A.J. Cook

Highest Rated: 76% The Virgin Suicides (2000)
Lowest Rated: 8% Out Cold (2001)
Birthday: Jul 22, 1978
Birthplace: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Canadian-born A.J. Cook trained as a competitive dancer before beginning her acting career at age 17 in the children's TV series Goosebumps. She started out in small roles on made-for-TV dramas until her first big break as one of the blonde Lisbon sisters in The Virgin Suicides. She went on to a recurring role on Higher Ground, a Fox Family Channel series about teens in boot camp, where she played the love interest of fellow Canadian Hayden Christensen prior to his role of Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones. After another TV movie and the snowboarding comedy Out Cold, Cook found her niche as a lead actress in horror movies with Ripper: Letter From Hell in 2001. She then headlined a number of other thrillers, including Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell, The House Next Door, and Final Destination 2. In 2005, she began her run in the series Criminal Minds, playing special agent Jennifer "JJ" Jareau. Cook took on a supporting role in the romantic comedy I'm Reed Fish in 2006, and starred in director Ron Satlof's comedy Misconceptions in 2008. The actress took another lead role in 2011 for Bringing Ashley Home, a docudrama following a woman (Cook) determined to find her sister when she suddenly goes missing. Cook returned to the horror genre in 2013, with Wer. A member of the Mormon church, Cook lives in Salt Lake City, UT, with her husband, Nathan Andersen.


Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Back Fork Nida 2019
No Score Yet Wer Kate Moore 2013
36% Least Among Saints Cheryl $28.5K 2012
42% Mother's Day Vicky Rice $94.9K 2012
No Score Yet Bringing Ashley Home Libba Phillips 2011
No Score Yet Misconceptions Miranda Bliss 2010
52% I'm Reed Fish Theresa 2007
No Score Yet Night Skies Actor 2007
No Score Yet Night Skies Lilly 2006
No Score Yet Vanished Hope 2006
48% Final Destination 2 Kimberly Corman $46.6M 2003
No Score Yet The House Next Door Lori Peterson 2002
8% Out Cold Jenny $13.9M 2001
No Score Yet Ripper: Letter From Hell Molly Keller 2001
No Score Yet Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell Diana 2001
76% The Virgin Suicides Mary Lisbon 2000
No Score Yet Spiral Staircase Local Girl 2000
No Score Yet El Hechizo de un Sueño Eterno Dawn 1999
No Score Yet In His Father's Shoes Lisa Palmineri 1997


No Score Yet Criminal Minds
Jennifer "JJ" Jareau Jennifer Jennifer Jareau Jennifer `J.J.' Jareau Jennifer "J.J." Jareau Jennifer 'J.J.' Jareau Jennifer "J.J" Jareau Director
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No Score Yet The Talk
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No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Debbie Shields
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88% Tru Calling
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87% Dead Like Me
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