An American actress as well as a producer Jorja Fox first came into lime light as a recurring guest star as Dr. Maggie Doyle on a medical drama known as ER. She portrayed the character from 1996 till 1999. The role was the followed by another critical success in recurring role of a Secret Service Agent Gina Toscano on a political drama called The West Wing in 2000. In addition to that, she has also played as Sara Sidle in a police procedural drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation both as regular and a recurring cast member.
Jorja is the native of New York City, New York, United States. She was born on 7th July of the year 1968 which has now made her 47 years old. Although she is known by the name Jorja Fox, as a child, she was named as Jorja-An Fox. She was born to Montreal parents of French, Belgian and Irish descent. She was raised up on narrow barrier island located in Melbourne Beach, Florida. Her family members also include her elder brother who is named as Jeff.
Fox describes her-self as being overweight while she was growing up with a prominent gap between her teeth. By her 20s, Fox observed that neither the wisdom teeth nor her braces had appreciably helped and she said forget it. She went to get her education from the Melbourne High School. After a couple of years, she started her modeling career after she won a local contest. Subsequently, she then got enrolled at Lee Strasberg Institute located in New York as a drama student under the tutelage of an actor William Hickey.
Prior to that, Fox is the supporter of Human Rights campaign and she has been a dedicated vegetarian since she was 19 years old working with PETA for helping to promote vegetarianism as well as also working with ADI to bring the light to suffering of animals in circuses. She also attended the Democratic National Convention in Denver and after that, she began to serve on Artists & Athletes Alliance Advisory Board and she has also attended multiple of their events. Prior to that, Fox stands tall at the height of five feet and eight and half inches. She is getting a handsome salary and her net worth is estimated as $6 million.
Talking about her acting career, she had minor roles in movies and TV series including 1993 episode of NBC legal drama called Law & Order. She then had her big breaking 1996 as she got a recurring role in NBC medical drama ER as no-nonsense vegetarian and a lesbian medical intern Dr. Maggie Doyle. Later, she left the show in 1999.
After that, she was cast as the Secret Service agent Gina Toscano on NBC political drama known as The West Wing in which she starred for a season. She also appeared in the Puppy Episode part 2, 30th April, 1997 episode of a sitcom Ellen in which the main character of that series came out as a gay. Besides that, as she has maintained her personal life secret, there is no news found about her bio and whether she is married or not.