Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Courteney Cox-Arquette born June 15, 1964, born Courteney Bass Cox, is an American actress, well known for her role as Monica Geller on the sitcom,Friends. Cox has also starred in Dirt and the Scream series, and has guest-starred in Scrubs. She is currently starring in Cougar Town, which earned her her first Golden Globe nomination. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Cox is the daughter of businessman Richard Lewis Cox and his wife Courteney née Bass, later Copeland. She has two older sisters, Virginia and Dottie and an older brother, Richard Jr.Her parents divorced in 1974 and her mother was remarried to businessman Hunter Copelanduncle to Ian Copeland. After graduating from Mountain Brook High School in Mountain Brook, Alabama, Cox left for Mount Vernon College in Washington DC but did not complete her architecture course, opting instead to pursue a career in modelling and acting.