In case you didn’t know, Courteney Cox was in Bruce Springsteen’s “Dancing in the Dark” music video in 1984 when she was 20 years old. (She didn’t do “Friends” until 1994.)
In an interview on “The Howard Stern Show”, Courteney said her audition was filled with professional dancers . . . but that may have HELPED her. Quote, “I think that’s what they wanted, a fan that just couldn’t believe it . . .
“I get a little embarrassed because I do feel like when I watch the video . . . I mean, God. Did you see my dance? It was pathetic. I’m not a bad dancer, but that was horrible. I was so nervous.” (Listen to the clip here.)
(Courteney comes in at 2:25, then dances onstage at 3:27.)