- Category : 1964-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Eden 2
American actress, producer and director, best identified for her roles as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends (1994-2004), Gale Weathers in the horror series Scream (1996-2011), and as Jules Cobb in the ABC/TBS sitcom Cougar Town (2009-2015), for which she earned her first Golden Globe nomination.
Cox also starred in the FX series Dirt (2007-2008). She owns a production company, called Coquette Productions, which was created by her and her then-husband David Arquette. Cox also worked as a director on her sitcom Cougar Town and the television movie Talhotblond (2012).
Cox rose to fame after appearing in the 1984 music video for Bruce Springsteen's "Dancing in the Dark" as a young woman pulled onstage at the St. Paul Civic Center to dance with Springsteen.
Her previous boyfriends include rock promoter Ian Copeland, actor Michael Keaton, and Adam Duritz of Counting Crows. Cox married actor David Arquette on 12 June 1999. Their daughter, Coco Riley Arquette, was born on the morning of 13 June 2004 in Los Angeles. On 11 October 2010, it was announced that Cox and Arquette had separated, their divorce became final in May 2013. Cox began dating Snow Patrol band member Johnny McDaid in late 2013.