Vivica A. Fox has built herself a successful respectable careers in film as well as in television. From humble beginnings, she has gone on to appear in numerous movies and television shows. In movies, she has played the role of a female assassin in Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, and on the other side of the spectrum, a fairy in the movie Ella Enchanted. Prior to these roles, she co-starred in Juwanna Mann, a lighthearted comedy about a male basketball player posing as a woman in order to play in the WNBA. On television, she had a role of an FBI agent in the hit Lifetime series, Missing, which she also produced.
Fox graduated from Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California, with a degree in social services. It was not long time after that, she was discovered while eating lunch on Sunset Boulevard and Hollywood’s spotlight began to shine upon her. Before long, she made her feature film debut in the blockbuster hit Independence Day, co-starring with Will Smith. Fox headlined the hit comedy film, Two Can Play That Game, and has had significant roles in other feature films such as: Kingdom Come, Batman and Robin, Set it Off, Soul Food, Why Do Fools Fall In Love, Double Take, Teaching Mrs. Tingle, and Idle Hands.
On the small screen, she enjoyed success on Fox Network headlining in her own sitcom, Getting Personal. Her other television credits include the ABC sitcom, Arsenio, the NBC comedy Out All Night, The Young and the Restless, and City of Angels, to name a few. She has guest starred in such shows as Family Matters, Matlock, Living Single,Beverly Hills 90210, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, The Wendy Williams Show and China Beach. Vivica produced Shark City in Toronto and hosted her own VH1 reality series Glam God.
Vivica was awarded MTV Movie and NAACP Image Award nominations for her past performances. She and Will Smith won the MTV movie award for Best on Screen Kiss in Independence Day. Also, she was voted one of People magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People.”