25 Things You Don't Know About Me: Cobie Smulders

Entertainment Dec. 8, 2010 AT 9:53AM
25 Things You Don't Know About Me: Cobie Smulders Credit: Jordan Strauss/WireImage

Cobie Smulders, 28, (How I Met Your Mother airs on CBS Mondays at 8 p.m.) gets up close and personal with UsMagazine.com.

1. My full legal name is Jacoba Francisca Maria Smulders.

2. My character, Robin, on How I Met Your Mother became a Canadian after the creators discovered I was one and realized how awesome they are.

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3. My teen celebrity crush was Zack Morris from Saved by the Bell.

4. I'm a salts, not sweets, kind of girl.

5. I speak French.

6. I always stop at lemonade stands.

7. I love America's Funniest Home Videos.

8. I've never handled a real gun, unlike Robin.

9. My father is Dutch.

10. I have four sisters and three brothers.

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11. My favorite movie is The Princess Bride.

12. I am not good at math. Not at all.

13. I was voted Most Respected in high school.

14. I've lived in Tokyo, Paris and Milan, Italy.

15. My sister played for the Holland women's basketball team.

16. I prefer eating pizza and watching a movie at home to dressing up and going out.

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17. I'm an avid photographer.

18. I spent a summer semester at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art learning Shakespeare and drinking Guinness.

19. I am the only one who thinks I can do a pretty good Elmo impression.

20. I want(ed) to become a marine biologist.

21. I am a certified PADI diver.

22. I own approximately 30 blazers.

23. I love comic books.

24. I volunteer at my local soup kitchen through St. Joseph's Center.

25. I secretly wish I were a mermaid.

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