Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Cobie Smulders Wiki and Pics


Jacoba Francisca Maria "Cobie" Smulders[1] (born April 3, 1982)[2] is a Canadian actress and former model, known for her role as Robin Scherbatsky on the television series How I Met Your Mother and Maria Hill in The Avengers.

 Early life

Smulders was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to a Dutch father and an English mother. She was named after her great-aunt, Jacoba, from whom she gained the nickname "Cobie."[3]
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.'"[4]
 Career

Smulders' first role was as a guest in the Showtime science-fiction series Jeremiah, and she has appeared in several television series since, including a recurring part 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.[5] 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. Joss Whedon has suggested that he considered her for the role of Wonder Woman in his draft of the (cancelled) eponymous film.[6] Smulders played Maria Hill in Whedon's 2012 film The Avengers and will reprise the role in the Russo brothers' 2014 film Captain America: The Winter Soldier [7] with the possibility of also reprising the role in the upcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. series. [8]
 Personal life

Smulders and American actor Taran Killam became engaged in January 2009.[9] They married on September 8, 2012 in Solvang, California.[10] The couple has a daughter, Shaelyn Cado Killam (born May 2009).[11]
Smulders resides in Los Angeles, California.[12]
 Filmography

 Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Special Unit 2 Zoe TV series (1 episode: "The Wish")
2002 Jeremiah Deborah TV series (1 episode: "Thieves' Honor")
2003 Tru Calling Sarah Webb TV series (1 episode: "Brother's Keeper")
2003 Veritas: The Quest Juliet Droil TV series (13 episodes)
2004 Smallville Shannon Bell TV series (1 episode: "Bound")
2004 Walking Tall Eye candy
2005 The Long Weekend Ellen
2005 The L Word Leigh Ostin TV series (4 episodes)
2005 Andromeda Rhade's wife TV series (2 episodes)
2005-Present How I Met Your Mother Robin Scherbatsky TV series (Main Role)
2009 The Slammin' Salmon Tara
2010 How to Make It in America Hayley TV series (season 1 episode 1)
2012 The Avengers (Agent) Maria Hill
2012 Grassroots Clair
2013 Safe Haven Jo Wheatley
2013 The Delivery Man[13] Emma Filming
2014 They Came Together[14] Girlfriend of Paul Rudd's character Completed
2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Agent Maria Hill
 Music

In several episodes of How I Met Your Mother Smulders plays Canadian pop star Robin Sparkles a.k.a. Robin Daggers, under which she recorded five songs released in digital media.[citation needed] The first single is also part of the wii game Just Dance 3.[15]
Singles:
2006: "Let's Go to the Mall"
2008: "Sandcastles in the Sand"
2010: "Nothing Suits me Like a Suit" (Neil Patrick Harris feat. How I Met Your Mother Cast)
2011: "Two Beavers Are Better Than One" (feat. Kamille Rudisill/Nicole Scherzinger)
2013: "P.S. I Love You"



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