A.J. Cook


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Canadian born actress/director. Her first big role came in the Critically Acclaimed Independent film The Virgin Suicides, directed by Sofia Coppola. AJ has gone on to star in both dramatic (Back Fork, Final Destination 2) and comedic films (Out Cold). Cook stared as Jennifer "JJ" Jareau in the long running hit TV show Criminal Minds. She will ... See full bio »

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 2022 9-1-1 (TV Series)
Kira
- Boston (2022) ... Kira
 2005-2020 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Jennifer Jareau
- Face Off (2020) ... Jennifer Jareau
- And in the End (2020) ... Jennifer Jareau
- Family Tree (2020) ... Jennifer Jareau
- Rusty (2020) ... Jennifer Jareau
- Date Night (2020) ... Jennifer Jareau
 2019 Back Fork
Nida
 2013 Wer
Kate Moore
 2012 Least Among Saints
Cheryl
 2011 Bringing Ashley Home (TV Movie)
Libba
 2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Debbie Shields
- Mask (2011) ... Debbie Shields (as AJ Cook)
 2010/I Mother's Day
Vicky - Party Girl
 2008 Misconceptions
Miranda Bliss
 2007 Night Skies
Lilly
 2006 Vanished (TV Movie)
Hope
 2006 I'm Reed Fish
Theresa
 2005 Bloodsuckers (TV Movie)
Fiona
 2003-2004 Tru Calling (TV Series)
Lindsay Walker
- Two Weddings and a Funeral (2004) ... Lindsay Walker
- D.O.A. (2004) ... Lindsay Walker
- Rear Window (2004) ... Lindsay Walker
- Death Becomes Her (2004) ... Lindsay Walker
- Two Pair (2004) ... Lindsay Walker
 2003 Final Destination 2 - Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Kimberly Corman
 2003 Dead Like Me (TV Series)
Charlotte
- Sunday Mornings (2003) ... Charlotte
 2003 Final Destination 2
Kimberly Corman
 2002 The House Next Door
Lori Peterson (as AJ Cook)
 2001 Out Cold
Jenny
 2001 Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell (Video)
Diana Collins
 2001 Ripper
Molly Keller
 2000 First Wave (TV Series)
Lindsay Tilden
- The Flight of Francis Jeffries (2000) ... Lindsay Tilden
 2000 Higher Ground (TV Series)
Shelby Merrick
- Because I Love You (2000) ... Shelby Merrick
- Mended Fences (2000) ... Shelby Merrick
- Falling Up (2000) ... Shelby Merrick
- Because It's There (2000) ... Shelby Merrick
- One of Those Days (2000) ... Shelby Merrick
 2000 The Spiral Staircase (TV Movie)
Local Girl
 1999 Teen Sorcery (Video)
Dawn
 1999 The Virgin Suicides
Mary Lisbon
 1999 Blue Moon (TV Movie)
Alison
 1997-1998 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (TV Series)
Lee Mason / Jill Starling
- Hell Week (1998) ... Lee Mason
- Second Sight/Chocolate Soldier (1997) ... Jill Starling
 1997 Laserhawk
Pretty Girl #1
 1997 Elvis Meets Nixon (TV Movie)
Hippie Chick
 1997 Goosebumps (TV Series)
Kim
- Don't Wake Mummy (1997) ... Kim
 1997 In His Father's Shoes (TV Movie)
Lisa
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Other Works:

TV commercial: McDonalds hamburger restaurants.

Publicity Listings:

14 Interviews | 6 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

AJ Cook

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Nathan Andersen  (2 children)

Children:

Mekhai Andersen | See more »

Parents:

Cook, Michael | Cook, Sandra

Relatives:

Cook, Nathan (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I want to live life and be happy and not worry about what anyone thinks. I want to try to be the best I can be and leave the world better off than when I entered it. See more »

Trivia:

She has three siblings, Nathan, Paul and Angela. See more »

Nickname:

Dre

Star Sign:

Cancer

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