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Courteney Cox Biography

Birth Name:
Courteney Bass Cox
Birth Place:
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Profession
Actor, producer

Fast Facts

  • Studied architecture and interior design in college
  • Modeled for the Ford Agency; appeared in teen magazines including Tiger Beat and Young Miss
  • First received attention as the girl who leaves the audience to dance on stage with Bruce Springsteen in his 1984 music video "Dancing in the Dark
  • " Made her TV-series debut that same year in the soap As the World Turns
  • Enjoys restoring and redecorating houses and reselling them
  • Produced Mix It Up (2003-04), a series about blending decorating styles
  • Is a step-cousin to the late music promoter Ian Copeland

Awards

  • 2010Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2003Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2002Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2001Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2000Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 1999Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 1998Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 1995Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner

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