Cox also worked as a director on her sitcom Cougar Town and the television film Talhotblond.
Cox has two older sisters, Virginia and Dorothy, and an older brother, Richard, Jr.
Her parents divorced in 1974 and her mother then married businessman Hunter Copeland (uncle to music promoter and business manager Ian Copeland).
After graduating from Mountain Brook High School, Cox left for Mount Vernon College in Washington, D.
Cox's 9-year-old daughter, Coco, was also on vacation with the pair.
The couple was reportedly hooked up at Jennifer's Aniston's holiday party.
The actress is rumored to be dating Snow Patrol's Johnny Mc Daid after they were seen at Jennifer Aniston's holiday party in Bel Air, Calif., on Sunday, Nov. Cox, 49, and Mc Daid, 37, arrived together before joining fellow guests Gwyneth Paltrow, Chelsea Handler, Chris Martin, Robert Downey Jr., Kathryn Hahn, Jason Bateman, Tobey Maguire, Isla Fisher and Will Arnett.
My housemate (Mc Daid) who I've lived with for a year, I introduced him to Courtney Cox.They started dating and are crazy about each other." Cox remains close friends with her ex-husband, who is Coco's dad.Arquette is currently expecting a baby boy with his girlfriend Christina Mc Larty.PHOTOS: Costar couples "They've been going out for about six months," one insider tells Us of the couple, who have been linked off and on since Cox split from actor David Arquette in 2010.(Arquette once told Howard Stern that his ex and Van Holt were having "an emotional affair.") PHOTOS: Courteney and David, the way they were The source adds that Cox is more comfortable taking her relationship with Van Holt out in the open now that Arquette has moved on with girlfriend Christina Mc Larty. On July 10, the costars "acted like boyfriend and girlfriend" during dinner at West Hollywood's Chi Lin, a witness tells Us.