Vivica Anjanetta Fox (born July 30, 1964) is an American actress and television producer. She is best known for her roles in the films Independence Day, Set It Off, Soul Food, Why Do Fools Fall In Love, and Kill Bill: Vol. 1. Fox, who is of African American and Native American descent, was born in South Bend, Indiana, the daughter of Everlyena and William Fox. She is a graduate of ArlingtonHigh School in Indianapolis, Indiana and GoldenWestCollege in California with an Associate Art degree in Social Sciences. While in California she started acting professionally, first on soap operas such as Generations, Days of our Lives and The Young and the Restless. She was cast as Emily Franklin in the pilot episode of ABCs Living Dolls, a spin-off of the sitcom Whos the Boss? but was replaced with HalleBerry for the remaining episodes. Another early role saw her as Patti LaBelles fashion designer daughter, Charisse Chamberlain, on the NBC TV series Out All Night. She also appeared as Jazzs sister on the hit show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and on Beverly Hills, 90210. She got her big break in film in two 1996 movies, Independence Day, and Set It Off. From 2004 to 2006 Fox starred in and co-produced the Lifetime Network drama series, Missing.