Jackie Fox (Jackie Fuchs)
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BiographyLos Angeles, California, USA
Jackie Fox was born as Jackie Fuchs on December 20, 1959 in Los Angeles, California. A merit scholar who was planning to study mathematics at UCLA, Jackie was discovered dancing at the famous Starwood nightclub by club owner and disc jockey Rodney Bingenheimer, who in turn introduced her to music producer and manager Kim Fowley. Fox auditioned for a spot as a bass player for the legendary all-female rock group the Runaways and subsequently joined the band in 1976. She was only 16 years old at the time. Read more... their hugely successful tour of Japan in June, 1977. After leaving the Runaways Fox went on to work as a modeling agent, a records promotions executive, and as a promoter of self-help writer and professional speaker Tony Robbins' firewalking seminars. Jackie has a B.A. in Lingustics and Italian from UCLA, where she graduated summa cum laude. Moreover, Fox also has a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School. (One of her classmates at Harvard Law School was Barack Obama.) She speaks French, Greek, Italian, and Spanish. In 1994 Fox participated in a reunion concert for the Runaways with lead singer Cherie Currie and drummer Sandy West. Jackie co-produced and appears as an interview subject in the 2004 documentary "Edgeplay: A Film About the Runaways;" this movie was directed by Victory Tischler-Blue, who replaced Fox as the bassist for the Runaways after she left the group. Jackie Fox now works as an entertainment attorney in film and television on the West Coast.