Born: June 2, 1978 Height: 5' 7"
Nicole Avery "Nikki" Cox is an American actress known mostly for her roles on the television series Unhappily Ever After, Las Vegas, and Nikki. Nikki Cox was born June 2, 1978, in Los Angeles, California. Her interest in showbiz stemmed from a passion for dance. Ever since she was a young girl, Nikki wanted to pursue a career in dance, and was discovered by an agent while taking dance classes. The agent approached the young ingénue and asked her if she wanted to dance professionally, despite the initial skepticism of her parents.
Nikki strutted her stuff in The Joffrey Ballet and a Los Angeles Music Center Ballet Tour, and danced her way into Michael Jackson's "Moonwalker", Paula Abdul's "Forever Your Girl", the MTV Awards, and The Arsenio Hall Show. In 1988 she stepped in front of the camera again, only this time for her big screen debut in the extra-terrestrial comedy, MAC and Me.
The young actress then ventured onto the small screen, landing guest roles in Mama's Family, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Night Court, Murphy Brown, Baywatch, Eerie, Indiana, California Dreams, and Blossom. While Nikki could be viewed in households nationwide, she could also be seen on the silver screen, with her appearance in 1992's Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
Nikki's big break came about in 1995, when she was cast as Tiffany Malloy in the Married...With Children-esque sitcom, Unhappily Ever After. After roles in the films The Glimmer Man and Sub Down, Nikki appeared on The Drew Carey Show, Pearl and Norm (as a rehabilitated hooker). She landed a role in comedy, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, as Ms. Stamos. Nikki was cast in her own television show on the WB network. On Nikki, the actress stars as a Vegas showgirl, which gives her the opportunity to indulge in both of her passions, singing and dancing. Nikki went on to appear in the TV series, Vegas Cox was engaged in 1997 to Bobcat Goldthwait, who voiced the character of Mr. Floppy in Unhappily Ever After, and is currently married to actor/comedian Jay Mohr.