Courteney Cox Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


2nd November 2015

Fact: Former Friends co-stars Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow have teamed up again for U.S. game show Celebrity Name Game.


11th September 2015

Tweet: "Thinking on this day of all the families and friends who must think EVERYDAY about the horrible events of 9/11." Actress Courteney Cox remembers the victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the 14th anniversary of the tragedy.


3rd May 2015

Quote: "I was having dinner across from Mick Jagger at a friend's house and I was really nervous. I didn't have anything to say - no words, not one. I think I talked about the food and how it tasted. It was riveting." Courteney Cox reveals she was starstruck when she met THE Rolling Stones frontman.


27th April 2015

Quote: "Dear lord, let it go people, we're not doing it. It's just not gonna happen... We have not really had a Friends reunion. We've gotten about 80 per cent there but there's always one person who flakes at the end." Courteney Cox urges Friends fans to stop asking for a reunion.


21st April 2015

Fact: Actress Courteney Cox laughed off horrible reviews of her feature film directorial debut, Just Before I Go, on comedienne Ellen DeGeneres's U.S. talk show on Tuesday (21Apr15). The host read positive comments about the film, while Cox read the nasty ones, including a note from one critic who called the movie "so despicable that it's actually nauseating".


6th February 2015

Fact: Pregnant Isla Fisher celebrated her 39th birthday by taking a cooking class in Los Angeles with her husband Sacha Baron Cohen and celebrity pals Courteney Cox, Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber. The Australian actress marked her big day on Tuesday (03Feb15).


7th January 2015

Quote: "I have the worst memory in the world... I forget when I don't like somebody. One time I walked into this restaurant and I saw this guy from across the way and I thought, 'Oh God, there's a familiar face...' and I was like, 'Oh hi...', and he looked at me and I go, 'Oh, that's right, we hate each other', and I couldn't remember why I hated him." Courteney Cox is blighted with a terrible memory.


6th January 2015

Quote: "I had a great Christmas. My fiance's family came over from Ireland; they'd never been to America, and they're literally having the greatest time laying in the sun on Christmas Day... His mom kept rolling up her pants to change her tan." Courteney Cox enjoyed playing host to rocker fiance Johnny MCDaid's parents over the holidays.


24th September 2014

Quote: "(It was) mostly (at) mine. I provided some good snacks." Courteney Cox used to host Friends viewing parties for her castmates and producers during the first season of the sitcom.


23rd September 2014

Quote: "I went to go see them when we first started dating at Madison Square Garden... and I was like, 'This is gonna be so embarrassing, because here I am, the older woman... (and there's) gonna be all these hot girls with short skirts, looking beautiful... but I go backstage and the lead singer, Gary, is stretching or doing some yoga and this one is drinking green tea... I was literally the one with the shortest skirt." Courteney Cox wasn't the "grandma" she feared she'd be when she first went backstage at one of her fiance Johnny MCDaid's Snow Patrol shows.


23rd September 2014

Fact: Former Friends star Courteney Cox is an executive producer of funnyman Craig Ferguson's new Tv game show Celebrity Name Game.


23rd September 2014

Fact: Courteney Cox's appearance on pal Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show in America on Monday night (22Sep14) was fortuitous - it fell on the 20th anniversary of the debut of Friends.


12th August 2014

Quote: "We just really dealt with it (divorce) in a very sweet way. We love each other, so even though the relationship didn't work out, we just wanted to still remain friends and treat each other with respect and have a great relationship for our daughter. In the negotiating process of a divorce we did it with a mindful head... There was no hair pulling." Actor David Arquette on his extremely amicable divorce from ex-wife Courteney Cox. They separated in 2010 after 11 years of marriage and have a daughter, 10-year-old Coco.


1st July 2014

Fact: The ring rocker Johnny Mcdaid presented to Courteney Cox when he asked the actress to marry him last month (Jun14) was designed by Tobey Maguire's jeweller wife Jennifer Meyer.


26th May 2014

Tweet: "Happy Memorial Day! Thank you to all our veterans and their families. We are so grateful to you!" Actress Courteney Cox pays tribute to U.S. veterans on the American holiday (26May14).


29th April 2014

Quote: "It's fun to direct him because I know his fallbacks and he just trusts me. We have such a good connection and relationship." Actress Courteney Cox on working with her ex-husband David Arquette on her directorial film debut, Just Before I Go.


22nd April 2014

Quote: "Let me tell you something: there's six Friends and I've been trying to put together a cast dinner for 10 years. It doesn't happen!" Actress Courteney Cox insists there will never be a Friends reunion because it is too difficult to get everyone together.


24th June 2013

Tweet: "My thoughts and prayers are with Gary David Goldberg's family. A wonderful man who taught me so much." Courteney Cox pays tribute to late Tv guru Gary David Goldberg following his death on Sunday (23Jun13). The Family Ties creator's daughter, Shana Goldberg-Meehan, worked as an executive producer on Cox's hit sitcom Friends.


8th January 2013

Quote: "I have a really terrible memory, so I love to watch... My voice sounds so different because I think they speed it up a few frames to get another commercial in there... I sound like Minnie Mouse." Courteney Cox on revisiting Friends.


7th January 2013

Quote: "He's my best friend in the world. I love him. I appreciate David more now than I ever did... I don't recommend divorce in general but you know, he is my best friend and we've both grown and changed and I think we both appreciate each other more. I hope he does. I do." Courteney Cox on her relationship with estranged husband David Arquette.


7th January 2013

Fact: Actress Courteney Cox claims to be the first person to utter the word "period" on U.S. Tv after starring in a commercial for Tampax tampons in the 1980s.


15th June 2012

Fact: Actress Courteney Cox celebrated her 48th birthday on Friday (15Jun12) with a special lunch date with her estranged husband David Arquette and their daughter Coco, a week after the actor filed for divorce. The former couple split in 2010 after 11 years of marriage.


19th March 2012

Quote: "Friends is still on the air here in the U.S. I'm just starting to watch it again because my daughter likes to watch it, and I'm looking at it and thinking, 'That's just hysterical'. It was such a great show." Courteney Cox's daughter Coco loves to see the actress on screen in her most famous role.


7th March 2012

Fact: Actresses Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Lopez, Courteney Cox and fashion designer Nicole Richie helped their pregnant celebrity fitness trainer Tracy Anderson celebrate the impending arrival of her first child by attending her star-studded baby shower in Los Angeles on Saturday (03Mar12). Glee star Paltrow bought her a $500 (£312.50) high chair and Richie brought a blanket and a bundle of toys.


6th March 2012

Fact: "I'm directing a Lifetime movie, so it may be my new thing. It's really kind of a very, sad (story). It's a take-off on a documetnary, that's called Tall Hot Blonde. It's about a love affair of an internet romance, and everyone's lying and everyone's murdered. It's intense." Actress Courteney Cox has signed on to direct a murderous TV documentary.


16th February 2012

Fact: David Arquette is set to star in a new reality TV show called Mile High - about his pal's quest to notch up frequent flier miles. The funnyman will serve as executive producer on the Travel Channel show with his estranged wife Courteney Cox.


9th February 2012

Quote: "I met her, she's really nice, she's really pretty... She had a good sense of humour, she was nice. Very tall, I'm not. Very young, I'm not." Actress Courteney Cox has nothing but kind words to say about her estranged husband David Arquette's new girlfriend, Christina MCLarty.


9th February 2012

Quote: "There's a huge part of my life with David, no question, but I feel like right now our relationship is probably better than it would be if we lived together, it's definitely better than it used to be. We communicate better, we have much more respect for each other, we listen. It's hard." Courteney Cox's relationship with estranged husband David Arquette has improved greatly since their split in 2010.


27th January 2012

Fact: Split couple David Arquette and Courteney Cox are to reunite on Tv - the Scream stars will appear together on the current series finale of her hit show Cougar Town. Arquette, who is an executive producer of the show, will play a hotel concierge.


14th October 2011

Tweet: "@DavidArquette is one of the nicest guys ever. Why doesn't he just realize that he should marry my Kelly." Rock matriarch Sharon Osbourne wants her daughter Kelly to romance Courteney Cox's estranged husband.


5th October 2011

Quote: "We're pretty much in the friend zone. Though we love each other and we love to laugh and have a great time, it's difficult." David Arquette fears he will never reunite romantically with his estranged wife Courteney Cox.


28th June 2011

Quote: "She has to chop up everything to swallow, including aspirin." Courteney Cox on pal and former Friends co-star Lisa Kudrow's quirks.


17th June 2011

Quote: "I think she's quite a good director. She's always taking her Flip video (camera) and doing little plays with her bears and pretending that they're boyfriend and girlfriend." Actress Courteney Cox on her daughter Coco's possible future career.


14th June 2011

Fact: Former Friends star Courteney Cox gave daughter Coco a seventh birthday to remember by allowing the fashion-conscious kid to dye her hair purple and blue. Cox accompanied her kid to a Los Angeles salon on Sunday (12Jun11), the eve of her special day (13Jun11), for the colourful birthday treat.


25th April 2011

Quote: "I said to her, 'If it means anything, I'd much rather date you than him.'" British pop sensation Jessie J had a revelation of her own when she met actress Courteney Cox last week (ends22Apr11), after the former Friends star's husband David Arquette confessed to a crush on the singer.


20th April 2011

Quote: "I can't wait to go - once. It's just so perfect for David because David comes from, like, this vaudevillian (world)... He's just, like, a different human being and this is a perfect venue for him... I'm happy for him." Courteney Cox on her husband David Arquette's new Hollywood circus venture, Beacher's Madhouse.


19th April 2011

Quote: "I Imdb'd (searched online) her and she's gorgeous. I don't blame him. Her voice is amazing." Courteney Cox on her husband's new crush, pop star Jessie J. The two women appeared on the same U.S. chat show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, on Monday (18Apr11).


15th April 2011

Quote: "I have a talent crush on Christian Bale." Courteney Cox is a fan of the Batman star.


15th April 2011

Quote: "Courteney and I just looked at each other and were like, 'We could be their mothers'." Neve Campbell felt her age welcoming young stars Hayden Panettiere and Emma Roberts to the Scream franchise. The 37 year old and Courteney Cox have starred in all four instalments of the slasher movies.


8th April 2011

Quote: "He did fall asleep on our first date. We were holding hands watching Dead Man Walking, and he fell asleep." Courteney Cox recalls her first date with husband David Arquette.


6th April 2011

Quote: "I think it's important, no matter what the outcome is, when you take these risks (in a marriage) and are willing to get real and get messy. I think you can only become stronger people, whether it's together or apart. In the end, everything will be better." Actress Courteney Cox believes that making the decision to separate from her husband David Arquette was the right thing to do when their marriage started crumbling in 2010.


27th March 2011

Quote: "Ten's a long time, but I wish we hadn't stopped. It would've been nice to do 11." Friends star Courteney Cox wishes she could have starred in one more season of the smash hit TV series. The popular programme wrapped for the last time in 2004.


24th March 2011

Quote: "Scream 1, fell in love; 2, hate; 3, married; 4, hate-slash-love, hate you, get away from me, come here, hurry." Courteney Cox on how the Scream movie franchise ties in to her romance with estranged husband David Arquette.


15th February 2011

Fact: Courteney Cox is set to make an appearance as a guest judge on an upcoming episode of celebrity chef Bobby Flay's TV culinary contest The Next Food Network Star.


10th February 2011

Quote: "She's tough as nails. She's strong and a dedicated mum and a dedicated woman and dedicated to taking care of her family, and that's all that matters. I'm just proud of her." Jennifer Aniston insists her best pal Courteney Cox is coping well following her separation from husband David Arquette last year (10).


8th February 2011

Quote: "Obviously, none of that has anything to do with any decisions I would make. We are just warming the bench. They are being very nice and sitting aside for a little while. My hope is there will be room for all of it next year." Matthew Perry on the fact his new TV comedy MR. SUNSHINE temporarily replaces his TV wife Courteney Cox's show Cougar Town when it debuts in America on Wednesday (09Feb11).


30th November 2010

Quote: "The only thing which still stresses me is how my house looks or whether I haven't managed to decorate a room properly. That can still drive me crazy." Courteney Cox is much more relaxed now she is in her mid-40s - except when it comes to interior decorating.


15th October 2010

Quote: "For some reason I feel closer to her during this movie than the first one. We’re older and we have more in common, maybe. I don’t know what it is. But I’ve fallen in love with her." Courteney Cox has become a big fan of SCREAM co-star Neve Campbell.


13th October 2010

Fact: Separated David Arquette and Courteney Cox briefly reunited to shoot the new cover of Entertainment Weekly - as their Scream characters. In the shot, Cox digs a bloody knife into her grimacing husband's chest. Co-star Neve Campbell also appears in the shot. The reunion issue also brings back the casts of Back To The Future and Pretty In Pink.


13th October 2010

Fact: The wannabe actress David Arquette has confessed to sleeping with following the break-up of his marriage to Courteney Cox once had a bit part on the former Friends star's TV series Dirt. Jasmine Waltz played a sexy escort in an episode of the paparazzi drama.


22nd September 2010

Quote: "We were in search of a great title and we could not find one... It's not really about me dating younger guys... It's a terrible title but it's a great show." Courteney Cox on her hit TV show COUGAR TOWN.


22nd September 2010

Quote: "It was exciting... Lisa Kudrow's stand-in is a stand-in on Cougar Town, my stand-in from Friends was there, Jennifer's stand-in from Friends was there, the first AD (assistant director) was there and Bill Lawrence was a writer on Friends. It was kind of like this weird little thing that so many people were there." Courteney Cox on reteaming with Jennifer Aniston and other Friends pals on the set of her new show Cougar Town.


21st September 2010

Fact: Actress Courteney Cox's step-cousin is The Police drummer STEWART COPELAND.


16th August 2010

Quote: "One second ago, I was the youngest person on the set, and now I'm the oldest. I'm so old, my joints hurt when I keep my legs crossed a certain way for too long. I need glasses to see a movie, to see the computer and to read a book. I was like, really?" Courteney Cox wonders how she got so old, so fast.


6th August 2010

Quote: "It's great working with Courteney and David again; it's like summer camp. The biggest change is this younger cast we have, and they're great." Neve Campbell is overjoyed to be reunited with her SCREAM co-stars Courteney Cox and David Arquette for the fourth installment of the horror film, which will also feature Emma Roberts and Hayden Panettiere.


15th July 2010

Quote: "There's always Zac Efron. He's cute - but he's too young. Or Robert Pattinson. Ooh, he's cute. How old is he? I saw one picture of him and he looked dangerous." Courteney Cox proves she's a cougar with her crushes on young stars.


14th July 2010

Quote: "I don't think I would ever quit acting, but there are other things I am interested in. I wanted to be an architect, and I wish I knew more about landscaping. I think I'd be a good therapist too. Maybe I could start a little group therapy thing." Courteney Cox ponders what she might pursue if she gave up acting.


16th June 2010

Quote: "It's nostalgic. We met on Scream 1, and on Scream 2 we were kind of on and off dating. And by Scream 3 we were married. And now on Scream 4 we have a child. It's sort of an amazing marker throughout our lives." Actor David Arquette is excited to start work on the upcoming Scream movie sequel with his wife and co-star Courteney Cox.


4th June 2010

Quote: "We've got a good idea. There is a good way to get us all together. Jennifer (Aniston) told me, or someone told her, or she came up with the idea herself. I don't think it will ever happen, but it would be a great way to get us all together!" Courteney Cox reveals her former FRIENDS co-stars are making secret plans for a reunion.


23rd April 2010

Quote: "I'm so nuts about antiques and design. That's my passion and I love it! I like clean limes but I like, you know, wood and things." Courteney Cox reveals her love of antiques.


31st March 2010

Quote: "Zac Efron would be perfect, but he probably has too much confidence to be real prey for a cougar." Courtney Cox has her sights set on landing ZAC EFRON a role in her new TV show COUGAR TOWN.


28th March 2010

Quote: "Who cares? Why can't we look at younger men and think they're cute? And there are a lot of men who actually are more attracted to older women because of their experience and confidence." Courteney Cox admires women who date younger men.


24th March 2010

Fact: Stars including Alec Baldwin, Courteney Cox, Celine Dion and Tom Hanks have teamed up with chocolate company Lindt to raise money for charity. The celebrities have all autographed porcelain versions of the firm's signature chocolate rabbits which will be auctioned off to help families affected by autism. The online sale will run from 1 April (10) - 11 April (10).


23rd March 2010

Fact: Movie executives at Dimension Films have given the green light to SCREAM 4 - the latest horror sequel, directed by Wes Craven. The fourth installment will star members of the original cast including Neve Campbell, David Arquette and Courteney Cox and will hit U.S. cinemas in April 2011.


12th March 2010

Quote: "She's just growing up to be the most lovely, sweet, funny, creative... I mean, we all just sit there kind of in awe of her sometimes." Jennifer Aniston enjoys spending time with her goddaughter - Courteney Cox's five-year-old girl Coco.


25th February 2010

Quote: "Johnny Depp! He's my favourite actor of our day. He's it. Don't get me wrong, I'm in love with my husband, but Johnny Depp is adorable!" Courteney Cox admits she still harbours a big crush on the Hollywood star, despite being happily married to actor David Arquette.


24th February 2010

Quote: "JAY-Z and Alicia Keys' EMPIRE STATE OF MIND (is) my favourite right now because my daughter can sing Alicia's whole part - I don't even know how she knows the words!" Actress Courteney Cox admits she and her five-year-old daughter Coco are big fans of the New York anthem.


26th November 2009

Quote: "Thanksgiving is the one holiday meal that is all about cans. Lots and lots of cans. I don't want any fresh peas! All put together in the casserole style!" Actress Courteney Cox will be relying on processed goods to make up her Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday (26Nov09).


12th November 2009

Quote: "At 45, I don't have too many options, but David and I would love to do it... I had Coco right before I turned 40. At my age, I have less than a five per cent chance of getting pregnant. But we talk about doing in vitro again. I'll just need to time it right... Maybe in a year? I don't want to be a brand-new mom at 50." Courteney Cox, 45, is hoping to have one more baby with husband David Arquette.


11th November 2009

Quote: "Sex in the forties is better. It's all about confidence." Former FRIENDS star Courteney Cox.


25th September 2009

Quote: "I've had a lot... In the past 12 years, probably 10 (homes)." Courteney Cox likes moving house.


11th August 2009

Quote: "To him, ageing is beautiful. He thinks it's great. I'm like, 'Dude, you're not gonna think it's so great when I'm fifty-five.'" David Arquette loves his wife Courteney Cox even more as she gets older.


10th August 2009

Quote: "She's a good friend and I know she loves the show. I'm not going to say she is (going to do it) because I don't know. (But if Bill Lawrence) writes her a character, I'm sure she'll be glad to do it." Courteney Cox hopes to reunite with her best pal and former FRIENDS co-star Jennifer Aniston on her forthcoming TV show COUGAR TOWN.


9th July 2009

Quote: "What I love about David is that he thinks I'm a great wife. Isn't that fantastic? I love that. And he tells me too, that's even better." Actress Courteney Cox on her blissful relationship with David Arquette.


9th July 2009

Quote: "I can honestly say I have the best marriage, the best husband and the best daughter. I don't think I ever thought I would end up as happy as I am today." Former FRIENDS actress Courteney Cox loves life with her partner David Arquette.


9th July 2009

Quote: "I look at myself in the mirror and think, 'It's all falling apart.' It's so ironic, just at the point where you feel completely OK about who you are, all the external bits start to go. You have to learn to deal with that, how to accept slowly loosing your looks." Courteney Cox is fearful about getting older.


13th February 2009

Quote: "I've never seen so many people in my life. If all those people brought presents, then she wouldn't have been able to close the door." Courteney Cox on best pal Jennifer Aniston's 40th birthday celebrations last weekend (07Feb09). Cox bought her pal a bronze sculpture.


2nd January 2009

Quote: "I'd feel better about myself if I did stomach crunches, but I don't." Courteney Cox's five-weekly cardio sessions with her trainer aren't enough to satisfy the actress.


2nd January 2009

Quote: "I've had a baby, so there are certain things that will never be the same. But I don't have to wear a bikini. I don't have to wear a miniskirt." Courteney Cox's figure isn't what it was before she gave birth to daughter COCO in 2004.


30th March 2008

Quote: "Has that SEX + The City movie come out yet? We'll see how that does." Courteney Cox jokes the cast of FRIENDS could reunite if the upcoming Sex + The City film is a hit.


26th March 2008

Quote: "We would adopt in a second. I know people who have adopted. I see no difference." David Arquette confirms he and Courteney Cox are considering adoption.


8th December 2007

Quote: "I don't think so. But I would never say 100 per cent no." Courteney Cox refuses to rule out a FRIENDS reunion movie.


2nd March 2007

Quote: "If we're crying and you're holding us and get a hard-on, we deduct points and getting a boner while we're sleeping next to you is not an excuse to wake us up." Courteney Cox has advice for men in Esquire magazine's 10 Things You Don't Know About Women column.


15th February 2007

Quote: "I had a few pairs of underwear on... you have the ones that you wear and then you wear ones that cover more than you normally cover." FRIENDS star Courteney Cox on how she practices 'safe sex' during on-screen love scenes.


3rd January 2007

Fact: BACKBEAT star Ian Hart is playing a paranoid schizophrenic paparazzo in Courteney Cox's new drama series DIRT, in which the former FRIENDS star plays a ruthless tabloid editor.


3rd January 2007

Quote: "Jennifer can tell me exactly what I wore the day I auditioned for FRIENDS. She's a freakoid." Courteney Cox on best pal Jennifer Aniston's amazing memory.


17th December 2006

Quote: "She's going to stay out of the business until she's at least 18. Unless this tap-dancing thing works out." Courteney Cox insists she won't be grooming daughter COCO to become a actress.


4th August 2006

Fact: Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn have put paid to reports they've split after they were spotted double dating with pals Courteney Cox and David Arquette at Hollywood steakhouse Cut on Wednesday (02AUG06) night.


11th July 2006

Fact: Courteney Cox plays tennis with a coach twice a week at comedian David Spade's house in Malibu, California - just down the street from where she lives.


1st March 2006

Fact: Former FRIENDS star Courteney Cox is set to play a tabloid news editor in the pilot screening of FX Network drama DIRT. Her husband David Arquette will serve as executive producer on the show, scheduled to air later this month (MAR06).


29th December 2005

Fact: <p>Meg Ryan and Hollywood couple Courteney Cox and David Arquette were among the guests at Laura Dern and Ben Harper's sunset wedding ceremony in Los Angeles on Friday (23DEC05). </p>


15th December 2005

Fact: <p>DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES stars Teri Hatcher and MARCIA CROSS, Debra Messing, Courteney Cox, Jane Leeves and Kristin Davis all played Jerry Seinfeld's girlfriends on his hit TV sitcom. </p>


6th December 2005

Quote: <p>"He's grumpy in the morning and I'm probably a little more agitated in the afternoon, so we just have to miss each other." Courteney Cox on how she makes her marriage with David Arquette work. </p>


15th September 2005

Quote: <p>"It really keeps my skin hydrated and that's good for an Irish/English girl with bad skin." Courteney Cox is thrilled to be the new face of skin care company Kinerase. </p>


14th September 2005

Quote: <p>"She needs to lead a nice private little nerdy life - we were hoping for a good nerd!" Courteney Cox has no plans to let her daughter COCO become an actress. </p>


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