Rick Fox

Active - 1995 - 2017  |   Born - Jul 24, 1969 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy Drama, Action, Children's/Family, Thriller

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  • 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.