Nikki Cox

Nikki Cox

Jun. 2nd, 1978
Born in
Los Angeles, California, USA

Nikki Cox's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Las Vegas TV Show
Las Vegas
Unhappily Ever After TV Show
Unhappily Ever After
Nikki TV Show
The Norm Show TV Show
The Norm Show
Pearl TV Show
The Jake Effect TV Show
The Jake Effect

Main Movie Roles

2009 - 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).

  • Engaged to 'Jay Mohr' (qv) [February 3, 2006].
  • Named #51 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
  • 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).
  • Born the same day as 'Justin Long (I)' (qv).
  • She is the Step-mom of Jay's son Jackson.
  • 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.
  • Ranked #89 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women In The World" (2002)

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