Rachael Leigh Cook

Actor, Model, Producer
Practically born in front of the camera, actress Rachael Leigh Cook began her career in the public eye when she decided to become a model while in the second grade. Before she tried her hand at acting, Cook appeared ... Read more »
Born: 10/04/1979 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Filmography

Actor (70)

American Crime 2014 (Movie)

Jesse St. Claire (Actor)

Broken Kingdom 2014 (Movie)

Marilyn (Actor)

Falling Up 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Kingdom Come 2014 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Northanger Abbey 2014 (Movie)

(has been mentioned to star.) (Actor)

Perception 2011 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Tempo 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Red Sky 2013 (Movie)

(Actor)

The 39th Annual People's Choice Awards 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Presenter

Vampire 2013 (Movie)

Laura King (Actor)

Robot Chicken 2005 - 2009, 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Voice

The Family Tree 2011 (Movie)

Rachel Levy (Actor)

Psych 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Titan Maximum 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bob Funk 2009 (Movie)

Ms Thorne (Actor)

Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Voice

The Lodger 2009 (Movie)

Amanda (Actor)

All Hat 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

Blonde Ambition 2007 (Movie)

Haley (Actor)

Descent 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

Nancy Drew 2007 (Movie)

Jane Brighton (Actor)

Spike TV's Video Game Awards 2006 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The Final Season 2007 (Movie)

Polly Hudson (Actor)

Invisible Girl 2006 (Movie)

(Actor)

My First Wedding 2006 (Movie)

Vanessa Sinclair (Actor)

Weekends at the D.L. 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

11:14 2004 (Movie)

Cherie (Actor)

Stateside 2004 (Movie)

Dori Lawrence (Actor)

29 Palms 2003 (Movie)

The Waitress (Actor)

Scorched 2003 (Movie)

Warrior Woman (Actor)

The Big Empty 2003 (Movie)

Ruthie (Actor)

Batman Beyond 1998 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

Bookies 2002 (Movie)

Hunter (Actor)

Celebrity Adventures 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Tangled 2002 (Movie)

Jenny (Actor)

The Outer Limits 1994 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Antitrust 2001 (Movie)

Lisa Calighan (Actor)

Blow Dry 2001 (Movie)

Christina Robertson (Actor)

Josie and the Pussycats 2001 (Movie)

Pussycats' Vocal Performer (Actor)

New Year's Eve Party 2001 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Nickelodeon's 14th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Presenter

Texas Rangers 2001 (Movie)

Caroline Dukes (Actor)

The 2000 Radio Music Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Presenter

6th Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Performer

Get Carter 2000 (Movie)

Doreen Carter (Actor)

Teen Files: The Truth About Drugs 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2000 Teen Choice Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Performer

Dawson's Creek 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nickelodeon's 12th Annual Kid's Choice Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Presenter

She's All That 1999 (Movie)

Laney Boggs (Actor)

Teen People's 21 Hottest Stars Under 21 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1999 MTV Movie Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Performer

The 1999 Teen Choice Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Performer

The Hi-Line 1999 (Movie)

Vera Johnson (Actor)

The Naked Man 1999 (Movie)

(Actor)

All I Wanna Do 1998 (Movie)

Abby Sawyer (Actor)

Living Out Loud 1998 (Movie)

Teenage Judith (Actor)

Country Justice 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

House of Yes 1997 (Movie)

Young Jackie-O (Actor)

The Eighteenth Angel 1997 (Movie)

Lucy Stanton (Actor)

Carpool 1996 (Movie)

Kayla (Actor)

The Baby-Sitter's Club 1995 (Movie)

Mary Anne (Actor)

Tom and Huck 1995 (Movie)

Becky Thatcher (Actor)

Left to Die (TV Show)

Actor

Poliwood (TV Show)

Actor

The Bumblebee Flies Anyway (TV Show)

Actor

The Defenders: Payback (TV Show)

Actor

True Women (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (2)

Kingdom Come 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

29 Palms 2003 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Practically born in front of the camera, actress Rachael Leigh Cook began her career in the public eye when she decided to become a model while in the second grade. Before she tried her hand at acting, Cook appeared extensively in print campaigns and was featured in a public service announcement encouraging people to be foster parents. The Minnesota native began acting at age 15 - a career choice that would have her working steadily through her teen years, appearing as co-star, and later, the lead of numerous features and television programs, including her most famous offering, "She's All That" (1999) - the film that made her a star. Petite, with expressive pixyish features and hair that was at different times, sandy blonde, chestnut brown and everything in between, the versatile actress was drafted to play younger versions of performers as varying as Holly Hunter, Angelina Jolie and Parker Posey.

Relationships

Ryan Alosio

Companion
born c. 1973 starred opposite Cook in "The Hi-Line" no longer together

Ben Cook

Brother
born c. 1982

Brandon Davis

Companion
son of former Paramount executive Martin Davis claim to be "just friends"

Daniel Gillies Actor

Companion
Engaged December 2003 Married Aug. 8, 2004

Colin Hanks Actor

Companion
Rumored to have dated in 2002 No longer together

Vincent Kartheiser Actor

Companion
Appeared together in "All I Wanna Do" (1998) No longer together

Rider Strong Actor

Companion

Shane West Actor

Companion
dated briefly in 1998

EDUCATION

South High School

St Paul , Minnesota 1998

Milestones

2007

Cast in the big-screen adaptation of "Nancy Drew"

2005

Guest-starred in three episodes of NBC's "Las Vegas," playing the love interest for Danny McCoy (Josh Duhamel)

2005

Cast as Clara Wheeler in the TNT mini-series "Into the West"

2004

Starred opposite Jonathan Tucker in the drama "Stateside"

2003

Acted in the comedy "The Big Empty"

2001

Portrayed a computer programmer in "Antitrust"

2001

Cast as Josie, an aspiring rock singer, in the live-action version of the cult cartoon series "Josie and the Pussycats"

1999

Starred opposite Freddie Prinze Jr in the teen comedy "She's All That"

1999

Starred as an adopted girl searching for her birth mother in the drama "The Hi-Line"

1999

Featured in "The Bumblebee Flies Anyway" with Janeane Garofalo and Elijah Wood

1998

Appeared as the younger incarnation of Holly Hunter's character in "Living Out Loud"

1998

Acted in the teen ensemble comedy "Strike!/The Hairy Bird!"

1998

Featured in an anti-drug public service announcement

1997

Appeared as the younger incarnation of Parker Posey's character in "The House of Yes"

1997

Starred in the CBS TV-movie drama "Country Justice"

1997

Featured as a withdrawn assault victim in the Showtime courtroom drama "The Defenders: Payback"

1997

Portrayed the younger version of Angelina Jolie's character in the CBS miniseries "True Women"

1996

Had featured role in "Carpool"

1995

Starred in the film "The Baby-sitter's Club", based on the popular children's book series

1995

Played Becky Thatcher in "Tom and Huck"

1994

Film acting debut in the short "26 Summer Street"

Worked as a print model; featured in campaigns for Milk-Bones, Target stores and 3M products

Co-executive produced and starred in "Invisible Girl" (lensed 2001)

Formed Ben's Sister Prods

Born and raised in Minnesota

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