Where Are the 'Friends' This Holiday Season?

VIDEO: David Schwimmer and his wife are expecting their first child together.
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How are the former "Friends" doing this holiday season?

For David Schwimmer, the lovably neurotic Ross Gellar, it's going to be a merry Christmas indeed. Schwimmer and his wife announced Thursday that they're expecting their first child.

"Actor/director David Schwimmer and his wife, photographer Zoe Buckman, are excited to be expecting their first child and couldn't be more thrilled," his representative said in a statement. "The couple were married in June 2010."

Cue the "aww." But for Jennifer Aniston, Schwimmer's "Friends" love interest, things aren't so sweet. After a bonding vacation in Mexico with comedian Chelsea Handler resulted in Handler's publicly slamming Angelina Jolie, Aniston is reportedly distancing herself from her new friend.

"Jen and Chelsea haven't officially fallen out but they certainly won't be going on vacation together for a long time unless Chelsea promises to never talk about Angelina again," a friend of Handler's was quoted as telling PopEater.com. "She understands that what Chelsea did was out of loyalty, but it didn't help. In fact, it made things worse."

"Friends" made its mark in sitcom history, dominating television for a decade. But since the hit NBC show ended six years ago, most of the "Friends" ensemble has faced an uphill battle reaching the same pinnacle of success.

The women of "Friends," including Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow, have cultivated noteworthy careers since the show ended, while their male co-stars, Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry, appear to have had a harder time finding work and staying in the spotlight.

There has been speculation that the "Friends" cast will reunite on the big screen, but there is still no official deal. Until then, take a look at what they've been doing since the show wrapped.

Lisa Kudrow

The quirkiest member of the "Friends" cast has followed her hunches in the years since the show went off the air.

The latest gig for Kudrow, 47, is the online comedy series "Web Therapy," where she plays Dr. Fiona Wallice, a psychiatrist who listens to exasperated people's neuroses in the three-minute, improvisational therapy sessions.

The year after "Friends" ended, she followed up with "The Comeback," an HBO series in which she starred as a has-been sitcom star trying for a comeback. Kudrow, who was also a writer and producer of the series, earned an Emmy nomination for her role. The series was not picked up for a second season.

Her film work hasn't been very successfull. "Hotel for Dog" did well but "P.S. I Love You" tanked.

Jennifer Aniston

Post-"Friends," Aniston has had her share of box office hits, "Marley & Me" and "The Break-Up," and romantic comedy misses, "He's Just Not That into You" and "Rumor Has It." She has successfully made the leap from the small to the big screen and has frequently made Forbes' lists for her fame and earnings.

But for Aniston, it's her personal life that has seemed to eclipse her professional life. Aniston, now 41, has made headlines for posing provocatively on the covers of magazines. When she appeared nude on the cover of GQ in January 2009, she told the magazine she feels more comfortable with herself now than in her 20s or early 30s. "I'm healthier. I'm more at peace in my mind and with my body," she said.

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