During high school, studied comedy writing with Danny Simon. For college: went to Northwestern for theater and later NYU for screenwriting. Big break in 1987: at 23, was picked to direct a short for Columbia Pictures' Discovery program, under Chairman David Putnam. Fox wrote & directed the award winning short "The Great O'Grady" which premiered at Sundance and led to him selling "So I Married An Axe Murderer" to Columbia and a directing deal at Disney with Chairman Jeff Katzenberg. In addition to listed credits, did uncredited polishes for various TV and movies including My Girl (1991) with Dan Aykroyd & Macaulay Culkin, Disney's animated Runaway Brain (1995) and Woody Woodpecker (2017). For the stage, wrote book for an original musical called "Complications" for director Herbert Ross, which work-shopped at the Manhattan Theater Club in New York and later ran at the Tiffany Theater in Los Angeles, called "The Gift" starring Alicia Witt and under Andy Fickman's direction. 2020: Kevin Hart & Woody Harrelson are currently in production in Robbie Fox's action comedy "The Man From Toronto" (Story by Fox & Jason Blumenthal), produced by Escape Artists Productions for Sony Pictures, and to be released Labor Day 2021.