Vivica A. Fox
Fox in 2009
|Born||Vivica Anjanetta Fox
July 30, 1964 
South Bend, Indiana, U.S.
|Other names||Vivica Fox|
|Occupation||Actress, television producer, executive producer, co-executive producer|
|Spouse(s)||Christopher Harvest (m. 1998–2002)|
Vivica Anjanetta Fox (born July 30, 1964) is an American actress and television producer. She is best known for her roles in the films Independence Day, Set It Off, Soul Food, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Kill Bill, Booty Call, Sharknado 2 and Juwanna Mann. Fox will also be a contestant on the upcoming Celebrity Apprentice season 7.
Fox was born in South Bend, Indiana, the daughter of Everlyena (née House), a pharmaceutical technician, and William Fox, a private school administrator. She has African American and Native American ancestry. Her parents relocated to the Indianapolis, Indiana, area soon after her birth. Fox is a graduate of Arlington High School in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California with an Associate Art degree in Social Sciences.
Fox moved to California to attend Golden West College. While in California she started acting professionally, first on soap operas such as Generations, Days of our Lives and The Young and the Restless. She was cast as Emily Franklin in the pilot episode of ABC's Living Dolls, a spin-off of the sitcom Who's the Boss? but was replaced with Halle Berry for the remaining episodes. Another early role saw her as Patti LaBelle's fashion designer daughter, Charisse Chamberlain, on the NBC TV series Out All Night. She also appeared as Jazz's sister on the hit show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and on Beverly Hills, 90210. She got her big break in film in two 1996 movies, Independence Day, and Set It Off.
From 2004 to 2006 Fox starred in and co-produced the Lifetime Network drama series, Missing. Fox was a judge on The WB's talent show The Starlet. Fox participated in the third season of ABC's hit television show, Dancing with the Stars, she was voted off after the fourth week. In September 2007, she appeared in the sixth season of HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm as a mother of a family displaced by a hurricane and taken in by Larry and Cheryl. Then, on October 1, she appeared in an episode of the show The Game.
In 2009, Fox served as celebrity spokesperson for the newly revamped Psychic Friends Network. After receiving backlash for her involvement with the network, Fox denied any involvement with the company, despite having filmed a commercial and promo video which had already gone to air.
On March 2, 2010, while Fox appeared as a guest on The Wendy Williams Show, Fox announced that she would be starring in a play entitled Cheaper to Keep Her, produced by I'm Ready Productions.
Fox is currently the host of the lifetime reality show 'Prank My Mom', where kids play pranks on their mothers.
|1988||China Beach||Toffee Candette||2 episodes|
|Days of our Lives||Carmen Silva||Unknown episodes|
|1989||Who's the Boss?||Emily Franklin||1 episode|
|Living Dolls||Emily Franklin|
|Generations||Maya Reubens||Unknown episodes|
|1991||Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, TheThe Fresh Prince of Bel-Air||Janet||1 episode|
|Beverly Hills, 90210||Sherice Ashe|
|Out All Night||Charisse Chamberlain||19 episodes|
|1993||Matlock||Celebrity Patient at Clinic||1 episode|
|Watcher, TheThe Watcher||Elizabeth|
|Tuskegee Airmen, TheThe Tuskegee Airmen||Charlene||TV movie|
|Young and the Restless, TheThe Young and the Restless||Stephanie Simmons||Unknown episodes|
|1996||Living Single||Tina||1 episode|
|1997||Arsenio||Vicki Atwood||7 episodes|
|1998||Getting Personal||Robyn Buckley||1 episode
Nominated - NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
|1999||Saintly Switch, AA Saintly Switch||Sara Anderson||TV movie|
|Hughleys, TheThe Hughleys||Regina||3 episodes|
|2000||City of Angels||Dr. Lillian Price||13 episodes|
|Hendrix||Faye Pridgeon||TV movie|
|2001||Proud Family, TheThe Proud Family||Margaret (Voice)||1 episode|
|2002||My Wife and Kids||Kelly Kyle|
|2003||Ozzy & Drix||Ellen Patella (Voice)||2 episodes|
|Twilight Zone, TheThe Twilight Zone||Adelaide Tyler||1 episode|
|Parkers, TheThe Parkers||Claire|
|Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time||Future Monique (Voice)||TV movie|
|2004||Alias||Toni Cummings||2 episodes|
|1-800-Missing||FBI Agent Nicole Scott||36 episodes
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (2006)
Nominated - NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (2005)
|2005||Loonatics Unleashed||Black Velvet (Voice)||1 episode|
|2006||All of Us||Beverly Hunter||2 episodes|
|Curb Your Enthusiasm||Loretta Black||11 episodes|
|2008||Little Britain USA||1 episode|
|Law & Order||Kate Tenny|
|Glam God with Vivica A. Fox||Executive producer|
|2009||'da Kink In My Hair||Karen||1 episode|
|2009||Degrassi Goes Hollywood||Herself||Cameo|
|True Jackson, VP||True's mom|
|Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated||Voice of Angel Dynamite/Cassidy Williams||recurring|
|Melissa and Joey||model scout||1 episode|
|Drop Dead Diva||Maria Ellis||1 episode|
|2011||A Holiday Heist||Dean Erma||Made for TV Christmas movie. Ion Television|
|2012||Raising Hope||Sara Louise||Season 2, Episode 19 "Hogging All The Glory"|
|2012||Hitman: Absolution||Lasandra Dixon|
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- "Vivica A. Fox Biography".
- Kam Williams (2008). "Vivica A. Fox "Cover/Three Can Play That Game" Interview with Kam Williams". Retrieved 2008-05-05.
- "Vivica A. Fox 'Cover/Three Can Play That Game' Interview with Kam Williams". Newsblaze.com. 2008-05-06. Retrieved 2010-05-24.
- "Shark City".
- Kelly, Liz (2009-02-03). "Celebritology 2.0 – A New Psychic Friend: Vivica A. Fox". Voices.washingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2010-05-24.
- "Vivica A. Fox files for divorce from husband, Sixx-Nine". Jet. 2002-07-02. Retrieved 2009-11-18.
- Udoh, Meka (2009-11-13). "50 Cent Casts Vivica Fox In New Video". bet.com. Retrieved 2009-11-18.
- "Vivica A. Fox arrested on suspicion of DUI". msnbc.msn.com. 2007-03-21. Retrieved 2009-09-12.
- Vivica A. Fox To Star In 1 Movie[dead link]
- "Trapped: Haitian Nights Trailer – Vivica A. Fox". MovieLakay.com. Retrieved 2010-08-04.
- "The Saints Introduced For Hitman: Absolution & Vivica A. Fox Announced For The Game’s Voice Cast".
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