15th JUNE 1964
Courteney Cox American actress who became known as the obsessively neat Monica Geller on Friends, and later received a Golden Globe nomination for her role on ABC’s Cougar Town. She played the role of Gale Weathers in the horror television series Scream, and founded Coquette Productions.
Trivia fact: She appeared on a commercial for Tampax and became the first person to use the term “period” on TV.
Before fame: After graduating from high school, she briefly studied architecture at Mount Vernon College before deciding to pursue a career in acting.