Aniston's fashion style has broad appeal

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Jennifer Aniston is naturally beautiful with an understated fashion sense that appeals to the majority of People magazine readers, a poll says.

Lawsuit settled over topless Aniston photo

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Actress Jennifer Aniston has settled a Los Angeles lawsuit against photographer Peter Brandt for a topless photo he took.

Aniston directs first short film

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Jennifer Aniston is directing a short film for "Reel Moments," a Glamour magazine project that dramatizes stories contributed by readers.

Aniston halted rumors reported on the news

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- "Friends" actress Jennifer Aniston says rumors that she and actor Vince Vaughn got engaged on their return from a Mexican vacation are "insane."

Report: Vaughn proposes to Aniston

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Actor Vince Vaughn, who has been dating "Friends" actress Jennifer Aniston, reportedly proposed marriage on their return trip from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Aniston not opposed to 'Friends' revival

LONDON, July 17 (UPI) -- Former "Friends" star Jennifer Aniston has told a British interview she would not be adverse to revisiting Rachel Green now and then.

Jolie to play widow in 'A Mighty Heart'

LOS ANGELES, July 13 (UPI) -- Angelina Jolie has signed to play the wife of Daniel Pearl, the reporter murdered in 2002 by Islamic extremists in Pakistan, in "A Mighty Heart."

Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston to marry

LOS ANGELES, July 6 (UPI) -- Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn are reportedly getting married after a weeklong getaway to Mexico.

Readers choose most beautiful women

LONDON, July 3 (UPI) -- A survey by Britain's Eve Magazine selected the 10 most beautiful women in the world, including "Sex and the City" star Kristin Davis, 31, as No. 1.

Aniston publicist denies ring rumor

LOS ANGELES, June 15 (UPI) -- After denying rumors that she plans to marry at Oprah Winfrey's home in Santa Barbara, Calif., Jennifer Aniston reportedly denies picking out a ring as well.

Brad Pitt's parents visit in Namibia

SWAKOPMUND, Namibia, June 5 (UPI) -- Brad Pitt's parents reportedly boarded a private plane last week to get their first glimpse of their new granddaughter in Namibia.

Aniston, Vaughn discuss love for Chicago

LOS ANGELES, May 18 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston says she fell in love with Chicago while filming "The Break-Up" with her beau, Vince Vaughn.

Poll picks Winfrey as best girlfriend

SEATTLE, May 17 (UPI) -- Talk show host Oprah Winfrey was chosen the best celebrity girlfriend while "The View's" Star Jones the worst in an online poll by Sisterwoman.com.

AFI honors Arquette family

LOS ANGELES, May 10 (UPI) -- The American Film Institute Wednesday honored Hollywood's Arquette family with its AFI Associates Platinum Circle Award at a star-studded gala in Los Angeles.

Cast lined up for 'Into the Wild'

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- Actors Vince Vaughn and Katherine Keener have signed on to star with Emile Hirsch in Sean Penn's film, "Into the Wild," it was reported Monday.
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Jennifer Aniston
Actress Jennifer Aniston appears backstage at the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood on February 22, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)

Jennifer Joanna Aniston (born February 11, 1969) is an American actress, film director, and producer. She gained worldwide recognition in the 1990s for portraying Rachel Green in the television sitcom Friends, a role which earned her an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Aniston has also enjoyed a successful film career, having appeared in several Hollywood productions. She gained critical acclaim for her performances in the independent films She's the One (1996), Office Space (1999), The Good Girl (2002) and Friends with Money (2006). She has had her greatest commercial successes with the films Bruce Almighty (2003), The Break-Up (2006), Marley & Me (2008), Just Go with It (2011), and Horrible Bosses (2011).

Jennifer Aniston was born in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California to actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow. Aniston's father is Greek and a native of Crete. Her mother's ancestry is Scottish, Irish, Italian, and "a little splash of Greek". Aniston has an older maternal half-brother, John Melick, and a younger paternal half-brother, Alex Aniston. Aniston's godfather was actor Telly Savalas, her father's best friend. As a child, Aniston lived in Greece for one year with her family. They later relocated to New York City. Aniston attended the Rudolf Steiner School in New York, and graduated from Manhattan's Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. She worked in Off Broadway productions such as For Dear Life and Dancing on Checker's Grave, and supported herself with several part-time jobs, which included working as a telemarketer, waitress, and bike messenger. In 1989, Aniston moved to Los Angeles, California.

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