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Cobie Smulders
Cobie Smulders
Birth name: Jacoba Francisca Maria Smulders
Gender: Female
Roles: Actor
Date of birth: April 3rd, 1982
Place of birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Notable works: Andromeda
How I Met Your Mother
The L Word

Cobie Smulders is a Canadian film and television actress born in Vancouver, British Columbia on April 3rd, 1982. Her first television work was playing a character named Zoe in "The Wish" episode of Special Unit 2. She made bit appearances in episodes of Jeremiah and Tru Calling before landing a recurring spot on Veritas: The Quest as Juliet Droil.

In 2005 Cobie Smulders played Leigh Ostin in four episodes of The L Word. She appeared in "Luminous", "Loud & Proud", "L'Chaim" and "Lacuna". Following which, she appeared in a series of shorts and made her next TV appearance on the pilot episode of How to Make It in America, playing a character named Hayley.

That same year, Cobie played Jillian Rhade, wife of Nietzschean alien Telemachus Rhade in two episodes from season five of the sci-fi series Andromeda. She appeared in the episodes "The Heart of the Journey (Part 1)" and "The Heart of the Journey (Part 2)" where her character was credited as Rhade's wife.

Beginning in 2005, Cobie landed a starring role on the CBS comedy series How I Met Your Mother. Cobie played a Canadian woman living in New York City named Robin Scherbatsky, and was frequently presented as an on-again/off-again love interest for the program's main character, Ted Mosby (played by Josh Radnor).

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  • Not only is Cobie Smulders Canadian, but she plays one on TV too!
  • Before turning towards acting, Cobie wanted to be a doctor or a marine biologist.

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  • Cobie's first credited work was the 2001 film short Candy from Strangers (not to be confused with the comedy series Strangers With Candy). She played a character named Martina.
  • Cobie's first film work was the 2004 Kevin Bray action film Walking Tall starring former WWE wrestler Dwyane "The Rock" Johnson. Cobie played the role of an exotic beauty.
  • Rumors circulated as late as 2011 that Cobie would have a role in the 2012 superhero film The Avengers. She played the role of Maria Hill, a character featured in Marvel Comics who is a high-ranking authority figure in the US super-spy agency S.H.I.E.L.D.

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