|Vivica A. Fox
Vivica A. Fox continues to add to her impressive film resume. She co-starred in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (Miramax), along with Uma Thurman, Darryl Hannah, Lucy Lui and David Caradine. Fox plays a retired, female assassin in these action thrillers. She then switched gears to a fairy in need of more magical training in the feature fairytale, Ella Enchanted (Miramax), starring Anne Hathaway.
On television Fox is currently recurring on HBO’s, Curb Your Enthusiasm, as Loretta. Fox was also co-executive producer and star of the one hour drama series, Missing, for Lifetime Television. Vivica portrayed a hard-nosed FBI special agent, Nicole Scott, who bent any rule to solve a missing person’s case. Fox also appeared on the hit television series, Alias and served as an expert judge alongside Academy Award* winner Faye Dunaway on the WB reality show, The Starlet.
Vivica recently produced the suspense thriller Motives 2 as well as the romantic comedy, Getting Played (New Line) which she starred in with Bill Bellamy, Carmen Electra and Stacey Dash. Vivica also produced and starred in the comedy feature, The Salon, which premiered at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival and is scheduled for theatrical release this year. Vivica also produced and starred in Motives, a sexy suspense thriller, along with Shemar Moore (Columbia/Tristar). Vivica’s feature films also include the romantic comedy Boat Trip (Artisan) starring Academy Award* winner, Cuba Gooding, Jr. and the hit comedy film, Two Can Play That Game (Sony/Screen Gems), in which Vivica and Morris Chestnut participate in a battle of the sexes.
Fox has co-starred with some of Hollywood’s hottest actors. They include Academy Award* winners Jamie Fox, Halle Berry and Whoopi Goldberg and Academy Award* Nominees Will Smith, Uma Thurman and Queen Latifah. 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. Getting Personal dealt with what can happen when personal issues come into the work place. Fox's other television credits include the NBC comedy Out All Night, playing Patti Labelle's feisty fashion designer daughter.
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.