Courteney Cox is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends from 1994 to 2004, and as Jules Cobb on the ABC/TBS sitcom Cougar Town from 2009 to 2015. She received a Golden Globe nomination for her work in Cougar Town. She played reporter Gale Weathers in the horror franchise Scream and had a recurring role in the TV series Family Ties from 1987 to 1989. As a director, she worked on her sitcom Cougar Town and the television film Talhotblond. Born Courteney Bass Cox on June 15, 1964 in Birmingham, Alabama, she is the youngest child of Courteney and Richard Lewis Cox. She belongs to English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish and German descent. She has two older sisters, Virginia and Dottie, and an older brother, Richard, Jr. Her parents divorced when she was four years old, and her mother then married businessman Hunter Copeland. She spent her growing years in Mountain Brook, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham. Following her high school graduation, She enrolled at Mount Vernon College in Washington, D.C. to study architecture, but dropped out to pursue a modelling in New York City. She married David Arquette in 1999, and the couple had a daughter named Coco in 2004 before getting divorced in 2013.
Courteney Bass Cox Personal Details
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Courteney Bass Cox
Date of Birth:
15 June 1964
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Race / Ethnicity:
White (English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh and German)
Occupation / Job(s):
Actress, Film producer and director
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Courteney Bass Cox Family Details
Richard Lewis Cox (Businessman)
Virginia Cox (Older Sister), Richard Cox Jr. (Older Brother), Dottie Cox (Older Sister) Others: Hunter Copeland (Stepfather) (Businessman), Jennifer Kristin Cox (Cousin) (Actress)
David Arquette (m. 1999-2013)
Coco Arquette (Daughter) (Born: June 13, 2004)
Courteney Bass Cox Body Measurements
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35-24-34 in (89-61-87 cm)
35 inches (89 cm)
24 inches (61 cm)
34 inches (87 cm)
Courteney Bass Cox Distinctive Features
Coxâ€™s kind nature. The best example is her support for the Art of Elysium by co-curating the charity sale in 2012 at San Francisco.
35-24-34 in or 89-61-86 cm
2 (US) or 6 (UK) or 34 (EU)
7 (US) or 37.5 (EU)
She has appeared in TV commercials for Pantene, Noxzema skin cream, Maybelline, Tampax, The New York Telephone Co., Coca-Cola, Head & Shoulders shampoo, etc.
She has also served as the spokesperson for Kinerase skin care products.
Garnier, Apple Inc., BMW, Blackberry, Dolce & Gabbana, and Louis Vuitton are some of the international brands which add glamour quotient to her â€˜starâ€™ personality.
Anglican / Episcopalian
Best Known For
Cox is best known for her role as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom series â€˜FRIENDSâ€™
First TV Show
As The World Turns (1956-2010). She appeared in the role of Bunny in the year 1984.
First Film (as Actress)
Sylvan in Paradise (1986), a TV movie. She appeared in the movie by playing the role of Lucy Apple.
First Film (as Producer)
The Shrink Is In (2001), an American comedy film. Cox herself appeared in the role of Samantha, a travel journalist in the film.
First Film (as Director)
The Monday Before Thanksgiving (2008), a short film.
Songs – Both sides of the Gun (Ben Harper, 2006), Monkey (Counting Crows, 1995) & Everlong (The Foo Fighters, 1995)
Courteney Bass Cox Interesting Facts
*She was born on June 15th, 1964 in Birmingham, Alabama. *She was ten years old when her parents divorced. *People Magazine named her one of the top 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 1995. *She is a big fan of the rock band Foo Fighters. *In 2002, she was voted 18th “Sexiest Woman in the World” by Stuff magazine. *She is good friends with Sheryl Crow, Laura Dern and Ellen DeGeneres. *She was once engaged to Snow Patrol singer Johnny McDaid.