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Christina Cox

Christina Cox stars as Jen Crane in Defying Gravity, a one-hour drama about a team of astronauts on a six-year mission in outer space. As the ship's astrobiologist, her mission is to research the effects of long-term space travel on living organisms, as well as to fulfill her quest for evidence of life on other planets.

Most recently, Christina starred as Vicki Nelson, an ex-cop turned private investigator specializing in solving supernatural crimes in the Lifetime original series Blood Ties; and as Roz, an investigator tracking the activities of the LAPD's infamous ‘Special Investigations Squad' in John Herzfeld's Sony/Spike TV telefilm, SIS. In addition to starring in several pilots, including co-creating and developing an original script for Sony Television, Christina has an extensive list of guest starring and recurring roles on hit shows such as CSI: Miami, Bones, House and Numb3rs. She also recently headed up the first all female off-world team as Major Anne Teldy on Stargate: Atlantis.

Christina's career began with a Gemini-nominated performance for her leading role as Angie Ramirez in Rysher Entertainment's FX: The Series, and she went on to earn much critical praise for her lead performance in the award-winning romantic comedy Better than Chocolate. Christina also garnered much attention for her intensely physical role as mercenary Eve Logan in the Universal Pictures blockbuster The Chronicles of Riddick.

Classically trained in theatre and dance as well as fencing and martial arts, Christina has amassed a wide range of credits across many genres and disciplines.

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Christina Cox Facts

BirthdayJuly 31, 1971 (49)
BirthplaceToronto, Ontario, Canada
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Christina Cox compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Fugitive at 17
Man Hunt
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Bad Santa 2
Death in the Saddle
Bad Santa 2 Unrated
Love Hurts
Better Than Chocolate
Masters of the Universe
Mothers and Daughters
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