If you don't recognize the luscious Cobie Smulders from her role as Robin on the hit CBS series "How I Met Your Mother," then you've most likely seen her as Maria Hill in 2012's biggest blockbuster, Marvel's "The Avengers." And if you don't know her from either, then this is the perfect time for the two of you to get acquainted. Sure, you won't actually get to know her personally, but the sexy photos and random trivia that follow are a start. So strap yourself in and click your way through her gallery. You shant regret it.
Cobie Smulders was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on April 3, 1982. She speaks fluent French.
"Cobie" is actually a nickname for Jacoba, as in Jacoba Francisca Maria Smulders. She was named after her great aunt.
Growing up, Cobie Smulders wanted to be a doctor or a marine biologist. Obviously, life had different plans for her.
In high school, Cobie was discovered by a modeling agency and traveled to countries like Europe and Asia for gigs. However, she still graduated with honors, and was voted "Most Respected" by her fellow classmates.
Cobie Smulders tired of modeling rather quickly. It wasn't long after graduating high school in 2000 that she packed her bags and moved to LA to pursue an acting career.
Cobie got her start in minor television roles on series such as "Jeremiah," "Smallville," and "The L Word" before landing her primo role on "How I Met Your Mother."
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Cobie married SNL cast member Taran Killam on September 8, 2012. The two have a baby girl named Shaelyn Cado Killam.
Cobie Smulders is set to return to the Marvel Universe in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" on April 4, 2014. She will be reprising her role as S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Maria Hill.