Rachael Leigh Cook
was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The daughter of a cooking instructor and a social worker, Cook first entered the entertainment industry at the age of ten, when she started working as a print model.
It wasn't until she was 14 that she began auditioning for acting gigs. His first big break came in the form of a nation-wide public service announcement, This is Your Brain on Drugs
. After that, she began appearing in films, such as The Babysitters Club
and Tom and Huck
It wasn't until 1999, where she landed one of her biggest roles to date, in the romantic comedy She's All That, opposite Freddie Prinze, Jr
She appeared in my roles in both film and television after that breakthrough role, such as the title role in Josie and the Pussycats
In 2004, she got married to fellow actor Daniel Gillies
. They live together in their Los Angeles home, while Cook likes to visit family back in Minnesota.