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Edward Charles Morice Fox, OBE

Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Robin Fox; Robin Fox; Angela Muriel Darita Fox and Private
Husband of Joanna David
Ex-husband of Tracy Reed
Father of Viscountess Gormanston Lucy Arabella Preston; Emilia Fox and Freddie Fox
Brother of Private; Private; William James Fox and Robert Michael John Fox

Occupation: Actor
Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Edward Fox

Edward Charles Morice Fox, OBE (born 13 April 1937) is an English stage, film and television actor.[1]

He played the part of the professional assassin, known only as the "Jackal", who is hired to assassinate the French president Charles de Gaulle in the summer of 1963, in the film The Day of the Jackal (1973). He is also known for his roles in Battle of Britain (1969), The Go-Between (1971), for which he won a BAFTA award, and The Bounty (1984). He also collaborated with director Richard Attenborough, appearing in his films Oh! What a Lovely War (1969), A Bridge Too Far (1977) and Gandhi (1982).

He portrayed Edward VIII in the British television drama series Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978) and appeared in the historical series Taboo (2017). In addition to film and television work, Fox has also garnered acclaim as a stage actor.

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Edward Fox's Timeline

April 13, 1937
Chelsea, London, England
July 31, 1974
Hammersmith, London, England
May 4, 1989
Hammersmith, London, England