Samantha Fox
British model, singer and actor
Samantha Fox
Samantha Karen "Sam" Fox is an English dance-pop singer, actress, and former glamour model. In 1983, at the age of 16, she began her topless modelling career on Page Three of The Sun, and went on to become a popular pin-up girl. In 1986, she launched her pop music career with her debut single "Touch Me (I Want Your Body)", which became a Number 1 hit in 17 countries. She has since sold over 30 million albums worldwide.
Biography
Samantha Fox's personal information overview.
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News
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Celeb birthdays for the week of April 15-21
Yahoo News - almost 5 years
April 15: Country singer Roy Clark is 79. Singer-guitarist Dave Edmunds is 68. Actor Michael Tucci ("Diagnosis Murder") is 66. Actress Lois Chiles ("Austin Powers") is 65. Actress Amy Wright is 62. Actress Emma Thompson is 53. Singer Samantha Fox is 46. Guitarist Ed O'Brien of Radiohead is 44. Actor Danny Pino ("Cold Case") is 38. Actor Seth Rogen ("Knocked Up") is 30. Drummer De'Mar Hamilton of Plain White T's is 28. Actress Emma Watson ("Harry Potter" movies) is 22.
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Festival elettronico a Castel Fusano poi Alkimia e Samantha Fox - Corriere della Sera
Google News - over 5 years
Da 21 a 26€) TOUCH ME (I WANT YOUR BODY) – Alla fine degli anni '80 la disco music della prorompente Samantha Fox entrò di petto nelle classifiche di mezzo mondo, ritmi dance e video ammiccanti hanno fatto della cantante inglese una vera e propria
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Samantha Fox Slams Suzi Quatro Over Concert Bust-Up - Contactmusic.com
Google News - over 5 years
Model-turned-singer Samantha Fox has taken aim at rocker Suzi Quatro for leapfrogging her on a concert bill by "kicking up a fuss" about her place in the running order. The Touch Me (I Want Your Body) hitmaker was due to headline a concert in Poland
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The '80s spin at 45 rpm - WKSU News
Google News - over 5 years
"Let's see here... right now I'm pulling out Samantha Fox, right behind that, Frankie Goes to Hollywood; Hall & Oates. It's funny with a lot of these bands, during the '80s they were not so revered, kind of like Duran Duran. More or less they were seen
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Sony music's Marc Mysterio joins Smithson Martin Emulator Festival's "Sex for ... - Canada NewsWire (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
See Photo here: http://blog.starproductions.com/?p=1118 As announced in global outlets like USA Today; Sony Music Artist Marc Mysterio -- who has featured Samantha Fox, Chris Willis, and showcased the Emulator (the world's first multi-touch DJ system)
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Marc Mysterio Taking on X Factor Winner Kati Wolf's What About My Dreams - antiMUSIC.com
Google News - over 5 years
Indeed, Marc Mysterio has amassed an impressive resume establishing his exceptional pedigree whereby he has previously featured the likes of Chris Willis ("Roll Wit It"), Gary Pine ("Sunshine"), Samantha Fox ("Tomorrow"), Grammy Winning Rihanna/Katy
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Otto Von Schirach Officially Mega-Mixes Gloria Estefan's "Wepa" - Miami New Times (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
"I'd hear Debbie Deb, Gloria Estefan, and Samantha Fox on the radio my whole life. That's what we grew up with. People here really appreciate that. It's blueprinted in our soul. The older I get, it comes out more and more with my music
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Update on Mike Jacobs - Rox Pile
Google News - over 5 years
Follow RoxPile on Twitter here and your RoxPile writers Ben Warwick, Michelle Hoag, Samantha Fox, and Matt Gross. Enter your email below to join our community. [...] wake of Mike Jacobs' failed test for HGHSI.comThe Biz of Baseball -Business Insider
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Take a chunk out of this funky night - Boston Standard
Google News - over 5 years
It also includes new singles from Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here's Samantha Fox and boasts a new track for the Olympics, amongst others. Pete hopes there will be chances to bring Chunky Funky to Boston. He said: “After taking time out following a serious
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Green cars of the future to stop at BRE, in Bricket Wood - Watford Observer
Google News - over 5 years
Celebrity drivers, including glamour model Samantha Fox and actor Robert Llewellyn, will call at the site, in Bucknalls Lane, for a pit stop and to recharge their electric vehicles from 11am. The innovation park, a world leader in green technology,
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Samantha Fox et Sabrina réunies par France 3 ! - Télé Star
Google News - over 5 years
Outre Jean-Pierre Mader, Desireless, Emile et Image Nuit de folie notamment, Samantha Fox et Sabrina seront de la partie. Les deux chanteuses charismatiques des années 80 chanteront non seulement leur tube de l'époque (Touch me pour Samantha et Boys
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The Hour: season one, episode two - The Guardian (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
As Hector sits behind a heavy grey desk, delivering his lines with all the flair of Samantha Fox hosting the Brits, it appears that the launch of The Hour is going about as well as the birth of Daybreak. Freddie and Hector are bickering while Bel tries
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The Box versus The Bridge - Evening Standard
Google News - over 5 years
DC Lee, Paul Weller's ex-wife, and model Samantha Fox are also regulars. Meanwhile, Abramovich is holding a series of private parties as a way to woo business associates. Later this year he will shut the club to hold a joint 18th and 21st birthday
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Montreal's Luba on being 1980s pop icon in Canada – and looking for her next ... - Montreal Gazette (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
People wanted me to take a Samantha Fox approach to my wardrobe and at one point we almost started looking the same. We had the same haircut and I'd lost some weight. I had stuff to show, believe me, but that was not who I am
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'Air' force | Philadelphia Daily News | 2011-07-18 - Philadelphia Daily News
Google News - over 5 years
Memory: Aside from the Kelly stuff: Got a kiss from Samantha Fox, escorted Vanessa Williams around the studio. Then: A Collingswood native who graduated from Washington Township high school, this blue-eyed babe came on the shows for the good-lookin'
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My music is always ahead of its time: Bappi Lahiri - Times of India
Google News - over 5 years
In India, Bappi Lahiri brought musicians like Samantha Fox, Boy George, Apache Indian and now MC Hammer! And now Jennifer Lopez has brought back the Lambada tune in her song 'On the floor', that I had used in 1992 with Ghayal
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Samantha Fox
    FORTIES
  • 2016
    In July 2016 Fox became a participant in Celebrity Big Brother 18 where she just missed out on reaching the final and finished in 7th place.
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  • 2015
    On 2 August 2015, Fox's long-term partner, Stratton, died following a two-year battle with cancer.
    More Details Hide Details She was 60 years old. Fox announced the news via Twitter and Facebook: "It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Myra Stratton. She was Samantha Fox's partner and manager for the past 16 years." Samantha Fox donated her favourite bra to a charity auction.
  • 2012
    In 2012 her first 4 albums were-re-issued as double deluxe CDs by Cherry Red.
    More Details Hide Details Fox was invited to star in a Bollywood film Rock Dancer. In the late 1980s, she appeared in television adverts for Leicestershire-based car dealership network with the slogan "Follow the Fox to Swithland Motors". Around the same time, she also appeared in television adverts for bingo in The Sun newspaper.
  • 2011
    In June 2011, she appeared as part of a campaign for LGBT charity The Albert Kennedy Trust.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    In August 2009, she announced her plans to form a civil partnership with Stratton.
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  • 2003
    In February 2003, Fox made a statement about her personal life: "I have slept with other women but I've not been in love before Myra Stratton.
    More Details Hide Details People say I'm gay.I don't know what I am. All I know is that I'm in love with Myra my manager. I love her completely and want to spend the rest of my life with her." Fox said that she had been reluctant to come out because, having already dealt with obsessed fans and stalkers, she feared fans' possible reactions.
  • 2000
    Patrick Fox died in 2000, at which time they had not spoken for almost a decade.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1999
    Rumours regarding Fox's sexual orientation began to surface in 1999 when she judged a lesbian beauty pageant, and rumours circulated that the woman she resided with—Cris Bonacci, the Australian former guitarist for the rock band Girlschool—was her lover.
    More Details Hide Details Though the two women did live in the same residence together, neither stated publicly that they were lovers. The relationship was confirmed later by Bonacci in an interview. Prior to Bonacci, Fox shared her home with Debbie Connor, but again she herself never stated that they were romantically linked, only that they were "best mates".
  • 1995
    She sued her father, who by then had divorced and remarried, and in May 1995 she was awarded a £363,000 court settlement.
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  • 1994
    In 1994, it was reported that Fox had become a born again Christian; that year she played at the Christian arts festival Greenbelt.
    More Details Hide Details In the late 1980s Fox became romantically linked with Australian con man Peter Foster. They began dating but she turned down his marriage proposal. She also had a relationship with Paul Stanley, guitarist and singer of the rock band Kiss.
  • 1991
    Fox's father Patrick, a former carpenter, managed her career until 1991, when she hired accountants to trace over £1 million that she believed he had embezzled from her accounts.
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  • 1990
    In 1990 she appeared on the sitcom Charles in Charge as Samantha Steele, a fictional rock star whose agent pushes her to romance Charles (Scott Baio) so the paparazzi will print it in the tabloids.
    More Details Hide Details She featured in the ITV programme An Audience with... Ken Dodd (1994). She also featured in 2 movies: It's Been Real, written and directed by Steve Varnom and starring John Altman; and The Match, written and directed by Mick Davis and starring Pierce Brosnan, Ian Holm, Tom Sizemore, Neil Morrissey, David Hayman and Isla Blair. In 1995, under the group name 'Sox', Fox took part in A Song For Europe, the UK heat for the Eurovision Song Contest 1995. Her song Go For The Heart finished 4th of the 8 shortlisted entries with 65,436 telephone votes and the single went on to reach no.47 in the UK Singles Chart. In 2008, Fox and her partner Myra took part in Celebrity Wife Swap, exchanging with Freddie Starr and his wife Donna. In November 2009, she took part in ITV's I'm a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here; she was voted out on Day 16. In July 2010, she appeared in a celebrity episode of Come Dine With Me with Calum Best, Janice Dickinson, and Jeff Brazier.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1989
    In 1989, she co-presented the BRIT Awards with Mick Fleetwood, which became notorious for turning into a shambles; Fox has asserted in interviews since that the autocue did not work properly that night.
    More Details Hide Details She spent a year in New York presenting pop promo videos for MTV, and she made other attempts at TV presenting, including an interview with Rolf Harris, which was ill-fated even before it started as Fox referred to her interviewee as "Ralph" on several occasions, annoying Harris.
  • 1986
    In 1986, Fox retired from Page 3 modelling, at the age of 20, and transitioned into a career in pop music.
    More Details Hide Details In 1995, aged 29, she made a one-off appearance in the Sun to promote Page 3's 25th anniversary. After receiving an overwhelmingly positive reader response, she appeared in the slot every day of that week, with Friday's final topless picture given away as an A3-sized poster. The following year she appeared in the October issue of Playboy magazine. In 2008, Fox was voted the top Page 3 girl of all time. In December 2009, her latest compilation was issued, Greatest Hits, both in single CD and double CD formats.
    In 1986, she launched her pop-music career with her debut single "Touch Me (I Want Your Body)", which hit Number 1 in 17 countries.
    More Details Hide Details In 1988, Fox received a Brit Award nomination for Best British Female Artist. She has also appeared in a number of films and reality television shows, and has occasionally worked as a television presenter. Fox was born in Mile End, East London, the eldest daughter of actress Carole Ann Wilken and John Patrick Fox. She comes from a family of market traders. Fox attended St Thomas More Catholic School, Wood Green and took an interest in the theatre from an early age. She first appeared on a theatre stage at age 3, and was enrolled in the Anna Scher Theatre School from age 15. The next year she got her first record deal,with Lamborghini Records.
  • 1984
    She signed a four-year Page 3 modelling contract with the Sun, and won its "Page 3 Girl of the Year" award for three consecutive years between 1984 and 1986.
    More Details Hide Details She is recognized today as the most popular pin-up girl of her era, as well as one of the most-photographed British women of the 1980s.
  • 1983
    Her parents gave their consent for her to pose topless, and her first Page 3 photograph appeared in the Sun on 22 February 1983.
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  • 1982
    In 1982, when Fox was 16, her mother submitted several photographs that she had taken of her daughter in lingerie to The Sunday People newspaper's Girl of the Year amateur modelling contest.
    More Details Hide Details She came in second out of 20,000 entrants and the photographs drew her to the attention of the newspaper The Sun, which invited her to pose for Page 3.
  • OTHER
  • 1966
    Born on April 15, 1966.
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