She met her husband, David Arquette, who played her on-screen love interest Dwight "Dewey" Riley, while filming the first Scream film.
Both Cox and Arquette reprised their respective roles from the Scream trilogy in 2011's Scream 4. Her other films include Ace Ventura: Pet Detective with Jim Carrey (1994), The Runner (1999), 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001), and The Shrink Is In (2001).
She is best known for her roles as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends, Gale Weathers in the horror series Scream, and Jules Cobb in the ABC/TBS sitcom Cougar Town, for which she earned her first Golden Globe nomination. She owns a production company, called Coquette Productions, which was created by Cox and her then-husband David Arquette.
C., but did not complete her architecture course, opting instead to pursue a career in modeling and acting. Her early film roles include Masters of the Universe (1987), Cocoon: The Return (1988), and I'll Be Home for Christmas (1988).He began his acting career performing in school plays at Beverly Hills High School.In 1988, he graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in theater and speech.After graduation, Schwimmer co-founded the Lookingglass Theatre Company.For much of the late 1980s, he lived in Los Angeles as a struggling, unemployed actor.