David Schwimmer (1991), which was on the air for only seven episodes.

He landed the role of struggling actor Joey Tribbiani by playing it dumb for laughs in his audition.

He was nominated for an Emmy Award during the show’s first season, and more accolades for both Schwimmer and the cast followed.

Flowing skirts and peasant blouses were all the rage in the early aughts. I mean, if Rachel, the girl next door, can go out to dinner with her boyfriend’s parents wearing a nightie, what’s to stop you?

While people are quick to give fashion icons like Mary-Kate Olsen or Sienna Miller credit for this 60s revival, I think we all know who the most iconic and beloved hippie of the late 90s was. Bike messengers get all the glory, but I think we can’t overlook Joey Tribbiani’s influence when it comes to making roomy bags an acceptable thing for men to carry.

David Lawrence Schwimmer was born in Queens, New York, on November 2, 1966.

His family moved to Los Angeles when he was 2, and Schwimmer started down the acting path at Beverly Hills High School, where he appeared in school plays.

Call it a murse, man purse, or satchel, the bottom line is that you have Joey to thank for the ability to carry a sandwich with you wherever you go. But the queen of denim was none other than Rachel Green, who rocked the fabric not only on the bottom but, in the height of her Central Perk days, on the top as well.

(Here’s a rather comprehensive look.) Her sleeveless-denim-shirt habit alone was enough to keep a string of Gap outlets in business.

Like Aniston's "Rachel" haircut, Le Blanc stirred up a bit of a pop culture trend with Joey's favorite pickup line and much repeated TV catchphrase “How you doin’?

" Life after , the hilarious improv web series turned Showtime show produced, written by and starring Kudrow, that really launched her back into the spotlight.

held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (September 18) in Los Angeles.

The 40-year-old actor was joined on the red carpet by his wife Zoe Buckman.

In November 2014, Kudrow also brought back Valerie Cherish, her washed-up sitcom character turned reality TV star, on HBO’s Michael Patrick King, first aired in 2005 and its hilarious critique of reality TV became even more relevant in its second season, almost 10 years after its premiere.