Friends casting

Before the six actors were cast in their iconic roles, many others auditioned for the role in the classic sitcom. Iron Man director Jon Favreau turned down the role of Chandler Bing, Eric McCormack of Will & Grace fame went through several auditions before he lost the role of Ross, and Jaeneane Garofalo famously turned down the role to appear on Saturday Night Live, which she later declared “the worst time of my life.”