Edward Fox – MovieActors.com
Fox in NEVER SAY NEVER.
About Edward Fox (1937 – )
Edward Fox; (Edward Charles Morrice Fox) was born on April 13, 1937, in Chelsea, London, England. He was born into a talented family of thespians who appreciated and participated in the arts for a living.
His mother was an actress, Angela Fox; (known for SCANDAL IN BLACK). His father, Robin Fox, was an actor's agent. Edward's brother, James, is also an actor, and his other brother, Robert, is a producer. Edward's maternal grandfather was thespian Frederick Lonsdale. Edward's paternal grandmother, Hilda was also an actress, and was the sister of Shakesperian stage performer, Lily Hanbury.
Edward has been married twice. His first wife was actress Tracy Reed;(married in 1958, divorced in 1961). On his second attempt at marriage, Edward met the love of his life, and married his second wife, actress Joanna David. Edward has three children: Lucy;(with Tracy Reed), and Emilia and Freddie, by present wife, Joanna. It is not surprising that his daughter Emilia and son Freddie are both actors.
Fox is a graduate from RADA, and an Associate Member of RADA.
In the early 1960s, Edward started his vast stage career when he joined the thespian community of the Dundee Repertory Company, making a name for hinself by focusing on stage performance.
In 1969, he entered the world of British films. For his performance in the 1970 film, THE GO BETWEEN, Edward won his first BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actor. This honor led to his performance in THE DAY OF THE JACKAL that got him noticed by the American filmmakers. Edward Fox's riveting portrayal as the cold-blooded assassin in this film,THE DAY OF THE JACKAL is to date his best remembered role.
Edward Fox's favorite role is found in the 1977 film, A BRIDGE TOO FAR, portraying the character of Lieutenant General Horrocks, for which he was awarded his second BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actor.
In 2002, Edward Fox was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the order of the British Empire) Queen's New Year's Honors List for his services to acting. Fox is a graduate from RADA, and an Associate Member of RADA.
Edward Fox's notable performance credits include...
KATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA- In Britain / DECLINE OF AN EMPIRE- USA (2014)
NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE (BRITISH TV SERIES 2013)
INSPECTOR LEWIS ( British TV SERIES 2013)
OLIVER TWIST (MINI-SERIES 2007)
STAGE BEAUTY ( 2004)
STAGE BEAUTY (2003)
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (2002)
LOST IN SPACE (1998)
PRINCE VALIANT (1997)
A MONTH BY THE LAKE (1995)
SHERWOOD'S TRAVELS (1994)
A FEAST AT MIDNIGHT (1994)
THEY NEVER SLEPT (1990)
SHAKA ZULU (1987)
THE SHOOTING PARTY (1985)
THE BOUNTY (1984)
THE DRESSER (1983)
NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN (1983)
EDWARD AND MRS. SIMPSONE (TV MINI-SERIES 1978)
FORCE 10 FROM NAVARONE (1978)
THE SQUEEZE (1977)
A BRIDGE TOO FAR (1977)
THE DAY OF THE JACKAL (1973)
THE GO-BETWEEN (1970)
OH, WHAT A LOVELY WAR (1969)
BATTLE OF BRITAIN (1969)
THE JOKERS (1967)
Edward Fox in GANDHI.