VIVICA A. FOX Biography - Theater, Opera and Movie personalities


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Vivica Fox was born on July 30th 1964, and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is the youngest of four children, growing up with her sister and two brothers. She attended the Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California, and graduated with an Associate Art degree in Social Sciences. She is a talented actress who got her big break on the Hollywood scene with her feature film debut opposite of Will Smith, in the blockbuster hit Independence Day. She portrayed Jasmine DuBrow, the sexy and heroic girlfriend of the pilot hero played by Smith. By the way, the dynamic and sexy couple won the MTV Award for Best Kiss.


Her credits started to grow from then on. Following her performance in ID4, Fox starred with Jada Pinkett-Smith, Queen Latifah, and Blair Underwood in the dramatic action feature Set it Off. She played the role of an ambitious bank teller turn no-holds-barred bank robber.


In the summer of 1997, Vivica starred in the heavy cast movie Batman and Robin. She co-starred opposite Arnold Schwarzeneger, Uma Thurman and George Clooney. She showed off her talent playing the dangerously seductive character Ms. B Haven. That same year, she also appeared as one of three sisters in the family drama Soul Food, co-starring Vanessa Williams and Nia Long. That role lead her to receive an MTV Movie and Image Award Nomination for Best Actress.


The ABC special Arsenio was yet another project the talented Fox took part in. Previous television appearances include a primetime slot in the program Out All Night, as well as landing many other guest starring roles in series such as: Like Living Single, Family Matters, Matlock, Beverly Hills 90210, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and China Beach. She also held a recurring role on The Young and the Restless.


The summer of 1998 was a very eventful one for Vivica’s film career. In her most recent film project Why Do Fools Fall In Love, Vivica co-stars with Larenz Tate, Halle Berry and Lela Rochon in a movie about the Frankie Lymon Story. Idle Hands was next on her list, where she played a druid priestess hunting down the evil forces in a small town. She also co-starred with British actress Helen Mirren, as well as Molly Ringwald, Katie Holmes, and Barry Watson, as Miss Gold, in the feature about three students holding an unpopular teacher hostage, Teaching Mrs. Tingle.


As you can see, this Indiana native is on a role, with growing success and innate talent. She is in her second year starring on the Fox Television sitcom Getting Personal, with Duane Martin and Jon Cryer. Playing the role of Robyn Buckley, she is a woman who always gets involved with her co-worker’s personal and professional lives, a perfect match for today’s busy young professionals