In 2012, Cook signed on to play the female lead role in the TNT crime drama series Perception opposite Eric Mc Cormack.
We wanted to travel and accomplish a lot more in our professional lives.” Although many people were waiting to see her pregnant — Cook says that after announcing she was expecting, many reactions included “Finally!
” — she insists she and the “We’re both people who like kids, but we weren’t jumping up and down, like, ‘Oh my God, let’s start that chapter of our lives,'” she explains. Now that we know what our lives are going to look like — sort of — for the next couple of months, we just felt like it was the right time finally.
Rachael Leigh Cook (born October 4, 1979) is an American actress, model, voice artist, and producer, who is best known for her starring role in films She's All That (1999), Josie and the Pussycats (2001), and the television series Into the West and Perception, as well as being the voice behind various characters in Robot Chicken and Tifa Lockhart in the English version of Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children.
Cook first appeared in a public service announcement for foster care at seven years of age, and began working as a child print model at the age of 10, most notably in nationwide advertisements for Target and appearing on the boxes of Milk-Bone dog biscuits.
She took the lead role in 2001's Josie and the Pussycats, which turned out to be a box office failure.