Christina Cox

Christina Cox (born July 31, 1971) is a Canadian movie and television actress and stuntwoman
Early life
Christina Cox was born in a town on the outskirts of Toronto, the youngest of three daughters. She has two older sisters, named Tracey and Melissa. Her father is an automotive executive.
Christina studied theatre and dance at the Arts York at Unionville High School, and continued her theatre training at the Ryerson Theatre School of Toronto, where she studied for two years.
Cox actively competed in the areas of gymnastics, track and field, and taekwondo while in school. She is also proficient in boxing, muay Thai kickboxing, and fencing, and has had training in stage combat, period weaponry, and firearms. During high school, she had aspirations of becoming an Olympic gymnast, but instead chose to focus on drama and   theater.Career
She has over 38 movie and television appearances to her credit. Her best-known movie credits include the 1999 Canadian movie Better Than Chocolate, and the movie The Chronicles of Riddick. She received a Gemini Award nomination for her performance as Angela Ramírez in F/X: The Series.Cox was an original member of the UPN sitcom Girlfriends, cast as Lynn, for the pilot episode.[citation needed]
Furthermore, Christina Cox has appeared in numerous national theater productions, including Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, and Jim Cartwright's Road.
She is also a trained stuntwoman. She performed boxing stunt work for Hilary Swank in Million Dollar Baby.
Cox's first role as a main character in a television series was that of Vicki Nelson in Blood Ties, a supernatural detective series based on the novels by Tanya Huff. Ironically, Tanya Huff later shared: "Back when Christina Cox was doing F/X: The Series, I used to point at the screen and announce, 'When she's a little older, she'd be brilliant as Vicki!
She starred as astronaut-biologist Jen Crane in ABC's 2009 summer show Defying Gravity. Cox also appeared in an episode of Showtime's series Dexter, as police officer Zoey Kruger. She recently joined the cast of the 2011 ABC summer drama Combat Hospital (aka The Hot Zone), alongside Elias Koteas and Deborah Kara Unger.
Personal life
Cox currently resides in Los Angeles, California with her husband Grant Mattos, who is a former NFL wide receiver for the San Diego Chargers. He appeared in the 2011 season of the CBS series Survivor.
Filmography
Film Year     Title     Role     Notes
1994     Spike of Love     Deb   
1995     Street Law     Kelly   
1995     The Donor     Angel   
1996     No One Could Protect Her     Det. Elizabeth 'Beth' Jordan   
1999     Better Than Chocolate     Kim   
2003     Sometimes a Hero     Cassandra Diaz   
2004     The Chronicles of Riddick     Eve Logan   
2006     Max Havoc: Ring of Fire     Suzy Blaine   
2007     Ascension Day     Margaret Whitehead   
2012     Beauty Mark     Dianne     Short film, post-production
Television Year     Title     Role     Notes
1992     Forever Knight     Jeanne d'Arc     Episode: "For I Have Sinned"
Episode: "Dying to Know You"
1994     Forever Knight     Jeanne d'Arc     Episode: "Faithful Followers"
1994     Due South     Caroline Morgan     Episode: "Free Willie"
1995     Due South     Caroline Morgan     Episode: "Vault"
1995     Kung Fu: The Legend Continues     Kyra     Episode: "Quake!"
1995     Forever Knight     Motorcycle Cop     Episode: "Close Call"
1995     The Hardy Boys     Tessa Jones     Episode: "The Debt Collectors"
1996     A Brother's Promise: The Dan Jansen Story     Natalie Grenier     TV movie
1996     Sins of Silence     Volunteer     TV movie
1996     Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years     Lucy     Episode: "When She Was Good"
1996     Mistrial     Officer Ida Cruz     TV movie
1996     The Newsroom     Prostitute in Limo     Episode: "Petty Tyranny"
1996-1998     F/X: The Series     Angela 'Angie' Ramirez     38 episodes
1998     First Wave     Jody Nolan     Episode: "Joshua"
1998     Stargate SG-1     T'akaya     Episode: "Spirits"
1998-1999     The Crow: Stairway to Heaven     Jessica Capshaw     10 episodes
1999     Earth: Final Conflict     Haley Simmons     Episode: "Second Chances"
Episode: "Thicker Than Blood"
2000     Earth: Final Conflict     Haley Simmons     Episode: "Take No Prisoners"
2000     The Outer Limits     Deb Clement     Episode: "Skin Deep"
2000     Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal     Jessica 'Jessie' Wilson     Episode: "GeoCore"
2000     Code Name Phoenix     Aurora     TV movie
2000     Girlfriends     Lynn     Episode: "Unaired Pilot"
2000     Code Name: Eternity     Sasha     Episode: "The Shift"
2001     Dark Realm     Kate     Episode: "The House Sitter"
2001     Jane Doe     Peter     TV movie
2002     Stargate SG-1     Lt. Kershaw     Episode: "The Sentinel"
2003     Mutant X     Becky Dolan     Episode: "The Grift"
2003     She Spies     Margo     Episode: "Damsels in De-Stress"
2003     Cold Case     Sherry Stephens (2003)     Episode: "Sherry Darlin'"
2004     Nikki and Nora     Nora Delaney     TV movie
2004     Andromeda     Aleiss     Episode: "Exalted Reason, Resplendent Daughter"
2004     CSI: Miami     Jenny Moylan     Episode: "Stalkerazzi"
2004     The Chris Isaak Show     Pamela     Episode: "Braveheart"
2005     This Is Wonderland     Wendy     Episode: "2.11"
2005     Eyes     Linda Barstow     Episode: "Wings"
2005     House     Annette Raines     Episode: "Love Hurts"
2005     Numb3rs     CHP Officer Morris     Episode: "Man Hunt"
2007     Bones     Anne Marie Ostenbach     Episode: "Death in the Saddle"
2007-2008     Blood Ties     Vicki Nelson     22 episodes
2008     Making Mr. Right     Hallie Galloway     TV movie
2008     SIS     Roz     TV movie
2008     Stargate Atlantis     Major Anne Teldy     Episode: "Whispers"
2008-2009     3Way     Lara Lancaster     4 episodes
2009     Dexter     Officer Zoey Kruger     Episode: "Dex Takes a Holiday"
2009     Defying Gravity     Jen Crane     13 episodes
2010     24     Molly O'Connor     Episode: "Day 8: 5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m."
2010     The Stepson     Donna May     TV movie
2010     The Mentalist     Delinda LeCure     Episode: "The Red Ponies"
2011     Virtual Lies     Jamie Chapman     TV movie
2011     NCIS     Marine Gunnery Sgt. Georgia Wooten     Episode: "Freedom"
2011     Combat Hospital     Cmt. Ariel Garamond     Episode: "Inner Truth"
Episode: "Reckless"
2012     Fugitive at 17     Det. Cameron Langford     TV movie
2013     Castle     Maggie Finch     Episode: "The Wild Rover"
Awards
Year     Award     Category     Work nominated     Result
1998     Gemini Award     Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role     F/X: The Series     Nominated