VIVICA FOX BIO
After graduating from Golden West College, Fox moved to
California to become an actress, first on soap operas such as
Generations, Days of Our Lives and The Young and the Restless.
One of her earliest roles 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.
She got her big break in film as Will Smith's stripper
girlfriend in Independence Day. From there, she was cast in many
other films and earned critical acclaim for her portrayal of
Maxine in the 1997 motion picture Soul Food, which netted her
MTV Movie Award and NAACP Image Award nominations.
2000, she portrayed Dr. Lillian Price during the first season of
the CBS medical drama City of Angels.
Fox also played roles in Idle Hands, Why Do Fools Fall In
Love, Teaching Mrs. Tingle, Two Can Play That Game and Juwanna Mann
before landing the role of assassin Vernita Green in the 2003
Quentin Tarantino vehicle, Kill Bill. Fox has also tried her hand at
voice acting, providing her voice for roles in the television
cartoons Ozzy & Drix and Kim Possible.
In 2004, Fox was in an episode of Punk'd where her pregnant friend
Tichina Arnold pretended to go into labor, but they became angry
when a paramedic appeared to care more about taking pictures than
delivering the baby.
From 04-06 Fox starred in the drama series, Missing on the Lifetime
Television Network with Caterina Scorsone and Mark Consuelos. She
was also the show's co-producer.
Fox participated in the third season of ABC's hit television show,
Dancing with the Stars, she was voted off after the fourth week.