Rick Fox



  • Birth Name: Ulrich Alexander Fox
  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/24/1969, Leo
  • Profession: Actor; former NBA player
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Rick Fox Fast Facts:
  • His mother was an Olympic high jumper.
  • Grew up in the Bahamas.
  • Never missed a game in four seasons with the University of North Carolina Tar Heels, tying a school record with 140 appearances overall.
  • Drafted by the Boston Celtics in the first round of the 1991 NBA Draft (24th overall selection) and played with Boston from 1991 to '97.
  • Played with the Los Angeles Lakers from 1997 to 2004 and won three consecutive NBA championships (2000-02).
  • Retired from basketball in 2004 and turned to a career as an actor.
  • Acting debut was in William Friedkin's Blue Chips in 1994; breakout role was as prison inmate Jackson Vahue in Oz beginning in 2004.
  • Was selected to compete on season 11 of ABC's Dancing With the Stars.
  • Rick Fox Relationships:
  • Sasha Gabriella Fox - Daughter
  • Jeanene Fox - Sister
  • Diane Gerace - Mother
  • Kyle Fox - Son
  • Ulrich Fox - Father
  • Vanessa Williams - Ex-wife
  • Kari Hillsman - Ex-significant Other
  • Eliza Dushku - Ex-significant Other
  • College:
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States (BA in Radio, Television and Motion Pictures, 1991)

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