Rachel G. Fox
Birth Date:
July 23, 1996
Birth Place:
Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA
5' 3" (1.6 m)
Actress, Singer
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American actress and singer Rachel G. Fox is probably best known for portraying Kayla Huntington on the ABC television series “Desperate Housewives” from 2006 to 2008. The role brought her two Screen Actors Guild nominations and two Young Artist nominations. She had a recurring role on “Melissa & Joey” from 2011 to 2012. Her film credits include “Spork” (2010), “Dream House” (2011) and “Jewtopia” (2012).  


Childhood and Family:

Rachel G. Fox was born Rachel Giana Fox was born on July 23, 1996, in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Her family relocated to Westlake, Ohio when she was four years old. At age 5, she was enrolled into a theater program with her sister in order to improve public speaking. It was not long before she started modeling in Ohio. At age 9, Rachel moved to California. She attended Chaminade College Preparatory.  

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Rachel G. Fox started doing print and commercial work in Ohio and was represented by Ford Modeling Agency and The Docherty Agency. She appeared in Lite House Pools and Spas TV commercial and various regional commercials. She modeled in print for American Greetings, Target, and JoAnn Fabrics.

Fox made her TV acting debut in the October 4, 2005 episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” where she appeared as daughter in hostess skit.  It was followed by guest spots in television series like “Passions” (2006), “Hannah Montana” (2006), “Alias” (2006) and “That's So Raven” (2006).

However, Fox did not gain a big break until she landed the role of Kayla Huntington Scavo, Lynette's sociopath step-daughter, on the ABC popular but now defunct series “Desperate Housewives.” She was on the show from September 2006 to May 2008. For her performance on the series, Fox received two Screen Actors Guild nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (2008 and 2009) and two Young Artist nominations for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Recurring Young Actress (2007 and 2008).

Fox continued to appear in episodes of “iCarly” (2008, 2010), “The New Adventures of Old Christine” (2009) and “Private Practice” (2012). She starred as the antagonist Betsy Byotch on the film “Spork” (2010), which was directed and written by J.B. Ghuman Jr., portrayed Chloe Patterson, daughter of Ann and Jack Patterson (played by Naomi Watts and Marton Csokas, respectively) in Jim Sheridan's “Dream House” (2011) and worked with  Ivan Sergei, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Joel David Moore and Nicollette Sheridan in the independent film “Jewtopia” (2012), which was adapted from the one of the longest running off Broadway plays. She also had roles on the TV films “Vince Uncensored” (2011) and “I'm Not Dead Yet” (2012).    

From 2011 to 2012, Fox played the recurring role of Holly Reback on the ABC Family Original series “Melissa & Joey,” starring Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence.

In 2013, Fox worked with  Anthony Michael Hall, Daryl Hannah and Alan Ruck in the made for television film “Zombie Night.”    

In addition to acting and modeling, Fox also has tried some music. She is producing her own album. She has made a music video for her song “iShop.” She also produced a French version of the song.


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