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Fast Facts

  • Danced competitively for most of her childhood before deciding to try acting at 17.
  • Film breakthrough was in 1999 in Sofia Coppola's The Virgin Suicides.
  • Starred in Canadian TV series Higher Ground, opposite Hayden Christensen.
  • Best known as Special Agent Jennifer "J.J." Jareau on Criminal Minds.


  • Phoenix Sky Andersen — Son
  • Nathan Andersen — Husband
  • Mekhai Allan Andersen — Son
  • Mike Cook — Father
  • Sandra Cook — Mother
  • Paul Cook — Brother
  • Angela — Sister
  • Nathan Cook — Brother


  • Attended Utah Valley State College, Orem, Utah, United States

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  • Birth Name: Andrea Joy Cook
  • Birth Place: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Profession: Actor

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