Everything You Need to Know About the Voiceover Star Who Played Leslie on ‘Friends’

Published 01/22/2024, 1:29 AM EST

One of the unique traits of the NBC sitcom, Friends, was its undefeated focus on the core members while introducing many other cameo roles in between. To ensure an entertaining score, throughout the show’s decade-long run, many celebrities made guest appearances, playing with the plotline to deviate from monotonicity. The cameos also ensured that they credibly highlighted one of the core characters with their incoming. One of the characters that brought great thrills of amusement was Leslie, a top-notch voiceover artist.

Leslie’s acquaintance with Phoebe Buffay went way back and even brought in some conflicts with the reunion. However, let’s take a look at who portrayed Leslie and what has she been up to since Friends.

Who is Leslie from Friends?

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Leslie, the ex-singing partner of Phoebe Buffay, came on the show’s third installment in the 14th episode, The One with Phoebe’s Ex-Partner. Leslie was portrayed by Elizabeth EG Daily. Daily is one of the top talents in the world of voiceover and is also an American actress and singer. The voiceover artist has a deep significance for every millennial’s childhood as she is said to be the voice of Buttercup from Powerpuff Girls, Tommy Pickles from Rugrats, and Young Mumble from Happy Feet.

Daily is also known for being the voice behind Two and a Half Men’s theme song and in Grand Theft Auto. Furthermore, she has also been credited with many iconic tracks, such as from the movies Scarface, The Breakfast Club, and Thief of Hearts. Apart from Friends, she even acted in Pee Wee’s Big Adventures as Dottie and Loryn from Valley Girl. As of now, Daily has been quite active with current track releases on digital platforms as she continues to take up more acting, voiceover, and singing projects.

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While glimpses of her talent have featured on many prominent shows and movies, here is what she had to offer as Leslie on Friends.

The One with Phoebe’s Ex-Partner

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Friends is known for its mastery in the world of cameo and guest celebrities. From Brad Pitt to Julia Roberts to Paul Rudd, Friends featured every big-impact artist of the time to ensure their traffic. One such buzzing entity was in a play by Elizabeth EG Daily as Leslie. But her history with Phoebe was one of betrayal and bitterness since she left her abandoned to write television jingles.

With Leslie’s comeback in her life, Phoebe was of a reluctant mind to get back to her, fearing another betrayal. However, not only do the two reunite but also Phoebe’s fear becomes a reality as Leslie tries to sell ‘Smelly Cat’ as a jingle. From then, an inevitable fallout takes place between the ex-partners, and from what we guess, Leslie moves on to make a bigger name in the world of voiceover than jingles.

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Anushka Bhattacharya

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I'm Anushka Bhattacharya, an entertainment journalist at Netflix Junkie. Armed with a degree in literature, I once wielded my words to catalyze change within society through my work with NGOs. However, as I stumbled into the exuberant hole of crime thrillers and documentaries on Netflix, it was love at first sight and pushed me into entertainment journalism.

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