Lisa Kudrow

Emmy Award-winning actress, writer, & producer

Biography

Emmy Award-winning actress Lisa Kudrow continues to bring her original sense of comedic timing and delivery to every role she takes on and is able to venture between films to television to the internet with ease.

Lisa made her feature film debut in the Albert Brooks’ comedy “Mother” in 1996. Of course it was Lisa’s role as Phoebe Buffay, the character she brilliantly portrayed on the NBC hit comedy series “Friends” for ten seasons (1994-2004) that brought her to audience attention worldwide. For this role Lisa was nominated for an Emmy award five times and won once for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 1998. Lisa also received a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series, an American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Female Performer in a Television Series and a Golden Globe Award nomination.

In the fall of 2003 Lisa formed the production company, Is or Isn’t Entertainment with actor/writer Dan Bucatinsky. Is or Isn’t Entertainment has garnered great success since its inception 10 years ago. Is or Isn’t’s first television series, the critically acclaimed HBO series “The Comeback,” garnered Lisa an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

“Who Do You Think You Are,” the second series from Is or Isn’t Entertainment, which just aired its SIXTH season on TLC, is a documentary series which traces the genealogy of a well-known person in each episode. To date, “Who Do You Think You Are” has been nominated for two Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Structured Reality Series.

Is or Isn’t also produces the critically acclaimed series, “Web Therapy” in which Lisa stars as a therapist who does sessions with her clients via the internet. The format of “Web Therapy” has been sold to and produced all over the world, including productions in Poland and Spain.