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Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston celebrates her 43rd birthday on Saturday.

The sexy star, first became popular in the 1990s for her memorable role as "Rachel Green", on American television's hit sitcom "Friends" - a role that earned her several awards including Emmy awards and a Golden Globe Award.

"Friends" was cancelled after a sensational 10-year run, allowing key cast members to go onto individual film careers. Aniston's career has since then gone from strength to strength.

The actress gained critical acclaim for her performances in films like "She's the One" (1996), "The Good Girl" (2002) and "Friends with Money" (2006). She then broke into the top-end of Hollywood limelight and had great commercial success with films like "Bruce Almighty" (2003), "The Break-Up" (2006) and "Horrible Bosses" (2011). Aniston has been selected for a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2012.

Her recent films are a comedy film" Wanderlust", directed by David Wain and starring Paul Rudd and herself as a married couple who try to escape modern society by leaving their cushy lives in New York.

Aniston, who is currently dating actor-director Justin Theroux, has reportedly bought a $21 million home in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Bel Air.

Check out some photographs of this svelte and sexy star...