Rick Fox (born Ulrich Alexander Fox, July 24, 1969; ht: 6'7") is a Bahamian / Canadian actor and former professional basketball player. He played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers, and played college basketball for the North Carolina Tar Heels. He was the owner of the eSports franchise Echo Fox until his departure from the franchise in October 2019. (His son Kyle is an avid gamer and got his father into the eSports world.)
He's best known, as an actor, for his roles as Ian Jackson in the Morning Show Mysteries TV movie series, Calvin Owens on The CW's iZombie, Darius Nash on the OWN Network drama series Greenleaf, a fictionalized version of himself on BET's The Game, Winston on VH1's Single Ladies, Harry in Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns, Prince Tyrese in the FOX series Dirt, David Marley on UPN's sitcom Love, Inc., Clyde "Sweet Feet" Livingston in Holes, Chick Deagan in He Got Game, Jackson Vahue on HBO's Oz, and Terry Hastings in Eddie (title character played by Whoopi Goldberg)..
He competed on season 10 of Dancing with the Stars and has played himself on a number of TV series. In 1994, he appeared in the film Blue Chips as a member of the Western University basketball team.
In 2022, the Bahamian government appointed Fox as Ambassador-at-large for Sports.
He has a son named Kyle, who was born in 1994 with Kari Hillsman, who he dated while playing basketball for the Boston Celtics. He was married to actress Vanessa Williams from 1999 to 2004; they have a daughter born in 2000. He dated actress Eliza Dushku from October 2009 to June 2014.