There were more A-list guests on Friends than we can count. The list of cameos goes on and on, from Paul Rudd to Ben Stiller, Reese Witherspoon to Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis to Danny DeVito. The stars reflect on some of these memorable performances. Including a famous visit from Brad Pitt, at the cast’s long-awaited reunion.
While married to Jennifer Aniston, he appeared in the 2001 Thanksgiving episode. Will Colbert, Rachel’s high school nemesis who founded the I Hate Rachel Green Club, was played by him.
While reminiscing about standout guest stars on Friends: The Reunion, David Schwimmer mentioned “your fella, Brad,” pointing to Aniston. “Pitt arrived.” While reminiscing about memorable guest stars, David Schwimmer mentioned “your fella, Brad,” pointing to Aniston. “Pitt came in and did one,” the actress said with a nod.
Aniston praised her ex-husband while promoting the reunion special. She told Access Hollywood, “Mr. Pitt was wonderful, fantastic,” while mentioning some of her favourite Friends guests.
Pitt, reflected on his time on the show and praised the “great cast” in an interview with Access in 2019. He said, “I mean, they laughed and had a great time with each other.” On set, however, things were not always easy. Pitt admitted, “I flubbed my first line.” “We had to take a break and restart.”
Pitt divorced in 2005, but they reunited backstage at the SAG Awards last year, sending the Internet into a frenzy. Last year, they got together virtually for a table read of Fast Times at Ridgemont High.