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Cobie Smulders

Jacoba Francisca Maria "Cobie" Smulders is a Canadian actress. She is known for her starring role as Robin Scherbatsky in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014) and as S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Maria Hill in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), as well as the ABC action drama series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D (2013–2015), the Disney+ animated anthology series What If...? (2021), and the upcoming Disney+ limited series Secret Invasion (2022).

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I'm just looking for really good projects with varying characters - ones I haven't done before - so I can continue to grow as an actress.
When I want to relax, I plop down on my couch and watch some great movie, usually a British drama - anything with Colin Firth.
There are two kinds of people in crisis situations - those who fight and those who freeze. I'm a freezer, and that's just going by the couple of surprise birthday parties I've had thrown for me.
When I got the script for 'Winter Soldier,' I was so excited to see that my character finally gets to punch somebody! So I took tae kwon do three times a week. I wanted to feel like I could hold my own in a roomful of superheroes.
There's something cool about traveling when you're young. There's a sense of camaraderie. You learn more about yourself. — © Cobie Smulders
There's something cool about traveling when you're young. There's a sense of camaraderie. You learn more about yourself.
Secretly, or maybe not so secretly, I've always wanted to be a rock star.
There are so many ways to work out, and it is exhausting.
I love macaroni and cheese. I could eat it every meal of the day.
I really like the character of Jack Reacher - I thought he was interesting.
I come from Canada, and maternity leave is six months to a year, and they also have paternity leave, and I think that there's something to that. There's also something to making a more comfortable environment for women to breast feed or to bring their kids into work and to have more nurseries in these office buildings.
I want to do a Tennessee Williams play.
I feel like starring in a TV show is such a fun thing.
I'll have pasta two out of seven meals.
I went to a cleansing retreat in the desert where I didn't eat for eight days and experienced hunger-driven hallucinations.
Who isn't a fan of Tom Cruise? He has been in so many amazing movies. — © Cobie Smulders
Who isn't a fan of Tom Cruise? He has been in so many amazing movies.
Kindness is something that I feel is leaving us a little bit - people are getting more self-involved.
Canadians have an inherent good nature, and they are used to being made fun of.
I live a life where I have a huge support system, and I've been very lucky.
I was on a strict diet to stay in shape for 'Jack Reacher,' but each day on set in New Orleans, catering dropped off delicious food at my trailer.
One of the great things about turning 30 is figuring out how to dress comfortably and still look good.
Wonder Woman is such an amazing character.
I saw 'Starbuck' before I ever knew I would be involved in 'Delivery Man,' but I liked it, and then a couple of months went by, and I really knew I wanted to audition for it when it became available.
Thankfully, gratefully, cancer did not get the best of me.
What's more awkward than doing a shower scene? Rehearsing a shower scene.
I wanted to be a marine biologist my whole life until I graduated high school. And even now, I'm still like, 'Maybe I'll just quit the biz and go to Santa Cruz and study marine biology and have my own research center in the Bahamas.' Yeah, I'm sure it would be just that smooth.
A stay-at-home mom is a working mom. Being a stay-at-home mom is a job.
I'm not going to be very picky. If something comes to me and I want to do it, I'll do it.
Before I did 'How I Met Your Mother,' I was not considered a comedic actress.
In my early twenties, I had no idea who I was. And I think that's one reason you should try different relationships. I've had good and bad ones, but I took away things from them that helped me become who I am.
I would love to do another 'Jack Reacher' movie.
I'm a big fan of a lot of graphic novels - 'Fables,' 'Y: The Last Man' and 'The Walking Dead,' which I like a lot more.
There's something that feels more organic about watching a stunt that's done by you. There's also a feeling of accomplishment doing it yourself.
The problem is my movie career is hindering my hockey schedule.
I've really been enjoying The Bar Method because I'm not a sweaty mess when we get to my favorite part of class - the end.
Models need to be unionized.
Anytime anybody jumps out at me, I scream.
I like to challenge myself. Whether that's on television or film or on stage, that's what I'm going to go for.
I've never been the person who's like, 'I've got to get a four-pack of abs!' And I'm not the type to go to the gym and run on the treadmill for 45 minutes and then lift weights.
I didn't really discover 'Risky Business' until later in life because I was so young when it came out.
I try to take an exercise class twice a week. — © Cobie Smulders
I try to take an exercise class twice a week.
I had tumors on both ovaries, and the cancer had spread into my lymph nodes and surrounding tissues.
People always let me know when their team beats the Canucks.
I don't think I'll ever feel like I'm cancer-free.
I am learning that in life it is OK to travel in darkness, not knowing what your next move is.
'The L-Word' was such a great show because of the amazing writing and characters, but maybe because it was such a new concept, people couldn't pick up on it, but I think it was down to the dynamic characters and how well done it was.
I just feel honored to play Wonder Woman in some incarnation. She's got such history, and she's, like, the first female superhero.
I know my body's limits. I've never enjoyed Spin classes, where they're like, 'Push it further!' I'm like, 'No. If I pull something, I can't work tomorrow.' That's why I gave up Bikram yoga.
There's sacrifice involved. Either you're going to work a lot and not get to spend time with your kid, or you're going to spend a ton of time with your kid, and you're sacrificing your career.
'The Avengers' made it more believable that I could have been a major in the U.S. Army.
I've worn stilettos since I was 12, so I have abused my feet to the point of no return. — © Cobie Smulders
I've worn stilettos since I was 12, so I have abused my feet to the point of no return.
I had to get healthy for a period in my life, so I learned a lot about food and diet.
My usual day: a green smoothie for breakfast - if I want to get fancy, it's eggs on arugula - fruit for a snack, a salad with protein for lunch, and fish and quinoa for dinner.
I seek out things that terrify me, like an improv class. I'm terrified of sharks, but I scuba dive. I'm not good at auditioning, but I force myself to do it all the time. I've never met anybody who is fearless, but the more you push against your own boundaries, the easier it becomes to push.
I have so many single girlfriends who fit themselves into the mold of what they think a guy's looking for. But being comfortable around men is about being comfortable with yourself. They gravitate toward confidence. Really, that is what they want to be around.
I love having my husband at home. Especially when I have to leave the country so he can take care of our children.
Just do your best. I find that if I set that goal for myself and no one else, I feel good.
I would really love to sit with Kathryn Hepburn because I find her so interesting.
I'm pretty money savvy. My dad made me read 'Rich Dad Poor Dad' when I was 12 - this investing book about how to manage your money and be smart. So I'm kind of like a grandmother.
I do Pilates because it's important for me to have a healthy back when I'm 70 so I'm not hunched over and in pain. That's more important to me than being thin.
I was really into 'Cocktail' when I was younger - probably the most - followed by 'Top Gun.'
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