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Smulders, Cobie

Born: 1982 AD
Currently alive, at 37 years of age.


Cobie Smulders is a Canadian actress and former model. She is best known for her role as journalist Robin Scherbatsky on the hit CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother.


  • 1982 – Born Jacoba Francisca Maria Smulders on April 3rd in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • 2000 – Finishes high school at Lord Byng Secondary School with high honors and begins her career as an international model.
  • 2001 – Debut role in Candy with Strangers.
  • 2005 – Lands the part of Robin Scherbatsky on How I Met Your Mother.
  • November 2008 – Becomes engaged to fellow actor Taran Killam and is expecting their first child in Spring ’09.
  • May 16, 2009 – Gives birth to daughter Shaelyn Cado Killam.



  • The announcement of Smulders’ pregnancy was just one month after Alyson Hannigan (her co-star on HIMYM) revealed her own pregnancy.
  • Currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
  • Is of Dutch (fraternal) and British (maternal) descent.
  • Is 5’8" (1.73 m)
  • Like Cobie, her character Robin on Mother is also a Canadian (which is often mocked by the show’s American characters).
  • Wanted to become either a marine biologist or a doctor, before finding an interest in acting during her teens.
  • Has guest starred on other primetime TV shows such as Smallville, The L Word, and Tru Calling.
  • Is fluent in French.
  • Has modeled in places such as New York City, Paris, Japan, Germany, Milan, and Greece.
  • Was voted "Most Respected" in high school.
  • Big fan of the Vancouver Canucks.