As a teenager, Kudrow excelled at tennis and played on the varsity team at Taft High School in Los Angeles.
After earning a degree in biology from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, Kudrow returned to Los Angeles to work with her father and follow a career in research.
Later, after numerous friendly interactions, Lisa and Michel found out that they had a lot in common.
He started enjoying Lisa's company after her shy and polite nature impressed him.
Leveraging the fame from her top-rated TV show, Kudrow transitioned to the big screen in movies such as featured Kudrow as Valerie Cherish, a washed-up sitcom actress attempting to make her return to the business.
The show aired for 13 episodes and was cancelled, only to be revived in 2014 for a second season.
Apart from her career break-through show, Friends, Lisa has also appeared in the mega-hit series Scandal and Web Therapy.
Kudrow has also served as an executive producer of a genealogy-themed documentary series in which celebrities trace their family roots.
In a 2010 episode, Kudrow explored her own family tree of ancestors who immigrated from Belarus, Germany and Hungary.
Michel met his wife Lisa back in late 1980's when he dropped by her apartment to pick up her roommate.
He was dating her French roommate for few weeks at that time.