Jun. 2nd, 1978
Los Angeles, California, USA
Nikki Cox's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - Lonely Street
2000 - Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
1996 - The Glimmer Man
1991 - Terminator 2: Judgment Day
1988 - Mac and Me
1988 - Moonwalker
Guest TV Roles[none found]
Born in Los Angeles on June 2, 1978, Cox expressed an interest in show business at age four. She was discovered by a prominent dance agent while taking dance classes, which led to her professional debut in the comedy film Mac and Me (1988). Dancing temporarily held center stage with appearances in Michael Jackson (I)'s Moonwalker (1988); a Los Angeles Music Center Ballet Tour; The Joffrey Ballet; Paula Abdul's video "Forever Your Girl"; "The MTV Awards" and "The Arsenio Hall Show" (1989). At age 10, Cox won her first speaking part in a guest-starring role in "Mama's Family" (1983). Her other television credits included "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987), "Night Court" (1984), "Murphy Brown" (1988), "Baywatch" (1989) and "Boy Meets World" (1993). Cox also had starring roles in The Ryan White Story (1989) (TV) and the sci-fi thriller Danger Island (1992) (TV) - both television movies. She was also a series regular on NBC's "Someone Like Me" (1994/I). On the big screen, Cox was featured in the box-office hit Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) and played Gina Cates, Jagger Cates' long-lost sister on ABC's "General Hospital" (1963).
- Elder sister of 'Matthew Cox (I)' (qv), who guest-starred on two episodes of her show _"Unhappily Ever After" (1995)_ (qv). He credits her with making him the most popular student at his school.
- Born the same day as 'Justin Long (I)' (qv).
- Named #51 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
- Ranked #89 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women In The World" (2002)
- Engaged to 'Jay Mohr' (qv) [February 3, 2006].
- Was in a long term relationship with comic 'Bobcat Goldthwait' (qv). Some sources claim they were engaged. They met while filming the TV show, _"Unhappily Ever After" (1995)_ (qv).
- She is the Step-mom of Jay's son Jackson.