Studios on June 8, 2013 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Spike TV)— Kevin Winter / Getty Images North America
Wedding bells, but when?
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actors Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston arrive at the Oscars at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)— Jason Merritt / Getty Images North America
Beauty in black
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 09: Actress Jennifer Aniston, winner of Favorite Comedic Movie Actress, speaks onstage at the 39th Annual People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for PCA)— Kevin Winter / Getty Images North America
Thanks, I think
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JUNE 03: Actress Jennifer Aniston accepts the Best On-Screen Dirtbag award onstage during the 2012 MTV Movie Awards held at Gibson Amphitheatre on June 3, 2012 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)— Kevin Winter / Getty Images North America
Actress Jennifer Aniston touches her just unveiled Star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame on February 22, 2012 in Hollywood, California. Born in southern California, Aniston, perhaps best known for her role as Rachel in the classic television comedy "Friends", received the 2,462nd Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)— Frederic J. Brown / AFP
What's so 'Horrible'?
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 30: Actress Jennifer Aniston arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Horrible Bosses' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on June 30, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)— Jason Merritt / Getty Images North America
Show us your smile
In this film publicity image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Charlie Day, left, and Jennifer Aniston are shown in a scene from "Horrible Bosses." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, John P. Johnson)— John P. Johnson / Warner Bros.
Perfect 10 years
Jennifer Aniston accepts the award for decade of hotness at the Spike TV Guys Choice Awards on Saturday, June 4, 2011, in Culver City, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)— Matt Sayles / AP
It's in the water
epa02626019 US actress Jennifer Aniston poses for photographers during a press conference on the launch of her fragrance 'Jennifer Aniston' in Mexico City, Mexico, 10 March 2011. EPA/MARIO GUZMAN— Mario Guzman / EFE
Actress Jennifer Aniston takes part in a pre-game NFL broadcast prior to the NFL's Super Bowl XLV football game in Arlington, Texas, February 6, 2011. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL ENTERTAINMENT)— Brian Snyder / X90051
And the winner is...
Jennifer Aniston, left, announces Adam Sandler as winner for favorite comedic star at the People's Choice Awards on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)— Chris Pizzello / AP
Charmed, I'm sure
Danny (Adam Sandler, center) introduces his assistant Katherine (Jennifer Aniston, left) as his soon to be ex-wife Devlin to Palmer (Brooklyn Decker) in Columbia Pictures' comedy JUST GO WITH IT.—
Who's your daddy?
"THE SWITCH" (L-R) Thomas Robinson, Jennifer Aniston Ph: Macall Polay ©2010 Baster Productions, LLC. All Rights Reserved.—
Scent of a woman
U.S. actress Jennifer Aniston poses with her fragrance 'Jennifer Aniston' during its launch at Harrods in London July 21, 2010. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)— Stefan Wermuth / X90073
Cast members U.S. actress Jennifer Aniston, right, and British actor Gerard Butler arrive for the gala premiere of Bounty Hunter in London, Thursday, March 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)— Sang Tan / AP
Who's in charge?
Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston star in Columbia Pictures' action comedy THE BOUNTY HUNTER.— Barry Wetcher Smpsp / DF-06702
Call to action
In this image released by Hope for Haiti Now, Jennifer Aniston, left, and Daniel Craig work the phone bank at "Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief", on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark Davis/Hope for Haiti Now)— Mark Davis / Hope for Haiti Now
She makes the cut
Award presenter Jennifer Aniston poses at the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)— Mark J. Terrill / AP
Jennifer Aniston and Aaron Eckhart star in "Love Happens."— Universal Pictures
What's not to 'Love'?
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Actress Jennifer Aniston attends the "Love Happens" film premiere at Mann's Village Theatre on September 15, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)— Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images North America
CENTURY CITY, CA - JUNE 12: Actress Jennifer Aniston arrives at Women In Film's 2009 Crystal and Lucy Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on June 12, 2009 in Century City, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)— Jeffrey Mayer / WireImage
The one ... for now
REFILE - CORRECTING SPELLING OF LAST NAME OF JENNIFER Actress Jennifer Aniston and singer John Mayer pose at the 2009 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in West Hollywood, California February 22, 2009. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES) (OSCARS-PARTY)— Danny Moloshok / X01907
Compliments of 'Management'
In this image released by Samuel Goldwyn Films, Steve Zahn, right, and Jennifer Aniston are shown in a scene from, "Management." (AP Photo/Samuel Goldwyn Films, Suzanne Hanover) ** NO SALES **— Samuel Goldwyn Films
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 02: (L-R) Actresses Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Connelly, Jenifer Aniston, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Scarlett Johansson arrive at the premiere of Warner Bros. "He's Just Not That Into You" held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on February 2, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Drew Barrymore;Jennifer Connelly;Jennifer Aniston;Ginnifer Goodwin;Scarlett Johansson— Kevin Winter / Getty Images North America
In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Jennifer Aniston, left, and Ben Affleck are shown in a scene from the New Line Cinema film, "He's Just Not That Into You." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Darren Michaels) ** NO SALES **—
The ruff stuff
In this image released by 20th Century Fox, Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston are shown in a scene from, "Marley and Me." (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Barry Wetcher) ** NO SALES **— Barry Wetcher / Twentieth Century Fox
The new guy
Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston in the film ' The Break-Up '—
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 20: Actresses Joan Cusack and Jennifer Aniston attend the "Friends with Money" press conference at the Kimball Art Center during the 2006 Sundance Film Festival January 20, 2006 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Joan Cusack;Jennifer Aniston— Evan Agostini / Getty Images North America
Baring her soul
Actress Jennifer Aniston is seen posing on the December 2005 cover of GQ magazine photographed exclusively by Peggy Sirota in this undated publicity photo released November 15, 2005. Aniston is the first ever "Woman of the Year", named for her poise, grace and good humor during her breakup with Brad Pitt this year, according to the magazine. Actor Vince Vaughn and rap artist 50 cent were also named "Men of the Year." REUTERS/Peggy Sirota/GQ— Peggy Sirota / X80001
Cheers from Oprah
In this photo released by Harpo Productions, Jennifer Aniston, left, toasts talk show host Oprah Winfrey during a taping of the "Oprah Winfrey Show" season opener Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2005, in Chicago. The show airs Monday, Sept. 19, which also starts the 20th season of the show. (AP Photo/Harpo Productions, George Burns)— George Burns / HARPO PRODUCTIONS
BERLIN - FEBRUARY 14: Actress Jennifer Aniston and actor Ben Stiller attend the German photocall for the new film "Along Came Polly" on February 14, 2004 at the Adlon Hotel, in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)— Sean Gallup / Getty Images Europe
So long, Brad
Hollywood power couple Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have separated after 4 1/2 years of marriage but remain 'committed and caring friends,' the couple said January 7, 2005. The couple is seen during red carpet arrivals for the screening of German director Wolfang Petersen's 'Troy' at the 57th Cannes Film Festival, in this file image from May 13, 2004. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler/File Photo— Vincent Kessler / X00403
'Good' to be bad
Dec 12, 2002; Hollywood, CA, USA; JENNIFER ANISTON as Justine Last, MIKE WHITE as Corny and JAKE GYLLENHAAL as Holden Worther star in a comedy 'The Good Girl' directed by Miguel Arteta. Mandatory Credit: Photo by Fox Searchlight Pictures/ZUMA Press. (©) Copyright 2002 by Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures— Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pict
Ross and Rachel
UNDATED PHOTO: Actors Jennifer Aniston (L) and David Schwimmer are shown in a scene from the NBC series "Friends". The series received 11 Emmy nominations, including outstanding comedy series, by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences July 18, 2002 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Warner Bros. Television/Getty Images)— Getty Images North America
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: Jennifer Aniston holds her Emmy Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in "Friends" at the 54th Annual Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles 22 September 2002. AFP PHOTO Lee CELANO (Photo credit should read LEE CELANO/AFP/Getty Images)— Lee Celano / AFP
388245 02: Guest-star Winona Ryder, left, acts with Jennifer Aniston in a scene in NBC's television comedy "Friends" in a 2001 episode called "The One With Rachel's Big Kiss." (Photo by NBC)— Getty Images North America
Sep 15, 2004; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Actors MARK WAHLBERG as Chris Cole and JENNIFER ANISTON as Emily Poule in 'Rock Star. Directed by Stephen Herek. Released in September 2001. Mandatory Credit: Photo by Argentina Video Home /ZUMA Press. (©) Copyright 2004 by Courtesy of Argentina Video Home— Courtesy of Argentina Video Home
Top of the A list
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: In this 12 September 1999 file photo US actors Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston arrive for the 51st Emmy Awards 12 September 1999 in Los Angeles, California. Pitt, 36, and Aniston, 31, announced 27 July that they plan to be married some time this weekend in Malibu, California. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/FILES/Hector MATA (Photo credit should read HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)— Hector Mata / AFP
Where's your flair?
Waitress Jennifer Aniston Does Not Enjoy Her Last Talk With Her Boss In A Scene Of Twentieth Century Fox New Release "Office Space". (Photo By Getty Images)— Getty Images North America
She oughta be in pictures
1997 Jennifer Aniston Stars In The Movie "Til There Was You". (Photo By Getty Images)— Getty Images / Getty Images North America
Hair and there
Promotional portrait of American actor Jennifer Aniston for the television series, 'Friends,' c. 1995. (photo by NBC Television/Getty Images)— Hulton Archive
1996 THE CAST OF THE TV HIT SERIES "FRIENDS"— Getty Images North America
Life before 'Friends'
Publicity portrait of the cast of the television series 'Fueller Bueller' including (L-R) Brandon Douglas, Sam Freed, Cristine Rose, Richard Riehle,Judith Kahan Jennifer Aniston, Charlie Schlatter and Ami Dolenz, 1990. American actors (Photo by Paramount Television/Fotos International/Courtesy of Getty Images)— Hulton Archive