Jennifer Joanna Aniston is an American actress, director, producer, and businesswoman. She is the daughter of actor John Aniston and actress Nancy Dow. Aniston gained worldwide recognition for portraying Rachel Green on the popular television sitcom Friends, a role which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. The character was widely popular during the airing of the series and became recognized as one of the 100 greatest female characters in United States television. Aniston has played the female protagonist in a number of comedies and romantic comedy films. Her box office hits include Bruce Almighty, The Break-Up, Marley & Me, Just Go with It, Horrible Bosses and We're the Millers, each of which have grossed over $200 million in worldwide receipts. Her most critically acclaimed roles were in The Good Girl, for which she was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, and the drama Cake, for which she received nominations for the Golden Globe Award and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress. Her other notable films include Along Came Polly and He's Just Not That Into You.