Friends: Where Are They Now? - Courteney Cox (Arquette) (#2)


#2. Courteney Cox (Arquette)


On Screen:


3 out of our 6 Friends have a failed TV show that aired after the conclusion of Friends. Courteney Cox, however, can have the distinction of calling her post-Friends show short-lived (which is one step above failed). This is because Cox's TV show - Dirt - survived to see a second season. Sadly though, that second season only saw 7 episodes before it too was canceled. Call it a curse, I guess. The show did have some of the more inventive promo posters that I had ever seen though...



Beyond Dirt, Cox Arquette has done some voicework (Barnyard), indies (November and The Tripper, the latter written/directed by her husband, David Arquette), made a cameo in The Longest Yard and starred in something we'd all probably like to forget was ever made, Zoom (garnering a whopping 2% rating on Rotten Tomatoes).


She also had a 3-episode guest stint earlier on this season of Scrubs.


Trivia: Did you know that Cox Arquette was Marc Cherry's original choice for the role of Susan Meyer on Desperate Housewives, but had to turn it down because she was pregnant?


Off-Screen

Cox Arquette has also dived into the producing angle of TV/movies, frequently collaborating with her husband, David Arquette. The two have been married since 1999 (one of the only 2 successful Friends marriages).


Cox remains friends with "Friend" Jennifer Aniston and even does things like raise money for charity with her.


She also gave birth to a daughter almost right around the time that Friends ended, and in perhaps her worst post-Friends decision to date, named her Coco.


Hotness Retained?


Cox Arquette recently appeared in one of People Magazine's Beauty at Every Age Features, so...yes.


Previous Entry: #3 - David Schwimmer

Next Entry: #1 - Jennifer Aniston


Sources: imdb, Wikipedia

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Aug 26, 2008 10:00PM EDT

so, it's obvious who's #1 now (Jennifer Aniston)I love Courteney!!

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Aug 27, 2008 9:39AM EDT

Pity she didn't get the DH role.. That would have left her no.1 without a doubt

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Aug 28, 2008 1:49PM EDT

i love courtney and i love jenniferbut i still think mathew perry should b much higher than 5

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Apr 13, 2009 5:37PM EDT

i dont see how shes higher than ross i dont like schwimmer because it seems he done more than courtney.

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