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Cobie Smulders

Jacoba Francisca Maria "Cobie" Smulders (born April 3, 1982) is a Canadian actress and former model, known for her current role as Robin Scherbatsky on the CBS television series How I Met Your Mother and Maria Hill in the 2012 film The Avengers. Smulders was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to a Dutch father and an English mother. She was named after her great-aunt, from whom she gained the nickname "Cobie". Smulders worked in modeling, which she later said she "kind of hated", adding that the experience made her hesitant about pursuing acting as a career: "You know you go into these rooms, and I've had the experience of people judging you physically for so long and I was over that. But then it was like, 'Oh no, I have to actually perform. I have to do well, and I have to have a voice, and I have to have thoughts now'". After she quit modeling, she registered at the University of Victoria to study marine biology. During the summer, she took acting classes and decided to pursue her acting career. Smulders' first acting role was as a guest in the Showtime science fiction series Jeremiah, and she has appeared in several television series since, including a recurring role in The L Word. On the New York stage, she has performed in Love, Loss, and What I Wore from at least June 10 to June 27, 2010. Her first permanent series role was in the short-lived ABC series Veritas: The Quest, and her second was television reporter Robin Scherbatsky on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother which quickly became popular. Joss Whedon has suggested that he considered her for the role of Wonder Woman in his draft of the eponymous film, which did not go into production. Smulders played Maria Hill in Whedon's 2012 film The Avengers and reprises her role in the premiere of the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. television seriesand both the Russo brothers' 2014 film Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015. Smulders and American actor Taran Killam became engaged in January 2009. They married on September 8, 2012 in Solvang, California. The couple have a daughter, Shaelyn Cado Killam (born May 14, 2009). Smulders resides in Los Angeles, California. Description above from the Wikipedia article Cobie Smulders, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Apr 3, 1982 In Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The View 1997-08-11
Latest Project:
Movie Cicada 2021-10-29
Known For
Poster of Stumptown
Poster of Friends from College
Poster of Unexpected
Poster of The Slammin' Salmon
Movie Cicada Sophie 2021-10-29
Series Marvel Studios Legends 2021-01-08
Movie The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part Wonder Woman (voice) 2019-02-06
Movie Spider-Man: Far From Home Maria Hill 2019-06-28
Movie Avengers: Endgame Maria Hill 2019-04-24
Movie Celebrating Marvel's Stan Lee Self 2019-12-20
Series Stumptown Dex Parios 2019-09-25
Movie Avengers: Infinity War Maria Hill (uncredited) 2018-04-25
Movie Songbird Joanne 2018-06-28
Series A Series of Unfortunate Events Mother 2017-01-13
Movie Literally, Right Before Aaron Allison 2017-04-22
Series Friends from College Lisa Turner 2017-07-14
Movie Noël Coward's Present Laughter Joanna Lyppiatt 2017-11-03
Movie Killing Gunther Lisa 2017-09-22
Series Chelsea Herself 2016-05-11
Series American Crime Story Ann Coulter 2016-02-02
Movie The Intervention Ruby 2016-08-26
Movie Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Susan Turner 2016-10-19
Movie Results Kat 2015-05-29
Movie Avengers: Age of Ultron Maria Hill 2015-04-22
Movie Unexpected Samantha Abbott 2015-07-24
Movie Being Canadian Self 2015-09-18
Movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier Maria Hill 2014-03-20
Movie The Lego Movie Wonder Woman (voice) 2014-02-06
Movie They Came Together Tiffany 2014-06-27
Movie Lennon or McCartney Self (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Safe Haven Jo 2013-02-07
Movie Delivery Man Emma 2013-10-10
Series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Maria Hill 2013-09-24
Movie The Avengers Maria Hill 2012-04-25
Movie Grassroots Clair 2012-06-22
Movie The Slammin' Salmon Tara 2009-12-11
Series The Graham Norton Show Herself 2007-02-22
Series The Megan Mullally Show Unknown 2006-09-18
Series How I Met Your Mother Robin Scherbatsky 2005-09-19
Movie The Long Weekend Ellen 2005-08-05
Series The L Word Unknown 2004-01-18
Movie Ill Fated Mary 2004-09-15
Movie Walking Tall Exotic Beauty 2004-04-02
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Herself 2003-01-26
Series Tru Calling Sarah Webb 2003-10-30
Series Veritas: The Quest Juliet Droil 2003-01-27
Series Jeremiah Unknown 2002-03-03
Series Special Unit 2 Unknown 2001-04-11
Series Smallville Shannon Bell 2001-10-16
Series Andromeda Rhade's Wife 2000-10-02
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11