Nikki Cox

Nikki Cox

Birth name: Nicole Avery Cox
Born: June 2, 1978
Age: 44
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California U.S.
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Nicole Avery Cox (born June 2, 1978)[2] is an American actress and comedy writer[1] known mostly for her roles on the television series Unhappily Ever After, Las Vegas, and Nikki.

Nikki Cox was born in Los Angeles, California. Cox's father is Meredith Avery Cox and her mother is Terry Kay Cox, who was her personal manager.[2] She was a producer on the Jay Mohr Sports radio show hosted by her husband, Jay Mohr, and used to also help produce his podcast Mohr Stories.



Cox began her career at the age of four, when she appeared as a dancer in several ballet productions and TV specials. She began acting at the age of 10, making appearances in several movies and guest-starring on shows such as Baywatch, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Mama's Family, Eerie, Indiana, and Blossom. She also starred in General Hospital from 1993 to 1995, and had a recurring role on the Saturday morning program California Dreams.

Her appearances on various TV shows led to her first prime-time role as Tiffany Malloy on the sitcom Unhappily Ever After, which ran on the WB 1995-1999. Her brother Matthew guest-starred on a handful of episodes, including one where he wore a "Ghostface" mask (the type of mask featured in Scream).

When Unhappily Ever After was cancelled after taping 100 episodes, Cox went on to portray former prostitute Taylor Clayton on the sitcom The Norm Show and star as Nikki White in Nikki, a sitcom vehicle that lasted less than two seasons (2000-2002). She played Mary Connell on the TV drama Las Vegas from 2003-2007. On May 20 and May 23, 2005, her Las Vegas character crossed over to NBC's soap opera Passions to coincide with the arrival of two new characters introduced on Las Vegas.

In 2006, she became the spokesmodel for the online gaming website, In 2009, she provided the voice of Jenna in Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust. That same year, she also appeared in Lonely Street, a comedy starring Robert Patrick, Jay Mohr, Ernie Hudson, and Lindsay Price. In 2016, Cox was nominated as the sole writer for Mohr's album Happy. And A Lot for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.[3]

Personal life

Cox dated co-star Kevin Connolly for several years. In 1997, she was engaged to Bobcat Goldthwait, 16 years her senior, who voiced the character of Mr. Floppy in the television series Unhappily Ever After in which Cox also starred.[4][5]

On December 29, 2006, she married comedian/actor Jay Mohr in Los Angeles.[6] The two met on the set of Las Vegas.[7] In December 2008, Mohr petitioned a Los Angeles court to allow him to legally add her last name to his, changing his name to Jon Ferguson Cox Mohr.[8] Cox and Mohr's son, Meredith, was born in 2011. On the May 16, 2017 episode of The Adam Carolla Show, Mohr confirmed that he and Cox are "in the middle" of a divorce.[9]


Year Title Role Notes
1988 Mac and Me Dancer Uncredited
Moonwalker Dancer Segment: "Badder"
1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day Girl #1
1996 The Glimmer Man Millie
1997 Sub Down Holliday's Girlfriend Direct-to-video release
Alternative title: Sub Down: Take the Dive
2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps Bright girl Alternative title: The Klumps
2001 Don's Plum Karen
2002 Run Ronnie Run Kayla
2009 Lonely Street Bambi
Year Title Role Notes
1987 Mama's Family Little Iola Boyland 1 episode
1989 The Ryan White Story Andrea White Television film
Star Trek: The Next Generation Sarjenka 1 episode ('Pen Pals')
1990 A Family for Joe Carrie Lewis Television film
Night Court Toni 1 episode
1991 Murphy Brown Pretty Girl 1 episode
Eerie, Indiana Janet 1 episode
1991-1994 Baywatch Charlene "Charlie" Reed 2 episodes
1992 Davis Rules Janine 1 episode
Danger Island Ariel Television film
Alternative title: The Presence
1993 Bloodlines: Murder in the Family Student #2 Television film
Blossom Cynthia 4 episodes
Boy Meets World Heather 1 episode
The Nanny Cindy Wentworth 1 episode
1993-1995 General Hospital Gina Williams #1 Unknown episodes
1994 California Dreams Allison 2 episodes
Someone Like Me Samantha "Sam" Stepjak Unknown episodes
1995-1999 Unhappily Ever After Tiffany Malloy 100 episodes
1996 Sister, Sister Nikki 1 episode
She Cried No Kellie Television film
Alternative title: Freshman Fall
1996-1997 Pearl Margaret Woodrow 2 episodes
1998 The Drew Carey Show Kristen Carey 1 episode
The Steve Harvey Show Herself 1 episode
1998-1999 Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular Herself 1 episode
1999-2001 The Norm Show Taylor Clayton 27 episodes
2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command Petra (voice) 1 episode
2000-2002 Nikki Nikki White 41 episodes
2003-2007 Las Vegas Mary Connell 87 episodes
2006 The Jake Effect Liza Wheeler 7 episodes
2007 Fugly Crystal Stump Television film
2008 Ghost Whisperer Nina Haley 1 episode
2009 The Spectacular Spider-Man Silver Sable (voice) 2 episodes

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