When think about ‘Friend’ television hit series she is probably the first one who comes into your mind.
Date of Birth: June 15, 1964
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Ex-husband: David Arquette (married: June 12, 1999 – May 2013)
Children: 1 (daughter Coco with David Arquette)
Courteney Cox is beautiful and talented American actress, who was born in Alabama. As a child, she loved to swim and play tennis. When Cox was ten years old, her parents separated and she lived with her mother and step father. Courtney wanted to study architecture, but after a few years of university life, she dropped out and went to chase for modeling career.
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This brought her to first roles in television commercials and later in real projects on the big screen. Courteney got her spotlight for a brilliant play in popular TV series ‘Friends’ starting from 1994 till 2004. She became to appear more often on the screen in such films like ‘Down Twisted’, ‘Ace Ventura: Pet Detective’, ‘Scream’, ‘Cougar Town’. The last one brought Cox the Golden Globe nomination in 2010. What about Courteney`s family members?
Richard Cox, Sr (father)
Date of Birth: January 28, 1931
Date of Death: September 3, 2001 (aged: 69)
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Richard Lewis Cox was a businessman from Alabama. He was married to Courteney (nee Bass), but they divorced in 1974. After the divorce with his wife, Richard moved to Florida. Courteney was always daddy’s daughter, and she just got broke inside and devastated after the separation news. She even started smoking for a while to deal with her broken heart. Richard Lewis opened his own business in Florida; he became an owner of the company ‘Cox Pools’. After Richard death (he died from rare cancer called Merkel cell carcinoma), Courteney has changed her last name, taken after her husband back to Cox.
Courteney Cox (nee Bass, later Copeland) (mother)
Date of Birth: September 1934
Courteney Cox is housekeeper and a mother of four children. After separation with Richard, Courteney remarried to Hunter Copeland, and took his last name. Hunter Copeland was farmer ADAC (Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council) director. He has four stepchildren and five own. Courteney once stated that the beauty she has got, definitely came from her mother, who is very beautiful woman. She devoted herself not to the career but to her kids. Courteney seems to be very fond and proud of her mother.
Richard Cox, Jr. (brother)
Richard Cox Jr. is the older brother of Courteney. Richard was named after his father. Courteney gets along well with her brother. They were spotted together in Los Angeles during NBS television popular series called ‘Medium’.
Virginia Cox (sister)
Dottie Pickett (sister)
Virginia and Dottie are both older sisters of Courteney. They both support Courteney and proud of her as an actress. In fact, Dottie admitted that Courteney not only played character of Monica in ‘Friends’ series, she lived literally her life.