Cobie Smulders

As an actress, Cobie Smulders enjoyed the rare opportunity to star not only on a hit television series, but simultaneously appear in one of the biggest box office hits of all time. A former model, she turned to acting ... Read more »
Born: 04/02/1982 in Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Filmography

Actor (32)

Conan 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2013 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Responsible Adults 2015 (Movie)

Liz (Actor)

Results 2015 (Movie)

Kat (Actor)

Unexpected 2015 (Movie)

Samantha Abbott (Actor)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014 (Movie)

Maria Hill (Actor)

Hollywood Game Night 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

How I Met Your Mother 2005 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Inside the Actors Studio 2014 (Tv Show)

Interviewee

The 2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Late Show With David Letterman 2008, 2012 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Lego Movie 2014 (Movie)

Wonder Woman (Voice)

They Came Together 2014 (Movie)

Tiffany (Actor)

Delivery Man 2013 (Movie)

Emma (Actor)

Safe Haven 2013 (Movie)

Jo (Actor)

Grassroots 2012 (Movie)

Clair (Actor)

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Performer

The Avengers 2012 (Movie)

Agent Maria Hill (Actor)

CBS Fall Preview 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Host

The 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

The Slammin' Salmon 2009 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Long Weekend 2006 (Movie)

Ellen (Actor)

Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

The L Word 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Smallville 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Walking Tall 2004 (Movie)

Exotic Beauty (Actor)

Tru Calling 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Veritas: The Quest 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Jeremiah 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Biography

As an actress, Cobie Smulders enjoyed the rare opportunity to star not only on a hit television series, but simultaneously appear in one of the biggest box office hits of all time. A former model, she turned to acting at the dawn of the new millennium, experiencing near misses as a cast member on a pair of quickly canceled series - "Special Unit 2" (UPN, 2001-02) and "Veritas: The Quest" (ABC, 2003). More television work and the occasional small role in such feature films as "Walking Tall," (2004) trickled in, but nothing substantial. That was until Smulders joined the ensemble cast of the relationship sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" (CBS, 2005- ). Working alongside Jason Segel, Alyson Hannigan and Neil Patrick Harris, Smulders suddenly found herself in the enviable position of a highly-rated and critically-praised series. Still, participation in a major feature film eluded Smulders, with little more than the comedy "The Slammin' Salmon" (2009) populating that section of her résumé. That all changed when writer-director Joss Whedon cast her as super agent Maria Hill in the superhero spectacular "The Avengers" (2012), a movie that ruled the box office for the year and set the stage for numerous potential follow-up appearances by the in-demand actress. Blessed with undeniable beauty, only enhanced by her seemingly effortless grace and confidence, Smulders looked forward to a very bright future on screens both small and large.

Relationships

Taran Killam Actor

Husband
Engaged January 2010 Married Sept. 8, 2012

Shaelyn Killam

Daughter
Born May 16, 2009; father, Taran Killam

EDUCATION

Lord Byng Secondary School

Vancouver , British Columbia 2000

Milestones

2013

Cast opposite Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough in romantic drama "Safe Haven," based on novel by Nicholas Sparks

2012

Played S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Maria Hill in Marvel superhero feature "The Avengers" opposite Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, and Scarlett Johansson

2005

Landed recurring role on Showtime series "The L Word"

2005

Cast in breakthrough role as Robin Scherbatsky on CBS ensemble sitcom "How I Met Your Mother"

2004

Made feature film debut in "Walking Tall" opposite Dwayne Johnson

2003

Landed first regular series role on short-lived ABC series "Veritas: The Quest"

2002

Made TV acting debut with small part on Canadian series "Special Unit 2"

2001

Played lead in short film "Candy from Strangers"

Began modeling in her teens

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