The American actress, film producer and former model, Courteney Bass Cox was born in Birmingham, Alabama on June 15, 1964. She belongs to an affluent southern family. Richard L Cox, her father was a business man and who married to her mother Courteney. She is the youngest child of her parents. She has two elder sisters and one elder brother. She completed her graduation from high school in 1982.
Courteney started studying agriculture after that but left to give attention to her modeling career. She appeared on some magazine covers like “Tiger Beat” and “Little Miss”, as well as commercials for Maybelline, Noxzema and Tampax and she was the first person in American TV history to utter the word “period” on the air. She attended her acting classes while doing modeling. She appeared in Hollywood films in “Scream” (1996), “Scream 2” (1997), and “Scream 3” (2000) as the ruthless reporter Gale Weathers.