Crystal R. Fox Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Daughter, Movies, Net Worth

Crystal R. Fox

Crystal R. Fox Biography

Born in Tryon, North Carolina, Crystal R. Fox is an American actress and singer, well known for her TV roles like Luann Corbin in the series In the Heat of the Night.

Fox is also well known for portraying the character Hanna Young in the Oprah Winfrey Network prime-time soap opera, The Haves, and the Have Nots.


R. Fox was born on January 1, 1964, in Tryon, North Carolina. She is 60 years old as of 2024.


R. Fox stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches.

Family / Siblings

There is no information available about Crystal’s parents. Their identities remain unknown. She is the niece of the late singer Nina Simone and cousin of Lisa Simone Kelly. There is also no information available about her siblings if she has any.

Husband and Daughter

Despite being in the limelight, Crystal has managed to keep a bit of her life away from the public. She does not share information regarding her personal life. It is therefore not known whether she is married or not. Information on whether Crystal has any kids remains unknown too.

Crystal R. Fox
Crystal R. Fox


R. Fox began her acting career in the late 1970s appearing on a stage in Atlanta, Georgia. She later go on to appear in the comedy-drama film Driving Miss Daisy where she portrayed Katie Bell.

In the Heat of the Night

She later joined the cast of the NBC police drama series In the Heat of the Night in its third season and portrayed Luann Corbin. Fox appeared in more than 100 episodes.

Other films she has appeared in include;  Once Upon a Time…When We Were Colored (1995) and Drop Squad (1994).

The Haves and the Have Nots Hanna Young

R. Fox plays the lead role of Hanna Young, in the Oprah Winfrey Network prime time soap opera The Haves and the Have Nots. The character she portrays is that of a single mother who works as a rich family’s maid. Hanna is also the best friend and confidante of the lady of the house, Katheryn Cryer.

Movies and Television Shows


  • Driving Miss Daisy – Katie Bell
  • Separate but Equal – NAACP telephone receptionist
  • Drop Squad – Zora
  • Once Upon a Time…When We Were Colored – Miss Doll
  • The Old Settler – Lou Bessie
  • Ir/Reconcilable – Pam
  • Coffee Klatch – Cindy Mercer
  • Burden – Janice Kennedy
  • A Fall from Grace – Grace Waters
  • V.C. Andrews’ Ruby – Ruby

Television Shows

  • Utopia – Kim
  • Big Little Lies – Elizabeth Howard
  • The Haves and the Have Nots – Hanna Young
  • Tyler Perry’s House of Payne – CJ & Janine’s nanny/housekeeper, Ms. Willamina
  • Third Watch – Nunez
  • The Sopranos – Nurse
  • Law & Order – Mancelli
  • Mama Flora’s Family – Ruthana
  • Savannah – DA Laine Thompkins
  • In the Heat of the Night – Luann Corbin

Net Worth

R. Fox has an estimated net worth of around $2 million.