Rachael Leigh Cook

Born Oct 4, 1979

Rachael Leigh Cook is an American actress, model, voice artist and producer, who is best known for her starring role in films She's All That (1999), Josie and the Pussycats (2001), and the television series Into the West and Perception, as well as being the voice behind various characters in Robot Chicken and Tifa Lockhart in the English version of Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Rachael Leigh Cook.


1979 Birth Born on October 4, 1979.


1995 - 1996 2 More Events
1997 17 Years Old In 1997, Cook appeared in a leading role in the film Country Justice as a 15-year-old rape victim who is impregnated by her rapist.
1998 18 Years Old She gained national attention in 1998, when she was featured in the famous This Is Your Brain on Drugs PSA television advertisement, in which she proceeds to destroy a kitchen with a frying pan as she lists the important things in life that heroin harms.
1999 19 Years Old In 1999, Cook starred her breakout role in the sleeper hit film She's All That, a romantic comedy that adapted George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion and so far the most financially successful film in her career.


In 2000 she starred opposite Elijah Wood in the well-received The Bumblebee Flies Anyway.
2001 21 Years Old She took the lead role in 2001's Josie and the Pussycats, which turned out to be a box office failure. … Read More
2002 22 Years Old In 2002, she was ranked #26 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World".
2003 23 Years Old In 2003, she starred in the film 11:14 as Cheri. … Read More
2004 24 Years Old Cook married actor Daniel Gillies in August 2004, after less than a year of dating. … Read More
2007 27 Years Old In 2007 Cook was in the big screen adaptation of Nancy Drew, played the female lead in the independent sports drama The Final Season, and played a supporting role in Blonde Ambition starring Jessica Simpson and Luke Wilson. … Read More
2008 28 Years Old In 2008, she guest-starred in an episode of the USA Network series Psych as Abigail Lytar, an old flame of Shawn Spencer. … Read More


2010 30 Years Old In February 2010, Cook signed on to play the female lead role in Fox TV's comedy pilot Nirvana. … Read More
2011 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011, she voiced the character of Jaesa Willsaam in the MMO game, Star Wars: The Old Republic.
In June 2012, she began to award a small scholarship to those between ages 14 and 19. … Read More
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