Lauren Tom

By EW Staff
Updated April 15, 2004 at 04:00 AM EDT
Friends: Warner Bros. Television

Julie was a memorable ”Friends” ex


SEASONS 1 and 2

DATING TYPE The Smart Girl

THE LOVE STORY Having forced himself to get over Rachel, Ross hits it off with fellow paleontologist Julie during a dig in China. But even though these intellectual equals are a healthy (if painfully boring) match, they split when Ross and Rachel finally, finally hook up.

FUN FACT She’s been a judge on the Animal Planet series ”Pet Star”!

POST-”FRIENDS” She appeared in last year’s anti-Christmas-spirit comedy ”Bad Santa.”