Megan Denise Fox (born May 16, 1986) is an American actress and model. She began her acting career in 2001, with several minor television and film roles, and played a regular role on the Hope & Faith television sitcom. In 2004, she made her film debut with a role in the teen comedy Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen. In 2007, she co-starred as Mikaela Banes, the love interest of Shia LaBeouf's character, in the blockbuster action film Transformers, which became her breakout role. Fox reprised her role in the 2009 sequel, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Later in 2009, she starred as the eponymous lead in the black comedy horror film Jennifer's Body. In 2014, Fox starred as April O'Neil in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and reprised the role in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016).
|Born||Megan Denise Fox
May 16, 1986
Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.
|Height||163 cm (5 ft 4 in)|
|Spouse(s)||Brian Austin Green (m. 2010)|
Fox was born on May 16, 1986 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Her parents are Gloria Darlene (Cisson) and Franklin Thomas Fox. Fox's father, a parole officer, and her mother divorced when Fox was three years old. Her mother later remarried, and Fox and her sister were raised by her mother and her stepfather, Tony Tonachio. She was raised "very strictly Pentecostal", but later attended Catholic school for 12 years. Fox's parents divorced when she was young. She said that the two were "very strict" and that she was not allowed to have a boyfriend or invite friends to her house. She lived with her mother until she made enough money to support herself.
Fox began her training in dance and drama at age five, in Kingston, Tennessee. She attended a dance class at the community center there and was involved in Kingston Elementary School's chorus and the Kingston Clippers swim team. At 10 years of age, after moving to St. Petersburg, Florida, Fox continued her training. When she was 13 years old, Fox began modeling after winning several awards at the 1999 American Modeling and Talent Convention in Hilton Head, South Carolina. At age 17, she tested out of school via correspondence in order to move to Los Angeles, California.
Fox has spoken extensively of her time in education; that in middle school she was bullied; consequently she ate lunch in the bathroom to avoid being "pelted with ketchup packets". She said that the problem was not her looks, but that she had "always gotten along better with boys" and that "rubbed some people the wrong way". Fox also said of high school that she was never popular and that "everyone hated me, and I was a total outcast, my friends were always guys, I have a very aggressive personality, and girls didn’t like me for that. I’ve had only one great girlfriend my whole life". In the same interview, she mentions that she hated school and has "never been a big believer in formal education" and that "the education I was getting seemed irrelevant. So, I was sort of checked out on that part of it".
2001–2009: Early career and Transformers
At 15, Fox made her acting debut in the 2001 film Holiday in the Sun, as spoiled heiress Brianna Wallace and rival of Alex Stewart (Ashley Olsen), which was released direct-to-DVD on November 20, 2001. In the next several years she guest-starred on What I Like About You and Two and a Half Men, as well as being an uncredited extra in Bad Boys II (2003).
In 2004, she made her film debut in Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen co-starring opposite Lindsay Lohan, playing the supporting role of Carla Santini, a rival of Lola (Lohan). Fox was also cast in a regular role on the ABC sitcom Hope & Faith, in which she portrayed Sydney Shanowski, replacing Nicole Paggi. Fox appeared in seasons 2 to 3, until the show was cancelled by ABC in May 2006.
In 2007, Fox won the lead female role of Mikaela Banes in the 2007 live-action film Transformers, based on the toy and cartoon saga of the same name. Fox played the love interest of Shia LaBeouf's character Sam Witwicky. Fox was nominated for an MTV Movie Award in the category of "Breakthrough Performance", and was also nominated for three Teen Choice Awards. She had signed on for two more Transformers sequels, reprising her role as Mikaela in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. There was some controversy surrounding Fox's appearance while filming the sequel when Michael Bay, the film's director, ordered the actress to gain 10 pounds. The film was released worldwide on June 24, 2009. Fox was to star in the third installment, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, but was not included because of her statements comparing working under director Bay to working for Hitler. Bay said in June 2009 that Fox was fired on orders of executive producer Steven Spielberg, a claim Spielberg challenged.
In 2009, Fox had her first lead role since the Transformers series; she portrayed the title character in Jennifer's Body, written by Academy Award–winning screenwriter Diablo Cody. In April 2009, she began filming Jonah Hex, in which she portrayed Leila (Tallulah Black), a gun-wielding beauty and Jonah Hex's (Josh Brolin) love interest. The film was released on June 18, 2010. Despite receiving top billing, Fox described her role in the film as being a cameo. Jonah Hex was a critical and commercial failure in the U.S., with its international distribution cancelled after its poor performance. The film was named the "worst picture of the year" by the Houston Film Critics Society.
Fox starred alongside Mickey Rourke in Passion Play. The film's poor reception at the Toronto Film festival led to its conventional theatrical distribution being bypassed for a direct-to-video release, with only two screens briefly showing the film to fulfill contractual obligations. Mickey Rourke remarked that Passion Play was "terrible. Another terrible movie." Fox was the voice of the Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins in the Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphins, a 3D documentary film. The story is told by a cast including Kate Winslet, Ellen Page, Gerard Butler, James Franco, Julian Lennon, Diego Luna, Cheech Marin, Whoopi Goldberg, Isabella Rossellini and Daryl Hannah.
In March 2009, Fox was set to star as the lead role of Aspen Matthews in the film adaptation of the comic book Fathom, which she would also co-produce with Brian Austin Green. Fox appeared with Dominic Monaghan in the music video for Eminem and Rihanna's single "Love the Way You Lie".
In 2012, Fox appeared briefly in Sacha Baron Cohen's comedy The Dictator and had a featured role in Judd Apatow's comedy This Is 40. She was the voice of Lois Lane in the film Robot Chicken DC Comics Special, an episode of the television comedy series Robot Chicken, and it aired as a one-off special during Cartoon Network's Adult Swim on September 9, 2012.
In January 2013, Fox was featured in a Brazilian television commercial for Brahma beer. In February 2013, Fox set aside her differences with her former director Michael Bay and worked again with him on his reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014). In October 2014, Fox was cast as the female lead in James Franco's film adaptation of Zeroville. In 2015, Fox was cast in the role of Amelia Delthanis in the Plarium video game, Stormfall: Rise of Balur. In October 2015, it was confirmed that Fox would be temporarily replacing Zooey Deschanel in the television show New Girl following Deschanel's maternity leave. Fox reprised the role of April O'Neil in the 2016 film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.
Fox began dating actor Brian Austin Green in 2004, after meeting on the set of Hope & Faith; she was 18 years old, while he was 30. They became engaged in November 2006. In February 2009, they had ended their engagement. Later that year, Fox was targeted by a group of fashion-motivated criminals known as "The Bling Ring", who robbed Green's home for access to Fox's possessions. Fox and Green were reported to have become engaged again on June 1, 2010, but Fox stated that she and Green had been continuously engaged since 2006.
Fox and Green married on June 24, 2010 in a private ceremony at the Four Seasons Resort on Maui. Fox filed for divorce on August 21, 2015, a few days after she and Green announced their separation. By early 2016, the pairing were back together and expecting a third child. Together, they have three sons: Noah Shannon Green (born September 27, 2012), Bodhi Ransom Green (born February 12, 2014) and another born in 2016.
Fox has a form of brachydactyly called clubbed thumb, and has discussed her obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), insecurities, self-harming, and has acknowledged that she has low self-esteem. She stated of her OCD, "This is a sickness, I have an illness—this is not OK anymore." She told Esquire in January 2013 that her Christian faith is still very important to her; she believes it keeps her grounded. She said that she still speaks in tongues, having done so since she was eight years old.
With regard to relationships and her sexuality, Fox said that she has a general distrust and dislike of men, and that the perception of her as a "wild and crazy sexpot" is false because she is asocial and has only been sexually intimate with her "childhood sweetheart" and Brian Austin Green; she stated that she would rather stay at home instead of going out, and emphasized that she cannot have sex with someone she does not love. She is bisexual, and said she believes that "all humans are born with the ability to be attracted to both sexes". "I have no question in my mind about being bisexual," Fox stated. "But I'm also a hypocrite: I would never date a girl who was bisexual, because that means they also sleep with men, and men are so dirty that I'd never want to sleep with a girl who had slept with a man."
Status and persona
Chris Lee of the Los Angeles Times called Fox a "sex symbol of the highest order" and added that she is "a woman whose hotness has become emblematic of a specific era. Call Megan Fox the first bona fide sex symbol of the 21st century." Craig Flaster of MTV stated, "Transformers broke Fox into the mainstream, immediately turning her into a household name and international sex symbol." She has been featured on various magazine covers and "hottest" and "most beautiful woman" lists throughout the years, such as Maxim's Hot 100 lists and when FHM readers voted her the "Sexiest Woman in the World" in 2008. People named her one of 2012's and 2017's Most Beautiful at Every Age. Scholar Marc DiPaolo stated that Fox achieved instant fame as Mikaela in Transformers because a "highly sexualized, erotically idealized figure draped over a car or motorcycle invariably evokes lust in the heterosexual male onlooker" and Fox did this by "merely leaning low over the hood of a yellow Camaro wearing a flimsy pink belly shirt and impossibly short denim skirt". To DiPaolo, this pose read as "an unequivocal sex invite" to male viewers. The editors of Men's Health also credited the Camaro scene with contributing to Fox's fame.
Fox said all women in Hollywood are known and marketed as sex symbols, but that this is okay if the woman knows how to utilize the status. She created a character for her public image because she was unwilling to sacrifice her true self to the world. Scholars Wheeler Winston Dixon and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster disagreed that every woman in Hollywood is marketed as a sex symbol, and stated that Fox's "celebrity is based on what she admits is an entirely artificial construct designed for dissemination in the Internet age, a 21st-century media personality in every sense of the word." Part of her persona included making outlandish comments, which she said helped her reach her level of fame versus being "a typical starlet" who "said all the right things". Her tattoos, which she began getting at age 19 as a form of self-expression, helped popularize tattoo fashion. She had over nine known tattoos, including a picture of Marilyn Monroe's face on her right forearm, a tribal tattoo on her left wrist, a quote on her shoulder, her husband's name "Brian" on her lower hip, and a colored crescent moon overlapping a five-pointed star above her right ankle. Author John Tehranian argued that Fox's Monroe tattoo enhanced her "implicit claims to Monroe's legacy as Hollywood's leading sex symbol." Fox initially loved the Monroe tattoo, but ended up removing it in a series of laser surgeries because she felt that Monroe was a negative person and she did not "want to attract this kind of negative energy in [her] life."
Fox's public image came under scrutiny when, on September 11, 2009, an unsigned letter from three crew members of Transformers defended Michael Bay against accusations made by Fox about his on-set behavior, including a comparison with Hitler. In response to the letter alleging that Fox's on-set behavior is unpleasant and contrasts her public persona, Bay stated he does not condone the letter or Fox's "outlandish quotes", but "her crazy quips are part of her crazy charm", he "still love[s] working with her" and they "still get along." A production assistant who worked on Transformers also came out in Fox's defense, stating that he had never "witnessed Ms. Fox being rude or inconsiderate of people's feelings or the work to be done." Fox said the letter's claims "were not true" and that she had privately spoken with the parties involved, was "very fortunate" to be a part of the franchise, and was looking forward to continuing her work. DiPaolo concluded that Fox's criticism of the media sexually objectifying girls and women was in stark contrast to her sex symbol status and that this, "her defiance of director Michael Bay and frequent outspoken comments" stifled her career.
The media often comparing Fox to actress Angelina Jolie, dubbing her the "next Angelina Jolie", also affected her image. Amid this and reports that she was to replace Jolie in a new Lara Croft film, Fox commented that the comparisons indicate a lack of creativity on the part of the media, and attributed them to both she and Jolie being brunette, having tattoos, cursing, and mentioning and joking about sex, "which people find outrageous". Lynn Hirschbergnov of The New York Times opined that "the Jolie comparison would probably have been made by the media eventually, but Fox sped up the process" by "linking herself to Jolie" and that she created "[an] entertaining copy" by telling "tales of darkness and lust."
The increased media exposure was difficult for Fox, who acknowledged being shy and insecure, to adjust to. It also positioned her as a potential role model, and later led to her being typecast. She stated that people sometimes avoided her to remain out of the media's spotlight, and that she was a different role model for girls that maybe America was not comfortable with. She rejected being a formal role model, but said that she could make young girls feel "strong and intelligent and be outspoken and fight for what they think is right." Fox viewed her constant references to sex as feminist commentary and not simply headline-seeking, and wanted women and young girls to believe that it was okay to feel sexy and find power in that. She did not view being typecast as attractive as bad and felt that it enables her to surprise people when she gives a good performance in a film, and inspires her to be an overachiever, but said she is interested in portraying less sexualized characters. MTV's Craig Flaster said that although Fox has "been typecast as the big-budget sex symbol", she has shown comedic range.
Fox's overexposure in the media led several men's websites, such as AskMen, to boycott her in 2009, although some refused to do so, feeling that the boycott was a publicity stunt and therefore hypocritical. In response to the boycott, Fox told magazine Nylon, in September of that year, that "the media blitz" for Transformers resulted in an over-extension of her welcome in the media. "I was part of a movie that [the studio] wanted to make sure would make $700 million, so they oversaturated the media with their stars," she said. "I don't want to have people get completely sick of me before I’ve ever even done something legitimate." She became much less prominent in the media by 2010, after starring in the less commercially successful films Jonah Hex and Passion Play. That same year, Fox said, "My biggest regret is that I've assisted the media in making me into a cartoon character. I don't regret what has happened to me, but I regret the way I have dealt with it." Dixon and Foster stated, "The problem [Fox] faces is that the [image] construct has replaced the real in the minds of the public; and once established, a media persona is hard to recalibrate."
|2001||Holiday in the Sun||Brianna||Credited as Megan Denise Fox|
|2003||Bad Boys II||Stars-and-Stripes Bikini Kid Dancing Under Waterfall||Uncredited extra
Not present in final cut
|2004||Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen||Carla Santini|
|2008||How to Lose Friends & Alienate People||Sophie Maes|
|2009||Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen||Mikaela Banes|
|2009||Jennifer's Body||Jennifer Check|
|2010||Jonah Hex||Tallulah Black / Lilah|
|2010||Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphins||Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins||Voice role|
|2010||Passion Play||Lily Luster|
|2011||Friends with Kids||Mary Jane|
|2012||This Is 40||Desi|
|2014||Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles||April O'Neil|
|2016||Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows||April O'Neil|
|2002–03||Ocean Ave.||Ione Starr||Main cast: 122 episodes|
|2003||What I Like About You||Shannon||Episode: "Like a Virgin (Kinda)"|
|2004||Two and a Half Men||Prudence||Episode: "Camel Filters and Pheromones"|
|2004||The Help||Cassandra Ridgeway||Main cast: 3 episodes|
|2004||Boss Girl||Candace||Television film|
|2004–06||Hope & Faith||Sydney Shanowski||Main cast (season 2–3): 48 episodes|
|2011||Robot Chicken||Herself / Lois Lane||Voice role; Episode: "The Core, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover"|
|2012||Robot Chicken DC Universe Special||Lois Lane||Voice role; Television film|
|2012||Wedding Band||Alexa Jordan||Episode: "I Love College"|
|2016–17||New Girl||Reagan Lucas||Recurring (season 5–6): 15 episodes|
|2009||Panic! at the Disco||"New Perspective"||Scenes from Jennifer's Body were shown|
|2010||Eminem featuring Rihanna||"Love the Way You Lie"|
Awards and nominations
|2005||Hope & Faith||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Supporting Young Actress||Nominated|
|2007||Transformers||Teen Choice Award||Choice Movie Actress: Action Adventure||Nominated|
|Choice Movie: Breakout Female||Nominated|
|Choice Movie: Liplock||Nominated|
|National Movie Award||Best Performance by a Female||Nominated|
|2008||MTV Movie Award||Breakthrough Performance||Nominated|
|2009||Herself||Teen Choice Award||Choice Female Hottie||Won|
|Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen||Choice Summer Movie Star Female||Won|
|Scream Award||Best Sci-Fi Actress||Won|
|Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (video game)||Spike Video Game Awards||Best Performance by a Human Female||Won|
|2010||Jennifer's Body and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen||Golden Raspberry Award||Worst Actress of 2009||Nominated|
|Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen||Worst Screen Couple of 2009||Nominated|
|Kids' Choice Awards||Favorite Movie Actress||Nominated|
|Jennifer's Body||MTV Movie Awards||Best WTF Moment||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Award||Choice Female Hottie||Won|
|Choice Movie Actress: Horror/Thriller||Won|
|2011||Jonah Hex||Golden Raspberry Award||Worst Actress||Nominated|
|Worst Screen Couple/Ensemble||Nominated|
|2015||Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles||Worst Supporting Actress||Won|
|Kids' Choice Award||Favorite Movie Actress||Nominated|
|2016||Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows||Teen Choice Award||Choice Summer Movie Actress||Nominated|
|2017||Kids' Choice Awards||Favorite Movie Actress||Nominated|
|Golden Raspberry Award||Worst Actress||Nominated|
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