Lisa Kudrow Biography (1963-)

Full name, Lisa Marie Diane Kudrow (some sources say Elizabeth V. Kudrow); born July 30, 1963, in Encino, CA; raised in Tarzana, CA; daughter of Lee (a physician and headache specialist) and Nedra (a travel agent; maiden name, Stern) Kudrow; married Michel Stern (an advertising executive), May 27, 1995; children: Julian Murray. Addresses: Agent: Endeavor, 9701 Wilshire Blvd.,10th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Howard Entertainment, 10850 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1260, Los Angeles, CA 90024.; Publicist: PMK/HBH, 8500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer
Birth Details
July 30, 1963
Encino, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Kathy Fleisher, a recurring role, Bob, CBS, 1992-1993
  • Ursula Buffay, a recurring role, Mad about You (also known as Loved by You), NBC, 1993-1999
  • Phoebe Buffay and Ursula Buffay, Friends, NBC, 1994-
  • Movies
  • Friend of a perky girl, "To the Moon, Alice," Showtime 30-Minute Movie, Showtime, 1990
  • Miss Stitch, Murder in High Places (also known as Out of Season), NBC, 1991
  • Specials
  • Comic Relief VII, HBO, 1995
  • Up for the Golden Globes, NBC, 1996
  • Herself, Armagedd'NSync, 1999
  • Influences: From Yesterday to Today, CBS, 1999
  • Hollywood Salutes Jodie Foster: An American Cinematheque Tribute,TNT, 1999
  • Herself, The Making of "Hanging Up" (also known as Getting Connected: The Making of Hanging Up and HBO Look: The Making of "Hanging Up"), 2000
  • Ladies' Home Journal's Most Fascinating Women of '99, CBS, 2000
  • Herself/Phoebe Buffay, Friends: The Stuff You've Never Seen, NBC,2001
  • Intimate Portrait: Diane Keaton, Lifetime, 2001
  • Herself, Reel Comedy: Analyze That, Comedy Central, 2002
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 10th Annual American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1996
  • The 1996 Emmy Awards, ABC, 1996
  • The 38th Annual Grammy Awards, 1996
  • The Golden Globe Awards, 1996
  • The 1998 Emmy Awards, 1998
  • The 71st Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1999
  • The 14th Independent Spirit Awards, 1999
  • Host, The 1999 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 1999
  • Herself, The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1999
  • The Teen Choice Awards 2000, Fox, 2000
  • The 6th Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Fox, 2000
  • Herself, The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2002
  • Pilots
  • Nicole, Just Temporary (also known as Temporarily Yours), NBC, 1989
  • Valley girl, Close Encounters (also known as Matchmaker), CBS, 1990
  • Episodic
  • Emily, "Two Girls for Every Boyd," Cheers, NBC, 1989
  • Sada, one of the Daryls' wives, "The Last Newhart," Newhart, CBS,1990
  • Stella (a ditzy secretary), "Becca and the Band," Life Goes On, ABC, 1990
  • Woman in black, "Not Quite ... Room for Two," Room for Two, 1992
  • Karen, "Met Someone," Mad about You, NBC, 1993
  • Amy, "My Dinner with Brad Schimmel," Flying Blind, Fox, 1993
  • Nurse Alice, "About Face," Coach, ABC, 1993
  • Lauren, "Like Father, Like Daughter," Coach, ABC, 1994
  • (Uncredited) Herself, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1995
  • Herself, "Marriage," Dennis Miller Live, 1995
  • The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2003
  • Phoebe Buffay, "A New York Story," Hope and Gloria, NBC, 1996
  • Voice of female Beta Maxians, "The One with Lisa Kudrow in a Small Role,"Duckman (animated), USA Network, 1996
  • Host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1996
  • Herself, The Ruby Wax Show (also known as Ruby Wax Meets),Fox, 1997
  • Herself, "Computers," Dennis Miller Live, 1997
  • Voice of Alex Whitney, "Lard of the Dance," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 1997
  • Voice of Lisa, "Reunion," Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (animated), Comedy Central, 1997
  • Herself, The Howard Stern Show, 1997
  • Herself, Instant Comedy with the Groundlings, F/X, 1998
  • Voice of Aphrodite, "Hercules and the Gorgon," Disney's Hercules (animated), ABC and syndicated, 1998
  • Herself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 1999, 2003
  • Herself, "Meg Ryan, Diane Keaton, and Lisa Kudrow," The Oprah WinfreyShow, syndicated, 2000
  • Voice of doctor (Stork), "The Baby's Here!," Blue's Clues (animated), Nickelodeon, 2001
  • Voice of Dale's boss, "The Exterminator," King of the Hill (animated), Fox, 2001
  • Herself, Conversations from the Edge with Carrie Fisher, Oxygen, 2002
  • Herself, E! News Live, E! Entertainment Television, 2003
  • Herself, Entertainment Tonight, syndicated, 2003
  • Guest, Good Day Live, 2003
  • Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2003
  • Guest, The Early Show, 2003
  • Also appeared in Larry King Live, CNN; multiple episodes of Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC; as herself and Phoebe Buffay, TV Tales.
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Executive producer, Picking Up and Dropping Off, ABC Family Channel, 2003
  • Film Appearances
  • Charmer, L.A. on $5 a Day, 1989
  • Louisa, The Unborn, Califilm, 1991
  • Dance with Death, 1991
  • In the Heat of Passion (also known as Heat of Passion), Concorde-New Horizons, 1992
  • Teller, In the Heat of Passion II: Unfaithful (also known as Behind Closed Doors and Unfaithful), Concorde-New Horizons, 1994
  • Adrian Wexler-Jones, The Crazysitter (also known as Two Much Trouble), Concorde-New Horizons, 1995
  • Linda, Mother, Paramount, 1996
  • Reading woman, Hacks (also known as Sink or Swim and TheBig Twist), Rigorous Productions, 1997
  • Michele Weinberger, Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, BuenaVista, 1997
  • Paula, Clockwatchers, BMG Independents/Goldcrest Films, 1997
  • Lucia, The Opposite of Sex, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1998
  • Laura MacNamara Sobel, Analyze This, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Maddy Mozell, Hanging Up, Columbia, 1999
  • Crystal, Lucky Numbers (also known as Le bon numero), Paramount, 2000
  • Marie, All Over the Guy, 2001
  • Voice of Ava, Dr. Doolittle 2 (also known as DR.2 and DR2), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001
  • Darla, Bark, First Look Pictures Releasing, 2002
  • Laura Sobel, Analyze That, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Marci, Marci X, Paramount, 2003
  • Sharon Holmes, Wonderland, 2003
  • Stage Appearances
  • Ladies Room, Tiffany Theatre, Los Angeles, 1988
  • RECORDINGS
  • Music Videos
  • Appeared in "I'll Be There for You" by The Rembrandts, 1994.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers Issue 1--1996, Gale, 1996
    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, June 30, 1995, pp. 46-47; March 5, 1998, p.28
    • Los Angeles Magazine, August, 2000, p. 110
    • Newsweek, March 15, 1999, p. 66
    • Parade, September 14, 2003, p. 26
    • People Weekly, October 24, 1994, pp. 95-96; May 12, 1997, p. 112;October 30, 2000, p. 18; December 31, 2001, p. 68
    • Playboy, December, 1996, pp. 140-142
    • Redbook, June, 1997, pp. 100-104
    • Time, February 26, 1996, p. 71
    • Us, February, 1996

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