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Vivica A. Fox

Vivica A. Fox was born in South Bend, Indiana, on July 30, 1964, and is the daughter of Everlyena, a pharmaceutical technician, and William Fox, a private school administrator. She is of Native American and African-American descent and is proud of her heritage. She is a graduate of Arlington High School in Indianapolis, Indiana, and, after graduating, moved to California to attend college. Vivica went to Golden West College and graduated with an Associate Art degree in Social Sciences. While in California, she started acting professionally, first on soap operas, such as Generations (1989), Days of Our Lives (1965) and The Young and the Restless (1973). In another early role, she played Patti LaBelle's fashion designer daughter, "Charisse Chamberlain", on the NBC-TV series, Out All Night (1992). Her first big break was in the film, Independence Day (1996), along with Will Smith, and also Set It Off (1996). She has earned critical acclaim for her portrayal of "Maxine" in the 1997 motion picture, Soul Food (1997), which netted her MTV Movie Award and NAACP Image Award nominations. In 2000, she was casted in the medical drama, City of Angels (2000), as "Dr. Lillian Price". She has had roles in many other movies ever since, such as: Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999), Two Can Play That Game (2001) and Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003). In 2004, Fox was in an episode of Punk'd (2003), where her pregnant friend pretended to go into labor, but they became angry when a paramedic appeared to care more about taking pictures than delivering the baby. Vivica also took another television role, from 2004 to 2006, as she starred in the drama series, 1-800-Missing (2003), on the Lifetime Television Network. In 2007, she was a contender on Dancing with the Stars (2005) and stayed until she was voted off in the fourth week. In 1998, Vivica A. Fox married singer Christopher Harvest (aka Sixx-Nine), whom she later divorced in June 2002. She also dated rapper 50 Cent, however this was a brief relationship.

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Jul 30, 1964 In South Bend, Indiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Jeopardy! 1984-09-10
Latest Project:
Series Celebrity Name Game 2014-09-22

5 wins & 16 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Raising Hope
Poster of Drop Dead Diva
Poster of The Game
Poster of Curb Your Enthusiasm
Celebrity Name Game Unknown 2014-09-22
The Real Unknown 2013-07-15
The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 2013-09-09
The Eric Andre Show Unknown 2012-05-20
Belle's Unknown 2012-09-01
Face Off Unknown 2011-01-26
Femme Fatales Unknown 2011-05-13
The Protector Unknown 2011-06-12
Big Rich Texas Unknown 2011-07-17
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated Unknown 2010-07-12
Jerseylicious Unknown 2010-03-21
Melissa & Joey Unknown 2010-08-17
Raising Hope Unknown 2010-09-01
Cake Boss Unknown 2009-04-19
Drop Dead Diva Unknown 2009-07-12
Little Britain USA Unknown 2008-09-28
The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
True Jackson, VP Unknown 2008-11-08
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Keeping Up with the Kardashians Unknown 2007-10-14
'Til Death Unknown 2006
The Game Unknown 2006-10-01
Loonatics Unleashed Unknown 2005-09-17
Dancing with the Stars Unknown 2005-06-01
Punk'd Unknown 2003-03-17
1-800-Missing FBI Agent Nicole Scott 37 episodes, 2003-2006 2003-08-02
Tremors Unknown 2003-03-28
Dr. Phil Unknown 2002-08-08
The Twilight Zone Unknown 2002-09-18
My Wife and Kids Unknown 2001-03-28
The Proud Family Unknown 2001-09-15
Alias Unknown 2001-09-30
Curb Your Enthusiasm Unknown 2000-10-15
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Unknown 1999-08-16
E! Mysteries & Scandals Unknown 1998-03-09
The Hughleys Unknown 1998-09-22
The Chris Rock Show Unknown 1997-02-07
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Martin Unknown 1992-08-27
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Unknown 1990-09-10
Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Beverly Hills, 90210 Unknown 1990-10-04
Family Matters Unknown 1989-09-22
China Beach Unknown 1988-04-26
Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Jeopardy! Unknown 1984-09-10
Who's the Boss? Unknown 1984-09-20