Laker Turned Actor Rick Fox Joins 'Melrose Place'

After dumpimg, Colin Egglesfield who plays Auggie the hunky bartender, the soap has gone out and gotten Rick Fox, former Laker turned actor.

Fox joins the cast Oct. 27th in the recurring role of the mysterious bar owner who runs COAL, the show's hot nightspot.

Fox is no stranger to acting. He dabbled while playing for the Lakers (1997-2004), appearing on shows like "Oz" but after hanging up his sneakers, he had recurring roles on "One Tree Hill," as well as "Dirt" and "The Game." He recently appeared in Tyler Perry's "Meet The Browns."


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Oct 24, 2009 11:54AM EDT

Getting rid of Colin and putting in Rick Fox? I thought they want ratings to go up not rapidly decline.

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