Vivica A. Fox
Vivica A. Fox
Vivica Anjanetta Fox
July 30, 1964
South Bend, Indiana, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, producer, host|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
(m. 1998; div. 2002)
Vivica Anjanetta Fox (born July 30, 1964) is an American actress, producer, and television host. Fox began her career on Soul Train (1983–1984). She eventually continued her career with roles on the daytime television soap operas Days of Our Lives (1988) and Generations (1989–1991), subsequently shifting to the prime-time slot, starring opposite Patti LaBelle, in the NBC sitcom Out All Night (1992–1993). Fox's breakthrough came in 1996, with roles in two box-office hit films, Roland Emmerich's Independence Day and F. Gary Gray's Set It Off.
Fox has starred in the films Booty Call (1997), Soul Food (1997), Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998), Kingdom Come (2001), Two Can Play That Game (2001), and Boat Trip (2002). She played Vernita Green in Kill Bill and landed supporting roles in films like Ella Enchanted (2004). She scored leading roles in the short-lived Fox sitcom Getting Personal (1998) and the CBS medical drama City of Angels (2000). From 2003 to 2006, she co-starred in and produced the Lifetime crime drama series, Missing, for which she received an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series. Fox has also produced a number of straight-to-video films.
Fox was born in South Bend, Indiana, the daughter of Everlyena, a pharmaceutical technician, and William Fox, a school administrator. Her parents relocated to the Benton Harbor, Michigan area soon after her birth. Fox is a 1982 graduate of Arlington High School in Indianapolis and subsequently graduated from Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California, with an AA degree in Social Sciences.
In 1982, Fox relocated to California to attend Golden West College. While in California, she was a dancer on Soul Train from 1983 to 1984, and also appeared in the music video for R&B group Klymaxx's hit single, "Meeting in the Ladies Room". Afterwards, she started acting professionally, first on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives in 1988, playing Carmen Silva. After making her debut as a sex worker in Oliver Stone's war drama film Born on the Fourth of July (1989), she was cast as Emily Franklin in the pilot episode of ABC comedy series, Living Dolls, a spin-off of the sitcom Who's the Boss? but was replaced with Halle Berry for the remaining episodes. Later that year, Fox was cast as Maya Reubens, the leading character in the NBC daytime soap opera Generations. The series broke new ground as the first soap opera to feature an African-American family from its inception.
In the early 1990s, Fox began appearing in prime time television, playing guest-starring roles on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Beverly Hills, 90210, Family Matters, Matlock, and Martin. In 1992, she was cast as Patti LaBelle's fashion-designer daughter, Charisse Chamberlain, on the NBC sitcom Out All Night. In addition to her role, she returned to soap operas with role of Dr. Stephanie Simmons on CBS' The Young and the Restless during 1994–95. In 1995, she had a cameo role in the comedy film Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood.
In 1996, Fox played Will Smith's character's girlfriend, Jasmine Dubrow, in the epic science fiction disaster blockbuster Independence Day, directed by Roland Emmerich. The film grossed over $800 million worldwide. Fox received an MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss with Smith, and was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress. Later that year, she played Francesca "Frankie" Sutton in the crime action film Set It Off opposite Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah and Kimberly Elise. Directed by F. Gary Gray, Set It Off became a critical and box office success, grossing over $41 million against a budget of $9 million. In 1997, Fox starred in three movies: Booty Call, a Columbia Pictures comedy opposite Jamie Foxx; the superhero film Batman & Robin; and 20th Century Fox's critically acclaimed comedy-drama Soul Food. The latter was a major box office success. For her role, Fox received her first NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture nomination, and MTV Movie Award for Best Performance.
Fox had additional leading roles on television. She played Queen of Sheba in the British television film Solomon in 1997. That same year, she starred opposite Arsenio Hall in the short-lived ABC sitcom Arsenio. In 1998, she was lead actress in the short-lived Fox sitcom Getting Personal. Also in 1998, Fox starred alongside Halle Berry, Lela Rochon and Larenz Tate in the romantic drama film Why Do Fools Fall in Love, playing one of the three wives of singer Frankie Lymon. The following year, she appeared in stoner comedy horror Idle Hands, and Teaching Mrs. Tingle with Helen Mirren. In 2000, she starred alongside Blair Underwood in the short-lived CBS medical drama, City of Angels.
In 2001, Fox played Lucille Slocumb in Kingdom Come, a comedy-drama starring LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Whoopi Goldberg. That same year, she was the lead in the romantic comedy Two Can Play That Game, and had a supporting role in the independent comedy-drama Little Secrets. In 2002, she starred alongside Miguel A. Núñez Jr. in Juwanna Mann and Cuba Gooding Jr. in Boat Trip. In 2003, Quentin Tarantino cast her as Vernita Green in his two-part martial arts film Kill Bill.
From 2004 to 2006, Fox co-produced and starred as FBI special agent Nicole Scott in the Lifetime television crime drama series Missing. She received NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for her role in 2006. During this time, Fox produced and played the leading roles in several films, including Motives, The Salon, Getting Played, and Three Can Play That Game. From 2007 to 2009, she had a recurring role in the HBO comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm, as the mother of a family displaced by a hurricane and taken in by Larry and Cheryl.
Fox was a judge on The WB's talent show The Starlet. She participated in the third season of ABC's hit television show, Dancing with the Stars, but was voted off after the fourth week. In 2009, Fox served as celebrity spokesperson for the then 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. She hosted her own VH1 reality series Glam God with Vivica A. Fox (2008), TV Land's The Cougar (2009), and Lifetime's Prank My Mom (2012). She was also a contestant on The Apprentice in 2015.
In the late 2000s and 2010s, Fox had supporting roles in movies poorly received by critics, such as The Hard Corps (2006) alongside Jean-Claude Van Damme, Kickin' It Old Skool (2007) starring Jamie Kennedy, and Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (2008) with Jessica Simpson. On television, she had guest starring roles on Law & Order, Drop Dead Diva, Melissa & Joey, Femme Fatales, and Raising Hope. As a regular, Fox starred in the syndicated sitcom Mr. Box Office alongside Bill Bellamy and Jon Lovitz.
In 2012, she acted in the Nigerian action drama film Black November, starring Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Akon, and Wyclef Jean. In 2013, Fox landed a part in the Christian sports drama, Home Run. The film had a limited release on April 19, 2013 in the United States and has grossed over $2.8 million. On the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the movie received 45% positive reviews from 11 critics. Fox also gave her voice to the direct-to-DVD animated movie Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright. In October 2013, she had a supporting role in the Christmas movie So This Is Christmas, alongside Eric Roberts. In 2014, she participated in the acclaimed parodic TV movie Sharknado 2: The Second One. Later that year, Fox starred in Mercenaries, alongside Kristanna Loken, Brigitte Nielsen, Cynthia Rothrock, Zoë Bell, and Nicole Bilderback.
In 2015, she was cast as Cookie Lyon's sister for the second season of the Fox prime-time soap opera, Empire. She was a recurring cast member as of the second season and was promoted to series regular for its six and final season. She acted in the comedy-drama, Chocolate City, alongside Robert Ri'chard, Michael Jai White, Carmen Electra. In the United States, the film was released in a limited release and through video on demand on May 22, 2015. Freestyle Releasing handled the theatrical release with Paramount Home Entertainment handling the video on demand and home media release of the film. The film debuted on BET on June 10, 2015. Fox was in the crime action thriller The Good, the Bad, and the Dead, starring Johnny Messner, Dolph Lundgren, Danny Trejo, and Michael Paré. She also appeared in the movie True to the Game based on Teri Woods' novel of the same name.
Fox reprised her Independence Day role in Roland Emmerich's Independence Day: Resurgence. The film was released on June 24, 2016. That same year, it was announced that she would portray the president of the United States in the science fiction film "Crossbreed", making her the first African-American woman to portray the role in a feature film. She was also cast in the television film The Wrong Roommate.
On January 4, 2017, Lifetime launched the premiere of her new venture "Vivica's Black Magic" which was an exotic male review. During this time, she had a supporting role in the movie Chocolate City: Vegas Strip starring Robert Ri'chard, Michael Jai White, Mekhi Phifer, Ginuwine, and Melanie Brown. On August 12, 2017, the movie was made available on Netflix. Fox appeared as Cheer Goddess in the film Bring It On: Worldwide Cheersmack. She also starred in the TV biopic Bobbi Kristina, based on the life of Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina. Fox acted in the independent drama, Jason's Letter. The film made its premiere on June 11, 2017, at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover.
In 2018, the actress released a book. Vivica's Every Day I'm Hustling (St. Martin's Press, 2018) is a "part memoir, part inspirational" book that focuses on her career and relationships. The same year, she appeared in the TV movie The Last Sharknado: It's About Time. She was hired to host the TV talk show Face the Truth on CBS, which lasted only one season. She also had a role in the erotic romantic thriller Kinky. The film was released in the United States on October 12, 2018, by Patriot Pictures. In December 2018, she appeared in two Christmas movies: Christmas with a View, starring Patrick Duffy and A Wedding for Christmas.
In 2019, Fox starred in several David DeCoteau TV movies, including The Wrong Stepmother, The Wrong Boy Next Door, The Wrong Mommy, The Wrong Tutor and The Wrong Cheerleader. She appeared as Dr. Angela Foster in the TV series The Bay, and starred in the drama film Fire And Rain. She also acted in two Christmas themed TV movies: 2nd Chance for Christmas and Christmas Matchmakers, starring Dorian Gregory.
In 2020, she starred in the movie Arkansas, alongside Liam Hemsworth, John Malkovich, and Vince Vaughn. That same year, she starred in the movie Hooking Up, and had a role in the movie True to the Game 2 starring Tamar Braxton, which was released on April 10. She also starred in the movie Rev, released in May 2020.
Fox later competed in season six of The Masked Singer as "Mother Nature". She was the second to be eliminated during the two-night premiere, alongside Dwight Howard as "Octopus" and Toni Braxton as "Pufferfish". However, her unmasking occurred at the beginning of the second part, as the first part ended in a cliffhanger.
In December 1998, Fox married singer Christopher "Sixx-Nine" Harvest. The couple divorced in 2002. Fox briefly dated rapper 50 Cent in 2003. In November 2011, Fox and club promoter Omar "Slimm" White broke off their 10-month engagement. Fox stated her biggest regret is that she did not have children.
On September 20, 2020, Fox backed out of co-hosting a "Live From the Red Carpet" virtual pre-show for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards, because she tested positive for COVID-19. She later said this test result was a false positive.
|1989||Born on the Fourth of July||Hooker|
|1995||The Tuskegee Airmen||Charlene||TV movie|
|1996||Don't Be a Menace||Ashtray's Mother|
|Independence Day||Jasmine Dubrow|
|Set It Off||Francesca "Frankie" Sutton|
|Batman & Robin||Miss B. Haven|
|Soul Food||Maxine Chadway|
|Solomon||Queen of Sheba||TV mini series|
|1998||Why Do Fools Fall in Love||Elizabeth "Mickey" Waters|
|1999||A Saintly Switch||Sara Anderson|
|Idle Hands||Debi LeCure|
|Teaching Mrs. Tingle||Miss Gold|
|2000||Hendrix||Faye Pridgeon||TV movie|
|Kingdom Come||Lucille Slocumb|
|Two Can Play That Game||Shante Smith|
|2002||Juwanna Mann||Michelle Langford|
|2003||Ride or Die||Lisa||Video|
|Kill Bill: Volume 1||Vernita Green / Jeanie Bell / Copperhead|
|Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time||Future Monique (voice)||TV movie|
|Kill Bill: Volume 2||Vernita Green / Jeanie Bell / Copperhead|
|2005||The Salon||Jenny Smith||Producer|
|Getting Played||Andrea Collins||TV movie|
|Ultimate Super Heroes, Vixens & Villains||Herself||TV movie documentary|
|2006||The Hard Corps: Call to Action||Herself||Video documentary|
|Pam Grier Super Foxy||Herself||Video documentary short|
|Blaxploitation to Hip Hop||Herself||Video documentary short|
|Keith Barry: Extraordinary||Herself||TV movie|
|The Hard Corps||Tamara Barclay||Video|
|Citizen Duane||Miss Houston|
|2007||Testimonies of Faith: Humble Journey's||Herself||Documentary|
|Natural Born Komics||Herself||Video|
|Conversations 2||Herself||Documentary short|
|Kickin' It Old Skool||Roxanna Jackson|
|Motives 2||Constance Simms||Video|
|Father of Lies||Barbara Robinson||Video|
|Three Can Play That Game||Shante Smith|
|Unstable Fables: Tortoise vs. Hare||Dotty Tortoise (voice)||Video|
|Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous||Sergeant Louisa Morely|
|2009||My Nappy Roots: A Journey Through Black Hair-itage||Herself||Documentary|
|The Slammin' Salmon||Nutella|
|11-04-08: The Day of Change||Herself||TV movie|
|There's a Stranger in my House||Harmony's mother|
|Secrets of Life||Herself||Documentary|
|Degrassi Goes Hollywood||Herself||TV movie|
|Shark City||Veronica Wolf|
|2010||Junkyard Dog||Samantha Deatherage|
|Miss Nobody||Nan Wilder|
|Trapped: Haitian Nights||Violet Martin|||
|Love Chronicles: Secrets Revealed||Janet||Video|
|The Land of the Astronauts||Studio Executive|
|Pastor Jones: The Complete First Season||Dr. Barbara Hunter||Video|
|Farewell Mr. Kringle||Zoe Marsden||TV movie|
|Hollywood & Wine||Jackie Johnson||Video|
|Lord, All Men Can't Be Dogs||Lisa|
|The Cookout 2||Hot Female Messenger||TV movie|
|A Holiday Heist||Dean Erma|
|Cheaper to Keep Her||Morgan Mays||Video|
|Annie Claus is Coming to Town||Lucy||TV movie|
|Searching for Angels||Nurse Carter|
|1 Out of 7||Devon|
|2012||The Marriage Chronicles||Leeah McDaniels|
|In the Hive||Billie|
|Solid State||Agent Fox|
|Cool Cat Stops Bullying||Herself||Video short|
|Burning Hope: The Making of Hitman Absolution||Herself||Documentary|
|2013||Whitney Houston Legend||Herself||Documentary|
|Caught on Tape||Nadine|
|The Pastor and Mrs. Jones||Mrs. Jones|
|Doctor Bello||Chloe Durant|
|Line of Duty||Agent Montelongo|
|Queen City||Lady Midnight|
|Cool Cat Finds a Gun||Celebrity PSA||Video short|
|Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright||Lotte Lavoie (voice)|
|It's Not You, It's Me||Gina|||
|The Power of Love||PJ Payton|
|So This Is Christmas||Sharon|
|A Christmas Wedding||Sharon Douglas|
|2014||Looking for Mr. Right||Della||TV movie|
|Sharknado 2: The Second One||Skye||TV movie|
|Mercenaries||Donna "Raven" Ravena|
|30 Days in Atlanta||Wilson's Wife|
|Whatever She Wants||Vivian Wolf||Video|
|2015||Celebrity Apprentice: Pillow Fight||Herself||Short|
|Cool Cat Saves the Kids||Vivica|
|Chocolate City||Katherine McCoy|
|Terms & Conditions||The Target|
|Blaq Gold||Mayor Morgan Hardaway||TV movie|
|6 Ways to Die||Veronica Smith|
|The Good, the Bad and the Dead||Imani Cole|
|Carter High||Mrs. James|
|A Royal Family Holiday||Mona Levi||TV movie|
|Royal Family Christmas||Mona Levi||TV movie|
|2016||The Wrong Roommate||Detective Valdez||TV movie|
|Independence Day: Resurgence||Jasmine Dubrow|
|The Wrong Child||Renee||TV movie|
|Summer in the City||Alyssa||TV movie|
|A Husband for Christmas||Brooke Harris||TV movie|
|2017||The Wrong Student||Gibson||TV movie|
|The Wrong Crush||Gwen||TV movie|
|Garlic & Gunpowder||Mayor Brown|
|Chocolate City: Vegas Strip||Katherine McCoy|
|Bring It On: Worldwide Cheersmack||Cheer Goddess|
|Explosion Jones||Mrs. Jones||TV series|
|True to the Game||Shoog|
|Bobbi Kristina||Pat Houston||TV movie|
|My Christmas Grandpa||Madison||TV Short|
|A Christmas Cruise||Pam Stevenson||TV movie|
|The Wrong Man||Jen Bennington||TV movie|
|Jason's Letter||Sammi Brooks|
|2018||The Sky Princess||Moon Queen|
|The Wrong Cruise||Claire Tanner||TV movie|
|The Last Sharknado: It's About Time||Skye||TV movie |
|The Wrong Friend||Principal Atkins||TV movie|
|Caretakers||Dr. Sherry Cooper|
|Christmas with a View||Lydia||TV movie|
|A Wedding for Christmas||Ms. Reynolds||TV movie|
|The Wrong Teacher||Ms. Burns / Charlotte's roommate||TV movie|
|Cool Cat Kids Superhero||Vivica|
|2019||Crossbreed||President Ellen Henricksen|
|The Wrong Stepmother||Ms. Price||TV movie|
|The Wrong Boy Next Door||Detective Watkins||TV movie|
|The Wrong Mommy||Samantha||TV movie|
|The Wrong Tutor||Carol||TV movie|
|The Wrong Cheerleader||Coach Flynn||TV movie|
|Fire and Rain||Casey|
|2nd Chance for Christmas||Death|
|Christmas Matchmakers||Kate||TV movie|
|2020||The Wrong Housesitter||Debbie||TV movie|
|The Bible Collection: Solomon|
|Hooking Up||Cindy Brighton|
|A Beautiful Distraction||Claire|
|The Wrong Wedding Planner||Detective Jones||TV movie|
|The Wrong Stepfather||Principal Higgins||TV movie|
|The Wrong Cheerleader Coach||Coach Burke||TV movie|
|Joy & Hope||Amanda Parkington||TV movie|
|True to the Game 2||Shoog|
|Christmas Together||Deb||TV movie|
|A Christmas for Mary||Vivian||TV movie|
|2021||The Wrong Real Estate Agent||Julie||TV movie|
|The Wrong Fiancé||Charlotte||TV movie|
|The Wrong Mr. Right||Sandra||TV movie|
|The Wrong Prince Charming||Bridget||TV movie|
|The Wrong Valentine||Ms. Connelly||TV movie|
|Secret Society||Charles' Mom|
|Aquarium of the Dead||Eddie 'Clu' Cluwirth|
|The Wrong Cheer Captain||Carol||TV movie|
|2022||The Wrong Blind Date||Beth||TV movie|
|The Wrong High School Sweetheart||Dee Kressley||TV movie|
|Due Season||Gwen Waters|||
|Harmony in Paradise||Madelyn||TV movie|
|TBA||Humble Pie||Christine Robinsom\n|
|Bobcat Moretti||Joanne 'Jo' Wallis|||
|Me and My Girlfriend||Linda|
|3 of a Kind||Monique|
|1988||Days of Our Lives||Carmen Silva||Regular cast|
|China Beach||Toffee Candette||Episode: "Lost and Found: Part 1 & 2"|
|1989||Who's the Boss?||Emily Franklin||Episode: "Living Dolls"|
|1989–91||Generations||Maya Reubens||Main cast|
|1991||The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air||Janet||Episode: "It Had to Be You"|
|Beverly Hills, 90210||Sherice Ashe||Episode: "Ashes to Ashes"|
|1992||Family Matters||Halawna||Episode: "Jailhouse Blues"|
|1993||Matlock||Celebrity patient at clinic||Episode: "The Obsession"|
|1992–93||Out All Night||Charisse Chamberlain||Main cast|
|1994–95||The Young and the Restless||Stephanie Simmons||Regular cast|
|1995||Martin||Patrice||Episode: "The Ex-Files"|
|The Watcher||Elizabeth||Episode: "Second Chances: Last Time Around/Jack Flash/Hit Man"|
|1996||Living Single||Tina||Episode: "Do You Take This Man's Wallet?"|
|Jungle Cubs||Lima (voice)||Episode: "Treasure of the Middle Jungle"|
|1997||Arsenio||Vicki Atwood||Main cast|
|Soul Train||Guest hostess||Episode: "Zhane/Horace Brown/Jeru the Damaja"|
|1998||Getting Personal||Robyn Buckley||Main cast|
|Essence Awards||Herself/co-hostess||TV special|
|MADtv||Herself||Episode: "Vivica A. Fox"|
|1999||Cosby||Anita||Episode: "War Stories"|
|The Hughleys||Regina||Recurring cast: Season 1, Guest: Seson 2|
|Mysteries and Scandals||Herself||Episode: "Frankie Lymon"|
|1999–04||Hollywood Squares||Herself/panelist||90 episodes|
|2000||City of Angels||Dr. Lillian Price||Main cast: Season 1|
|Arista Records' 25th Anniversary Celebration||Herself||TV special documentary|
|Who Wants to Be a Millionaire||Herself/contestant||Episode: "Celebrity Millionaire 2, Show 1, 3 & 4"|
|2001||The Proud Family||Margaret (voice)||Episode: "Seven Days of Kwanzaa"|
|An Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence||Herself/co-hostess||TV special|
|Headliners & Legends with Matt Lauer||Herself||Episode: "Will Smith"|
|2001–02||Intimate Portrait||Herself||Episode: "Lela Rochon" & "Tisha Campbell-Martin"|
|2002||MADtv||Herself/Special Guest||Episode: "Episode #7.24"|
|My Wife and Kids||Kelly Kyle||Episode: "Sister Story"|
|2003||The Twilight Zone||Adelaide Tyler||Episode: "Memphis"|
|Tremors||Delores||Episode: "The Key"|
|Ozzy & Drix||Ellen Patella (voice)||Recurring cast|
|The Parkers||Claire||Episode: "Kimmie Has Two Moms"|
|America's Most Talented Kid||Celebrity Judge||TV series|
|Jeopardy!||Herself/Celebrity Contestant||Episode: "2003 Celebrity Jeopardy! Game 2"|
|2004||Alias||Toni Cummings||Episode: "After Six" & "Legacy"|
|Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem||Herself||TV special documentary|
|Hip Hop Honors||Herself/co-hostess||TV special|
|2004–06||1-800-Missing||FBI Agent Nicole Scott||Main cast: Season 2-3, also co-executive producer|
|2005||Loonatics Unleashed||Black Velvet (voice)||Episode: "The Cloak of Black Velvet"|
|Eve||Herself||Episode: "Kung Fu Divas"|
|My Music: Funky Soul Superstars||Herself/hostess||TV special documentary|
|Steve Harvey's Big Time Challenge||Herself||Episode: "#2.17"|
|The Starlet||Herself/judge||TV series|
|The Greatest: The 40 Hottest Rock Star Girlfriends... and Wives||Herself||TV special|
|Independent Lens||Herself||Episode: "Double Dare/Piki and Poko: Taking the Dare!"|
|Hi-Jinks||Herself||Episode: "Vivica Fox"|
|2005–15||Fashion News Live||Herself||4 episodes|
|2006||All of Us||Beverly Hunter||2 episodes|
|Soul Train Music Awards||Herself/co-hostess||TV special|
|In the Mix||Herself||2 episodes|
|Icons||Herself||Episode: "Jamie Kennedy"|
|TV Land's Top Ten||Herself||Episode: "Top Ten Musical Moments"|
|Dancing with the Stars||Herself/contestant||Season 3|
|2007||The Game||Herself||Episode: "When the Chickens Come Home to Roost: Part 1"|
|Real Life Divas||Herself||Episode: "Vivica A. Fox"|
|2007–09||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Loretta Black||Recurring cast: Season 6|
|2008||Little Britain USA||The First Lady||Episode: "#1.2"|
|Law & Order||Kate Tenny||Episode: "Sweetie"|
|Keeping Up with the Kardashians||Herself||Episode: "A New Perspective in New Orleans"|
|Battleground Earth||Herself||Episode: "You've Got Junk Mail"|
|The First Annual Worldwide Fido Awards||Herself/judge||TV special|
|Glam God with Vivica A. Fox||Herself/judge||TV series/executive producer|
|Celebrity Family Feud||Herself/contestant||Episode: "Bill Engvall vs. Larry the Cable Guy, Vivica A. Fox vs. Mo'Nique"|
|2009||Da Kink in My Hair||Karen||Episode: "Oil's Well That Ends Well"|
|Degrassi: The Next Generation||Herself||Episode: "Paradise City, Pt. 2"|
|'Til Death||Sarah||Episode: "The Courtship of Eddie's Parents"|
|The Cougar||Herself/hostess||TV series|
|Make My Day||Herself||Episode: "Fashionista"|
|Cake Boss||Herself||Episode: "Painters, Pool & Pink"|
|2010||Miss America||Herself/judge||TV special|
|True Jackson, VP||True's Mom||Episode: "Pajama Party"|
|Drop Dead Diva||Maria Ellis||Episode: "The Long Road to Napa"|
|25 Things You Didn't Know About Curb Your Enthusiasm||Herself||TV special|
|Running Russell Simmons||Herself||Episode: "You Only Live Once"|
|2010–13||Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated||Angel Dynamite/Cassidy Williams (voice)||Recurring cast|
|2011||Melissa & Joey||Tasha||Episode: "Toledo's Next Top Model"|
|The Protector||Captain Lisa Novak||Episode: "Ghosts"|
|Miss Universe||Herself/judge||TV special|
|Who Wants to Be a Millionaire||Herself/contestant||Episode: "Celebrity Week for Alzheimer's 2"|
|2012||Raising Hope||Sara Louise||Episode: "Hogging All the Glory"|
|Femme Fatales||Dean Vera Rutledge||Episode: "Extracurricular Activities"|
|Unsung||Herself||Episode: "Vesta Williams"|
|Face Off||Herself/guest judge||Episode: "Dangerous Beauty"|
|Belle's||Herself||Episode: "Birthday Party"|
|Prank My Mom||Herself/hostess||TV series|
|Lifestyle Weekly Series||Herself/hostess||TV series|
|2012–15||Mr. Box Office||Casandra Washington||Main cast|
|2013||Anderson Live||Herself/co-hostess||2 episodes|
|The Eric Andre Show||Herself||Episode: "Jodie Sweetin; Vivica A. Fox"|
|In the Company of Friends||Herself||TV special|
|2014||Oprah: Where Are They Now?||Herself||Episode: "Vivica Fox, Janine Turner, Jimmy McNichol & Willie Wonka's Peter Ostrom"|
|The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills||Herself||Episode: "Star Sighting"|
|2014–16||Unsung Hollywood||Herself||3 episodes|
|2014–17||Celebrity Name Game||Herself/celebrity player||18 episodes|
|2015||Sofia the First||Carol (voice)||Episode: "Carol of the Arrow"|
|The Apprentice||Herself/contestant||Season 14|
|2015–16||Mann & Wife||Michelle||Recurring cast|
|2015–20||Empire||Candace Mason||Recurring cast: Seasons 2–5, regular cast: Season 6|
|2016||Kocktails with Khloé||Herself||Episode: "Eat, Drink, Pray"|
|Mr. Pickles||Poison||Recurring cast: Season 2|
|RuPaul's Drag Race||Herself/guest judge||Episode: "Shady Politics"|
|Gay Skit Happens||Herself||2 episodes|
|Hollywood Today Live||Herself/co-hostess||TV series|
|2017||Btwn2Flrs||Herself||Episode: "Vivica's Black Magic"|
|Vivica's Black Magic||Herself/judge||TV series|
|Hip Hop Squares||Herself/panelist||2 episodes|
|Battle of the Network Stars||Herself/contestant||Episode: "TV Lifeguards vs. Trouble Makers"|
|Worst Cooks in America||Herself/contestant||Season 11: Celebrity Edition 3|
|50 Central||Curtis' Ex-Girlfriend||Episode: "A New Superhero"|
|2017–20||Match Game||Herself/celebrity panelist||2 episodes|
|2018||Celebrity Family Feud||Herself/contestant||Episode: "Team Vanilla Ice vs Kim Fields and Team Ice-T & Coco vs Vivica A. Fox"|
|Pyramid||Herself/celebrity player||Episode: "Ross Matthews vs. Vivica A. Fox and Kelly Osbourne vs. Matt McGorry"|
|2018–19||Face the Truth||Hostess/moderator||TV series|
|Funny You Should Ask||Herself/celebrity panelist||44 episodes|
|The Bay||Dr. Angela Foster||4 episodes|
|2019–21||To Tell the Truth||Herself/celebrity panelist||3 episodes|
|2020||Stuck with You||Terry Parker||Episode: "It Was All A Dream"|
|Beat Bobby Flay||Herself/celebrity judge||Episode: "So Much Shade"|
|Celebrity Call Center||Herself||2 episodes|
|Love & Listings||Herself||2 episodes|
|I Love New York: Reunited||Herself/hostess||TV special|
|2021||25 Words or Less||Herself/contestant||5 episodes|
|Celebrity Family Feud||Herself/contestant||Episode: "Vivica A. Fox vs. Bill Bellamy and MLB Alums vs. MLB Wives"|
|Celebrity Wheel of Fortune||Herself/contestant||Episode: "Vivica A. Fox, Michelle Trachtenberg, Jason Mraz"|
|Keeping Up with the Joneses||Robin Jones||TV mini series|
|The Masked Singer||Mother Nature||Season 6|
|12 to Midnight||Episode: "Nana's Pancakes"|
|2022||Black-ish||Herself||Episode: "My Work-Friend's Wedding"|
|2012||Hitman: Absolution||Lasandra Dixon|||
Music video appearances
|1985||"Meeting in the Ladies Room"||Klymaxx|
|1989||"Perpetrators"||Randy & the Gypsys|
|1991||"Strictly Business"||LL Cool J|
|1996||"You're Makin Me High"||Toni Braxton|
|1997||"Been Around the World"||Puff Daddy & the Family|
|"Big Bad Mamma"||Foxy Brown|
|2000||"As We Lay"||Kelly Price|
|2003||"Shoulda Woulda Coulda"||Brian McKnight|
|2010||"Do You Think About Me"||50 Cent|
|2013||"Age Ain't A Factor"||Jaheim|
Awards and nominations
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- "Chocolate City". abandomoviez. Retrieved October 28, 2014.
- Chocolate City – Movie Trailers – iTunes
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- "Bring It On Is 17! Vivica A. Fox Gives Us the Scoop on Sequel #Cheersmack". Flare. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
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- "Christmas With A View (2018) Trailer". YouTube.
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- "2nd Chance For Christmas Offical [sic] Trailer (Brittany Underwood, Vivica A. Fox and Tara Reid)". YouTube.
- "Christmas Matchmakers Trailer (2019) Vivica A. Fox, Anna Marie Dobbins, Andrew Rogers". YouTube.
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- Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Announces Award-Winning Entertainers, Religious and Military Leaders As Nominees for Honorary Membership
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