Courteney Cox is best recognized for her longtime role as Monica Geller on Friends, but she’s notable roles as Gale Weathers in the horror series Scream and as Julie Cobb on the sitcom Cougar Town. This A-list actress has built a successful career in film and television and can most recently be found in the feature film Mothers and Daughters. She quickly rose to the top after she landed her role on one of the most successful sitcoms of all time, but even after Friends ended she’s continued to rise to the top. In honor of her upcoming birthday, here’s a list of 10 things you might not know about Courteney Cox!
10. She Loves to Eat
Courteney Cox may be tiny, but she is no stranger to a big meal! She loves to indulge in great food. In an interview with People she talked about her favorite meals. “At a diner, I’ll get scrambled egg whites, turkey bacon, sliced tomato, cottage cheese and a scooped-out onion bagel with cream cheese…My favorite meal is a New York grilled steak with sauteed garlic spinach and broccoli and maybe garlic chips or garlic fries. I like anything green and I love steak.” Courteney also isn’t opposed to snacking! On the set of Friends, Cox had a place called “Courteney’s Candy Cabinet” where she would store all her junk food. She told US Weekly that her favorite go-to snack was chocolate bars and she admitted she was “addicted to candy bars…my first choice would be a Butterfinger.”