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Vivica A. Fox


After completing her second season on HBO’s Emmy Nominated hit comedy, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Fox guest starred on Lifetime’s Drop Dead Diva and recently wrapped production on the Hallmark Christmas movie, Farewell Mr. Kringle. She is also the voice of Angel Dynamite on Cartoon Network’s, New Scooby Doo. In the world of reality, Fox hosted the TV Land Prime reality series, The Cougar, and teamed up with VH1 to executive produce and find the next great celebrity stylist in the reality series Glam God. In 2008, she returned to her crime-solving roots as an FBI Agent in pursuit of a serial killer in the suspense thriller Junkyard Dogs. She also co-starred with Jessica Simpson, Cheri Oteri and Steve Guttenberg in the feature comedy, Private Valentine. Switching over to dramatic roles, Fox co-starred in Trapped in Haitian Nites where she played Detective Martin and Cover, a film directed by Bill Duke and based on a true story about the effects of HIV and Aids in the African American Community. Continuing her producing efforts, Fox starred in and co-produced, Three Can Play That Game (Sony/Screen Gems), co-starring Tony Rock. This romantic comedy is the sequel to the hit feature film, Two Can Play That Game (Sony/Screen Gems), in which Vivica and Morris Chestnut participate in a battle of the sexes. Fox also starred in and coproduced the suspense thrillers Motives and Motives 2. Vivica then lent her voice to the animated feature, Unstable Fables as the animated character, Black Velvet, in the WB’s New Loony Tunes.

Additionally, Vivica co-produced and starred in the feature comedy, The Salon, which also featured Academy Award* Nominee Terrence Howard. She then co-starred in The Hard Corps, along with JeanClaude Van Damme. On the television side, Fox co-executive produced and starred in the one hour drama series, Missing, for Lifetime Television. Vivica portrayed FBI special agent, Nicole Scott. She also appeared on the hit television series, Dancing With The Stars (ABC), and served as an expert judge alongside Academy Award* winner Faye Dunaway on the WB reality show, The Starlet.

Vivica’s other feature credits include Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill (Miramax), wherein Fox played a retired, female assassin. She then switched gears to a fairy in need of more magical training in the feature fairytale, Ella Enchanted (Miramax), starring Anne Hathaway. Vivica also starred in and produced the romantic comedy, Getting Played (New Line) with Bill Bellamy, Carmen Electra and Stacey Dash. Vivica’s other feature films include the romantic comedy Boat Trip (Artisan) starring Academy Award winner, Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Fox’s other feature films include: Independence Day, Set It Off, Soul Food, Batman and Robin, Kingdom Come, Why Do Fools Fall In Love, Double Take, Teaching Mrs. Tingle, Juwanna Mann and Idle Hands. Fox's television films include Showtime's Hendrix about acclaimed musician Jimi Hendrix, and the ABC/Disney movie of the week A Saintly Switch opposite David Alan Grier and Rue McClanahan.

On the small screen Vivica also enjoyed success on the Fox Network headlining in her own sitcom, Getting Personal, opposite Elliot Gould, Jon Cryer and Duane Martin. Fox's numerous television credits include Alias, My Wife & Kids, All of Us, Eve, and the NBC comedy Out All Night, playing Patti Labelle's feisty fashion designer daughter.

In 2008, Vivica was honored at the NAACP Theater Awards where she received the prestigious Spirit Award for starring in and producing the stage play Whatever She Wants alongside Boris Kodjoe and Richard Roundtree. She is also currently starring in and producing her second stage play, Cheaper to Keep Her, co-starring Brian McKnight. In 2005 and 2006, Vivica won the NAACP Image Award and the Prism Award for Best Actress in a television series—drama. She was also honored with a Trumpet Award for Outstanding Career Achievements in Film. In 2003 she was honored with the Lady of Soul Lena Horne Career Achievement Award. She and Will Smith also won the MTV Movie Award for Best On Screen Kiss for Independence Day. Vivica was also voted one of People Magazine’s fifty most beautiful people. Currently, Vivica is also busy launching the Vivica Fox wig line which also features hair extensions.

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