Edward Fox

Highest Rated:
100% The Dresser (1983)
Lowest Rated:
7% All The Queen's Men (2001)
Birthday:
Apr 13
Birthplace:
Chelsea, London, England, UK
Bio:
The brother of film star James Fox, British actor Edward Fox spent the first few years of his career in the shadow of his longer-established younger sibling. All this changed when Edward was cast as the charismatic but cold-blooded international assassin The Jackal in 1973's Day of the Jackal; so…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Katherine of Alexandria
  • Actor
-- 2014
Decline Of An Empire
  • Actor
-- 2014
Oliver Twist
  • Actor
-- 2007
93% Lassie
  • Colonel Hulton
$0.5M 2006
64% Stage Beauty
  • Sir Edward Hyde
$0.7M 2004
44% The Republic of Love
  • Richard
-- 2004
58% The Importance of Being Earnest
  • Lane
$8.3M 2002
77% Nicholas Nickleby
  • Sir Mulberry Hawk
$1.3M 2002
Daniel Deronda
  • Actor
-- 2002
7% All The Queen's Men
  • Col. Aiken
-- 2001
I Was a Rat
  • Actor
-- 2001
28% Lost in Space
  • Business Man
-- 1998
Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone
  • Markham
-- 1997
A Dance to the Music of Time
  • Actor
-- 1997
Gulliver's Travels
  • Actor
-- 1996
September
  • Actor
-- 1996
43% The Portrait of a Lady
  • Actor
-- 1996
A Feast at Midnight
  • Magnus' Father
-- 1995
71% A Month by the Lake
  • Major Wilshaw
-- 1995
Sherlock Holmes - The Crucifer of Blood
  • Alistair Ross
-- 1991
Robin Hood
  • Prince John
-- 1991
Glittering Crowns
  • Narrator
-- 1988
A Hazard of Hearts
  • Lord Harry Wrotham
-- 1987
Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna
  • Dr. Hauser
-- 1986
Shaka Zulu
  • Actor
-- 1986
Wild Geese 2
  • Alex Faulkner
-- 1985
The Shooting Party
  • Lord Gilbert Hartlip
-- 1985
81% The Bounty
  • Capt. Greetham
-- 1984
85% A Passage to India
  • Actor
-- 1984
60% Never Say Never Again
  • "M"
-- 1983
100% The Dresser
  • Oxenby
-- 1983
87% Gandhi
  • Gen. Dyer
-- 1982
73% Nighthawks
  • Actor
-- 1981
Edward & Mrs. Simpson
  • Actor
-- 1980
Edward and Mrs. Simpson - Parts 1 and 2
  • Actor
-- 1980
69% The Mirror Crack'd
  • Inspector Craddock
-- 1980
The Big Sleep
  • Joe Brody
-- 1978
The Cat and the Canary
  • Hendricks
-- 1978
64% Force 10 from Navarone
  • Sgt. Miller
-- 1978
73% A Bridge Too Far
  • Lt. Gen. Brian Horrocks
-- 1977
100% Soldaat van Oranje (Soldier of Orange) (Survival Run)
  • Col. Rafelli
-- 1977
91% The Duellists
  • Col. Reynard
-- 1977
Hard Times
  • James Harthouse
-- 1977
Squeeze
  • Foreman
-- 1977
Galileo
  • Cardinal Inquisitor
-- 1975
A Doll's House
  • Krogstad
-- 1973
90% The Day of the Jackal
  • "The Jackal"
-- 1973
The Go-Between
  • Hugh Trimingham
-- 1970
63% Battle of Britain
  • Pilot Officer Archie
-- 1969
I'll Never Forget What's'isname
  • Walter
-- 1968
Journey to Midnight
  • Actor
-- 1968
The Naked Runner
  • Ritchie Jackson
-- 1967
Portrait of a Lady
  • Actor
-- 1967
The Jokers
  • Lt. Sprague
-- 1967
The Mind Benders
  • Stewart
-- 1963


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Masterpiece
  • Yardley
  • Lord Caterham
  • Mr. Brownlow
  • Sir Hugo Mallinger
  • Asst. Commissioner Summers
2003 - 2013
Miss Marple
2004-2013
  • Actor
2010
100% Foyle's War
2002-2010
2002

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Quotes from Edward Fox's Characters

    1. Gunsmith: Over what range will you fire?
    2. "The Jackal": I'm not sure yet but probably not more than 400 feet
    3. Gunsmith: Will the gentleman be moving?
    4. "The Jackal": Stationary.
    5. Gunsmith: Will you go for a head shot or a chest shot?
    6. "The Jackal": Probably head.
    7. Gunsmith: What about the chance of a second shot?
    8. "The Jackal": Well I might get the chance but I doubt it. In any event I'll need a silencer to escape.
    9. Gunsmith: In that case you'd better have explosive bullets. I can prepare a handful along with the gun.
    10. "The Jackal": Glycerin or mercury?
    11. Gunsmith: Oh mercury... much cleaner.
    From The Day of the Jackal. Submitted by Robin W (13 months ago)
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