|Born:||July 30, 1964|
South Bend, Indiana, U.S.
|Ethnicity:||Black, Native American|
Vivica Anjanetta Fox (born July 30, 1964) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles in Independence Day (1996), Set It Off (1996), Soul Food (1997), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Motives (2004) and Curb Your Enthusiasm (2007).
Fox, of African American and Native American descent, was born July 30, 1964 in South Bend, Indiana, the daughter of Everlyena, a pharmaceutical technician, and William Fox, a private school administrator. She is a graduate of Arlington High School in Indianapolis, Indiana and Golden West College with an Associate Art degree in Social Sciences. 
Fox has called herself a cougar. In December 1998, Fox married singer Christopher Harvest (aka Sixx-Nine) whom she later divorced in June 2002. Fox' relationship with the rapper 50 Cent earned her playful nods from Missy Elliott in her song "I'm Really Hot", The Game in "Dreams", and from 50 Cent himself in "Get In My Car". She was also mentioned in The Game's diss song "300 Bars and Runnin'" which dissed 50 Cent.
On March 20, 2007, Fox was arrested for DUI. At 10:57 PM on the US 101|101 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley, Vivica reportedly passed a marked police car while going 80 mi/h. She was taken to Van Nuys jail where she submitted to two breathalyzer tests which were over the 0.08 legal limit according to California Highway Patrol (CHP) spokesman Leland Tang.
Fox has been named one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People and has been showcased in both Maxim Magazine and King Magazine.
In 2008, Fox and members of her family appeared on Celebrity Family Feud. In 2009, she has become the new host of The Cougar.
Fox moved to California to attend Golden West College. While in California she started acting professionally, first on soap operas such as Generations, Days of our Lives and The Young and the Restless. She was cast as Emily Franklin in the pilot episode of ABC's Living Dolls a sitcom and spin-off of Who's the Boss? but was replaced with Halle Berry for the remaining episodes. Another early role saw her as Patti LaBelle's fashion designer daughter, Charisse Chamberlain, on the NBC TV series Out All Night. She also appeared as Jazz' sister on the hit show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and on "Beverly Hills, 90210". She got her big break in film in two 1996 movies, Independence Day and Set It Off.
From 2004 to 2006 Fox starred in the drama series, Missing on the Lifetime Television Network with Caterina Scorsone and Mark Consuelos. Upon her duration on the series, she was also one of the show's co-executive producers. Fox was a judge on The WB's talent show The Starlet. Fox participated in the third season of ABC's hit television show, Dancing with the Stars, she was voted off after the fourth week. In September 2007, she appeared in the sixth season of HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm as a mother of a family displaced by a hurricane and taken in by Larry and Cheryl. Then, on October 1, she appeared in an episode of the show The Game. In August 2008, she filmed Shark City in Toronto. Fox also hosted her own VH1 reality series entitled Glam God (2008).
- Kam Williams (2008). Vivica A. Fox "Cover/Three Can Play That Game" Interview with Kam Williams. Realtime News. Retrieved on 2008-05-05.
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