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  • Real name : William Fox
  • Place of birth : London
  • Date of birth : 19/05/1939



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James Fox (1939)

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James Fox, OBE is an English actor.


 early life
James Fox was born in London, England to theatrical agent Robin Fox and actress Angela Worthington. He is the brother of actor Edward Fox and film producer Robert Fox. The actress Emilia Fox is his niece and the actor Laurence Fox is his son. His grandfather was playwright Frederick Lonsdale. Like his brother, Fox served with the Coldstream Guards. Like several members of the Fox family, including his brothers and his son, James was educated at Harrow.

 acting career
James Fox first appeared on film in The Miniver Story in 1950. His other early film appearances were made under the name William Fox. During the 1960s he gained popularity and appeared to be heading for stardom. His roles in films such as The Servant , Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines , King Rat , The Chase , Thoroughly Modern Millie , Isadora and Performance , as well as his relationship with actress Sarah Miles, had made him a media personality.

 personal life
In the 1960s, Fox had a relationship with actress Sarah Miles.
James Fox has five children with his wife Mary Elizabeth Piper, whom he married in 1973. He is the father of Laurence Fox, as well as three other sons and one daughter, Lydia Fox. Both Laurence and Lydia were married to fellow actors in 2007, making James the father-in-law of both Richard Ayoade and Billie Piper. He is also the grandfather of Winston James Fox, by Laurence Fox and Billie Piper.

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