A continuation of my Thursday series, paying tribute to the stars of yesteryear at the height of their popularity, focusing on their glorious past rather than their devastatingly disappointing present.
“She began acting at the age of ten, making appearances in several movies and guest starring on shows such as Baywatch, Webster, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Blossom. She also starred in General Hospital from 1993 to 1995 and had a recurring role on the saturday morning program California Dreams. She apparently appeared in the Badder section of Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker.
Her appearances on various TV shows would lead to her first prime-time starring role as Tiffany Malloy on the sitcom Unhappily Ever After, which ran on the WB 1995–1999.
After being romantically linked to Kevin Connolly, who played her brother on Unhappily Ever After, Cox was engaged in 1999 to Bobcat Goldthwait, a comedian more than 15 years her senior, who played the voice of Mr. Floppy, a stuffed bunny, on Unhappily Ever After.”
Nikki Cox was one of the most popular (read: breastiest) actresses from the 90’s and apparantly REALLY liked the people that she worked with on her biggest acting role. She’s being honored because although she’s transforming herself from Playboy material (I still wish for it, c’moonnnnn) into an extra from Underworld, she still deserves to be credited as one of the hottest chicks to hit television back in the day. I’d also like to take this opportunity to wish her the best of luck in the future and to remind her that plastic surgery isn’t a one-way street…