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Vivica A. Fox

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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.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Vivica A. Fox Disgusted at Suggestion She Could Play Omarosa in Biopic

Vivica A. Fox
Me? Play Omarosa?! Oma-Goodness, No!!

Vivica A. Fox damn near choked on the word "No" when our camera guy told her she could play Omarosa in a movie, making it crystal clear -- not a fan. We got Vivica A. at LAX where… READ MORE >

Vivica A. Fox to Tarantino, Make 'Kill Bill 3' And Put Ronda In It!

Vivica A. Fox
To Quentin Tarantino ... Make 'Kill Bill 3' And Put Ronda In It!!

One of the stars of 'Kill Bill' is ALL IN for making a 3rd installment -- with Vivica A. Fox telling TMZ Sports she thinks Ronda Rousey would be the PERFECT star.  Of course, Viv… READ MORE >

- 118 days ago
Vivica A. Fox Responds to Fur Protesters with Holy Wish

Vivica A. Fox to Fur Protesters
God Be With You ... Now Stay In Your Lane!!!

Vivica A. Fox didn't take the high road when confronted by fur protesters at her book signing ... she took the holiest road.  The incident went down Wednesday night at Barnes &… READ MORE >

- 251 days ago
'Black-ish' Star Deon Cole Not Totally Sold on 'Black Panther' Donating Profits

'Black-ish' Star Deon Cole
Not TOTALLY Sold On 'Black Panther' Donating Profits

Deon Cole hopes "Black Panther" can be just any other successful movie ... not drowned in controversy over its social role. We got the "Black-ish" star leaving the Hollywood Improv and asked… READ MORE >

- 302 days ago
Vivica A. Fox Supports Push for Disney to Donate 'Black Panther' Profits

Vivica A. Fox
Buck Up, Disney!!! 'Black Panther' Profit Should Go to Black Comm.

Vivica A. Fox raised her fist and emphatically let it be known -- "Black Panther" producers, Disney, could do wonders if it donates a big chunk of money to the African-American community. We… READ MORE >

- 303 days ago
Vivica A. Fox Sued by Ex-Strip Club Partner for Poaching Dancers, Ruining Biz

Vivica A. Fox Sued
You Stole My Stripper Dudes! It's Time for Payback

Vivica A. Fox's former business partner says she ruined his "Black Magic" male stripper revue by bad mouthing him and stealing his dancers ... according to his lawsuit. Jean-Claude LaMarre says… READ MORE >

- 555 days ago
Vivica A. Fox's 'Black Magic' Partner Bails After 'No Gays' Comment

Vivica A. Fox
'Black Magic' Partner Bails After 'No Gays' Comment

Vivica A. Fox pissed off the director and producer who made her male stripper reality show possible -- Jean-Claude LaMarre is cutting ties with her after she said gay men aren't welcome at the… READ MORE >

- 702 days ago
Vivica A. Fox Insists Her Male Strippers Don't Dance for Gay Guys (VIDEO)

Vivica A. Fox
My Male Strippers Don't Dance for Gays

Vivica A. Fox is drawing a line in the strip club when it comes to gays and her 'Black Magic' male revue. Vivica and a couple of the dancers from her new reality show hit up "The Breakfast Club,"… READ MORE >

- 705 days ago
Vivica A. Fox: Good Genes or Good Docs

Vivica A. Fox
Good Genes Or Good Docs?

Vivica A. Fox has has looks that can 'Kill!' Here’s a 28-year-old version of the red-hot actress posing for a pic in Hollywood back in 1992 (left) and 24 years later ... the sexy "Kill Bill"… READ MORE >

- 752 days ago
Vivica A. Fox -- Orange You Glad to See the 'Independence Day' Sequel?

Vivica A. Fox
Orange You Glad About 'Independence Day' Sequel?

Vivica A. Fox IS in next year's "Independence Day" sequel playing Jasmine ... her same character from the original. She is NOT starring in "Orange Is the New Black." Interesting.  READ MORE >

- 1091 days ago
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