Last Updated on 4 June 2024

Friends was a sitcom TV show that ran for 10 seasons, from 1994 to 2004. One of the fun things they did with the show is include tons of celebrities — usually just for an episode but sometimes for multiple episodes. Here is a list of celebrities and actors known for other roles that were guests on the show.

Most Famous Celebrities

CelebrityEpisode #DateEpisode Name
Alec Baldwin (2 eps.)08172002 Mar 7The One with the Tea Leaves
Ben Stiller03221997 Apr 24The One with the Screamer
Beverly Garland01181995 Mar 2The One with All the Poker
Billy Crystal03241997 May 8The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion
Brad Pitt08092001 Nov 22The One with the Rumor
Brent Spiner10142004 Feb 26The One with Princess Consuela
Brooke Shields02121996 Jan 28The One After the Superbowl: Part 1
Bruce Willis (3 eps.)06212000 Apr 27The One Where Ross Meets Elizabeth’s Dad
Charlie Sheen02231996 May 9The One with the Chicken Pox
Charlton Heston04141998 Feb 5The One with Joey’s Dirty Day
Christina Applegate (2 eps.)09082002 Nov 21The One with Rachel’s Other Sister
Dakota Fanning10142004 Feb 26The One with Princess Consuela
Dan Castellaneta02121996 Jan 28The One After the Superbowl: Part 1
Danny DeVito10112004 Feb 5The One Where the Stripper Cries
David Arquette03031996 Oct 3The One with the Jam
Denise Richards07192001 Apr 19The One with Ross and Monica’s Cousin
Donny Osmond10112004 Feb 5The One Where the Stripper Cries
Elle Macpherson (5 eps.)06071999 Nov 11The One Where Phoebe Runs
Freddie Prinze Jr.09062002 Nov 7The One with the Male Nanny
Gary Collins05041998 Oct 18The One Where Phoebe Hates PBS
Gary Oldman (2 eps.)07232001 May 17The One with Monica and Chandler’s Wedding: Part 1
George Clooney01171995 Feb 23The One with Two Parts: Part 2
Greg Kinnear10062003 Nov 6The One with Ross’ Grant
Hank Azaria (5 eps.)01101994 Dec 15The One with the Monkey
Helen Hunt01161995 Feb 23The One with Two Parts: Part 1
Hugh Laurie04241998 May 7The One with Ross’s Wedding: Part 2
Isabella Rossellini03051996 Oct 17The One with Frank Jr.
Jason Alexander07132001 Feb 1The One Where Rosita Dies
Jay Leno01111995 Jan 5The One with Mrs. Bing

Jean-Claude Van Damme
02131996 Jan 28The One After the Superbowl: Part 2
Jennifer Grey01201995 Apr 6The One with the Evil Orthodontist
Jill Goodacre01071994 Nov 3The One with the Blackout
John Stamos09222003 May 8The One with the Donor
Jon Favreau (6 eps.)03181997 Mar 13The One with the Hypnosis Tape
Jon Lovitz (2 eps.)01151995 Feb 16The One with the Stoned Guy
Julia Roberts02131996 Jan 28The One After the Superbowl: Part 2
Kathleen Turner (3 eps.)07222001 May 10The One with Chandler’s Dad
Lea Thompson02061995 Nov 2The One with the Baby on the Bus
Marlo Thomas (3 eps.)02111996 Jan 18The One with the Lesbian Wedding
Michael McKean02081995 Nov 16The One with the List
Morgan Fairchild (5 eps.)01111995 Jan 5The One with Mrs. Bing
Noah Wyle01171995 Feb 23The One with Two Parts: Part 2
Paul Rudd (16 eps.)09032002 Oct 10The One with the Pediatrician
Penn Jillette04031997 Oct 9The One with the ‘Cuffs
Ralph Lauren06081999 Nov 18The One with Ross’ Teeth
Rebecca Romijn04061997 Nov 6The One with the Dirty Girl
Reese Witherspoon (2 eps.)06132000 Feb 3The One with Rachel’s Sister
Richard Branson04231998 May 7The One with Ross’s Wedding
Robin Williams03241997 May 8The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion
Sarah Ferguson04231998 May 7The One with Ross’s Wedding
Sean Penn (2 eps.)08062001 Nov 1The One with the Halloween Party
Selma Blair09102002 Dec 12The One with Christmas in Tulsa
Steve Zahn02041995 Oct 12The One with Phoebe’s Husband
Susan Sarandon07152001 Feb 15The One with Joey’s New Brain
Teri Garr (3 eps.)03251997 May 15The One at the Beach
Tom Selleck (10 eps.)02151996 Feb 8The One Where Ross and Rachel… You Know
Winona Ryder07202001 Apr 26The One with Rachel’s Big Kiss

Other Celebrities

CelebrityEpisode #DateEpisode Name
Adam Goldberg (3 eps.)02171996 Feb 22The One Where Eddie Moves In
Alison Sweeney07182001 Mar 29The One with Joey’s Award
Anna Faris (4 eps.)10092004 Jan 8The One with the Birth Mother
Audra Lindley02091995 Dec 14The One with Phoebe’s Dad
Bob Balaban05131999 Feb 4The One with Joey’s Bag
Buck Kartalian02011995 Sep 21The One with Ross’s New Girlfriend
Catherine Bell02061995 Nov 2The One with the Baby on the Bus
Chris Isaak02121996 Jan 28The One After the Superbowl: Part 1
Christine Taylor (3 eps.)03241997 May 8The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion
Conchata Ferrell06051999 Oct 21The One with Joey’s Porsche
Dan Gauthier04021997 Oct 2The One with the Cat
Dermot Mulroney (3 eps.)09112003 Jan 9The One Where Rachel Goes Back to Work
Dorien Wilson (2 eps.)01161995 Feb 23The One with Two Parts: Part 1
Elinor Donahue01081994 Nov 10The One Where Nana Dies Twice
Emily Procter02021995 Sep 28The One with the Breast Milk
Farah Fath09202003 Apr 24The One with the Soap Opera Party
Fisher Stevens01131995 Jan 19The One with the Boobies
Fred Stoller04101997 Dec 18The One with the Girl from Poughkeepsie
Fred Willard02121996 Jan 28The One After the Superbowl: Part 1
Harry Shearer01211995 Apr 27The One with the Fake Monica
James Burrows01061994 Oct 27The One with the Butt
James Hong03241997 May 8The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion
Jason Brooks04041997 Oct 16The One with the Ballroom Dancing
Jeff Goldblum09152003 Feb 13The One with the Mugging
Jennifer Rhodes04091997 Dec 11The One Where They’re Going to Party!
John Allen Nelson01011994 Sep 22The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate
Jonathan Silverman01231995 May 11The One with the Birth
Krista Allen08122002 Jan 10The One Where Joey Dates Rachel
Kristin Davis07072000 Nov 16The One with Ross’s Library Book
Kyle Lowder09202003 Apr 24The One with the Soap Opera Party
Lee Arenberg05101998 Dec 17The One with the Inappropriate Sister
Louis Mandylor06172000 Feb 24The One with Unagi
Mary Gallagher02181996 Mar 21The One Where Dr. Ramoray Dies
Matthew Ashford09202003 Apr 24The One with the Soap Opera Party
Max Wright (2 eps.)01091994 Nov 17The One Where Underdog Gets Away
Melora Hardin01151995 Feb 16The One with the Stoned Guy
Ming Lo10062003 Nov 6The One with Ross’ Grant
Missi Pyle06081999 Nov 18The One with Ross’ Teeth
Peter Bonerz03221997 Apr 24The One with the Screamer
Phil Leeds02111996 Jan 18The One with the Lesbian Wedding
Ron Glass (2 eps.)06021999 Sep 30The One Where Ross Hugs Rachel
Sam Anderson05031998 Oct 8The One Hundredth
Sean Whalen01041994 Oct 13The One with George Stephanopoulos
Thomas Lennon (2 eps.)05231999 May 20The One in Vegas: Part 1
Tom Conti (2 eps.)04241998 May 7The One with Ross’s Wedding: Part 2
Trudie Styler08102001 Dec 6The One with Monica’s Boots
Vince Vieluf07182001 Mar 29The One with Joey’s Award
Wendy Schaal03121997 Jan 16The One with All the Jealousy

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