Jennifer Aniston is an American actress, film director, and producer. Aniston gained worldwide recognition in the 1990s for portraying Rachel Green on 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 Hollywood film career. 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). Aniston received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on February 22, 2012.
Her new film “Cake” sees her exploring new territory and Jennifer Aniston proves she’s one of the strongest women of her day. In her cover story for Allure January 2015, the “Friends” actress explains that the role ended up being one of her toughest.
"So much of the exercise was just letting yourself fall apart. A woman going physically unattractive is where you get recognition and some sort of respect. You read things like, 'Oh, finally, she's acting!'"