The ugly duckling might have transformed into a charming swan.
The young shy Rachael Leigh Cook has become the dazzling, promising actress Hollywood ever has.
In 1996, her modeling agency sent her to star in a short film, 26 Summer Street.
In 1997, Cook appeared in a leading role in the film Country Justice as a 15-year-old rape victim who is impregnated by her rapist.
In 2008, she guest-starred in an episode of the USA Network series Psych as Abigail Lytar. In February 2010, Cook signed on to play the female lead role in Fox TV's comedy pilot Nirvana.
In 2012, Cook signed on to play the female lead role in the TNT crime drama series Perception opposite Eric Mc Cormack.
Currently, she is living happily with her husband and children and resides in Los Angeles.
She also appeared in a Funny or Die sketch with Chad Michael Murray.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 attended Clara Barton Open School, Laurel Springs School, and Minneapolis South High School.In 1999, Cook starred her breakout role in the sleeper hit film She's All That, a romantic comedy that so far is the most financially successful film of her career.In 2000 she starred opposite Elijah Wood in the well-received The Bumblebee Flies Anyway.She played the female lead in the independent sports drama The Final Season.