Jorja-An Fox, popularly known as Jorja Fox is an American actress and producer. Fox rose to prominence after she played Dr. Maggie Doyle in the NBC medical drama, ER. She is later known for her role as Secret Service Agent Gina Toscano in the NBC political drama, The West Wing, and Sara Sidle in the CBS police procedural drama, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. She has starred in several other movies and tv shows.
What is Jorja-An Fox Famous For?
- Her role as Sara Sidle in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
- Her role as Dr. Maggie Doyle in ER.
- Her role as Secret Service Agent Gina Toscano in The West Wing.
Where is Jorja Fox From?
Jorja Fox was born on 7 July 1968. Her birth name is Jorja-An Fox. Her birth place is in New York City in the United States. She holds an American nationality. She was born to her father Edward Fox, and her mother, Marilyn Fox. She has an older brother named Jeff Fox. She belongs to white ethnicity and her religion is Christianity. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. Her hometown is Melbourne Beach, Florida.
Regarding her educational background, she attended Melbourne High School. She later studied drama at the Lee Strasberg Institute. She also attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1990.
Jorja Fox Career
- Jorja Fox won the local modeling contest, which led her to pursue modeling in her teenage.
- She eventually pursued acting and started with small roles in movies and tv shows.
- She made her screen debut as well as her film debut with the 1989 film, The Kill-Off.
- She made her television debut with a guest role in ABC Afterschool Special in 1992.
- She made her breakthrough after she landed the role of Dr. Maggie Doyle in the NBC medical drama, ER.
- She played the role of a lesbian, no-nonsense, and vegetarian emergency intern in ER. She appeared in the third, fourth, and fifth seasons of the show.
- Fox played another major role as Secret Service Agent Gina Toscano in the first and second seasons of the NBC political drama, The West Wing from 1999 to 2000.
- She landed another major role as Sara Sidle in the CBS police procedural drama, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in 2000.
- She was a regular cast in the series from season 1 to season 7.
- The CSI cast won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2005.
- It was reported that Fox would not return for the 8th season of the show due to ongoing contract issues. She did not show up to film the seventh season finale.
- An online forum called “Your Tax Dollars at Work” started a campaign to keep Sara Sidle on CSI. The campaign included mailing the show’s producers a dollar so as to keep Fox on the show.
- The campaign organized plane flyovers over the Universal Studios with the banners that read “Keep Jorja Fox on CBS.
- She then appeared in the recurring role in the eighth, ninth, and tenth seasons.
- She eventually became a regular cast of the show from the 11th season.
- She appeared in the show until it ended after 15 seasons in 2015.
- She later reprised her role as Sara Sidle in the sequel CSI: Vegas.
- She produced the musical Stay Forever: The Life and Music of Dusty Springfield in 2007.
- She co-founded an independent avant-garde theatre company, Honeypot Productions with Heather Reid. It has produced several plays.
- Fox is also a musician and sings and writes songs. She wrote and sang “Lullabye” for the movie Travelling Companion.
- She sang “Stand By Me” alongside CSI co-star Marg Helgenberger at the fourth annual benefit called “What A Pair 4–A Celebration of Women’s Duets” to benefit breast cancer research at the John Wayne Cancer Institute in 2006.
Who is Jorja Fox Married To?
Jorja Fox is not married. She has maintained a private life regarding her personal life. It is reported that she is a lesbian and was romantically linked with Lelah Foster for several years. More details about her personal life, relationships, husband, and partner will be updated soon. She does not have kids.
How Tall is Jorja Fox?
Jorja Fox stands at the height of 1.78 m i.e. 5 feet and 8 inches tall. She has a body weight of around 53 kg. She has a slim body build. Her eye color is brown and her hair color is dark brown.
What is Jorja Fox Salary and Net Worth?
Jorja Fox earns from her career in the entertainment industry. The majority of her income comes from her acting career. She has starred in numerous movies and television shows, most notably in ER, The West Wing, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation among others. She is paid a handsome salary for her work. At present, her net worth is estimated at around $6 million.