Long before Melora Hardin became synonymous with NBC’s The Office, in which she starred as Jan Levinson, the popular actor was already a familiar face on the network’s Must-See TV lineup. Way back in 1995, Hardin appeared in the first season of Friends in the episode The One with the Stoned Guy, memorably portraying Celia (the dirty talking bug lady), a museum co-worker of Ross Geller’s (David Schwimmer) with whom he went on two dates. It was only one episode, but her appearance makes her forever a friend of Friends. However, behind the scenes she really was a friend of the Friends. “[The role] was an audition,” she explained in an exclusive interview with MediaVillage. “I've been acting professionally since I was six, and I actually knew David.
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