Rick Fox

Rick Fox is a Canadian former basketball player and actor. Fox first rose to fame as a college basketball player at the University of North Carolina before being drafted by the Boston Celtics in 1991. In his first season with the Celtics Fox started the first five games and made the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. Fox is most well known for his time playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. As a Laker Fox won three consecutive NBA championships from 2000-2002. During his basketball career Fox acted in various films like Blue Chips and He Got Game, as well as a recurring role in the HBO drama Oz as inmate Jackson Vahue. After retiring from the NBA in 2004, Fox continued his acting career with roles on TV shows like Shameless and Ugly Betty as well as appearing on season 11 of Dancing with the Stars. Fox is also well known for his high-profile marriage to actress and singer Vanessa Williams. The couple were married from 1999 until their divorce in 2004.