Let’s face it, they do pretty well money-wise in their day jobs on the big and small screen. But for these stars, hocking a product proved really lucrative.
While the Emmy-nominated David Schwimmer will always be remembered as Ross Geller on Friends, the actor was offered a role in the late '90s that might have been equally memorable.
Movie stars might have the glamour, but it’s the TV stars who rack up the dollars, sitcom actors in particular. Herein some of the most insane pay packets in telly history. Image credits: NBC/CBS/ABC/Fox/HBO
NBC has released a trailer for the 'All-Star Tribute to James Burrows’, the reason that the Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Courtney Cox, Matt Le Blanc and Jennifer Aniston, are back together. Sadly, though, there will be no trademark Chandler Bing sarcasm – Matthew Perry is tethered to the play he’s written and is starring in in the West End, 'The End of Longing’.
- What Happened To The Guy Who Played Jar Jar Binks? - What Happened To Jennifer From Back To The Future? Ellen DeGeneres Almost Played Phoebe Now a celebrated talk show host, gay rights advocate and US entertainment maven, DeGeneres was highly-regarded by the network, even though the producers felt Lisa Kudrow had nailed the part in her audition. In fact, Ellen was snared by ABC to star in her self-titled sitcom, which premiered the same year as ‘Friends’ and broke new TV ground when DeGeneres’s character came out as a lesbian during an episode.