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Who is Friends TV Show Actress Courteney Cox?

Courteney Bass Cox (previously Courteney Cox-Arquette) is an American actress, director, and producer. She gained international recognition for her starring role as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends, which aired from 1994 to 2004. For her performance in the series, she received seven Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, of which she won one. She received further recognition for starring as Gale Weathers in the horror film franchise Scream (1996–present).

She also starred as Lauren Miller in the NBC sitcom Family Ties (1987–1989), Lucy Spiller in the FX drama series Dirt (2007–2008), and as Jules Cobb in the ABC/TBS sitcom Cougar Town (2009–2015), the lattermost of which earned her nominations at the Golden Globe Awards and the Critics’ Choice Awards.

Courteney Cox Biography, Wikipedia

Courteney Cox was born June 15, 1964  and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She is a daughter of businessman Richard Lewis Cox and Courteney Copeland (née Bass). Cox has two older sisters, Virginia and Dorothy, and an older brother, Richard Jr. Her parents divorced in 1974 and her mother then married businessman Hunter Copeland (uncle to music promoter and business manager Ian Copeland and The Police drummer Stewart Copeland).

After graduating from Mountain Brook High School, Courteney Cox left for Mount Vernon College in Washington, D.C. (now part of George Washington University), but did not complete her architecture course, opting instead to pursue a career in modeling and acting. She has English ancestry.

In 1994, Cox was asked to audition for the starring role of Rachel Green on a new sitcom, Friends; she was cast as Monica Geller instead. she married David Arquette and consequently changed her name to Courteney Cox Arquette.  In 2019, she created and executive produced the Facebook Watch documentary series 9 Months with Courteney Cox, which focuses on “people from across the country of various race, religion, and class as they self-document their 9-month journey of pregnancy”.

Courteney Cox Wiki, Bio, Age, Net worth, Husband & More

Courteney Cox Real NameCourteney Bass Cox Or Courteney Cox-Arquette
NicknameCourteney Cox
ProfessionActress, Director, Producer
Marital StatusDivorced
Husband’s NameDavid Arquette (m. 1999; div. 2013)
Children’s NameCoco Arquette
Physical Status 
Age57 Years Old
Height (Approx.)N/A
Weight (Approx.)N/A
Eye ColourN/A
Hair ColourN/A
Personal Information 
Date of BirthJune 15, 1964
BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama, U.S.
School NameMountain Brook High School
College NameMount Vernon College
Family Background 
Father’s NameRichard Lewis Cox
Mother’s NameCourteney Copeland
Siblings NameN/A
Source of IncomeActress, Director, Producer
Net Worth$150 million

Courteney Cox’s Career, Profession

Courteney Cox is popular for her most watched American sitcom show Friends as Monica Geller in main role. Cox worked at video game publisher Bethesda Softworks briefly in the 1980s. She was chosen from a casting call by director Brian De Palma to appear in the 1984 music video for Bruce Springsteen’s “Dancing in the Dark”. Cox’s early film roles include Masters of the Universe (1987), Cocoon: The Return (1988), and I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1988). She also played Jewel Jagger, the tough-as-nails assistant of Larry Burrows (James Belushi), in Mr. Destiny.

The most famous cast member of the new show, Cox joined Jennifer Aniston (Rachel Green), Lisa Kudrow (Phoebe Buffay), Matt LeBlanc (Joey Tribbiani), Matthew Perry (Chandler Bing) and David Schwimmer (Ross Geller) for what became her most famous role, lasting for 10 seasons until 2004.

Cox’s major films during this period include the crime drama 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001) and the comedy The Shrink Is In (2001). In late 2003, Cox also appeared in the crime thriller film The Runner (1999).

Cox reprised her role as Gale Weathers for the fifth Scream film, which was directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett. The film was released on January 14, 2022 to box office success and positive reviews.

Cox signed on to star alongside Greg Kinnear in the Starz horror comedy series Shining Vale, from creators Sharon Horgan and Jeff Astrof. Cox stars as Patricia “Pat” Phelps, who moves her family “from the ‘crazy’ of the city to a large, old house in the suburbs where evil and humor collide.”

Courteney Cox Personal Life

Cox married actor David Arquette on June 12, 1999, at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco. The couple have a daughter, born in June 2004. Jennifer Aniston is the godmother. Cox revealed that she suffered from postpartum depression six months after the birth of her child. On October 11, 2010, Cox and Arquette announced that they had separated, although they still maintain a close friendship and ongoing business relationship in Coquette Productions.

Cox began dating Snow Patrol band member Johnny McDaid in late 2013. The couple announced their engagement in June 2014. Soon afterward they called off the engagement, but they have remained a couple.

Cox states that she does not remember much about being a cast member on 10 seasons of Friends, due to her “bad memory.” Cox is a practitioner of Budokan karate.

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Why is Courteney Cox so famous?

Courteney Cox achieved fame from having the main role in FRIENDS as Monica Geller.

Who Is Courteney Cox’s daughter?

Coco Arquette

What is Courteney Cox’s net worth?

Courteney Cox has possession of $150 million.