(Giovanni Ribisi), giving birth to his triplets in the fifth season. (Matt Le Blanc) is a good-natured but not-so-bright struggling actor and food lover, who becomes mildly famous for his role as Dr.
Drake Ramoray on a fictionalized version of Days of Our Lives.
She flees from her almost-wedding to New York City to find Monica Geller, her friend from high school.
Rachel moves into Monica's apartment and meets Phoebe Buffay, and Joey Tribbiani.
Initially, Rachel is determined to raise the baby on her own, but later she realizes she needs Ross's help.
She decides to move in with Ross, even though the two are not involved in a relationship.
In the second season, Monica falls for her father Jack's (Elliott Gould) friend, Richard Burke (Tom Selleck).
Rachel and Ross get back together in the final moments of the series.
Monica is often jokingly teased by the others, especially her brother Ross, for having been extremely overweight as a child.
Rachel already knows Ross Geller, Monica's brother, as all three went to the same high school and also Chandler Bing as he was Ross's college buddy.
Rachel's first job is as a waitress at Central Perk coffee house.