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HOLLYWOOD, May 10 (UPI) -- Rarely has the epigram about beauty in the eye of the beholder been open to question more than in the periodical lists of the 100 or 50 most beautiful people in
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One more season for 'Friends'

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Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards:
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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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