|Real Name: Vivica A. Fox|
|Birthday: July 30, 1964|
|Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana|
Biography And Filmography:
Vivica A. Fox first grabbed our attention on the daytime soap operas, "Generations", and "The Young and the Restless", and primetime guest appearances on the Will Smith series "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air". On "Fresh Prince", she played an attractive but venomous date whom Smith tries to fix up with his cousin. This experience led to a short run as a regular cast member on the television sitcom "Out All Night" (1992) where she played the daughter of nightclub owner Patti LaBelle.
By 2012, Fox had no less than nine TV and movie projects in the works and was showing no sign of slowing down.
After small appearances in various comedy shows, Vivica Fox was cast in the role of a devoted single mother who works to support her family by working part time as a stripper in the science fiction blockbuster "Independence Day" (1996). This exposure brought in lots of new job offers. Starring roles followed in the crime thriller "Set It Off" (1996) with Queen Latifah, as one of four female bank robbers, then the comedy "Booty Call" (1997) with Jamie Foxx and Tommy Davidson, and a supporting role as Ms. B Haven, a partner of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Mr. Freeze, in the highly successful sequel "Batman & Robin" (1997) starring George Clooney, Alicia Silverstone and Uma Thurman.
Vivica was then hired and cast next to Halle Berry in "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" (1998), about three very different women with one man in common. Fox then appeared in thirteen episodes of "City Of Angels" (2000), a television series where she co-starred as Dr. Lillian Price. In 2001, she was cast in "Little Secrets" starring Evan Rachel Wood and David Gallagher. The following year she had a starring role in "Juwanna Mann" (2002), a story about a basketball star who is kicked out of the NBA when his on-court actions go too far, so he poses as a woman and joins the WUBA.
After a role alongside Cuba Gooding, Jr., in the comedy "Boat Trip" (2002), the actress was cast as Vernita Green, one of the killers marked for revenge by 'The Bride' (Uma Thurman) in Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill, Vol. 1" (2003) also featuring Lucy Liu and Daryl Hannah.
Vivica then appeared in "Ella Enchanted" (2004) portraying Lucinda, who gives a young girl (Anne Hathaway) the gift of obedience at birth. She then lent her voice talents to Disney's time travel animated action adventure comedy "Kim Possible: A Stitch in Time" (2003), about two kids who start out a new school year only to find out that their family is moving to Norway.
The actress was next seen in two video releases in, “Getting Played” (2006) with Carmen Electra, a romantic comedy about three women weary of men who try to trap a random target for fun, and “The Hard Corps” (2006), a Jean Claude Van Damme action movie about a war veteran hired to protect a former boxing champion from a corrupt music mogul.
Meanwhile, Vivica joined ten other celebrities as a contestant on the smash hit “Dancing With the Stars” (2005- ), a weekly dance competition that pairs professional dancers with inexperienced celebrities. In 2007, she took another high-profile television job with a thirteen episode deal working with Larry David on the hit series "Curb Your Enthusiasm", where Larry David stars as himself in this hilarious comedy that profiles a dogged, self-depreciating picture of his life. He's got it all: a loving wife, good friends, a successful career, a great home - what could possibly go wrong?
Vivica Fox was now a certified Hollywood celebrity, TV, and movie star! Eerybody wante to see more of her.
2008 proved to be one of the busiest years ever for Vivica A. Fox, as she had no less then nine projects in the works at the same time. She started with the mystery "San Saba" (2008), before starring in the movie musical "Caught On Tape" (2008) with Cedric the Entertainer, about a little boy who uses his video camera that he got for his birthday to spy on his mothers boyfriend who is plotting a crime. Next was a role in the comedy "Miss Nobody" (2008), about a mild-mannered secretary who discovers that she has a talent for murder as she ascends the corporate ladder.
Fox was next cast in the drama "Street" (2008), before switching gears with more voice work in the animated adventure "Unstable Fables: Tortise vs. Hare" (2008) with Drake Bell and Danny Glover. More comedy followed with "Major Movie Star" (2008) starring Jessica Simpson, the story of when bubble gum movie star Megan Parker (Jessica Simpson) suddenly finds herself broke and humiliated in the public eye, and wanders from the wreckage of a car accident and enlists in the U.S. Army hoping it will change her life. Vivica then starred in the thriller "Junkyard Dog" (2008), a psychological thriller about an FBI Special Agent who travels to rural Tennessee to track down a college coed who's been abducted by a serial killer.
Vivica Fox showed that she was comfortable in a supporting comedy role with "Hollywood & Wine" (2008) starring David Spade and Pamela Anderson, a story about betrayal, Hollywood pride and shame. She wrapped her year starring in the comedy "Shark City" (2008) with Dennis Rodman, about two best friends in their early 30's living in New York city who are looking for love in all the wrong places.
But 2012 was the year Fox returned to Hollywood in a big way.
First was the drama “In the Hive” (2012) about a 16-year-old
girl names Xtra Keys, who lives by a few simple rules, all rooted in a
world of brazen and retaliatory violence. Next for Vivica was the movie
drama “Queen City” (2012) – a movie set in rustbelt of Buffalo in the
1980’s and follows the gritty struggle of two flawed detectives from
both sides of the tracks whose private and public lives cross as they
cope with strain in search of redemption and forgiveness.
Another crime thriller followed for the actress with a role in
“Mission Park” (2012) where four friends from the rough side of town
grow apart when two are consumed by a life of crime, and the other two
become FBI agents sent deep undercover - to bring down those childhood
friends. Fox then mixed things up in the musical themed movie Caught on
Tape” (2012) about a little boy who uses his video camera that he got
for his birthday to spy on his mother’s boyfriend who is plotting a
Vivica then moved to the sports genre in “Home Run” (2012) where a professional ball player with a drug abuse problem is forced into rehab in his hometown, and finds new hope when he gets honest about his troubled past, and takes on coaching duties for a misfit Little League team.
Fox then jumped into the comedy “So This is Christmas” (2012)
about a girl named Ashley who lives in the fast lane until a handyman
invades her life - they may live happily ever after unless her step
brother gets her killed.
Another dramatic movie “Black November” (2012) followed for Fox that teamed her with Mickey Rourke and Kim Basinger – “Black November” recounts the true story of the Niger Delta community’s struggle against their own government and a multi-national oil corporation. Fox followed with another drama in the role of Gabrielle in “Crosstown” (2012) where the promise of a better life is shattered when two families are confronted with the brutal reality of raising their children in Los Angeles.
Vivica Fox wrapped 2012 filming the drama “The Dead End” (2012)
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