Photo of Matt LeBlanc Matt LeBlanc

Forever imprinted in viewers' minds as the long-on-looks-but short-on-brains Joey Tribbiani on the sitcom "Friends," Matt LeBlanc was working as a model when a role in a Heinz ketchup commercial brought him public attention and convinced him to seriously pursue acting.

Born July 25, 1967, in Newton, Mass., LeBlanc moved to Los Angeles in the late 1980s after landing a role on the short-lived television series "TV 101." He continued to appear on shows such as "Married with Children" and "The Red Shoe Diaries" before becoming a "friend" in 1994.

During the 10-year run of "Friends" -- for which LeBlanc scored three Emmy nominations -- he also made a number of films, including Ed (1996), Lost in Space (1998) and Charlie's Angels (2000). The only member of the "Friends" class to immediately slip into another sitcom, LeBlanc resurrected his character for the spin-off series "Joey."

Matt LeBlanc in Episodes

Episodes

2011 TV-MA

Hoping to create an American version of their successful British sitcom, a married TV writing team runs into a wall of cultural obstacles -- starting with the questionable casting of the unsophisticated Matt LeBlanc as the show's lead character.

  • Matt LeBlanc in Lost in Space Lost in Space
  • Matt LeBlanc in Friends Friends
  • Matt LeBlanc in All the Queen's Men All the Queen's Men
  • Matt LeBlanc in Lovesick Lovesick
  • Matt LeBlanc in The Best of Friends: Season 2 The Best of Friends: Season 2
  • Matt LeBlanc in The Best of Friends: Season 1 The Best of Friends: Season 1
  • Matt LeBlanc in The Best of Friends: Vol. 4 The Best of Friends: Vol. 4
  • Matt LeBlanc in The Best of Friends: Vol. 3 The Best of Friends: Vol. 3
  • Matt LeBlanc in The Best of Friends: Vol. 2 The Best of Friends: Vol. 2
  • Matt LeBlanc in The Best of Friends: Vol. 1 The Best of Friends: Vol. 1
  • Matt LeBlanc in The Best of Friends: Season 4 The Best of Friends: Season 4
  • Matt LeBlanc in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
  • Matt LeBlanc in Friends: The Series Finale Friends: The Series Finale
  • Matt LeBlanc in Five Coolest Things: Off-Road Five Coolest Things: Off-Road
  • Matt LeBlanc in Five Coolest Things: Freestyle Five Coolest Things: Freestyle
  • Matt LeBlanc in Joey: Season 1 Joey: Season 1
  • Matt LeBlanc in Five Coolest Things: Road Racing Five Coolest Things: Road Racing
  • Matt LeBlanc in Five Coolest Things: Supercross Five Coolest Things: Supercross
  • Matt LeBlanc in Oprah Winfrey Show: 20th Anniversary Oprah Winfrey Show: 20th Anniversary