Smulders starred in Paramount’s “Jack Reacher 2” as the female lead opposite Tom Cruise. The
film was a box office success and grossed over $150 million worldwide. In 2015, she starred in
“The Avengers: Age of Ultron” which grossed over $1.3 billion worldwide. She reprised her role
as S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Maria Hill, who is the second-in-command operative, alongside Nick Fury
(Samuel L. Jackson). This marks her third film collaboration with Marvel following “The
Avengers” which grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”
which grossed over $710 million worldwide.
Smulders will next star in the action comedy “Why We’re Killing Gunther”, written and directed
by Taran Killam and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. She also recently starred Ryan Eggold’s
“Literally, Right Before Aaron”, which had its world premiere at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival,
as well as the U.K. Indie “Songbird”.
On the independent side, Smulders has had several films premiere at the Sundance Film
Festival. In 2015, she starred in Clea DuVall’s “Intervention” and the previous year she starred in
Andrew Bujalski’s “Results” opposite Guy Pearce and Kris Swanberg’s “Unexpected.” Her other
film credits include: “The Delivery Man,” “They Came Together,” “Safe Haven,” “Grassroots,”
“The Slammin’ Salmon” and “The Long Weekend.”
On television, she was most recently seen in Netflix’s Original series “Friends from College”
opposite Keegan Michael Key. The half hour ensemble comedy was created by Nick Stoller and
Francesca Delbanc. She also had a cameo in Netflix’s adaptation of “A Series of Unfortunate
Smulders is well known to audiences for her role as Robin Sherbatzky on CBS’s hit show “How I
Met Your Mother.” The show has been nominated for an Emmy® for Outstanding Comedy Series,
a People’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Comedy and a Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Show:
Comedy. Her other TV credits include a starring role on the ABC drama “Veritas,” and the
critically acclaimed Showtime series "The L Word."
On stage, Smulders recently starred with Kevin Kline in Noel Coward’s “Present Laughter” on
Broadway. She previously performed in Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron’s Off-Broadway hit,
“Love, Loss, and What I Wore,” at the Westside Theatre. Directed by Karen Carpenter, the play
was based on Ilene Beckerman’s 1995 book about clothes and the memories they trigger.
Smulders’s other theatre credits include “Singing in the Rain,” “Grease,” and “Women and
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.