Rachel Leigh Cook is an American actor who is most popular for her role in the 1999 film She’s All That as Laney Boggs starring opposite Freddie Prinze Jr.
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Rachael Leigh Cook’s Age
Cook is currently 39 years old. She was born on 4th October 1979. Her birthplace is Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is American but of Italian descent. Her Zodiac sign is Libra.
Rachael Leigh Cook’s Bio
Cook is the only daughter of Jo Ann and Thomas H. Cook. Her father was a stand-up comedian and a social worker, while her mother was a weaver and cooking instructor. Her brother is Ben Cook. Cook went to Clara Barton Open School and Laurel Springs School. Later she attended Minneapolis South High School.
Rachael Leigh Cook’s Career
Cook’s career started with a role for foster care and in a Public Service Announcement, at the age of seven. As a ten-year-old, Cook also worked as a child model for print media and featured in nationwide advertisements of companies such as Target and Milk-Bone. In her early teen years, Cook decided to focus more on acting and began auditioning. Her first film was the comedy-drama The Baby-Sitters Club in 1995, in which she acted when she was only sixteen years old. After which she starred in a short film which was written by and starred Peter Syvertsen, 26 Summer Street. The film was shown in the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival in 1997. She also worked in the crime-drama Country Justice in 1997, where she played the role of an impregnated rape survivor. Over the years, Cook starred in several films which include The Bumblebee Flies Away, Josie and the Pussycats, an adaptation of Nancy Drew and the Broken Kingdom.
Rachael Leigh Cook’s Looks
Cook is one of those rare few who seems to grow younger with time. She is as beautiful as she was in her teen years, if not more. Her height is 5 feet and 2 inches (5’2”). She is a natural brunette with dark brown hair. Her eyes are of hazel color.
Is Rachael Leigh Cook Married?
Cook was in a relationship with actor Daniel Gillies since 2001. They soon got engaged only after five months of meeting. A few years later the actors tied the knot on 14th August 2004. The couple’s for each other is still growing after fourteen years of marriage. Because of which, it doesn’t seem likely that the couple will get divorced any time soon. They have two beautiful children together.
Cook’s husband, Daniel Gillies is a 42-year-old Canadian born actor. His parents are from New Zealand. He grew up in Canada for a few years before his family relocated to New Zealand. He has worked in several films and television series in Canada and Australia. He is largely known for his role Elijah Mikaelson in the Vampire Diaries.
Rachael Leigh Cook’s Children
Cook has two children: a five-year-old daughter, Charlotte Easton Gillies, born in September 2013 and a three-year-old son, Theodore Vigo Gillies who was born in April 2015. After the birth of her children, Cook’s family moved to Atlanta, Georgia. Cook devotes her time to her family, charity work and rescuing dogs. Her career may have taken the back seat, but Cook still tries to find time for it. The couple is not planning to have any more babies.
28 Feb, 2019