Just watching one episode of the classic American sitcom Friends can make anyone feel seriously nostalgic.

After premiering in 1994, the show became synonymous with 90s style, culture and humour. Iconic characters were created and the show went on to amuse audiences for more than a decade.

Taking a quick look back at the cast’s on-screen children and where they are now can make even a millennial feel old.

So, who played baby Emma in Friends? And is she still acting now?

Friends, S10 E5.

Who was Emma in Friends?

In Season 8 of the hit show, Rachel is pregnant and Ross finds out that he’s the father.

Their daughter, Emma, is also born but you never really get to see her properly as she’s a newborn.

Season 10 sees baby Emma as we all remember – the adorable little blue-eyed toddler.

Friends, S10 E5.

So who played Emma in Friends?

Although Emma appeared to be one baby to viewers, it turns out that twins Cali and Noelle Sheldon both played Emma.

Born in 2002, they would have been just two years old during filming.

A pretty impressive breakout role for the toddlers!

And would the crew really film a huge show like Friends with just one crying two-year-old? Not quite, the show alternated the twins to make for life easier for the cast, crew and gave some chill-out time to the baby superstars, too.

 

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What do Cali and Noelle do now?

On June 17th, 2018 Cali and Noelle Sheldon (AKA Emma) turned 16 years old.

As California natives, the twins are at high school in Manhattan Beach, California.

And they’ve grown up so much since their toddler acting days on Friends, that they are taking on more mature projects.

Cali and Noelle most recently star in 2019’s terrifying horror flick, Us, directed by Jordan Peele.

Noelle Sheldon (L) and Cali Sheldon attend the ‘US’ Premiere on March 19, 2019 in New York.

What is Us about?

Us is a psychological horror-thriller starring Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke and Elisabeth Moss.

The premise of Peele’s new film is that an all-American family go on a break to their beach house in Santa Cruz. But chaos errupts when a group of ‘strangers’ who look identical to the cast arrive.

The twins, now into their teen years, play Becca and Lindsay, the elder daughters of Elisabeth Moss’ character.

You may not recognise Becca and Lindsay as the same girls who played sweet-natured Emma, as the horror flick brings out the spookiest and scariest sides of the twin actresses.

Us was released in the U.S. and U.K. on March 22nd.

 

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The new trailer. #UsMovie

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