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Overview (3)

Born in Santa Monica, California, USA
Birth NameNicole Avery Cox
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Los Angeles on June 2, 1978, Cox expressed an interest in show business at age four. She was discovered by a prominent dance agent while taking dance classes, which led to her professional debut in the comedy film Mac and Me (1988). Dancing temporarily held center stage with appearances in Michael Jackson's Moonwalker (1988); a Los Angeles Music Center Ballet Tour; The Joffrey Ballet; Paula Abdul's video "Forever Your Girl"; "The MTV Awards" and The Arsenio Hall Show (1989). At age 10, Cox won her first speaking part in a guest-starring role in Mama's Family (1983). Her other television credits included Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Night Court (1984), Murphy Brown (1988), Baywatch (1989) and Boy Meets World (1993). Cox also had starring roles in The Ryan White Story (1989) and the sci-fi thriller The Presence (1992) - both television movies. She was also a series regular on NBC's Someone Like Me (1994). On the big screen, Cox was featured in the box-office hit Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) and played Gina Cates, Jagger Cates' long-lost sister on ABC's General Hospital (1963).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: GLLee90298@yahoo.com

Spouse (1)

Jay Mohr (29 December 2006 - present) (filed for divorce) (1 child)

Trade Mark (1)

Wide, warm smile

Trivia (14)

Was in a long term relationship with comic Bobcat Goldthwait. Some sources claim they were engaged. They met while filming the TV show, Unhappily Ever After (1995).
Elder sister of Matthew Cox, who guest-starred on two episodes of her show Unhappily Ever After (1995). He credits her with making him the most popular student at his school.
Ranked #89 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women In The World" (2002)
Born the same day as Justin Long.
Named #51 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
Engaged to Jay Mohr [February 3, 2006].
She is the stepmom of Jay's son Jackson.
Was in a relationship with Kevin Connolly from 1995 until 1998. They met on the set of Unhappily Ever After (1995) where they play brother and sister.
Has a son, Meredith Daniel Mohr (b.May 5, 2011), with her estranged husband Jay Mohr.
Due to the heavy workload as a child actress, she elected to drop out of Santa Monica's St. Monica's parochial school after the 8th grade, then earned her high school diploma at 16 after working with tutors on the set.
According to hubby Jay Mohr's biography, he legally changed his last name to Cox, in honor of his wife, Nikki Cox.
Filed for divorce from her husband of 9 years Jay Mohr following a 5-month-long separation. [December 2016]
Jay Mohr, filed for divorce from wife, Nikki Cox in July, 2016. Mohr originally filed for a dismissal, but it seems the couple are set to divorce with new papers being filed. The pair are citing "irreconcilable differences"..
Soon to be ex-husband, Jay Mohr (filed for divorce), is seeking joint custody of their son, Meredith Daniel Mohr, born, May 5, 2011.

Personal Quotes (1)

"All that some actresses want is for people to take them seriously instead of caring about how they look. For me, I've worked hard for people to think I'm funny."

quoted in Playboy (April 2002)

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