Cobie Smulders: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation: Model, actress
  • Real name: Jacoba Smulders
  • Sign : Aries
  • Date of birth: Saturday, April 03, 1982 (age: 38 years old)
  • Country: Canada

Cobie Smulders, real name Jacoba Francisca Maria Smulders, was born on April 3, 1982 in Vancouver, Canada. Her father is Dutch and her mother British. She has four sisters. After high school, in 2000, she was spotted by a modeling agency. This was the beginning of her career, which took her to the four corners of the world, from Europe to Asia and Africa. But she decides to stop everything to turn to television and cinema.

It is in the science fiction series, Jeremiah, that she makes her debut. She then went on to play secondary roles in the successful series Smallvill and The L.Word. She also appears in movies, in the action film Tolerance Zero or the romantic comedy A Long Weekend.

Then success comes with the lead role she gets in the series How I Met Your Mother. From 2009 to 2014 she played the role of Canadian television journalist Robin Scherbatsky. This role of ambitious journalist and tomboy seemed to be destined for her. While Robin is an ice hockey fan in the series, Cobie Smulders is an avid supporter of the Vancouver Canucks in life. Several times nominated for Emmys for Best Actress, she and all the other actors in the series won the Emmy for Best Team.

At the same time, the young woman is pursuing a career in cinema, where she prefers action roles and films inspired by American comic books: The Avengers in 2012, Captain America in 2014…

Since 2019, she has played one of the lead roles in the Stumptown series, and also plays opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in the action film Killing Gunther.

On the private side, Cobie Smulders marries actor Taran Killam in 2012. From their marriage are born two daughters, in 2009 and 2015.