The youngest of three girls, Christina was born just outside Toronto. In addition to her film and television credits, Christina has appeared in numerous national theater productions, ranging from classical productions of William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” to Jim Cartwright’s raw and dirty “Road”.
Christina completed the last of 13 episodes, as “astrobiologist Jen Crane”, in the FTVS/ABC series, Defying Gravity (2009), a one-hour drama about a team of astronauts on a six-year mission in outer space.
Prior to Defying Gravity (2009), she starred as “Vicki Nelson”, an ex-cop turned private investigator specializing in solving supernatural crimes in 22 episodes of the Lifetime series, Blood Ties (2007).
In addition to starring in several pilots, including the “most-watched-never-aired” pilot on You Tube; Nikki and Nora (2004), she co-created and developed an original script for Sony Television and Barry Sonnenfeld with her Nikki and Nora (2004) show runner Nancylee Myatt (South of Nowhere (2005), 3Way (2008)) and co-star Liz Vassey (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)).
Cox is married to Grant Mattos, a former NFL wide receiver for the San Diego Chargers. They eloped on October 1, 2010, soon after his return from Survivor. They have a daughter, who was born in December 2013.