VIVICA A. FOX has the enviable position of having a successful career in film as well as television. Vivica recently starred in the successful hit comedy "Two Can Play That Game" -- opposite Morris Chestnut, Anthony Anderson, Bobby Brown and Monique. She also co-starred in KINGDOM COME, (Fox Searchlight) starring an ensemble cast including, Whoopi Goldberg, LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Toni Braxton and Loretta Devine. This dramedy tells the story of a family that gathers to bury their father, and the events that ensue. Her next starring role, Morgan Creek's JUWANNA MAN is currently in production. Her co-stars include Migual Nunez, Kevin Pollack, Tommy Davidson and Kim Wayans.
Summer 2000 also saw Vivica on the feature film comedy, DOUBLE TAKE (Walt Disney Pictures), starring Orlando Jones and Eddie Griffith. Vivica appears in the film as an FBI agent.
This summer she also wrapped production on Showtime's HENDRIX, starring Wood Harris. In the film, she portrays Hendrix's true love and musical inspiration.
Vivica's role in City of Angels came off the heels of two seasons on the Fox Television sitcom GETTING PERSONAL with Duane Martin and Jon Cryer. Vivica was nominated by the NAACP for best actress in a comedy series for Getting Personal. Prior to GETTING PERSONAL, Fox co-starred in the ABC sitcom, ARSENIO, with Arsenio Hall, as his wife and a successful lawyer.
Vivica received critical acclaim for her multi-dimensional, emotional and often comedic performance in WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE (Warner Bros.), the Frankie Lymon Story, which also starred Larenz Tate, Halle Berry and Lela Rochon. She also starred in the ABC/Disney Movie-of-the-Week, A SAINTLY SWITCH, opposite David Alan Grier and Rue McClanahan.
Additionally, she co-starred in the teen horror-comedy, IDLE HANDS (TriStar Pictures) with Devon Sewa, Seth Green and Elden Henson. Vivica played, Debi, a druid priestess hunting down evil in the small town. In the action drama TEACHING MRS. TINGLE, Vivica appeared with Helen Mirren, Molly Ringwald, Katie Holmes and Barry Watson, as the high school counselor Miss Gold.
Fox made her feature film debut in INDEPENDENCE DAY portraying Jasmine DuBrow, the sexy and heroic girlfriend of the pilot hero played by Will Smith. The dynamic and sexy couple won the MTV Award for Best Kiss.
Following ID4 was the dramatic action feature SET IT OFF (New Line) in which she starred with Jada Pinkett-Smith, Queen Latifah, Kimberley Elise and Blair Underwood. Vivica takes this tragic character from an ambitious bank teller to a raw, no-holds-barred bank robber.
In the comedy, BOOTY CALL (Columbia Pictures) also starring Jamie Foxx, Tommy Davidson, and Tamala Jones, Fox played a Wall Street investment bank executive, Lysterine (a.k.a. Lysty), who finds herself in an unexpected situation after going on a blind date as a favor to a friend.
Fox lent her talent as the dangerously seductive character, Ms. B Haven, opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger, Uma Thurman and George Clooney in BATMAN AND ROBIN (Warner Bros.).
Vivica co-starred opposite vivica L. Williams and Nia Long as one of the three sisters (Maxine) in the family drama and box office homerun SOUL FOOD (Twentieth Century Fox). Fox received MTV Movie and Image Award Nominations for Best Actress for this stellar performance.
Prior to beginning her film career, Vivica was a series regular on NBC's television series OUT ALL NIGHT playing Patti LaBelle's feisty, fashion designer daughter, Charisse.
Vivica was discovered by a producer while having lunch at a restaurant on Sunset Boulevard. The rest, as they say, is Hollywood history. She currently makes her home in the Los Angeles area.