Friday, February 18, 2011

Christina Cox

Christina Cox (born July 31, 1971) is a Canadian movie and television actress and stuntwoman.

Christina Cox was born just outside of Toronto, the youngest of three daughters. Her two sisters are named Tracey and Melissa. She studied theatre and dance at the Arts York at Unionville High School,and continued her theatre training at the Ryerson Theatre School of Toronto where she studied for two years.

Cox competed in the areas of gymnastics, track and field and Tae Kwon Do.At one point she had aspirations of becoming an Olympic gymnast but then focused on drama and dance while in high school. She is also proficient in boxing, Muay Thai Kickboxing and fencing and has had training in stage combat, period weaponry and firearms.

She has over 38 movie and television appearances to her credit. Her best known movie roles include the 1999 Canadian movie Better Than Chocolate, where she co-starred as Kim, and a feature supporting role as Eve Logan in The Chronicles of Riddick. She received a Gemini Award nomination for her performance of Angela Ramírez in F/X: The Series. Cox was an original member of the UPN sitcom Girlfriends, cast as Lynn, for the pilot episode.

Selected filmography
Spike of love (1994)
Street Law (1995)
No One Could Protect Her (1996)
Better Than Chocolate (1999)
Code Name Phoenix (2000)
Jane Doe (2001)
Sometimes a Hero (2003)
The Chronicles of Riddick, as Eve Logan (2004)
Max Havoc: Ring of Fire (2006)
Making Mr. Right (2008)

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