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The Identity Of Ugly Naked Guy Off ‘Friends’ Finally Revealed

by : UNILAD on : 01 Jun 2016 11:03
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There are a few things that remain a mystery after the finale of Friends aired; Why did Ross’s birthday change from December to October? Did Janice really stay away from Monica and Chandler? And who actually played Ugly Naked Guy?

Well, thanks to a year-long investigation by the Huffington Post, we can shut the blinds on that last one, because the identity of Ugly Naked Guy has finally been revealed.

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Ugly Naked Guy made his way into many episodes, but was only seen on-screen two times – in season three’s ‘The One With The Giant Poking Device’ and season five’s ‘The One Where Everybody Finds Out’ – in which Ugly Naked Guy moves out after Ross strips down and eats muffins with him in a bid to get his great apartment.

But, in both episodes, we never actually saw his face.

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Originally, multiple sources claimed that Michael Hagerty – who played building superintendent Mr. Treeger — also played Ugly Naked Guy on Friends. But, like most rumours circulating on the Internet, it turned out to be false.

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Apparently, even the show’s creator David Crane had no clue who played the guy. But, just when all hope seemed lost, a clue came from producer Todd Stevens.

He told Huffington Post:

Here’s what I remember. It was an extra, and we wanted it to fly under the radar because we didn’t want somebody, like, being Ugly Naked Guy. We just had Central [booking agency] send a few people over. It was not somebody with a history on the show.

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And, nearly a year later, they got word from Ugly Naked Guy. His real name is Jon Haugen.

He looks like this:

Haugen told Huffington Post on the phone: “You want to let the world know who the real Ugly Naked Guy is, huh? There’s only one Ugly Naked Guy, man, and that was me.”

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Amazing. That’s one Friends mystery solved.

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    My Year-Long Quest To Uncover The Identity Of ‘Ugly Naked Guy’