Jennifer Aniston, Actress Friends. Jennifer Aniston was born in Sherman Oaks, California, to actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow. Her father is Greek, and her mother was of English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian descent. Jennifer spent a year of her childhood living in Greece with her family. Her family then relocated to New York City where her parents divorced when she was nine. .Jennifer Aniston makes a good case for proving that acting talent can be absorbed by osmosis. From her father John Aniston’s stardom on Days of Our Lives to her godfather Telly Savalas, the . Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler’s Netflix comedy Murder Mystery did really well on the streaming service. So well, in fact, that it broke the all time opening record! The Friday to Sunday .