Lisa Kudrow deserves more respect

Lisa Kudrow at an awards ceremony in 2009. (Wikimedia Commons/

In hindsight, Lisa Kudrow may have been the best actor of the Friends ensemble. The versatile comedian came late to performance, and stumbled on her path to becoming one of the highest-paid actors of her era, but her range and timing have proven her worth as more than a sitcom star.

On this week’s episode of A Few of My Favourite Jews, The CJN’s comedy podcast, stand-up Sam Sferrazza ( chats with host Laura Leibow about the life and career of Lisa Kudrow, from her family that died in the Holocaust to her post-Friends career in indie films and TV cameos.


This show is hosted and edited by Laura Leibow (@lauraleibow on Instagram and @tweibow on Twitter). Follow The CJN on Instagram (@thecjn) and find more great Jewish podcasts at Check out Sam’s podcast, Prepare to Die.