Place of birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Jacoba Francisca Maria "Cobie" Smulders is a Canadian-American actress. She is best known for her starring role as Robin Scherbatsky in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014) and as S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Maria Hill in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), as well as several guest appearances on ABC's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Smulders's other film roles include Safe Haven (2013), They Came Together (2014), Results (2015), and Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016). She starred as Dex Parios in the ABC crime drama series Stumptown (2019–2020).