Courteney Cox

(Courteney Bass Cox)

Courteney Cox
Courteney Cox
  • Born: June 15, 1964
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress, Film Producer, Film Director









Courteney Bass Cox is an American actress, producer, and director. She is best known for her roles as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends, Gale Weathers in the horror series Scream, and Jules Cobb in the ABC/TBS sitcom Cougar Town, for which she earned her first Golden Globe nomination. Cox also starred in the FX series Dirt. She owns a production company, called Coquette Productions, which was created by Cox and her then-husband David Arquette. Cox also worked as a director on her sitcom Cougar Town and the television film Talhotblond.

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A lot of my humor does come from anger. It's like, you're not gonna pull one over on me - which is pretty much my motto anyways. Humor
A lot of times people say, 'As soon as you relax you'll have a kid.'
Aging gracefully is one thing, but trying to slow it down is another.
Always a godmother, never a mother. That sucks. I've got to get me one of those little accessories.
As you get older, you find that everything looks better more natural!
At one point my dad called me and said, 'You have always been a great salesman. I think it's time you come home and sell swimming pools.' Time
Botox? I think it's fantastic and also horrible.
I don't find the whole 'cougar' word that offensive.
I don't have time for superficial friends. I suppose if you're really lonely you can call a superficial friend, but otherwise, what's the point? Time
I don't like to go out in general.
I don't like to go to parties.
I don't like venison or sushi - I don't want to eat what some people think are 'luxurious' foods.
I don't think I would ever quit acting, but there are other things I am interested in. I wanted to be an architect, and I wish I knew more about landscaping.
I don't think I'm too thin at all. I understand when people say, 'Well your face gets gaunt,' but to get your bottom half to be the right size, your face might have to be a little gaunt. You choose your battles.
I don't use a lint brush or anything, and I don't iron, but I could easily pick lint off of someone else.
I don't want to feel I'm responsible for anorexia across the country.
I get pregnant pretty easily, but I have a hard time keeping them. Time
I guess Pumas are in their 30s. Cougars in their 40s... Jaguars are 50s, and Sabretooths go into the 60s, right?
I hate shopping.
I have a lot of glass in my house, and I remember saying as a joke once that I clean my stuff with Windex while my friends are over, but then I found myself actually doing that the other day. It's horrible.
I just am a snob when it comes to humor. Humor
I like TV. It all depends what it is.
I love directing. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I really love houses. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I think every relationship has a point where you stop and reevaluate. Are you happy? Have you grown together or apart? What do you share interests in? I think that's a normal thing to do, but it's so much harder when it's done publicly.
I think it's hard, the fact that there's a certain age that we can't have kids anymore.
I think life is really good. Life
I want to be calm.
I want to change a lot.
I would like to do a part that would stretch me. In America it seems to me that you just take your clothes off and that helps, but I wouldn't want to do that.
I'd feel better about myself if I did stomach crunches, but I don't.
I'd like another child, and maybe if it doesn't work out, I'll adopt. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I'd like to fly.
If I like myself at this weight, then this is what I'm going to be. I don't have an eating disorder.
I'm a big laser believer - I really think they are the wave of the future. Future
I'm a gemini, and I get so bored so easily. I mean, I have moved six times in the last eight years.
I'm at peace with myself and where I am. In the past, I was always looking to see how everybody else was doing. I wasn't competitive, I was comparative. I just wanted to be where everybody else was. Now I've gotten to an age when I am not comparing anymore. War & Peace
I'm kind of all over the place, and I need grounding.
I'm not a big clothes person.
I'm not a housewife in any way.
I'm not a passive person by any stretch of the imagination.
I'm not comfortable leaving my house. If someone invites me over, I would go but it's not like I'm one to say, 'Hey, let's hang out at your house tonight.'
I'm not fake in any way.
I'm not going to deny it. I'm a neat person, there's no question. But I don't become obsessed with it.
I'm not great at small talk.
Is marriage for ever? I think you get married with the intention that it will be, but who knows? Families, Children & Parenting
It's funny, because I never think of myself as Little Miss All-Together. Humor
It's nice to be able to let the fans know that you're around and say 'Hi.'
It's not like I let people do things for me, so I guess you can call me a control freak, or you can call me passionate.
It's so easy to grow apart; marriage takes work. Families, Children & Parenting ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I've got some great guy friends. They can start out as crushes. But when you realize something isn't going to happen, you make a choice whether or not the friendship is worth it. And it usually is. Then you can laugh about the fact that you used to have a crush on him or he had one on you. Friendship
Oh, I do get lonely, yes.
Oh, I'm kooky.
One trick I swear by: I pour a little neroli or lavender oil onto a hot towel and use it to wipe off my makeup. It opens up my pores, and then my face cream sinks in better.
Repression is fantastic.
So many people have so much trouble having kids.
Some people were offended by a show about cougars.
Some things never change and the intriguing things you fall in love with will become the things you don't like. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
Sometimes I use Botox. Compared to most, I use it very sparingly. One time I did too much, though. I feel weird if I can't move my face, and that one time I overdid it, I felt trapped in my own skin. Time
The questions I'm asking myself are, 'What makes me happy? Where do I want to be? What will make me happy at 50, 60 and 70?'
There's no doubt that motherhood is the best thing in my life. It's all that really matters. Life
Well, actually, plucking my eyebrows is more of a hobby than a grooming tip.
What I wish for myself is that I could be the kind of person who just goes, 'This is what I need,' and doesn't feel bad about it.
When David Arquette and I got engaged we started therapy together. I'd heard that the first year of marriage is the hardest, so we decided to work through all that stuff early. Families, Children & Parenting ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
When I was a kid I didn't feel like I fit in because - this is really silly and I probably shouldn't say it, but, I didn't think anything was funny. So I used to go home and literally cry to my mom and my step-dad at the time and I didn't think anything was funny. I couldn't laugh. Time ;Humor
When people start messing with their foreheads and can't lift their eyebrows, that's weird.
You know, my mother's beautiful, my dad was a really handsome man, and there was a lot of talk about looks when I was growing up. Families, Children & Parenting
You never have to guess where you stand with me.

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