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Adrianne Irene Cox (née Kangas; born October 5, 1992 in Fairfax, Virginia) is a former American child actress, best known for playing Chip's younger sister, ”Linda” on the popular PBS series Barney & Friends in Seasons 5-6.


Kangas has subsequently appeared in commercials for well-known companies including JCPenney, Little Tykes, Pizza Hut, and she also has been featured in advertisements for a divorce hotline.

Barney & Friends[]

Kangas debuted as “Linda” in the fifth season on Barney & Friends when she was still 5-years-old, younger than any other regular cast member.

Personal Life[]

Adrianne Kangas was born to Eli and Dena Kangas. She has a younger sister named Lindsey.

Adrianne Kangas graduated from Aledo High School in 2011 and earned a degree at Texas Christian University in 2015.

Adrianne Kangas has been married to Kyle Cox since January 21, 2017. They welcomed their first daughter named Sophie in February 2020.